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Lethbridge College hosting virtual reality conference next month

If you are interested in knowing more about the virtual world, Lethbridge College will be hosting NEXT: Beyond the Metaverse virtual conference next month. It will showcase some of the best virtual reality, augmented reality and spatial technology with experts explaining how to grow a business using the metaverse. Spokesperson Mike McCready says the conference […]Read More

Following in the footsteps of dinosaurs

A new initiative that was started by a team from Lethbridge College will now allow you to walk like the dinosaurs did. The project was funded by a grant from the Alberta government. As Micah Quinn explains, the project features a cool virtual reality component.Read More

Raffle to help Lethbridge College students

Lethbridge College will be sending two lucky guests on a trip to beat the heat in January. The college will provide tickets for the two recipients to take a trip to Florida to enjoy a game between the Miami Heat and the Toronto Raptors. Stephanie Savage, the Alumni Engagement Manager for Lethbridge College, says all […]Read More

Former Lethbridge College team’s concrete project honoured as finalist for

Three former Lethbridge College civil engineering technology students have received concrete proof that their project stands out from others. The team investigated whether or not the addition of polypropylene fibers to concrete can help protect it from cracking or deterioration. Lane Roggensack, Robert Beerda and Brett Porter have been named finalists of the Capstone Project […]Read More

E-sports officially part of Lethbridge College Kodiaks program

Lethbridge College is pressing play on its esports competition for the 2021-22 season. With the popularity of esports on the rise, the college has launched initiatives to promote gaming at the competitive, recreational and community levels. Esports aligns with the college’s history of adopting leading-edge technologies and creating a welcoming environment for students.    Virtual […]Read More

Grant of $783K to benefit greenhouse growth

Lethbridge College is receiving a large grant to expand their greenhouse research process with Sunterra Greenhouse. Over $783,000 was awarded by Results Driven Agriculture Research. The project aims to help the growth of strawberries and tomatoes on the vine. It’s also looking to boost Alberta’s crop output during a tough time when there is limited […]Read More

Sheldon Kennedy talks work he’s done after hockey

Sheldon Kennedy is best known for his time as an NHL player with the Detroit Red Wings and Calgary Flames in the late 80s and mid 90’s. During his hockey career, he battled other players on the ice but these days he is fighting a different battle. Kennedy was at the Lethbridge College today sharing […]Read More

Wellness Wednesdays Program underway in Lethbridge

A new initiative to make Lethbridge one of Canada’s healthiest cities for seniors has kicked off. The Wellness Wednesdays Program, put on by Healthy Lethbridge and funded by Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Programs, offers three sessions each month on a variety of topics such as active living, eating wisely and enhancing mental […]Read More

New micro-credentials being offered at Lethbridge College, U of L

New opportunities are coming for students in post-secondary institutions across the province. 56 new micro-credential classes have been announced by the province.    The Alberta Government announced its creating 56 new, flexible learning options in the form of micro-credentials at 19 post-secondary institutions in Alberta.   Alberta Minister of Advanced Education, Demetrios Nicolaides, says the […]Read More

Women Building Futures underway at Lethbridge College

A unique trades training opportunity for women is underway at Lethbridge College. 10 women have the opportunity to experience welding, carpentry and wind turbine mechanics, just to name a few, during the 12 week long program.    As a way to get more women in the trades and eliminate the typical stereotype of a male […]Read More

Lethbridge College announces Coulee Fest in September

Coulee Fest is returning to Lethbridge College after the event was cancelled due to the pandemic last year. The fest features live music, food trucks, a marketplace, beer gardens, and family entertainment. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator for the college, Stephanie Savage, says this year’s fest will have a strong focus on alumni. Coulee Fest will […]Read More

Funding of over $1.3-million awarded to Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College received a huge financial boost today to its applied research activities and programs. A total of more than $1.3-million was awarded as part of two grants through the Canada Foundation For Innovation. Over $410,000 will be given to Mike McCready, who is the President’s Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality. This […]Read More

New look for Be Fit For Life centre

The Lethbridge College Be Fit For Life Centre lost funding earlier this year after the province announced cuts to the program. Now the BFFL has integrated into an academic centre where they have joined forces with the college’s Centre For Business, Arts and Sciences. As Micah Quinn explains, students will now have the opportunity to […]Read More

Lethbridge College grads named finalists for capstone project

Three former engineering technology students from Lethbridge College have been nominated for a prestigious award for their one of a kind project.   When driving down the road, you wouldn’t think the asphalt you’re driving on is made up of reusable tires… but for three former Lethbridge College students, this was the sustainable idea that […]Read More

Lethbridge College announces new women’s basketball head coach

The Lethbridge College Kodiaks Women’s Basketball team has appointed a new head coach ahead of the 2021-22 season. Ken McMurray will be taking the reins. He spent last season as a co-coach alongside Deanna Simpson. McMurray has over 30 years of coaching experience with the Cardston Cougars boys’ and girls’ teams.    McMurray says he’s […]Read More

Lethbridge College celebrates National Indigenous Day virtually

June 21 marks National Indigenous Day, a time to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples of Canada.   Lethbridge College hosted a virtual event to celebrate this year. College officials say the day was to honour the victims of the recent tragic events, but to […]Read More

Lethbridge College cuts five jobs as a result of operating

On-going cuts to the operating budget at Lethbridge College has resulted in five jobs being cut according to an email sent to staff from Lethbridge College President and CEO, Paula Burns. These positions are mostly care taking and grounds crew.    Vice-President of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE), which represents workers at Lethbridge […]Read More

Lethbridge summer camps set to go ahead this year

As we approach the last week of June, kids are finishing up the school year and will begin summer holidays shortly. Different organizations around Lethbridge are planning to offer summer camps this year to keep kids busy and engaged.   After 16 months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Albertans are looking forward to what […]Read More

Lethbridge College summer camps open for registration

Are you looking for a way to keep your kids busy this summer? Lethbridge College has announced registration is now open for summer camps. These camps include everything from carpentry and welding, to learning about the ecosystem or technologies, all the way to Kodiak sports camps.    Jason Donkersgoed, Director of Business Development at Lethbridge […]Read More

Lethbridge College receives irrigation research funding

When it comes to growing crops, you need every drop of water you can get.  Irrigation researchers at Lethbridge College have been working on optimizing the amount of water needed to grow crops in a variety of fields.And thanks to more than $420,000 in grant money from Results Driven Agriculture Research, the studying can continue. […]Read More

Lethbridge College adds Bachelor of Agriculture Science degree program

Lethbridge College has announced it is adding another bachelor degree program to its list. The Bachelor of Agriculture Science will offer opportunities for career development, a path to further education and hands-on research, while focusing on the science of agriculture. A spokesperson with Lethbridge College says the new degree will benefit the agriculture sector in […]Read More

Merging Realities event to showcase VR

Virtual reality has become a big factor in businesses’ success in our city. Lethbridge College’s Merging Realities event will focus on ways that virtual reality has helped out business owners in our city in areas like agriculture, architecture, and health care. Digital Communications and Media Instructor at the College, Kris Hodgson-Bright, says if any businesses […]Read More