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Lakeland Link Newsletter: Dec. 14, 2018


SLIP Squad gives back

First-year sign language interpretation program students put their skills to work by volunteering at three charitable organizations in Edmonton.

Students in the lead

Speed Meet
Business students have been pitching their business ideas to a panel of judges during Speed Meet competitions since September. The finalists faced off recently during the last competition.

Welding apprentice values pre-employment experience

Brayden Drury
A 3rd period welding apprentice says the technical skills he gained through the practicum portion of Lakeland College’s pre-employment program have set him up for success.

Research project puts UT student at the helm

UT bio project
Thanks to student-led research opportunities, Christie Crews says by the time she graduates she'll have valuable experience working in the field.

One Stop Shop completes 400+ transactions

Re-branding, streamlining operations and refining marketing strategies are a few of the tactics agribusiness students found success with for the 2018 One Stop Shop.

WFC lab enhances Lakeland experience

Enviro Lab
Environmental sciences students honed their skills in vertebrate anatomy and more while also contributing to a Royal Alberta Museum project during a recent lab.

Trades department adds to fleet

Peterbilt sem-truck
Heavy equipment technician apprentices now have two new "teaching units" to learn from.

Students put campus bookstores under the microscope

bookstore project
Business students evaluated Lakeland's bookstores and provided recommendations for improving operations as part of their small business management course.

Lights, camera, action!

Lakeland College Applied Research and the Student-Managed Farm - Powered by New Holland (SMF) are collaborating in a metabolomic technology project with Alberta Agriculture & Forestry and partners. The SMF livestock research unit also recently concluded a QuietWean versus traditional wean test.

Go Rustlers

The latest Rustlers & Biscuits episode features Ahnika Kuse, a member of the women's volleyball team, who discusses a major achievement for two ​players and more. Watch all of the latest Rustlers videos here.

Message from the President

Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart

Highlights from the recent Council of Post-secondary Presidents of Alberta and Lakeland College Board of Governors meetings are the topics of discussion in Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart's latest column.  ​



Coming events

Dec. 17
Student Christmas break
Vermilion & Lloydminster campus
Dec. 22
Christmas campus closure
Vermilion & Lloydminster campus
Jan. 3
College reopens
Vermilion & Lloydminster campus
Jan. 7
Classes resume
Vermilion & Lloydminster campus
Jan. 24
Business Job Fair 2019
Lloydminster campus

Click here for the complete calendar of events.

Photo galleries 

Three apprenticeship breakfasts were held to celebrate final training periods this fall. Visit to flip through this photo gallery and more. Plus, you'll find the following photo galleries on Facebook:
  • Several vehicle restoration workshops have been held at Energy Park Site and there are more to come in the new year.
  • Our second-year heavy oil power engineering students ​ran ​a lab with specific steam load criteria. Students were put in multiple positions where they had to perform as a crew would out in a powerhouse.
  • Interior design technology students will have their Shade and Shadow projects on display at the Vermilion Public Library for the month of January.
We also have photo galleries on our Flickr account.
Vermilion Campus
5707 College Drive, Vermilion, AB, T9X 1K5
Lloydminster Campus
2602 59 Avenue, Lloydminster, AB, T9V 3N7
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