Archive for the 'Winter 2017' Category

From our kitchens: Chocolate raspberry pavlova

In celebration of Lethbridge College’s 60th anniversary, Wider Horizons asked the chefs to find recipes that link the Culinary program’s past and future, as well as ones that are easy to make and delicious to eat. In this issue, Chef Heng (Commercial Cooking 1993, Professional Cooking 1994) has taken the pavlova – a dessert that […]

Where are they now?

2016 Dakota Van Loon, College and University Preparation Dakota worked throughout the summer and fall after graduation and plans to return to the college to start prerequisites for dental hygiene.   2015 Sarah Brunschwiler, Criminal Justice – Policing Sarah writes: “It has been a busy year and a half since graduating. In fall 2015, I […]

Sixty spectacular, sentimental and significant spots on campus

We all have them – favourite places where we live, work and study. They might not be the best known or have the most famous views and vistas, but they have meaning to us. They are the spots we think of when someone mentions a place – and Lethbridge College is brimming with them. In […]

Lethbridge College Legacies: Our first 20 years

This installment of Lethbridge College Legacies looks at the first 20 years. It would be appropriate to call these the “junior” years because originally the institution was known as the Lethbridge Junior College. Students and staff found many clever ways to have fun during these first two decades. In February 1962, a group of students […]

Going with the flow

For more than a century, water drawn from southern Alberta’s rivers has been the lifeblood of the region’s farms and economy. Now, Dr. Willemijn Appels, Lethbridge College’s first Mueller Applied Research Chair in Irrigation Science, is undertaking research and work to help farmers who rely on irrigation develop even more efficient and productive farms. “What […]

It’s a family Affair: the Prindle family

Whether they’ve been here as students or staff, it is clear that many members of the Prindle family, as well as their extended family, have a close connection with Lethbridge College. Fourteen – yes, 14 – members of this family have spent time on campus. From the courtroom in the Andrews wing, to the business […]

News and notes

Lethbridge College kicks off a celebration of its 60th anniversary Lethbridge College kicked off a 60-week celebration of its 60th anniversary on Nov. 1 by announcing its Possibilities are Endless campaign exceeded its goal by more than 10 per cent, raising $27.8 million in private donations for college building projects, student awards and new programming. […]

Editor’s message

The year 1957 was a year of change, innovation, ambition and action. John Diefenbaker was named Prime Minister following the Progressive Conservatives’ defeat of the Liberals, the U.S. and Canada created the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD), Lester B. Pearson won the Nobel Peace Prize and Elvis Presley made five Canadian appearances – the […]

ON THE MARK: with Ryan Parker, General Studies 2003

The entrepreneurial spirit may well have started for current city councillor Ryan Parker when he sold corn out of the back of a truck at the tender age of eight. Ryan graduated from LCI in 1993 and because he was always looking for the next big thing and striving to gain more knowledge, he decided […]

Grads on our grounds: with Dale Krall

Dale Krall may be an electrical engineering grad from the University of Alberta, but in his work as an associate at SMP Engineering, he finds he regularly draws on the skills he learned in Lethbridge College’s Electrical Apprenticeship program. “I learned a lot of what is actually needed to build a building during my time […]

A campus evolves: Lethbridge’s legacy of learning grown from the ground

Before it was a college, it was a farm. And before it was a farm, it was the traditional territory of the Blackfoot people, the place where for more than 10,000 years the members of the Blood Tribe (Kainai) and its confederates the Peigans and the Siksika (Blackfoot) would hunt, fish and camp. For as […]

Q&A with LC’s Multimedia Production instructors

They call themselves the four generations of Lethbridge College Multimedia Production. Each was once a student in the program and, proving that you can go home again, each has returned as an instructor, to help guide the next generation. Deb Hadley (’96) teaches in the Digital Communications and Media program as well as a Multimedia […]