Interior design celebrates 12 years of wins
Applause and cheering could be heard from the Bentley Building at the Vermilion campus on Friday. For the 12th consecutive year at least one Lakeland student has placed i
n a National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) student competition. Three interior design graduates - Laura Cobb, Bree-Anne Hubick and Kayla Soto - won in the 2014-15 charette and kitchen design competitions.
The Way Forward
Lakeland is piloting a new free online program, The Way Forward – Transitional Life Skills for Military Members and their Families,
to help military members and their families transition to civilian life.
In other news
Members of the Lakeland College Rodeo Team won six events at the first CIRA rodeo of the season Sept. 26 and 27 but all anyone is talking about is a “kid” from the college.
It's only at Lakeland:
- Second to convocation, Registration Day is arguably the second most important day of the year for students. Lakeland thanks ATB Financial for sponsoring Registration Day this year and for kicking the day off with a free pancake breakfast at both campuses.
- Our heavy equipment technician and electrical students will soon have access to new training equipment thanks to Spectra Energy.
- With the support of Keyera Corporation, the Emergency Training Centre has a new prop for students to learn how to fight raining fire.
More student-managed learning opportunities are available at Lakeland College now that the Energy Centre
is officially open. Hundreds of people, including first-year HOPE students, were on hand Aug. 26 at the Lloydminster campus for the opening event. See page 89 of Award magazine
for a feature about the Energy Centre.
on a few of the articles you may have missed during the summer:
- Lakeland students can master the art of public speaking with Speakers' Corner. More than 70 students attended the first session, the next one is on Oct. 8 at the Lloydminster campus.
- A new course - NFPA 1021 Fire Officer Level 3 - recently made its debut at the Emergency Training Centre.
- One of our university transfer grads is now studying at the University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine.
- Completing our wildlife and fisheries conservation program is how one alumnus chose to work towards his goal of being an artist.
- Twelve second-year real estate appraisal and assessment business major students travelled to Thailand for a global learning experience in April.
- Lakeland is the first post-secondary institution in Alberta to complete an Environmental Farm Plan.
- Hard work netted Class of 2013 alumnus Brianne Bors a national award in real estate appraisal.
- Our Lakeland students, alumni and faculty have been making headlines:
Check out more of life at Lakeland in our Sept. 30, 2015 photo gallery using the link below.