Sept. 30, 2015
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 iinterior design winn 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.
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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.
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In other news

Timmy run
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.

Welcome support 

  • 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.

It's only at Lakeland: 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. 

Catch up 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.
News makers - 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.
Photo Gallery
117 entries for photo contest
Summer travel, work and recreation were the highlights of the #WhatIdidThisSumemr photo contest. Students submitted their entries on the Lakeland College app and the winners were revealed at Club Carnival.
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From the president's desk
President Alice Wainwright-Stewart
From outlining upcoming projects to listing goals for this academic year, President Alice Wainwright-Stewart recaps the "welcome" message she shared with staff in August. 
Coming events
Green Energy Doors Open
Oct 3
Centre for Sustainable Innovation

Rustler Basketball Home Openers
Oct 16
Lloydminster Gym

Lakeland Open House
Oct 23 & 24
Lloydminster & Vermilion Campuses

Career Fair
Oct 23
Vermilion Gym

Rustlers Volleyball Home Openers
Oct 23
Lloydminster Gym

Fall Classic Rodeo
Oct 23 & 24
Equine Centre

Band in the Sand 3
Oct 24
Equine Centre

ACAC WBB Championships
March 3-5, 2016
Lloydminster Gym 

Feature Photo: For the sixth year, Lakeland raised a teepee at the Lloydminster campus with help from Onion Lake Cree Nation on Sept. 23. Local Grade 4 students as well as college students and staff participated in the event.
Teepee raising

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