October 3, 2011
More students earn high school & college credit with dual credit project
High school students from Vermilion, Wainwright, Sherwood Park and Edmonton are doing double duty as participants in the second year of the dual credit project between Lakeland College and East Central Alberta Catholic Schools. Hands-on opportunities supplement online instruction of college courses fit within the students' school day.
 
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Lakeland receives $25,000 from ADM for second class power engineering training development
Lakeland’s goal to increase training opportunities for second class power engineers is one step closer thanks to a donation from Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) to the tune of $25,680. The money will be used for course creation and curriculum development of a blended program.
 
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And more headlines in this issue ...
From Glenn's desk - Lakeland President Glenn Charlesworth has put on a lot of miles in the last two weeks travelling to Saskatchewan to meet with several government officials, and university representatives at the U of R. He's also spent more time meeting with mayors close to home. Find out more.

Virtual welder gives Lakeland students and edge - The welding department's new new teaching tool helps students develop their hands-on technical skills in a fun, interactive format.

Lakeland and Portage receive funding to develop East Central Alberta Regional Innovation Network - read more

Centennial plans - find out what's in the works to celebrate Lakeland's centennial

Great start for Rustlers crew -- read about their recent events and what lies ahead. Read more on all the latest Rustlers action in basketball, volleyball, soccer and x-country running by going to the Rustlers report. Complete rosters, schedules and more can be found at www.gorustlers.ca

Lakeland in pictures - for a glimpse at some of the recent activities that took place at Lakeland, check out the Lakeland Link photo gallery.
 
 
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This month, Lakeland recruiters travel to High Prairie, Grande Prairie, Dawson Creek, Standard, Okotoks, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, If you'd like them to visit you in your area, contact them today!
 
High school counsellors can
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It's worth the trip!
Lakeland College
Open House 2011
Friday, October 28 &
Saturday, October 29
Vermilion & Lloydminster
9 am to 4 pm
Both campuses, both days
No application fees, enter to win an iPad2, tours, chat with faculty, try a class. For details & schedule ...
 
Upcoming events & openings
Saturday Oct.15 &
Sunday, Oct. 16
Noon & 2 pm (both days)
Rustlers soccer
Friday, Oct. 21  6 & 8 pm
Rustlers basketball vs NAIT
Saturday, Oct. 22  6 & 8 pm
Rustlers volleyball vs Concordia
Thursday, Oct. 27 10 – 11 am
Child Development Centre, Lloydminster campus
Wednesday, Nov. 9. 1:30 – 3 pm 
Applied Engineering Building, Vermilion campus For more upcoming events ...
 
 
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