October 29, 2012
Open House 2012
They came, they saw, they applied. Hundreds of visitors to Lakeland College's Open House on Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 were pleased they made the trip. Not only did they save the cost of the application fee, they received a Lakeland College hoodie and had a chance to check out the classroom, labs and facilities and talk with faculty and current students. Read more.
 
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Giving back to save lives
EMS instructor Dale Bayliss and his friends showed what it means to give back with ACLS and PALS "Give Back" programs for the Alberta Chapter Heart and Stroke Foundation.
 
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And more headlines ...
Former VSA principal receives Western Legacy Award - Another honour has been bestowed to a member of Lakeland College’s alumni family. William J. "Pop" Elliott, who served as Vermilion School of Agriculture (VSA) principal from 1924 to 1937, was named a recipient of a 2012 Western Legacy Award from the Calgary Stampede. To find out more, click here.

ETC hosts Know Your Smoke symposium -
EMS personnel gathered at the Emergency Training Centre last month for a one-of-a-kind conference hosted at Lakeland College. Learn more.

Double gold for Rustlers crew
- Lakeland College captured its first ever gold medals at the Western Canadian University Rowing Championships in Burnaby last weekend. Paddle on & learn more!

ID Apps change environmental field work - Instructor Darcey Shyry spearheaded a project that brought Citizen Science and ID apps to the Lakeland College website. Read more.

Soccer success - Lakeland College Rustlers Men’s soccer team won the bronze medal at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference championship on the weekend – not bad for a program that is only three years old.  Click here. Two Rustlers athletes were also named as ACAC conference all stars. Click here to find out more.

Notes from the nurse - October is Breast Cancer month. Click here to learn more about screening and treatment.

Through the lens - For a glimpse at life at Lakeland from Oct. 16 to Oct. 29, check out the photo gallery.
 
 
Do you have your tickets yet for the Great Prairie Steak Cook-off, Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Lloydminster campus, and the Pioneer Celebration on Nov. 17 at the Vermilion campus? Get yours today. Call 780 871 5732 or email khursten.bullock@lakelandcollege.ca.
 
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Recruiters on the road
Coming to a town near you! In Alberta, Lakeland recruiters will be in Edmonton, Lacombe, Red Deer, Ponoka and Sylvan Lake. In Saskatchewan, they will be at Allan, Warman, Davidson, Outlook, Martensville, Saskatoon and Regina at schools and the career & education fairs. Can they help answer any questions for you? Would you like a visit?

livethelearning@lakelandcollege.ca
 
Upcoming events
Centennial Kick Off events
Sat Nov 10
Great Prairie Steak Cook-off
Lloydminster campus

Sat Nov 17
Pioneer Celebration

Vermilion campus
Mon Nov 19
Lakeland's 99th Anniversary cake party
Lloydminster & Vermilion campuses Click here for more details
 
 
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