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Lakeland Link Newsletter: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 precautions 

At Lakeland, the health and safety of our community is our top priority. Lakeland is postponing all large events as per the Alberta Health Services chief medical officer’s update (March 12). *Please note, classes have not been affected.* As part of our response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, Lakeland has created a webpage to provide the college community with the most up-to-date information about COVID-19, including tips for staying healthy, frequently asked questions and other resources for students, faculty and staff.
 
Visit www.lakelandcollege.ca/COVID19 for more information.
 
 
 

Lakeland news

Lakeland's esthetician program is expanding with a new clinical esthetician certificate program. The new program will offer advanced courses focused on clinical procedures like clinical facials, laser technology, advanced chemical peels and micro​dermabrasion, micro-needling and dermaplaning.
 

Students in the lead

Collective Kitchen
Each month, Lakeland's Indigenous Support Services, along with a group of Lakeland student volunteers, work together to make healthy meals accessible to their peers with College Collective Kitchen.

High school cohort finds confidence and success

Dominic Madlang-awa
Local high school students are kickstarting their college careers with free university transfer and business courses at Lakeland.

Celebrating our Rustlers

The Rustlers
The Rustlers have a lot to celebrate! ​The women's basketball team was crowned the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference champions.
 
Three coaches were named coaches of the year. Congratulations to: 
 
 

Alumni spotlight

Danny Bruno
Lakeland alumnus Danny Bruno makes a difference every day as a carpentry instructor for the The Indigenous Offender Employment Project at the Pê Sâkâstêw Centre, a minimum-security correctional facility, in Mâskwâcîs, Alta.

Finding success in environmental sciences

Nicole Pysh
Nicole Pysh found more than she was looking for in Lakeland's environmental sciences diploma program. 
 
 
 

Videos and photo galleries

 
Watch these videos:

Rustlers recap

Men's basketball vs Concordia
Feb. 28: loss, 91-69
Feb. 29: loss, 84-74
 
Women's basketball vs. Concordia
Feb. 28: win, 78-76
Feb. 29: win, 84-64
 
 

 

 

Message from our president

Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart discusses The Lakeland Way in her newest column.

 

 

Coming events

March 11
Indigenous Awareness Day
Lloydminster campus

March 12
Program ​Info Sessions
Lloydminster campus
 
March 13-15
Mary Poppins Jr.
Lloydminster campus 
 
March 13
Program Info Sessions
Vermilion campus

March 14
Little Royal Rodeo and Little Royal Steer and Heifer Show
Vermilion campus
 
March 19
Conference on Environmental Management
Vermilion campus
 
March 19
Environmental ​Sciences ​Info Session
Vermilion campus
 
Click here for the complete calendar of events.
 
 

Videos and photo galleries

Flip through these new photo galleries:
 
 

Rustlers recap

The women's volleyball team split their final weekend series on Feb. 14-15 of the regular season against The King's University Eagles. They won the first set 3-2 and lost the second 3-1. They finished the regular season with 18 wins and 6 losses and are heading to the ACAC Conference Championships, Feb. 26-29.
 
The men's volleyball team lost both matches in their final weekend series of the season on Feb. 14-15, losing 3-0 on both days. They finished the regular season with 11 wins and 13 losses and have earned a spot in the ACAC Conference Championships for the first time in 12 years.
 
The women's basketball team split their Feb. 20-21 games against the NAIT Ooks, losing 61-60 on Thursday and winning 66-55 on Friday.
 
The men's basketball team lost both matches against the NAIT Ooks on Feb. 20-21, losing 100-97 on Thursday and 73-62 on Friday.
 
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