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SMF students ready to showcase livestock during Beef Day 2017

March 9, 2017
Bulls and heifers are selected, the sale program is printed and cattle clipping and vaccination days are scheduled as Lakeland College animal science technology students prepare to host Beef Day 2017.
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Lakeland's student awards program reaches new milestone

March 16, 2017
Close to $1.5 million in awards, scholarships and bursaries will be distributed to Lakeland College students by the end of the 2016-2017 academic year.
/news-events/news/2017/student-award-new-milestone.aspx

George Canyon headlines 2017 President’s Gala

December 5, 2016
Lakeland College will celebrate students and community during the 5th President’s Gala on March 24, 2017
/news-events/news/2016/president-gala.aspx

Crowe appointed Lakeland’s vice president, academic

July 6, 2015
Michael Crowe has been appointed Lakeland College’s Vice President, Academic, a position he’s filled on an interim basis since last November.
/news-events/news/2015/michael-crowe-named-vp-academic.aspx

Decentralised Energy Canada's President headlines GEDO event

October 26, 2017
Decentralised Energy Canada's president headline's Lakeland's GEDO event
/news-events/news/2017/Green-Energy-Doors-Open-2017.aspx

Lakeland’s new hairstyling salon to open for business

October 19, 2017
Lakeland's new full-time Hairstyling students welcomes their first clients and puts their new skills to the test in our public salon
/news-events/news/2017/Hair-salon-open-for-business.aspx

Fall semester enrolment sets new record

October 17, 2017
Lakeland College has welcomed the largest fall semester class in its history.
/news-events/news/2017/Fall-enrolment-sets-record.aspx

Smart Agri-Food Supercluster shortlisted for federal funding

October 16, 2017
On Thursday, Oct. 12, the Government of Canada announced the nine shortlisted applicants for the Innovation Superclusters Initiative. Up to five will be selected as Canada’s new superclusters.
/news-events/news/2017/Lakeland-in-running-for-federal-funding.aspx

Lakeland named 2017 NKBA Interior Design College of the Year

September 29, 2017
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) today recognized Lakeland College as the 2017 NKBA College of the Year for its interior design technology program.
/news-events/news/2017/NKBA-college-of-year-Winners-2017.aspx

Eagle Builders gift $100,000 to Lakeland’s awards program

September 25, 2017
Inspired by how Lakeland shapes its students to become the leaders of today, Eagle Builders LP gifted $100,000 to the awards program during the official opening of the Dairy Learning Centre on Aug 22
/news-events/news/2017/Eagle-Builders-to-fund-scholarship.aspx

Lakeland welcomes six members to Board of Governors

September 18, 2017
Lakeland College is pleased to introduce a full Board of Governors with six new appointed members
/news-events/news/2017/Lakeland-welcomes-6-members-to-BOG.aspx

Over $27,000 raised at second annual Feast on the Farm

September 11, 2017
Student leadership opportunities will continue to grow at Lakeland College thanks to the generosity from friends of the college at the second annual Feast on the Farm which raised over $27,000
/news-events/news/2017/Feast-on-the-farm-wrap-up-2017.aspx

New Degree Option for Lakeland’s Interior Design Grads

August 28, 2017
Graduates of Lakeland College’s award-winning interior design technology program can now transfer their credits towards a bachelor of interior design (BID) degree at RCC Institute of Technology.
/news-events/news/2017/New-degree-option-for-interior-design-grads.aspx

Students & industry benefit from new Dairy Learning Centre

August 22, 2017
Lakeland College students will take the lead in the college’s new Dairy Learning Centre that officially opened today
/news-events/news/2017/Dairy-learning-centre-official-opening.aspx

Lakeland College to fill oil and gas industry void

August 15, 2017
Fuelled by innovation, Lakeland College’s petroleum management diploma program is the only one of its kind in Alberta.
/news-events/news/2017/Petroleum-Management-Announcement.aspx

Dairy Learning Centre attracts visitors from across province

August 15, 2017
Excitement is buzzing at Lakeland with the upcoming opening of one of the most advanced dairy training facilities in Canada
/news-events/news/2017/Dairy-Learning-Centre-visitors-from-across-AB.aspx

Celebrate agriculture with Lakeland at Feast on the Farm

June 19, 2017
This summer Lakeland College will host Feast on the Farm, a celebration like no other. Everyone is invited to participate in the second annual event at the Vermilion campus on Saturday, August 19
/news-events/news/2017/Feast-on-the-farm-promo.aspx

Feast on the Farm over 75% sold

August 11, 2017
Limited tickets are available for Lakeland College’s second annual Feast on the Farm as more than 75% are sold to date
/news-events/news/2017/Feast-on-the-Farm-75-percent-sold.aspx

Attain a Grade 12 standing with Lakeland

August 10, 2017
Starting this fall, adults can take Grade 12 courses at Lakeland College’s Lloydminster campus.
/news-events/news/2017/Adult-12-Saskatchewan.aspx

Lakeland adds $120M to local economy

July 13, 2017
Lakeland's students & alumni added $119.9 million to the local economy which is equivalent to supporting 2,524 jobs in the Lakeland service area according to an economic impact study completed by emsi
/news-events/news/2017/Lakeland-adds-120M-to-local-economy.aspx

2017 Alberta Skills

May 29, 2017
Lakeland College students take awards at 2017 Alberta Skills Competition!
/news-events/news/2017/Skills-comp.aspx

Accounting technician Wainwright

May 25, 2017
Lakeland College has once again partnered with Wainwright Economic Development and Wainwright Adult Learning to offer credit programming in Wainwright
/news-events/news/2017/Wainwright-Acct-Tech-Sept2017.aspx

School of Agriculture expands with new Associate Dean

May 23, 2017
Lakeland College’s School of Agricultural Sciences is growing with a new associate dean position
/news-events/news/2017/New-associate-dean-for-Agricultural-Sciences.aspx

Lakeland and Athabasca University reaffirm partnership

May 16, 2017
Lakeland College students can continue to further their education with access to university-level study from Athabasca University
/news-events/news/2017/Athabasca-University-degree-reconfirmed.aspx

New collaboration increases access to practical nurse program

May 11, 2017
Lakeland College and Northern Lakes College are working together to increase student access to practical nurse training
/news-events/news/2017/PN-program-returning.aspx

Early learning and child care program wins CICan award

May 4, 2017
The program that launched the student-managed concept, dual credit courses and French programming at Lakeland College has earned national recognition
/news-events/news/2017/ELCC-wins-CICan-award.aspx

Lakeland's Historic Gift

May 4, 2017
Lakeland College received a $2.7 million donation from a private donor, marking the largest philanthropic gift in the college’s 104-year history.
/news-events/news/2017/Major-gift-announcement-SRT-moving.aspx

Lakeland apprentices crowned best of the best

May 1, 2017
Three Lakeland College apprentices have been named among the top apprentices in Alberta
/news-events/news/2017/2016-Top-Apprentice-Awards.aspx

Apprentices can register online

April 28, 2017
Registering for apprenticeship technical training at Lakeland College can now be done online
/news-events/news/2017/trades_-online-registration-MTS-April-2017.aspx

Lakeland celebrates construction of new Learning Centres

April 26, 2017
Lakeland College Agricultural Sciences students will take the lead with advanced student-managed learning opportunities in a new Dairy Learning Centre and Animal Health Clinic
/news-events/news/2017/Sod-turning-for-New-AG-Learning-Centres.aspx

Child and youth care program available completely online

April 18, 2017
/news-events/news/2017/CYC-completely-online.aspx

Full-time 2nd Class Power Engineering program starts in fall

April 12, 2017
Energy students will be able to expand their career opportunities with Lakeland College’s new 2nd class power engineering certificate program
/news-events/news/2017/2nd-class-PE-offered.aspx

Outstanding support for 2017 President’s Gala

March 30, 2017
More than $50,000 was raised during the 2017 President’s Gala, presented by Eagle Builders on March 24, thanks to the support of generous community members, industry leaders and friends of the college
/news-events/news/2017/2017-Gala-Recap.aspx

Beverley Mahood to headline 2017 President’s Gala

March 24, 2017
Lakeland College is set to host the 2017 President’s Gala – presented by Eagle Builders – tonight, Friday, March 24
/news-events/news/2017/2017-Gala-beverley-mahood.aspx

Lakeland College recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers

March 22, 2017
Lakeland College is one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers for 2017, marking the first time Lakeland has received this accolade
/news-events/news/2017/2017-Top-Alberta-Employer.aspx

Lakeland’s student awards program reaches new milestone

March 16, 2017
Close to $1.5 million in awards, scholarships, and bursaries will be distributed to Lakeland College students by the end of the 2016-2017 academic year
/news-events/news/2017/2016-17-student-awards-program.aspx

Spotlight shines on students at 2017 President's Gala

March 8, 2017
As one of two student emcees for the 2017 President’s Gala – presented by Eagle Builders – Auslin McDaniel-Perrin is excited to share her student experience with guests on March 24
/news-events/news/2017/2017-Presidents-Gala-student-feature.aspx

Industry input leads to full-time hairstyling program

March 6, 2017
Lakeland College is changing the way it delivers its hairstyling programming to better reflect the needs of industry
/news-events/news/2017/Full-time-hairstyling-program.aspx

Eagle Builders presents 2017 President’s Gala

January 27, 2017
Lakeland College’s 2017 President’s Gala on March 24 will soar to new heights with the support of Eagle Builders – the official presenting sponsor.
/news-events/news/2017/Eagle-Builders-presents-Gala-2017.aspx

New program focuses on modern business skills

January 19, 2017
Students in Lakeland College’s newest business program will learn to take the lead in a modern business environment
/news-events/news/2017/Adminstrative-Professional-program-launched.aspx

Ag students travel to Kazakhstan with Alberta delegation

November 18, 2016
Caity Anderson can now include international experience on her resumé thanks to a recent trip to Kazakhstan made possible because of her agriculture studies at Lakeland College
/news-events/news/2016/2016-Ag-Kazakhstan-trip.aspx

The Way Forward MOOC now open for registrations

November 1, 2016
After a successful pilot period, The Way Forward – Transitional Life Skills for Military Members and their Families is now available as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for anyone to access
/news-events/news/2016/Way-Forward-MOOC.aspx

Lakeland’s Livestock Research Facility officially opens

October 20, 2016
As a hub for innovation and applied research, Lakeland College’s Livestock Research Facility is officially open for student-led learning
/news-events/news/2016/Livestock-Research-Facility-grand-opening.aspx

Lakeland’s interior design hot streak continues

October 14, 2016
The number of awards and achievements for Lakeland College’s interior design technology Class of 2016 is growing.
/news-events/news/2016/Winning-continues-with-design-competitions.aspx

Husky Energy fuels new HOPE equipment and training

October 13, 2016
Heavy oil power engineering (HOPE) students at Lakeland College will soon gain enhanced training in steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) and thermal operations thanks to Husky Energy
/news-events/news/2016/Husky-Donation-to-HOPE.aspx

Enrolment growth continues at Lakeland College

October 12, 2016
For the third year in a row, Lakeland College’s fall term enrolment has increased
/news-events/news/2016/Fall-enrolment-sets-record.aspx

September 29, 2016
Alberta Innovates, Lakeland College, and the Regional Business Accelerator have partnered to create an East Central Alberta Regional Innovation Network (RIN) in Lloydminster
/news-events/news/2016/New-innovation-office-opens.aspx

Lakeland receives international award for leadership

September 29, 2016
Lakeland College has received an international award for providing opportunities for its students and staff to develop leadership skills
/news-events/news/2016/WFCP-International-award-for-leadership.aspx

September 14, 2016
Industry demand is driving the delivery of Lakeland College’s new environmental reclamation courses.
/news-events/news/2016/Two-new-reclamation-criteria-courses.aspx

Feast on the Farm supports student leadership

September 12, 2016
Lakeland College’s first Feast on the Farm was a resounding success. With 150 guests in attendance on Aug. 20, more than $20,000 was raised in support of student leadership opportunities
/news-events/news/2016/Feast-on-the-Farm-2016-a-success.aspx

Centre for Sustainable Innovation to host 2016 GEDO event

September 1, 2016
Lakeland College’s Centre for Sustainable Innovation (CSI) is once again opening its doors to the public on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 11 am to 4 pm as part of the Green Energy Doors Open Initiative
/news-events/news/2016/2016-GEDO.aspx

Lakeland College reveals new visual identity

August 25, 2016
Student leadership is at the heart of Lakeland College’s newly enhanced brand strategy
/news-events/news/2016/New-Logo-Unveiled.aspx

13 proves lucky for Lakeland’s interior design program

August 8, 2016
For the 13th consecutive year, Lakeland College interior design technology students earned top place finishes in student design competitions
/news-events/news/2016/13th-year-of-winning-student-competitions.aspx

New enviro major champions essential resource

June 30, 2016
More accurately reflecting a program’s primary focus is the reason behind a name change for an environmental sciences major at Lakeland College
/news-events/news/2016/Water-conservation-&-management-major.aspx

National leadership award for Lakeland College instructor

June 16, 2016
Lakeland’s Rob Baron is one of four people in Canada to receive a gold level Award of Excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
/news-events/news/2016/Rob-Baron-wins-CICan-award.aspx

Celebrate harvest with Lakeland College

June 13, 2016
This summer Lakeland College will host Feast on the Farm, a celebration like no other. Everyone is invited to participate in the first annual event at the Vermilion campus on Saturday, August 20
/news-events/news/2016/Feast-on-the-Farm-2016.aspx

Lakeland College Vermilion campus convocation this Friday

May 30, 2016
Lakeland College will celebrate graduates at the Vermilion campus convocation ceremonies on June 3
/news-events/news/2016/2016-Verm-convocation-ceremonies.aspx

Lakeland parts apprentice wins 2015 Top Apprentice Award

May 25, 2016
Lakeland College apprentice, Mason Mehl, is among the best of the best Alberta apprentices
/news-events/news/2016/Mason-Mehl-Top-Apprentice-Award.aspx

Lloydminster campus convocation ceremony on May 27

May 24, 2016
Lakeland College will celebrate graduates at the Lloydminster campus convocation ceremony on May 27
/news-events/news/2016/2016-Lloydminster-convocation-ceremony.aspx

Mental health program approved for credential

April 25, 2016
Lakeland College’s newly named community mental health certificate program has been officially approved by Alberta Advanced Education
/news-events/news/2016/Community-mental-health-program.aspx

Mental Health program approved for credential

April 25, 2016
Lakeland College’s newly named community mental health certificate program has been officially approved by Alberta Advanced Education
/news-events/news/2016/Community-mental-health-program-advanced.aspx

2016 President’s Gala a success for students

April 14, 2016
Friends of Lakeland College united in celebration of student success and helped to raise more than $30,000 for awards, scholarships and bursaries at the 2016 President’s Gala
/news-events/news/2016/2016-Presidents-Gala-recap.aspx

Fillmore Construction donates $250,000 to Lakeland College

April 7, 2016
A long-time collaborator with Lakeland College on many capital projects has donated $250,000 to the college
/news-events/news/2016/Fillmore-donates-to-capital-projects.aspx

Growing donor support helps students excel

March 30, 2016
Increasing donor support of Lakeland College’s student awards program is enabling more students to take the lead
/news-events/news/2016/2016-Awards-celebration-recap.aspx

Kids’ theatre ready to bring Shrek and friends to the stage

March 4, 2016
Reconnect with an ogre, a donkey and many of your favorite fairy tale characters during Lakeland College performing arts department’s upcoming production of Shrek the Musical, Jr.
/news-events/news/2016/Shrek-Jr-2016.aspx

Viterra Scholarship for Excellence

March 2, 2016
Lakeland College is thrilled to announce that students will soon benefit from the generosity and support of Viterra
/news-events/news/2016/Viterra-scholarship.aspx

Lakeland & NorQuest partner with project in Tanzania

March 1, 2016
New partnership between Lakeland College, NorQuest College and the Vocational Education and Training Centre in Tanzania
/news-events/news/2016/Norquest-Tanzania-project.aspx

Trades instructors nominated for 2015 Top Instructor Award

February 2, 2016
Three Lakeland College instructors are among 40 people nominated for Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) Board’s 2015 Top Instructor Award
/news-events/news/2016/Three-instructors-AIT-nomination.aspx

Interior Design

January 20, 2016
Lakeland College’s interior design technology program has once again met the stringent standards for National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) reaccreditation
/news-events/news/2016/Program-is-NKBA-reaccredited.aspx

NOVA Chemicals donates industrial fire truck to Lakeland

January 8, 2016
Students at the Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre now have access to a specialized industrial pumper fire truck
/news-events/news/2016/NOVA-Chemicals-donates-fire-truck-to-Lakeland.aspx

Lakeland College’s 2016 President’s Gala is on April 8

December 10, 2015
Friends of Lakeland College, industry leaders and members of the community will unite in celebration of education and student success at the 2016 President’s Gala on April 8
/news-events/news/2015/Pres-Gala-announce-date-talent-Dec-2015.aspx

Music instructors take the stage in celebration of milestones

December 10, 2015
Instructors in Lakeland College’s performing arts department took to the Vic Juba Community Theatre stage on Saturday, Nov. 28 to celebrate two milestones
/news-events/news/2015/Friends-of-Bob-Mottram-Performing-Arts-Award.aspx

Enviro Club's campaign focuses on bats and bees

December 4, 2015
Local bats now have new homes thanks to the Enviro Club
/news-events/news/2015/Enviro-Club-Bat-Project.aspx

Sey joins college as dean of Energy & Environmental Sciences

November 9, 2015
There’s a new school and a new dean at Lakeland College
/news-events/news/2015/New-Dean-Ben-Sey.aspx

Lakeland College and GPRC sign emergency services MOU

October 30, 2015
Together, Lakeland College and GPRC are proactively working to expand access to emergency services training in northwestern Alberta
/news-events/news/2015/Lakeland-&-GPRC-sign-MOU.aspx

Lakeland ranked #38 on Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges list

October 29, 2015
Lakeland College has once again made the list of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges
/news-events/news/2015/number-38-on-research-list-2015.aspx

Lakeland opens its doors during Open House 2015

October 13, 2015
Prospective students will find out how Lakeland College can put them in the lead during Open House 2015
/news-events/news/2015/open-house-2015.aspx

Interior design technology students win two more competitions

October 5, 2015
Lakeland College’s interior design technology program’s winning streak in student design competitions is still alive
/news-events/news/2015/NKBA-student-awards-2015.aspx

New program to help transition from military to civilian life

September 22, 2015
When Dale Pearce retired from the military 23 years ago, he recalls walking through the gates of CFB Halifax for the last time and wondering what he would do next
/news-events/news/2015/The-Way-Forward.aspx

New Energy Centre officially opens at Lloydminster campus

August 26, 2015
Lakeland College’s Energy Centre is officially open for learning
/news-events/news/2015/Energy-Centre-official-opening-2015.aspx

Lakeland College ready to show off new Energy Centre

August 18, 2015
The wait is almost over!
/news-events/news/2015/Energy-centre-official-opening.aspx

Lakeland 1st college to complete an Environmental Farm Plan

July 30, 2015
Lakeland College is the first post-secondary institution in Alberta to complete an Environmental Farm Plan (EFP)
/news-events/news/2015/1st-college-EFP.aspx

King named dean of School of Trades and Technology

June 24, 2015
Lakeland College is pleased to announce a new dean has been named for the School of Trades and Technology
/news-events/news/2015/Dave-King-new-dean-of-trades-&-tech.aspx

Métis Scholar Awards established at Lakeland College

June 18, 2015
Lakeland College and the Métis Education Foundation joined forces to create a special purpose fund – the Métis Scholar Awards Fund – for Métis students attending the college
/news-events/news/2015/metis-scholar-award-endowment-announcement.aspx

Music student wins provincial competition in at SMFA

June 18, 2015
Josh Sandercock snared top spot in a class at the Saskatchewan Music Festival Association (SMFA) Provincial Finals Competition earlier this month
/news-events/news/2015/Josh-Sandercock-provincial-winner.aspx

Little Ranching's donation to Equine Centre & student award

June 16, 2015
Little Ranching has made a big investment in Lakeland College and its students
/news-events/news/2015/Little-Ranching-Donation.aspx

Lakeland College music students off to provincials

June 3, 2015
The dedicated practice and ambition of two students from Lakeland College’s performing arts program has earned them a spot at provincials
/news-events/news/2015/two-students-go-to-provincial-competition.aspx

First flight scheduled for unmanned aerial vehicle system

May 27, 2015
Lakeland College invites members of the public to attend the first public demonstration of its new unmanned aerial vehicle system (UAS)
/news-events/news/2015/Flight-test-for-unmanned-aerial-vehicle.aspx

Lakeland student going for gold at Skills Canada Competition

May 22, 2015
Hunter Weatherly is going into the Skills Canada National Competition with the same mindset he had at the Provincial Skills Canada Competition
/news-events/news/2015/Student-off-to-skills-canada-competition.aspx

Student exceeds own expectations with online learning

May 21, 2015
Wanting to learn more about the parts technician trade, Jen Lewis became Lakeland College's "poster child" for online learning
/news-events/news/2015/Online-parts-technician-program.aspx

Another Sweet donation for Livestock Research Centre

May 13, 2015
Judy Sweet has made another donation to Lakeland College to help with the cost of the modernization and expansion of the Livestock Research Centre
/news-events/news/2015/2nd-Sweet-donation.aspx

Alice Wainwright-Stewart named president and CEO

May 4, 2015
It’s no longer an interim appointment
/news-events/news/2015/President-announcement.aspx

Rustler All-Canadians firsts for Lakeland Athletics

April 22, 2015
There are similarities to Rustlers Stefan Cukovic and Savana Walkingbear’s road to being named All-Canadians in their respective sports
/news-events/news/2015/Rustlers-2-All-Canadian-profiles.aspx

Lakeland receives funding from NSERC

April 8, 2015
Lakeland College received word that it will receive $67,085 in federal funding to purchase a tool that has applications in agriculture, energy, environmental sciences and fire & emergency services
/news-events/news/2015/NSERC-grant-for-UAS.aspx

Record year for student awards, bursaries and scholarships

April 2, 2015
Lakeland College is thrilled to announce that more than $1.2 million in awards, scholarships and bursaries is expected to be awarded to Lakeland students this year
/news-events/news/2015/2015-Students-Awards-$1.2million

Athletes of the Year among honourees at awards night

April 2, 2015
Rustlers Athletics had plenty to celebrate at the annual awards evening in Lloydminster
/news-events/news/2015/2015-Athletes-of-the-year.aspx

More than 400 guests attend 2015 President’s Gala

March 30, 2015
The northern lights shined on Lakeland College’s students last week as more than 400 guests attended the 2015 President’s Gala presented by Synergy Credit Union in support of the student award program
/news-events/news/2015/2015-presidents-gala-a-success.aspx

Students ready to showcase herd at Beef Day 2015

March 16, 2015
After months of planning, Lakeland College animal science technology students are ready to welcome people to Beef Day 2015
/news-events/news/2015/Beef-Day-2015.aspx

Lakeland’s dual credit programing grows year-to-year

March 16, 2015
The number of Alberta high school students enrolled in Lakeland College’s dual credit courses is on the rise.
/news-events/news/2015/Dual-Credit-Enrollment-Increases.aspx

Lakeland hosts Ag-Citing and Little Royal starting March 13

March 2, 2015
The Vermilion campus will be bustling with activity and visitors March 13-15 when Lakeland College hosts Ag-Citing and Little Royal
/news-events/news/2015/Little-royal-round-up.aspx

Music power couple to perform at 2015 President’s Gala

January 20, 2015
One of Canada’s most influential cultural couples will perform for the first time together in Lloydminster as special guests of Lakeland College
/news-events/news/2015/Gala-Entertainment-announcement.aspx

Lessons in brass now available at Lakeland College

January 12, 2015
Lakeland College is expanding the performing arts program with a new suite of lessons for a range of brass instruments
/news-events/news/2015/Antinero-teach-brass.aspx

Howell appointed chair of Lakeland College Board of Governors

January 12, 2015
Lakeland College is pleased to announce Darrel Howell, PEng, is the new chair of the board of governors
/news-events/news/2015/Howell-new-board-chair.aspx

New dean for School of Business & Continuing Education

December 12, 2016
For Brad Onofrychuk, 2016-17 has been a busy one. Taking on the role of dean for the School of Business & Continuing Education in August, Onofrychuk has been hard at work at the helm of this school.
/news-events/news/2016/Brad-Onofrychuk-is-the-new-dean.aspx

Lakeland to offer 2nd Class power engineering evening program

December 1, 2017
Lakeland College continues to make great strides in its goal to make education more accessible in the region, and to support local industry.
/news-events/news/2017/2nd-Class-evening-delivery.aspx

Possible ATEP in Lloydminster

November 9, 2017
A specialized four-year bachelor of education program may soon be available at Lakeland College
/news-events/news/2017/aboriginal-teacher-open-house.aspx

The power of story with Harold Johnson

November 6, 2017
Award-winning author Harold Johnson will ignite a conversation close to his heart as the third speaker in Lakeland’s four-part Reconciliation Speaker Series on Nov. 9
/news-events/news/2017/Harold-Johnson-guest-speaker.aspx

Lakeland plays lead role in SASC application

December 5, 2017
Lakeland College is a partner in the Smart Agri-Food Supercluster that is seeking federal funding to implement projects to improve the competitiveness and productivity of Canada’s agri-food sector.
/news-events/news/2017/2017-supercluster-announces-board-ceo.aspx

Hairstyling students donate their skills for charity

January 4, 2018
A “mountain” of food and over $300 in donations was raised at a charity event that Lakeland College hairstyling students had a hand in.
/news-events/news/2018/hairstyling-students-donate-skills.aspx

Indigenous student lounge opens at Lloydminster campus

January 18, 2018
Lakeland College officially opened an Indigenous Student Lounge at the Lloydminster campus on Jan. 18.
/news-events/news/2018/indigenous-student-lounge-opening-jan-2018.aspx

Lakeland is breaking down barriers with Eagle Builders

January 29, 2018
Lakeland College’s sixth annual President’s Gala will break down financial barriers to student success with support from Eagle Builders.
/news-events/news/2018/presidents-gala-2018.aspx

Aboriginal Teacher Education Program coming to Lloyd campus

February 14, 2018
Lakeland College and the University of Alberta (U of A) will collaboratively offer the university’s Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP) at the Lloydminster campus starting this fall.
/news-events/news/2018/university-transfer-atep-announcement.aspx

Lakeland and UCVM to enhance educational opportunities

February 15, 2018
Lakeland College and University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) collaborate to enhance learning and research opportunities.
/news-events/news/2018/lakeland-UCVM-collaborate.aspx

Supercluster work may yield future collaborations

February 15, 2018
Although the Smart Agri-Food Supercluster (SASC) wasn’t selected for funding from the Innovation Superclusters Initiative, Lakeland has no regrets about being a leading player in the SASC initiative.
/news-events/news/2018/SASC-funding-announcement.aspx

Lakeland named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers

February 21, 2018
For the second consecutive year, Lakeland College has made the list of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers.
/news-events/news/2018/top-employer-award-2018.aspx

Farm Safety Workshops provide top-of-mind reminders

March 12, 2018
Lakeland College joins the rest of the nation in observing Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) March 11 – 17.
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Technology in Animal Health Clinic will enhance learning

March 14, 2018
New innovative equipment will bolster the Animal Health Clinic’s benefit to students when it opens at Lakeland College this fall.
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Western Canadian Judging Competition 30th anniversary

March 15, 2018
This year marked the 30th anniversary of Lakeland College’s Western Canadian Judging Competition (WCJC) with 65 students participating from Lakeland College and the 4-H Northeast group.
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Lakeland earns AFAC Award of Distinction

March 16, 2018
Lakeland College’s commitment to building a culture of animal care and welfare has earned the college an Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) Award of Distinction.
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2018 President’s Gala nearing sell-out

March 19, 2018
With over 75 per cent of the tickets sold for this year’s President’s Gala – presented by Eagle Builders – Lakeland College’s mission to help more students pursue their academic goals is within reach.
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Campus Alberta partners announce improved pathways

March 20, 2018
Fifteen post-secondary partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will further enhance education options for students pursuing a business certificate, diploma or degree.
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Introductory heavy oil courses to be offered online

March 21, 2018
Lakeland College’s School of Energy is offering its first-year heavy oil courses online to create new pathways into the second year of the heavy oil power engineering (HOPE) diploma program.
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Lakeland to host CIRA rodeo finals

March 26, 2018
Lakeland College is set to host the Canadian College Rodeo Finals in the Equine Centre at Vermilion campus from March 29-31 with rodeo performances starting at 6:30 p.m.
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Lakeland case team places third

April 6, 2018
Lakeland College’s case team placed third at the 13th annual Alberta Deans of Business Case Competition (ADBC) from March 22-24.
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Investing in Lakeland College learning spaces

April 13, 2018
Lakeland College will receive funding to complete major repairs to the exterior of its Trades Centre, helping students continue to train for good jobs.
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Alberta colleges make significant impact on economy

April 17, 2018
Alberta's colleges, make a significant financial impact province-wide, adding $4.8 billion to Alberta’s economy in 2015-16 alone.
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Lakeland celebrates Energy Park Site official opening

April 18, 2018
Lakeland College officially opened its Energy Park Site on April 18.
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6th annual President’s Gala raises over $72,000

April 19, 2018
It’s the best year yet for Lakeland College’s sixth annual President’s Gala – presented by Eagle Builders.
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Dean of School of Agricultural Sciences wins national award

May 2, 2018
Increasing student enrolment, expanding student-led learning opportunities, and developing key connections with industry are a few of the reasons why Josie Van Lent is the winner of a national award.
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Collaboration will increase access to academic upgrading

May 8, 2018
Academic Upgrading is the focus of a new collaboration between Lakeland College and Northern Lakes College.
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Student-led tax clinics prepare more than 400 tax returns

May 9, 2018
Lakeland College second-year business administration students hosted seven free income tax clinics and prepared 425 tax returns.
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What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.