March 11, 2013
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.
 
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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.

 
Agricultural sciences
 
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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.
 
 
An evening of elegance & purpose
Friday's President's Gala promises to be an event you will want to attend. Tickets for Lakeland's first annual fundraiser to support student scholarships and awards are available by emailing Khursten Bullock or calling her at 780 871 5401. Guests at the event include His Honour, Col. (Ret’d) the Honourable Donald S. Ethell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta and Her Honour, Linda Ethell, Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield,Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, Honourable Alison M. Redford QC, Premier of Alberta, and His Worship Jeff Mulligan, Mayor of Lloydminster.
The keynote speaker is Lieutenant-General (Ret’d) Honourable Roméo A. Dallaire, Senator and is graciously sponsored by Synergy Credit Union. The featured entertainer is Canadian recording artist and Lakeland alumnus Jodie Leslie.
 
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Recruiters on the road
In the next 2 weeks Lakeland recruiters will visit schools in Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Meadow Lake, North Battleford, Innisfree, St. Paul and Lac La Biche. Would you like a visit to your school or event? Email your request
 
Upcoming events
Wed March 13
Student Awards evening
Lloydminster campus
Thurs March 14

Media conference

Lloydminster campus
Fri March 15
Ag-Citing
Vermilion campus
President's Gala - A centennial event

Lloydminster campus
Fri March 15 &
Sat March 16

Little Royal
Vermilion campus
Thurs March 20
Student Awards evening
Vermilion campus
Tues March 26
Academic Upgrading
Info session

Lloydminster campus
New Holland Day
Vermilion campus Click here for more details
 
 
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