Silver lining for Rustlers at national championship
In front of a packed hometown crowd, Lakeland's women's volleyball team claimed the silver medal at the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) national championship. The event was hosted at Lakeland's Lloydminster campus and was one of the events featured during the college's year-long centennial celebrations. The Rustlers went into the event ranked in sixth place. They defeated the number 2 and 3 ranked teams to get to the gold medal match where they faced the number 1 ranked team from the University of Fraser Valley.
Lakeland celebrates Ag Week
Lakeland College has a longstanding history of preparing top-notched graduates for the agriculture industry. As we celebrate Agriculture Week (March 10 to 16), we feature a recent graduate who is making remarkable strides working for one of the industry's giants. Meet Ashley Anderson '04. At the age of 28, she is one of Cargill's the youngest managers in Canada. To read her story, click here
Last fall, students in Lakeland's agribusiness program were involved in the making of a video with FarmOn Foundation to help promote the agriculture industry. The video is now complete and has resulted in more than 32,000 views. To view the video, click here
. To learn more about the making of the video and Lakeland's role, click here
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From Glenn's desk -
Last week's provincial budget announcement brought unexpected funding decreases for Alberta's post-secondary
institutions. For Lakeland President Glenn Charlesworth's reaction, click here
New brand campaign rustles up support for future agricultural sciences students & facilities -
Orvis Schneider ’56 and Tom ’59 and Gwen Kibblewhite are the first alum to donate to Lakeland College's new brand campaign and to have their cattle brand received for Lakeland College’s legacy wall in the Agricultural Sciences Building at the Vermilion campus.
The legacy wall is a unique way to celebrate Lakeland’s 100 year history and its role in providing agricultural education as the Vermilion School of Agriculture, the Vermilion Agriculture & Vocational College, Vermilion College, and Lakeland College.
If you're an alum and would like your brand to be displayed on the legacy wall, contact Darla Yonkman
or call 780 853 8628 or toll free 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8628. Your gift of $1,913 will go towards an endowment to fund financial awards for future agricultural sciences students. It will also show your pride and belief in agricultural education – just as a brand does in the agriculture industry.
Lakeland connections at curling's Scotties Tournment of Hearts
- Lakeland College had many reasons to be proud of Team Saskatchewan at the 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Find out more.
Business grads make a triple play at Lloydminster Co-op
- Three young women from small-town Saskatchewan. Three music, movie and sport enthusiasts. Three young Lakeland alumni working together to make a difference in Lloydminster’s business community.
Meet Leanne (Lozinsky) Hawes ’07, Kristine (Knourek) Alexander ’08 and Jade (McFarlane) Hoffmann ’08. All three of them are members of the Lloydminster and District Co-op administrative team. They are also graduates of Lakeland College’s business program at the Lloydminster campus. Read more
Through the lens
- For a glimpse at life at Lakeland College from Feb. 25 to March 11 check out the Lakeland Link Photo Gallery. View here