Nov. 13, 2015
New school, new dean
Lakeland has a new school - the School of Energy and Environmental Sciences - and a new dean to lead this school. As the dean of energy and environmental sciences, Ben Sey will draw on his extensive
Dean Ben Seybackground and experiences. "I’m enjoying working with the people in our school to explore ways we can enhance what we do,” he says.
 
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Cause for celebration
Margo HinesAlmost 800 years of service was recognized last week at the Employee Service Recognition Awards.

The college celebrated employees who have either retired or have reached a service milestone - 10, 15, 20, 25 and 35 years of service - during this past year. Photos of the recipients are in this week's Link photo gallery.
 
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In other news
President Alice Wainwright-Stewart shares news about the college's surplus, key projects and creating change in her latest column.

Marketing major Tony Gray completed a co-op placement over the summer and describes the experience as "invaluable."

Several sign language interpretation students gained "hands-up" experience at Open House 2015.

With almost $60,000 in loans to finance his education, Don Shaw appreciates every dollar he’s received from award donors.

Our Lloydminster campus turns 25 this year and we celebrate the college's 102 anniversary next week. Cake will be served on both campuses on Nov 17!

Lakeland College and GPRC signed a memorandum of understanding to expand access to emergency services training in northwestern Alberta.

The 2016 Program Preview and the 2016 ETC Training Calendar are available online.

Tickets are now on sale for Lakeland's Staff Christmas Party! Celebrate the season on Friday, Dec. 11 at the Lloydminster campus. This year's party will feature entertainment by Bare 'n Von Hair, a photo booth, dessert bar, door prizes and more. Tickets are $20 per person or $5 for AUPE members. Purchase tickets from Lonnie in Lloydminster Student Services or from Darina in Finance at the Vermilion campus. For more information, please contact Carrie Boerrichter,

This Link's photo gallery features photos from the Employee Service Recognition Awards, guest speakers, campus events and more.
 
Photo gallery
 
International accolades for ag alumnus
Ryan Konynenbelt, Class of 2015, was named Rookie of the Year at the 2015 Calgary Stampede’s International Livestock Auctioneer Competition in July.
 
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WFC alumnus: volunteer in your field
Caleb CorcoranCaleb Corcoran, Class of 2013, brought a bird of prey to campus and touted the benefits of volunteering in your field of interest. Read more
 
Coming events
Nov 13 - Christmas Shoebox Deadline
Vermilion SA Office

Nov 17 - Lakeland's 102 Anniversary
Cake will be served on both campuses

Nov 20 - National Jersey Day
Both campuses

Nov 26 - Student Christmas Gala
Lloydminster campus

Nov 27 - Student Christmas Gala
Vermilion Regional Centre

Nov 28 - Instructor Recital
Vic Juba Community Theatre

Dec 15 - Barrel Racing Jackpot
Equine Centre

Dec 24 - Christmas Break Starts
Both campuses closed
Events calendar
 
 
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