March 19, 2012
CIBC donates $125,000 to Lakeland Centennial scholarship campaign
Chalk up another $125,000 to create more student scholarships and awards at Lakeland College thanks to a donation received from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
The CIBC donation was received in support of Lakeland’s centennial endowment and scholarship fundraising campaign.
 
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Lakeland student scores top mark in Canada
Janelle LaBrecque, a second-year business student at the Lloydminster campus, earned the highest score among all candidates across Canada who wrote the Canadian Investment Funds course (CIFC) exam offered by the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) in December 2011. LaBrecque scored an outstanding 97 per cent. Only a student from Ontario tied her top mark and shares a spot with her on the 2011 IFSE Institute CIFC Honour Roll. She’s also the only Alberta student to make the list.
 
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And more headlines in this issue ...
Students honoured at college student awards ceremonies  - A total of $689,421 in student awards will be distributed to 724 recipients at this year's ceremonies at the Lloydminster and Vermilion ceremonies. Read more.

Lakeland's BAppSc:EM program opens doors to Portage College grads with new transfer agreement - Graduates of Portage’s two-year natural resources technician diploma program are now eligible for admission into Lakeland College’s bachelor of applied science: environmental management program (monitoring/environmental protection major). Read more.

Lakeland debuts at Mexico ed fair - Lakeland was greeted favourably in Mexico by potential international students during a series of education fairs. A soccer camp to be offered at Vermilion campus for international students is also gaining interest.  Read more.

Human Services students ready for international service practicum in the Dominican - Students from the child and youth care, and the early learning and child care programs are in for the time of their learning lives when they travel to the Dominican Republic next month to work with children, youth and schools. Read more.

Through the lens - For a glimpse of a few recent Lakeland moments and events, check out the Lakeland Link Photo Gallery.
 
 
Lakeland strikes Gold!
Congratulations to Lakeland College's Rustlers men's futsal team who won the 2012 ACAC men's futsal championship for the second year in a row.
 
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And another great victory
Three cheers for Lakeland College’s team of business students who claimed third place in the Alberta Deans of Business Case Competition held at Lethbridge this weekend.   Click here for details
 
Upcoming events
Lakeland in Your Town info sessions
Tuesday, March 20
Wainwright Communiplex
Monday, March 26 Bonnyville
Wednesday, March 28 Don Ross Community Recreation & Cultural Centre,
North Battleford
Thursday, March 29 Vegreville Centennial Library

Other upcoming events
Wednesday, March 21
Athletic Awards Night
Lloydminster campus
Thursday, March 22
Student Awards Night
Lloydminster campus
Friday, March 23
Green Cup Celebrity Game
Vermilion campus For more upcoming events ...
 
 
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