December 10, 2012
Almost $5 million raised; Lakeland releases latest philanthropy report
From July 2011 to June 2012, Lakeland College received or had commitments for donations and pledges totaling $4,723,800.81. Thirty-eight new student financial awards were created with 858 awards distributed for a total value of $758,497. This is the most awards distributed to students to date and the highest total dollar amount awarded to students in the college’s 99-year history.
 
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Donation from Ulmer Chevrolet drives the creation of new scholarships
Two familiar names have joined forces to support Lakeland students in honour of their respective milestone anniversary years. Ulmer Chevrolet, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2012, has committed to donating a total of $30,000 to Lakeland College over a 10-year period to create new scholarships for business students.
 
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And more headlines ...
From Glenn's desk - It's been a busy couple weeks at Lakeland with several special events taking place. Find out what else Lakeland College President Glenn Charlesworth has on his schedule for the next couple of weeks. Read more.

Former WHLer trades skates for instrumentation career - After life in the Western Hockey League, defenceman Colin Scherger is at the Vermilion campus taking his first training period of instrumentation. Meet him and read his story. Click here.

Classes for canines - Old dogs can learn new tricks -- as can young or middle-aged dogs! Lakeland College's Canine Club - Agility is looking for new members. Plan to attend its upcoming demonstration session on Dec. 17 in the Indoor Riding Arena. Pooches and people welcome. Learn more.

Honouring new donors during the Christmas season of giving - Several new scholarships and awards have been established during 2012 and will be distributed for the first time in 2013, Lakeland's centennial year. Find out more.

Through the lens
- For a glimpse at life at Lakeland from Nov. 27 to Dec. 9 check out the Lakeland Link Photo Gallery. View here.

Holiday Closure

Lakeland College will be closed Dec. 24 to Jan. 2 inclusive. The college will reopen Jan. 3. Best wishes for a safe & happy holiday.
 
 
Warm fuzzies from Lakeland College
Keep hands and hearts warm this Christmas with Lakeland's centennial souvenir mitts, toques, chocolates, wine and more. You can also decorate your tree with Lakeland's special edition centennial Christmas ornament. View all that's available.
 
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Recruiters on the road
The weather outside is frightful but it hasn't deterred Lakeland recruiters! Before the Christmas Break, they are traveling to Evansburg, St. Walburg and Turtleford. If you'd like them to stop to see your students, give them a shout. Click here
 
Upcoming events
Mon Dec 10
Staff Christmas Social
Lloydminster campus
Thurs Dec 13

Staff Christmas Social
Vermilion campus
Fri Dec 14
Staff Christmas Social
Vermilion campus
Thurs Jan 31
Great Toboggan Ride -
A Centennial event

Vermilion campus
Fri Feb 15
PBR Bullriding Tour
Vermilion campus

Tues Feb 26
Program Information Evening
Lloydminster campus Click here for more details
 
 
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