Tags : Lethbridge College

VR driving simulator to support emergency vehicle driving training

A new driving simulator at the Lethbridge College is preparing to have a huge impact. The START Centre at the college has a new virtual reality driving simulator that will be used to conduct research to support emergency vehicle driver training. Video Journalist Micah Quinn chatted with staff from the post-secondary about the benefits of […]Read More

AMA Winter Driving Advice

As the winter weather and road conditions have set in and we are adjusting our routines and schedules to accommodate winter driving habits AMA’s Manager of driver education Ryan Lamont has a few reminders to keep us safe.  “Once that temperature drips or dips below -15 that’s an ideal time to start plugging in your […]Read More

Lethbridge College marks Métis Celebration Day

It was a special moment at Lethbridge College as the Métis flag was raised. Staff and students from the college took part in Métis Celebration Day on Wednesday morning. Video Journalist Micah Quinn took in the festivities and chatted with a local Metis artist who had his artwork on display to showcase the Métis people […]Read More

Bronze medal win for Kodiaks women’s soccer team at ACAC

The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s soccer team earned bronze over the weekend at the ACAC Championships, ultimately not winning their goal of heading to nationals this year. This is the third year the women’s team has walked away with bronze. Head Coach Sean Carey says the team tried really hard but just couldn’t come out […]Read More

Battle of the Belly River story to be retold through

An old battle is being transformed into a virtual reality project for the ages. The Battle of the Belly River took place in 1870 between the Blackfoot and Cree nations in what is now the Oldman River in Lethbridge. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, this project is a partnership between four local organizations to document […]Read More

Issue of food security discussed at Lethbridge College

The issue of food security is one of the biggest problems we are currently facing. That is according to Dr. Digvir Jayas, a University of Manitoba professor who presented at the Lethbridge College on Tuesday. He had some interesting things to say about how proper grain storage and drying systems can sustain the world’s food […]Read More

ACAC soccer championships on the docket for Raymond

The 2022 World Cup is set to kick off on November 20 in Qatar. The best soccer teams from around the world will go head-to-head to compete for the top prize of World Cup champions. Canada has qualified for the big event for the first time since 1986. Here in Alberta the top women’s and […]Read More

Grant funding for Lethbridge College social sciences research equaling $1

Lethbridge College has received its largest social sciences research grant in its history. A total of $1 million will be given to help researchers engage with policing, corrections, and courts to strengthen policing and public safety in Canada. It is called the Mobilize grant.  Kirsten Fantazir, the president’s applied research chair in public safety for […]Read More

Research leads to finalists for ASET awards

Last month, Hurricane Ian ravaged the state of Florida leaving around 100 people dead. Here in Lethbridge, we also deal with very strong winds on a daily basis. That inspired two former Lethbridge College students to research the the sturdiest roof truss to top plate connection methods to prevent extra damage from devastating winds. The […]Read More

Sixties Scoop Exhibit open at Lethbridge College

As part of Truth and Reconciliation week, the Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Alberta has brought a booth to Lethbridge College. It is giving people an opportunity to learn more about what the Sixties Scoop was. The president of the society, Sandra Relling, says it’s important to educate people on what it was as it […]Read More

Sixties Scoop exhibit to be unveiled at Lethbridge College

As part of Truth and Reconciliation week, Lethbridge College is unveiling a new exhibit that will showcase some of the experiences of the Sixties Scoop survivors.  The Manager of Indigenous Services at the College, Lowell Yellowhorn, says this type of exhibit is important as it will educate the students about many on-going past and present […]Read More

New Indigenous culture for Lethbridge College Kodiaks logo

The Lethbridge College Kodiaks unveiled a new Indigenous logo earlier today. The logo still features the familiar Kodiaks bear but has now incorporated Indigenous elements and culture into it. The college is now the first in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association to bring in Indigenous culture and designs into its gymnasium. Lowell Yellow Horn, the […]Read More

Lethbridge College international students to receive reduced tuition

Lethbridge College is offering financial support to students who are in need and coming in as refugees. The Humanitarian Program will provide domestic tuition rates for up to 10 international students while two of those ten will receive free tuition and textbooks. Chiye Kinjo, the Manager of International Services at the college says this is […]Read More

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