Archive for the 'Winter 2015' Category

Editor’s message – Winter 2015

The building site on the south side of campus is in a state of constant motion these days. In October, a visit would have revealed a host of workers focused on structural steel and heavy timber framing, electrical work, masonry and mechanical work, site paving, and more. It’s an exciting place to be – and […]

Lethbridge College Legacies: Nursing program’s roots go back to Lethbridge’s earliest days

When Lethbridge College nursing students don that blue uniform, do they realize the history and tradition they are part of? Lucy Hatch McInnis, a graduate of the first Galt School of Nursing class in 1913, described her uniform on page 16 of the book White Caps and Red Roses: “Her blue checkered dress was buttoned […]

News and notes

College celebrates annual FNMI Days Lethbridge College, in partnership with RBC Foundation, celebrated the pride, history and knowledge at the heart of Canada’s First Nation, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) communities at the annual FNMI Days in October. The three-day event included a traditional fashion show, First Nations drumming and dance, a hand drum contest, traditional […]

News and notes: College community mourns the passing of philanthropist Val Matteotti

The college community was saddened by the death of Val Matteotti, a pioneering Lethbridge farmer and inspirational philanthropist. Matteotti, age 101, passed away on Oct. 17, in Lethbridge. “Lethbridge College’s community mourns the passing of Val,” says President and CEO Dr. Paula Burns. “He is an example of how a person with a dream – […]

It’s a family affair: The L’Heureux Family

“I believe in the college.” These simple but powerful words come from Conservation Enforcement instructor and Environmental Science alumnus Guy L’Heureux. Guy’s passion for the college no doubt influenced his daughter, Desiree’s, desire to attend. Guy’s wife, Geralyn, is also an alumna. For the L’Heureux Crew (a family nickname), Lethbridge College is definitely a family […]

Where are they now – Multimedia Production grads

Our Multimedia team sent over a series of great updates on a number of graduates of Lethbridge College’s Multimedia Production program. These alumni are involved in creative, complex and compelling work around the world. Paige Berezay (2011) Paige works as the animation coordinator for Song Pictures Imageworks where she manages two full teams of animators. […]

Where are they now?

2013 Mackenzie Hientz Communication Arts The staff of Wider Horizons would like to issue a correction and an apology. An update appeared in the Fall 2014 issue and incorrectly referred to Mackenzie as a “she” and not a “he.” We are sorry for the error. Mackenzie is a feature columnist with Estevan Lifestyles, an award-winning, […]

OPENING DOORS AND MINDS: Communications grads share their knowledge and experience working in a rapidly-evolving industry

People in communities around the globe encounter Lethbridge College communications graduates when they turn on their radios and televisions, read the latest newspaper articles, check their Twitter feed and watch how decisions in Canada’s and America’s media landscape unfold. The college has been sending out graduates in communications fields for more than five decades, constantly […]

From our kitchens: Strawberry cream puff swans

It’s a recipe that has been around since the Middle Ages in one form or another – and perfecting it will provide endless options for main courses and desserts. It’s the cream puff or profiterole, a light, airy pastry that can be filled with savory cheeses or light creams and sweets. In this recipe, Chef Heng Ng (Culinary 1994) […]

COLLABORATION ON CAMPUS: Solid teamwork, creative cooperation and innovative partnerships thrive in all corners of the college campus

In the classrooms and on the playing courts, in the library and in the Lethbridge community, Lethbridge College students, staff, alumni and partners can be found working together on a variety of projects of all sizes and ambitions. Sometimes the partnership benefits the two people involved. Sometimes it benefits groups and organizations for decades down […]

Q&A with Sabine Semmelrock

Austrian-born Sabine Semmelrock, a student in Lethbridge College’s Engineering Design and Drafting Technology program, started making her plans to move to Canada when she was just 10 years old. That dream became a reality in 1998. In 2012, she moved to Lethbridge and enrolled in classes at the college and has been able to combine […]

COR VAN RAAY IN HIS OWN WORDS: Agricultural entrepreneur and philanthropist talks about the business of agriculture and his remarkable collaborative gift

Cor Van Raay took time away from the harvest last fall to talk to Wider Horizons about his decision to donate $5 million to Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge to create the Cor Van Raay Southern Alberta Agribusiness Program. For the college, the gift will be used to support student awards, to develop […]

STARTING A NEW JOURNEY: Class assignment and work with college Elder changes lives – and career plans – of two criminal justice students

With willows and rocks and a willingness to learn, James Smith and Warren Haayema approached the sweat lodge for the first time in February 2014 with Lethbridge College Elder Peter Weasel Moccasin. They had started on this journey in the class of Terry Dreaddy, and as Weasel Moccasin says, “Once you start on a journey, […]

THANK YOU to all 2013-14 Lethbridge College donors

The donations made to Lethbridge College this past year from the individuals, families, businesses and organizations listed on these pages will make a real difference – now and for years to come. The following pages list the alumni, parents, employees, community members, business people and industry partners who have shown their commitment to Lethbridge College […]

News and notes: Kodiaks shine on fields and courts in 2014

The Kodiaks’ 2014-15 season has been one of talent and teamwork, grit and great plays – and fans and friends alike are looking forward to the second half of the season that starts back up in January. Highlights include the women’s soccer team, which made its first appearance back to the ACAC Championships in eight […]

ADVANCING THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE: Historic $3.1 million gift will transform the college

Agricultural programming at Lethbridge College will benefit from a record-setting $3.1 million gift from a family whose Alberta roots go back to its earliest days as a province, the college announced in October. This remarkable philanthropic gift from the estate of Lloyd and Dorothy Mueller will transform the college’s agricultural programming and shape the future […]