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Lakeland Link Newsletter: Nov. 20, 2019
In a new project, university transfer students had a chance to practice their teaching skills while tutoring Grade 2 to 7 students from St. Joseph Elementary School.

New EST grad inspired by Fort McMurray fire

Jamie Pickett
When his hometown was affected by wildfire in 2016, Jamie Pickett was inspired to become a firefighter and enroled in the emergency services technology program.

Business practicum experience turns into full-time employment

For two business administration accounting majors, electing to take optional 16-week paid work experiences paid off in a big way.

Digging deeper into pea fertility

SMF students
A group of Lakeland students got their hands dirty researching pea phosphorous fertility as part of a Alberta Pulse Growers Zone 5 project.

Recognizing emergency services technology students

EST recognition
We celebrated our EST students at a recognition ceremony on Nov. 13. Good luck on your practicums!

Alumni Spotlight

Lakeland alumni continue to lead with contributions in trades, renewable energy, interior design, agriculture, business and more. Read all about the latest alumni successes with the newest issue of Excel magazine.

106 years of Lakeland College!

106th Anniversary
Break out the birthday cake! We celebrated our 106th ​anniversary on Nov. 17. On Nov. 15, staff and students gathered to share delicious birthday cake in honour of this momentous milestone.

Honouring Lakeland staff

Staff Recognition and Retirement
Every day, the staff at Lakeland dedicates their time, energy, expertise and enthusiasm to Lakeland, united in the goal of supporting student success. On Nov. 12, we recognized the individuals who have reached significant milestones at our Retirement and Recognition event.

Message from our president

Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart continues her discussion of Lakeland's Mission, Vision and Values in her newest column, where she focuses on Excellence. 

Coming events   

Nov. 22
Barrel racing and pole bending jackpots (Nov.-Feb.)
Vermilion campus
Nov. 26
Aboriginal teacher education program info session
Lloydminster campus
Nov. 29
ACAC Curling fall regional
Dec. 23
Christmas campus closure
Both campuses
Click here for the complete calendar of events.

Rustlers recap

  • Our women's basketball team captured four wins, two on Nov. 8 and 9 against Keyano College and two on Nov. 15 and 16 against Concordia University.
  • Our men's basketball team posted four losses, two on Nov. 8 and 9 against Keyano College and two on Nov. 15 and 16 against Concordia University.
  • Our women's volleyball team defeated Keyano College twice on Nov. 8 and 9 and defeated the University of Alberta-Augustana twice on Nov. 15 and 16 for four more wins.
  • Our men's volleyball team lost twice against Keyano College on Nov. 8 and 9 and won twice against University of Alberta-Augustana on Nov. 15 and 16.
Vermilion Campus
5707 College Drive, Vermilion, AB, T9X 1K5
Lloydminster Campus
2602 59 Avenue, Lloydminster, AB, T9V 3N7
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