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.
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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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
Lakeland College will be closed Dec. 24 to Jan. 2 inclusive. The college will reopen Jan. 3. Best wishes for a safe & happy holiday.