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Lethbridge College to host weekend Open Farm Days

Lethbridge College will be taking part in this year’s Open Farm days for the very first time. This weekend’s event will be an opportunity for families to take in all the agriculture research that will be on display as well as learn about the industry. “I think historically Open Farm days have been hosted by […]Read More

Lethbridge College announce new President and CEO

Lethbridge College has a new president and CEO. Dr. Brad Donaldson takes over from Dr. Paula Burns who resigned from the position earlier this year and moved to BC. Donaldson has almost 20 years of experience with post-secondary institutions and says he is most looking forward to helping the college grow. “The people I have […]Read More

High demand for wind turbine workers

There appears to be a high demand for new hires in the Wind Turbine field, especially for those postgraduates out of the Wind Turbine program at Lethbridge College. Officials say this is because there is a lot of development in alternative energy sources and energy structures so the demand for more workers is high right […]Read More

Explore Program back after two years

Quebec students were welcomed to Lethbridge College on Thursday to participate in a teepee raising event. These students are part of the Explore Bursary Program. The bursary includes accommodations with students staying in Lethbridge College Residences or with local families. English language learning and cultural workshops take place for the students on the weekdays and […]Read More

Lethbridge marks National Indigenous Peoples Day

Tuesday marked National Indigenous Peoples Day. Here in Lethbridge there were multiple events taking place at the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College to honour our First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the day kicked off with a round dance full of soaring melodies and beating drums.Read More

Benefits of virtual reality discussed at SACPA

The world is changing and the introduction of virtual and augmented reality has streamlined the way businesses and schools operate. A recent presentation at SACPA in Lethbridge highlighted the growth of the two in the technology sector. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the details on some exciting ways virtual and augmented reality is truly helping […]Read More

Lethbridge College names interim President and CEO

Lethbridge College has a new interim President and CEO. Dr. Samantha Lenci begins her position after Dr. Paula Burns announced earlier this year she was leaving to go to Langara College in Vancouver. Lenci has been the college’s Provost and Vice President Academic since 2017. A release from the college says Lenci has spent more […]Read More

Stone Pipe Celebrations take place at Lethbridge College

A two-day Stone Pipe celebration took place this weekend at Lethbridge College. It included a drumming and singing contest along with several other events. Stone Pipe days are a chance to recognize indigenous culture within our community. BCN’s Angela Stewart chatted with one attendee who explained why the event was extra special for him.Read More

Over $5.3 million in funding for post-secondary institutions

The Alberta government invested over $5.3 million into the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge College and Medicine Hat College through the Alberta at Work initiative. The money will go toward supporting programs in agriculture, health care, science and IT and provide 84 new seats over three years in these programs. The U of L will receive […]Read More

Throwing discs for a good cause at Lethbridge College

The game of disc golf has become very popular at Lethbridge College. Games were played recently to raise funds for student scholarships at the post secondary institution. BCN’s Micah Quinn has the story on this innovative fundraiser. UPDATE: A total of $6,806 was raised for the fundraiser.Read More

Coulee Cleanup to begin April 23

The Coulee Cleanup is set to go for Saturday. The Lethbridge College Students’ Association is hosting the event to get rid of the garbage that litters our beautiful city. Friday is also Earth Day which supports environmental sustainability and protection. Tanner Marcer, the Events and Communication Manager for the LCSA, says the group has all […]Read More

Lethbridge College receives $900K federal VR/AR grant

There are many virtual reality applications designed at Lethbridge College.  The College recently received $900,000 in new federal funding to level up its virtual and augmented reality research.  The two-year grant enables the college’s Spatial Technologies Applied Research and Training centre to hire new staff and increase its industry-driven research capacity.Read More

The metaverse and Lethbridge College become one

The metaverse is taking over at Lethbridge College. Students from three different courses at the college will be meeting together to drum up content for a new metaverse island at the college. As Video Journalist Micah Quinn reports, this will be a space for all students to use moving forward.Read More

Northside Lethbridge Dodge partnering with Lethbridge College

Northside Lethbridge Dodge made a generous financial announcement on Monday morning that will support post-secondary education at Lethbridge College. A total of $100,000 is being given out for the Rita Simons Memorial Scholarship. In 2017, a total of $100,000 over five years was dished out to start the award. Russell Gallant, the General Manager of […]Read More

Scotiabank invests thousands into new Lethbridge College program

Scotiabank has signed a cheque for $150,000 for Lethbridge College’s Ready to Connect program. It is a new initiative the College has put together that helps high school students from disadvantaged or underrepresented populations transition into post-secondary. An official with the College says the money will go directly to the students that the program is […]Read More

Indigenous music featured at Stone Pipe Days

Stone Pipe Days is a celebration of Indigenous culture at Lethbridge College. Stone pipes are used in Blackfoot ceremonies to make an offering to the Source of Life in their culture. As Micah Quinn explains, traditional Indigenous singing and dancing was a staple on Thursday morning.Read More

High demand for engineering technology grads

Lethbridge College engineering technology grads are a hot commodity right now as there is a high demand by employers looking to hire. Despite the pandemic, technology graduates will more than likely land a job in their profession after graduation day. “We have data from 2017 that supports that all of how graduates get jobs after […]Read More

Virtual and in-person open house at Lethbridge College

If you are thinking about furthering your post-secondary career Lethbridge College will be hosting an in-person and virtual Open House this weekend. You will be able to learn about all the different programs, take a tour of the campus and even learn about housing options if you would be coming to school from out of […]Read More

Lethbridge College heading into metaverse with online campus

Lethbridge College has partnered up with Liquid Avatar Technologies to give students 9,000 plots of land within its Aftermath Islands Metaverse. It has been named Lethbridge College Island. The metaverse is a virtual reality world where participants can interact and experience things as they would in the real world. Students from the college will be […]Read More

Black History Month to be celebrated at Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College kicked off Black History Month on Tuesday morning with a speech from the event organizer, and instructor in the school of Justice Studies at the college, Ibrahim Turay. Last year, events for the month were mostly celebrated online. Turay says it’s vital to recognize Black History Month. “We celebrate this history for our […]Read More

Dr. Paula Burns steps down from Lethbridge College post

Dr. Paula Burns has decided to step down as President and CEO from Lethbridge College and will be taking on a similar role at Langara College in Vancouver. Burns started with the college in 2013. BCN’s Micah Quinn chatted with Burns who spoke about some of her greatest achievements during her time in Lethbridge.  Read More

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