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Lethbridge College at 60: Great grads 2007-2016

Mary Majoni Nursing Education in Southern Alberta (NESA) 2016 When Mary Majoni got a summer job in 2015 working at a large correctional facility, she initially wondered what in the world she had said yes to, and she didn’t think she could do the job. “I never thought about how nurses must be there to […]

The Ellis effect: Dr. Faron Ellis and the Citizen Society research lab

Formal social science research methods classes don’t typically have students bubbling with excitement. But for those who have sat in Dr. Faron Ellis’ classroom, they say it’s inevitable. The brain behind the Citizen Society Research Lab and recipient of two teaching excellence awards, Ellis doesn’t give off the impression of a stuffy academic. His gravelly […]

Editor’s message – September 2013

When I started working at the college two years ago, there were no shortages of interesting discoveries to make. I loved learning about the different programs and people who built the college into the thriving and energetic place it is today. From its earliest days as Canada’s first publicly-funded community college (right here in Lethbridge? […]

News and Notes: January 2013

College receives $100,000 gift from Headwater Equipment A $100,000 gift given by Headwater Equipment to Lethbridge College in October illustrates the ongoing support the college maintains with its industry partners as well as the value placed on trades and on training the workforce of the future. The gift will support the college’s Trades and Technology […]

Austrian chefs in Lethbridge kitchens

The Mocha Cabana dining room is full of guests waiting for an out-of-country dining experience in their own backyard. In the kitchen, an Austrian chef works alongside the executive chef, infusing her European techniques with those she’s learning in Canada while on an exchange program at Lethbridge College. As Mocha Cabana’s patrons enjoy their meals, […]

Putting Knowledge to the Test

After countless hours in the classroom, in the library, in front of a computer and in between, students at Lethbridge College get the chance and the challenge to put their newfound skills to the test in their final projects. These glimpses into some of the college’s capstone projects illustrate just how much and how quickly […]

Different Shades of Green

Marty Boogaart is sold on his six-year-old Prius. Marty Boogaart drives a long way between gas pumps these days, testament to the fuel efficiency of his 2005 Toyota Prius. Wringing 55 miles to the gallon on the highway (“I convert everything to gallons because I’m old school”), he only drops to more plebeian numbers in […]

Australia Keeping one step ahead

While other students in Lethbridge College’s Correctional Studies program saw the grim side of prisons in Ecuador, Jodi Archambeault returned from her tour of Australian facilities in 2008 with ideas for improvement here. After a week in the Los Angeles area, including a tour of Alcatraz in San Francisco, Archambeault and her classmates set off […]