Feb 6, 2015
Jetting off to learning
While three student groups are all going south during reading week, it's not just a week at the beach for the Dairy Club, Ag Tour Club and AHT Club. The Dairy Club is off to Fresno, Calif, one of the American dairy hubs. The Ag Tour Club is split between Texas and Hawaii, while 2nd year AHT students will be in Las Vegas for the annual Western Veterinary Conference.
 
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Grad shares her enviro journey
Her love for the environment took her away from university math studies to Lakeland's natural resources technology, now wildlife & fisheries conservation major. Now a botanist working in Saskatchewan, Sarah Vinge-Mazer shared her field experiences--helicopter rides to snowshoeing--with current WFC students when she visited the Vermilion campus in late January.
 
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In other news
Interim president Alice Wainwright-Stewart has a full February calendar.

More environmental sciences stories in the spotlight:
  • Taking 21 students to an international workshop was a very deliberate choice by CARE instructor Robin Lagroix-McLean. The Prairie Restoration & Reclamation workshop was an opportunity for networking, applied learning and inspiration says Lagroix-McLean, and her students.
  • 15 years after graduating from the then compliance and monitoring program Mike Fernandez says he has the "coolest" job in government as executive director of market diversification for Alberta Energy.
Dates are set and at least tentative schedules are available for all of the program info sessions happening between Feb 24 and March 20. Check the info sessions page for links to all the upcoming events.

Rustlers News:
  • Rustler curlers won't be going to provincials in Grande Prairie at the end of February. The men came closest as they lost in a four-way tie breaker at the end of the winter regional in Camrose on the weekend.
  • Both men's and women's basketball teams swept the Keyano Huskies at games in Lloydminster on Friday and Saturday. The women still have only 2 losses on the season, while the wins put the men in the playoffs. See photos on flickr.
  • Read about dual sport student-athlete Lessa Eggum who plays both basketball and futsal for the Rustlers.
 
Rowdy helping load t-shirt cannonRowdy helped load the KFC T-shirt cannon during Rustler basketball. See more Rustler basketball pictures along with the special Aboriginal showcase event at the games on Feb 6 in this edition of the photo gallery. Also featured are Rustler curling and student fundraising activities.
 
Photo gallery
 
ETC plans to add more officer training
Level III & IV officer training could be coming to Lakeland this fall. Currently ETC is surveying fire departments about their interest and potential dates.
 
1021 survey
 
Flying with her own wings
Just a day after the Bell Let's Talk event, Dariya Veenstra dispelled misconceptions about eating disorders and has already been asked to share her The Girl Who Flies with Her Own Wings presentation again.
Dariya's story
 
Coming Events
Chamber Mixer
Feb 11
Servus Hospitality Centre, Lloyd
Bull Riding & Bull Fighting School
Feb 13-15
Equine Centre, Vermilion
Info Evening - Energy, Con.Ed. & Hairstylist
Feb 24
Lloydminster Campus
Business Info Day - The U in Business
Feb 26
Lloydminster Campus
Fashion on a Budget
Feb 26
Servus Hospitality Centre, Lloyd
Beauty & the Beast Jr
Feb 26-28
Vic Juba Theatre, Lloyd
Business Job Fair
March 4
Servus Hospitality Centre, Lloyd
Enviro-citing '15 & Human Services info day
March 6
Vermilion Campus
ACAC Futsal Championships
March 6 - 8
Lloydminster Campus
Ag-citing
March 13
Vermilion Campus
Little Royal
March 13-15
Vermilion Campus
TLC@ LC & Wellness Fair
March 17
Lloydminster Campus
Design-citing & Get Fired up for SRT
March 20
Vermilion Campus
Beef Day
March 21
Equine Centre, Vermilion
3rd Annual President's Gala
March 27
Lloydminster Campus

Events Calendar
 
 
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