September 17, 2012
Let building begin for new Petroleum Centre
With shovels in hand, construction of Lakeland College’s new Petroleum Centre officially began September 11 during a sod-turning ceremony at the Lloydminster campus. The facility, estimated to cost $17 million, will enable Lakeland College to meet student and industry demand by offering more full-time and part-time oil and gas programming.
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$250,000 received from Gwyn Morgan and Patricia Trottier Foundation
More students will have the opportunity to take energy related programming at Lakeland College thanks to a $250,000 donation from The Gwyn Morgan and Patricia Trottier Foundation. In its 99-year-history, this is the largest donation Lakeland College has received from a private foundation. It will be used to establish an endowment fund that will generate a minimum of three annual awards to assist people taking oil and gas related training at Lakeland. Gwyn Morgan is the retired founding president and CEO of EnCana Corporation, and Patricia Trottier, former communications executive, manages the foundation.
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From Glenn's desk - Find out what 's on the mind of Lakeland President Glenn Charlesworth. Click here.

In Real Life Winner returns to Lakeland as a student
- The last time she was at Lakeland College, Ruby-Rae Rogawski was fighting fires, driving tractors and vaccinating pigs as a 13- year-old contestant in the YTV television series In Real Life. The Fort Langley, B.C., resident was one of 18 kids from across Canada tackling real life jobs. Ruby-Rae shone in the competition and went on to win it. This fall, she returned to Lakeland as a full-time student in the Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation program at the Vermilion campus. Read more.

Steering the course for mobility design project - Second-year interior design students are getting a first-hand perspective about what works and what doesn't in buildings for people who need wheelchairs and walkers to get around. It's part of their research for this year's NKBA student design competition. Learn more. 

Hole-in-One at Lakeland Golf Tournament -
His name is Gregor Allan and he is the first person to make a hole-in-one during Lakeland College's annual golf tournament. He won $10,000 and made a generous contribution to student athletics from his winnings. Read more about him. Click here.

Through the lens
- Catch a glimpse of life at Lakeland College with the Lakeland Link Photo Gallery. Click here.
2013-2014 Program Preview is here

Program info, career paths, admission requirements, student highlights, historical trivia & more. Check out the new 2013-2014 Program Preview. It's available now online and in print this week.

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Advancement update

New award for Saskatchewan students
A $5,000 donation received from the Allard Foundation will be used to fund five year-end scholarships to students who are Saskatchewan residents. The donation was matched by the Government of Saskatchewan through the Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship program. The new awards will be distributed in March 2013. The Allard Foundation is a private family foundation which supports charities in Western Canada primarily in Edmonton and Alberta. It aims to support advances in health, education, family and arts programs.

Recognizing our donors
Upcoming events

Thursday, Sept. 27
Health Care Aide Program Info Session
Room 2013, 7 pm
Lloydminster campus
Friday, Oct. 26 & Saturday, Oct.27

Lakeland College Open House
Lloydminster & Vermilion campuses
Career Fair, Friday, at the Vermilion campus

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