Cover Stories

Learning the Language of Health Care


Lethbridge College’s ESL for Nursing program brings the classroom to students around the world. When Mandana Azar Afshar came to Canada from Iran last July, she was in search of educational opportunities for her 16-year-old daughter. But along the way, the 43-year-old discovered there were opportunities here for her, too. In September, she started taking […]

Fate and the Forces


Often it takes years to realize what a difference one person can make in someone’s life. But for Derek Georget, a 2011 graduate of Lethbridge College’s Criminal Justice-Policing program, that appreciation came far more quickly. The Saskatoon native came to the college in 2009 straight from high school. By November that year, he was ready […]

Diplomas Down Under


After spending the first 20 years of their lives in Lethbridge, Brent Fikowski (Business Administration – Accounting, 2011) and Andrew Hemmerling (Business Administration, 2011) have started out on a new adventure together – completing their education and pursuing their passion for beach volleyball on the Australian Gold Coast. Fikowski and Hemmerling became friends playing volleyball […]

Celebrating Our Stars

Every spring, as Lethbridge College grads prepare to move from the campus to their new careers, they have inspiring examples to emulate. The three people chosen by Lethbridge College and celebrated on these pages are among the many accomplished alumni who credit their time at Lethbridge College as one of the secrets of their success. By […]

A World Away, A World of Difference


Jinan, China, is called the “City of Springs” and teems with a population of around seven million people. The capital of the eastern province of Shandong is located about 390 kilometers south of Beijing and never shuts down. But the continuous flurry of activity that takes place here each day has become commonplace to Lethbridge […]

Multimedia Magic

Creating the clouds that the superhero flies through, the crumbling bridge that a car is about to drive off, and the “demon turds” that the science fiction monster leaves behind – that’s how Lethbridge College grad Shaun Roth spends his workdays. “On one hand it’s just another job,” says the Red Deer native, who grew […]