Winter 2016Past Issues
Nice work: Darryl Godwin
Darryl Godwin - Business Administration – Accounting 2003 - Business Planning Analyst Planning and Reporting - “For the past eight years, our family has taken at least one backcountry ski trip with two or three other families to the Rocky Mountains.
J.J. Straker - Recreation Facility Operations 2005 - J.
Frank Lehniger and Dieter - Heavy Equipment Technician Instructor - and CARDA Avalanche Rescue Dog in Training - There’s nothing Dieter the dog likes better than playing hide and seek – especially the seeking.
Ward Bros. Construction Ltd. $200,000 gift establishes two classrooms in new facility
One of the largest general contracting and construction management companies based in southern Alberta, Ward Bros.
A talented team
Forty-eight years later, the jerseys still felt right.
Nice work: Francis Rankin
Francis Rankin - Project Manager - Facilities Management - Francis Rankin is one of at least six people in the Lethbridge College community who spends his nights and weekends wearing the black and white stripes of a hockey referee.
My inbox was flooded with great stories when I put out a call to my Lethbridge College colleagues to share their love of winter sports and activities with me for this, the “ice issue” of Wider Horizons.
Nice work: Sandra Dufresne
Sandra Dufresne - Development Officer - Advancement - “I prefer outdoor winter activities to summer ones, actually.
Betty Van Der Lee and Allen Clampitt - Food Services Supervisor and Culinary Instructor - Betty Van Der Lee hated winter.
Lethbridge College is the fortunate recipient of many gifts throughout the year, from employees giving $10 a month to community and industry partners giving a million dollars or more.
Dawn Keith - Physical Education and Leadership Instructor - Lethbridge College Physical Education and Leadership Instructor Dawn Keith has been asked to teach basketball to players all over the country.
Nice work: Karen Harker
Karen Harker - Associate Vice - President Academic - “I love the connection with nature in all seasons, but winter brings a special connection.
From our kitchens: Gelati duo
The history of gelato dates back to the 16th century, although the origins can be traced back to ancient Rome and Egypt, where frozen desserts made of snow and ice brought down from the mountaintops and preserved below ground were welcome treats.
Nice work: Karen Mikado
Karen Mikado - Nursing 1993 - Practical Nursing Instructor - “I love winter activities because they are just as exhilarating as summer sports.
News and notes
College welcomes students at NSO - More than 1,200 new students at Lethbridge College got some inspiring advice at New Student Orientation (NSO) from someone who has been where they are – and then went all the way to the head of Global News.
Nice work: David Kennedy
David Kennedy - Accounting Instructor - Business Administration - “I have played hockey all my life.
Westco Construction Ltd. donates $50,000 to create new trades and technologies classroom
Westco Construction Ltd.
Where are they now
Celebrating the successes of our alumni in their careers and throughout their lives.
ON THE MARK: with Darrell Ell, Business Administration 1997
Mark Campbell (Communication Arts 1975) shares the stories of fellow Lethbridge College alumni - Darrell Ell (Business Administration – Golf Management 1997) wasn’t your typical new college studen
Grads on our grounds: with J.J. Nelson
J.J. Nelson is just where he wants to be on the job site for the new trades and technologies facility at Lethbridge College – right in the middle of everything.
Nice work: Candace Lewko
“Being outdoors is freeing.
A ride-along with a polar bear beat cop
For six years, Bob Windsor kept Churchill, Man.
Lethbridge College legacies: Cold as ice: a short history of ice in southern Alberta
Ice is essential for many things.
From prairies to polar bears: The life of an ’83 Conservation Enforcement alum
Bob Windsor says his two years at Lethbridge College were some of the best of his life.
Nice work: Joshua Hill
Joshua Hill - Tutor - Learning Cafe - “Doing winter activities outdoors refreshes my mind, helps me to feel alive, and increases my appreciation for the beauty that is winter as a full-body experience.
Taylor Harvesting to establish the Taylor Family Heavy Equipment Bay
A family-owned and operated farming and custom harvesting business announced a $100,000 gift in October to establish the Taylor Family Heavy Equipment Bay at Lethbridge College.
News and notes: Instructor helps students to address intimate partner violence
A Lethbridge College instructor has developed a project that has students drawing on their knowledge to educate others about the issue of intimate partner violence (IPV).
Nice work: Matt Norton
Matt Norton - Director, Information - Technology Services - “Playing in the snow provides a unique experience that is quite different than the other seasons.
Pistons, power, passion...and a party!
With hundreds of students, staff, faculty, industry partners, government officials, community members, donors and friends on hand to celebrate, Lethbridge College officially opened the first phase of
Melcor Developments Ltd. Classroom established in new trades and technologies facility
Melcor Developments Ltd.
Q&A with Craig Deimuth
School of Justice Studies Instructor Craig Deimuth (Criminal Justice – Policing 1988) knows that when the snow starts to fly, fender benders and more serious collisions are not far behind.
FortisAlberta donates $50,000 to support FNMI students at Lethbridge College
Lethbridge College announced a $50,000 gift to support student awards from FortisAlberta during the opening ceremonies of FNMI Days in October.
College celebrates $100,000 gift from Viterra
In October, Lethbridge College celebrated a $100,000 gift from Viterra, a leader in Canada’s grain industry which has made a significant investment in post-secondary institutions across the country this year.
Carving a culinary career
Kristy Olsen - Culinary Careers diploma 2014; apprenticeship 2015 - Sous Chef, Browns Socialhouse West - There are tools of every trade – and for Kristy Olsen and her classmates in the third year of
It's a family affair: The Dalton family
Cathy Dalton recently retired after working at Lethbridge College for nearly 10 years in the department of Institutional Planning and Reporting.