Lakeland gears up to host provincial student services conference
Lakeland College will open its doors to delegates from Alberta’s post-secondary education system for the 30th annual Alberta Services for Students Conference May 14 to 17 at the Lloydminster campus. Universities, colleges and technical institutes will be represented. It promises to be a PD opportunity well worth attending.
Learning community a great connection for students
Learning community workshops offer multiple benefits for Lakeland's
pre-nursing studies. Amanda Campbell who transferred from Lakeland to
the University of Saskatchewan's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
last fall knows that first hand.
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From Glenn's desk -
A word from Lakeland College President Glenn Charlesworth. Click here
The sky's the limit for ag student
- Almost every young boy dreams of being a pilot when he grows up but Kolten Baker is taking his dreams to another level. Baker, a first-year crop technology student at the Vermilion campus, expects to complete his training and earn his pilot’s license this month. Read more
Lakeland alum blazing a trail to raise funds for MS
- Meet alum Greg Van Tighem, a
2009 graduate of Lakeland's Bachelor of Applied Business: Emergency Services program and Jasper fire chief. He is also an MS ambassador, a top fundraiser in the Hinton MS Bike Tour, and on a mission to help end MS with his next cycling trip called "ROUTE 93 end to end to end MS". His journey takes place in May, MS Awareness Month. He will pedal approximately 3,000 km from Wickenburg, AZ to Jasper, Alta, on Highway 93. His goal is to raise funds and increase awareness about the disease and how it affects people afflicted, families and those around them.
To learn more about his trek or to donate to the cause, click here
. Anyone wanting to contact him directly may also email
him. You can also follow him on Facebook and Twitter.
Top results for Lakeland's Rodeo team
Members of this year's Lakeland Rodeo Club hauled in some outstanding results during this year's Canadian Intercollegiate Rodeo season as it wrapped in Edmonton at the Canadian National College Finals Rodeo with 25 Lakeland students competing. To get the complete picture click here.
Rustlers Roundup -
It's been a remarkable year for Lakeland's Rustlers athletic program. To capture the highlights, click here
Through the lens
- For a glimpse at life at Lakeland College from March 26 to April 8, check out the Lakeland Link Photo Gallery. View here