Archive for the '2016' Category

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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. It also changes the landscape dramatically. It’s like living in a whole new place; nothing like a fresh dusting of snow to clean things up – bright and white!” Spending time outdoors in […]

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 its new, state-of-the-art trades and technologies facility on Sept. 30. “This building leaves quite an impression when you see it for the first time,” says Lethbridge College President […]

Melcor Developments Ltd. Classroom established in new trades and technologies facility

Melcor Developments Ltd., a company that has shaped the look of the western Canadian landscape for more than 90 years, will leave its mark at Lethbridge College through the establishment of a classroom in the new trades and technologies facility. The creation of the new classroom, which will be made possible thanks to a gift […]

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. In November, December and January 2014, there were more than 45,000 collisions in Alberta, including 4,524 where someone was injured and 72 where someone died. […]

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. The gift will support student awards, making education more accessible to all of those with the desire to achieve. “We’re proud to be investing in […]

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. The gift will support FNMI students and provide four awards per year of $2,500 each. “Part of Lethbridge College’s mandate is to create an inclusive environment for our FNMI and non-FNMI learners to enrich […]

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 their Culinary apprenticeship program, the tool of the day was a chainsaw. “Growing up in a small town, I had handled chainsaws many […]

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. For the Daltons, Lethbridge College is more than Cathy’s former employer. Her two daughters, Leanne and Larisa, her step-son, Kim, and Kim’s wife Brandi are all Lethbridge College alumni. Larisa, the youngest of her […]