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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, […]

Top cop: Police chief Tom McKenzie reflects on the value of community, communication and collaboration during his 38-year career

Tom McKenzie’s first day on the job as a Lethbridge Regional Police officer took him downtown on a summer day in 1976 where he was assigned the “important” job of directing traffic during a parade. While the young patrolman had prepared for – and probably hoped for – more challenging assignments during his time as […]

Food, glorious food: Fill your plate with tales and treats from college students, staff and alumni

There’s a lot of love for food in southern Alberta. That love starts with the region’s agricultural roots, and many of those who care most about what’s on our plates come from families who have been working this land for generations. That love continues on with newer arrivals to the region, those who are dedicated […]

This land is our land: College alumni transforming the Canadian labour landscape

Wherever you go in Canada – from Port de Grave on the Atlantic to Vancouver Island on the Pacific – you can find Lethbridge College alumni doing influential and interesting work. Some of them have built on a dream that started during their college years – taking a final semester design project and turning it […]

Discovering Lethbridge College: The spaces you didn’t know about, the stories you haven’t yet heard.

Lethbridge College is well-known for many attributes, from its bright and experienced graduates to its gorgeous coulee views. The college has been a centrepiece of the city since 1957, and is a welcome sight when cruising along Scenic Drive. But behind the familiar façade are a host of intriguing stories about Lethbridge College’s spaces and […]

Her work is not finished: Lethbridge College student adjusts to life after war overseas

In a room filled with uniforms and familiar faces, the eyes of Melissa Whitegrass, mother to toddler Dawni-Rae, Lethbridge College student and 12-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, filled with tears. Mike Bruised Head, her uncle and a Blood Tribe Councilor, was speaking on behalf of Chief Charles Weasel Head. He had just praised […]