June 19, 2012
CNRL donates half a million to Centennial Campaign
Canadian Natural Resources Limited (Canadian Natural) has pledged $500,000 to Lakeland College’s Centennial Campaign, money that will help the college offer more petroleum-related programming to meet the needs of students and industry.
 
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New heavy oil power engineering program at Lakeland
Lakeland College’s newest oil and gas program was officially approved by Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education. Heavy oil power engineering is a two-year diploma program with a focus on third class power engineering plus advanced heavy oil training. The program will be launched this fall at the Lloydminster campus and will complement the heavy oil operations technician program that focuses on fourth class power engineering training and field operator skills.
 
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And more headlines ...
From Glenn's desk - It's been a busy June with convocation, Homecoming, PACE awards and more. To read president Glenn Charlesworths' latest column click here.

City of Lloydminster named a Leadership Sponsor of centennial celebrations
  - The City of Lloydminster announced June 14 it will partner with Lakeland College and contribute $50,000 towards its centennial celebrationsIn recognition of its support, the City of Lloydminster has been named a Leadership Sponsor. Read more

Lakeland adds two more alumni to its Alumni Wall of Distinction - You'll recognize both these names if you're a wildlife and nature enthusiast or a computer gamer. Meet this year's honourees Alumni Brent Baier & Brian Keating. Click here.
 
Board of Governors welcomes the return of a familiar face - Darrel Howel, from Lloydminster, has an extensive background in the energy sector. Click here to meet the newest addition to the board.

Centre for Sustainable Innovation now open for research - Lakeland College’s Centre for Sustainable Innovation (CSI) officially opened May 31 at the Vermilion campus. A major element of the CSI is the renovated house – now known as the Renewable Energy Learning Centre – that has multiple renewable energy systems and a wind turbine.  Click here  to learn more.

Lakeland College and Onion Lake First Nation project wins Literacy Award of Merit - Lakeland College and Onion Lake First Nation received the Program or Project Award at the 2012 Saskatchewan Literacy Awards of Merit on May 9 in Regina. Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield presented the award to Tory Littlewolfe of Onion Lake First Nation and Margo Hines of Lakeland College.Click here to learn more.

History instructor wins Saskatchewan Book Award - Congratulations to university transfer instructor Curtis McManus who received the Nonfiction Award at the Saskatchewan Book Awards for his book Happyland – A History of the Dirty Thirties in Saskatchewan, 1914-1937. Read more.

Boundless Fun Playground Project in the home stretch -Thanks to generous private and corporate donations and local government, more than half the funds are in place to have an inclusive playground at Lakeland College's Lloydminster campus by the fall. Click here to learn more.

Through the lens - Check out the Lakeland Link Photo Gallery for a glimpse of events and happenings during the last two weeks. Click here to view.
 
 
Lakeland Golf Tournament
Hurry. If you want to take part in the Lakeland College Golf Tournament presented by Convergint Technologies on June 28 time is running out. There are only 20 spots left and the registration deadline is looming. If you plan to play, please call Khursten Bullock at 780 871 5401 or email her today. We’d hate to have to add your name to a waiting list. The 18-hole Texas scramble tournament is at the Lloydminster Golf and Curling Centre on June 28. Money raised from the tournament supports Rustlers Athletics.
 
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Centennial wine & souvenirs are here!
Capture the spirit! Lakeland College's Ever2Excel Centennial wine and other centennial souvenirs are available now. The special vintage wine (red and white) is available at the Old Liquor Store in Vermilion and Cornerstone Liquor Store in Lloydminster. A portion of every bottle goes towards Lakeland College’s Centennial Endowment Fund for Scholarships and Awards.
At both campus bookstores, wine charms, clothing, BBQ spice, coffee & travel mugs, and key chains are also available now. More items will be coming in starting this fall. Pick up your souvenir today!  Join the conversation & follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
 
Upcoming events
Thursday, June 28
Lakeland College Golf Tournament presented by Convergint Technologies
Lloydminster Golf & Curling Centre
Monday, July 2
Summer basketball & volleyball  camp season begins
For details, dates & costs, click here.




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