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Lakeland Link Newsletter: March 26, 2020

 COVID-19 update

At this time, our campuses remain open to support our students. Members of the public are asked to phone the college (1 800 661 6490) for assistance rather than visit our campuses. See our web​site for more.

Anyone looking to see more of what Lakeland has to offer is invited to check out our Virtual Tours.

Lakeland news

Josie Van Lent, dean of the School of Agricultural Sciences, was presented with the John J Kennelly Western Canadian Dairy Seminar Award of Merit. The award is given annually to recognize a substantial contribution to the western Canadian dairy industry in the areas of education, training or technology transfer. 

Students in the lead

Beef Day
Student organizers of Beef Day 2020 faced unprecedented challenges when gatherings of over 50 people were no longer allowed a week before their event. Rather than cancel Beef Day, they worked together to move the sale entirely online.

A home away from home at Lakeland

Jeff Fallow
Fire officers from across the country come to Lakeland to earn their  Fire Officer levels 3 and 4. Jeff Fallow from Cold Lake joined fellow student Brian Brown from Newfoundland and Labrador in learning about managing a fire hall, public relations, and more.

Finding entrepreneurship in health and wellness

Courtney Kinch
Hairstyling student and esthetician alumna Courtney Kinch learned more than she expected at Lakeland and now plans to open her own business.

Facilitating respectful conversations

Restorative circles
Human services students learned how to facilitate restorative conversations with circles, a process inspired by Indigenous culture.

Taking the lead with Lakeland

Mena and Jayme
Business students Mena Nighttraveler and Jayme Atcheynum seized the opportunity to make the most of their Lakeland experience.

Celebrating Indigenous culture

Indigenous Awareness
 Lakeland's Indigenous student committee on the Lloydminster campus hosted Indigenous Awareness Day to increase awareness and understanding of Indigenous culture.


Message from our president

Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart

Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart gives an update on Lakeland's response to COVID-19 in her column.


Rustlers Recap

Our men's curling team didn't come home with a medal from nationals in Manitoba. However, the team gained valuable experience. Their 2-5 record doesn't show that some games went to last rocks. Congratulations on your season.
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