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Students, alumni give back at tax clinics

So far Amanda Barr has completed six tax returns, but it’s her goal to do at least 30 by the time she’s finished volunteering at the free income tax clinics.

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Funk represents region at Daughters of the Vote summit

From chief of the student council in Onion Lake to sitting in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill, Jacey Funk has always had a keen interest in politics. The drive behind her – to be the...  Read more...

Leaving a legacy

Before Don Shaw even graduated from Lakeland College in spring 2016, he knew he wanted to pay tribute to those who helped finance his education.

The accounting technician and accounting major alumnus...
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Lakeland's 2017 business case team prepares for competition

For the past 10 weeks, Lakeland’s four-person business case team has met weekly in preparation for the 12th annual Alberta Deans of Business Case Competition.

Featuring a variety of business...
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Business Club hosts 4th annual Fashion on a Budget Show

Affordable, professional and chic, Lakeland College’s Lloydminster campus students will be challenged once again to thrift shop for Fashion on a Budget 2017.

As one of Lakeland’s most...
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Students to volunteer at free tax clinics

Lakeland students are preparing to help community members file their taxes.

In partnership with the Lloydminster Senior Citizen Society, 27 business students are volunteering their services at six...
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Administrative professional program starts fall 2017

Administrative professional, a one-year blended certificate program, begins this fall at the Lloydminster campus.

The program includes a combination of face-to-face and online courses. Students...
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Lakeland prepares entrepreneur for dream job

Sometimes moms really do know best. Just ask Rob Cardinal. He had always wanted to own his own business, in particular a clothing store, but knew he would have to hone his business skills first. And...  Read more...

Synergy Speakers' Corner boosts students' confidence

The popularity of public speaking is on the rise at Lakeland College thanks to Synergy Speakers’ Corner.

For Reva Allen, an accounting technician student, presentations are something she looks

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Budgeting for a memorable experience

Do you have what it takes to string together an award-winning outfit with less than what it would cost to fill a tank of gas in your car?

If so, then you won’t want to miss this year’s...
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Gaining exposure and experience through co-op placement

The completion of a four-month co-op placement working in the assessment department for Camrose County has proven beneficial for Sheldon Farrell. This Lakeland business student learned the inner...  Read more...

Paying tribute through a memorial scholarship

Everybody has someone who has made a difference in their life, someone who has left a deep imprint on their hearts and minds. For many Lakeland alumni, Phil Allen’s name comes to mind.

As a...
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Building business skills through mentorship

Tinisha Young changed from student to teacher on Oct. 13 as she mentored high school students during a design challenge, part of the Indigenous Economic Partnership Summit (iSummit) in Lloydminster.

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Real clients, real experience for marketing students

Lakeland’s business students don’t have to wait until they’ve graduated to work with real clients.

In fact, students in MK 170 Marketing Principles course not only had the...
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President’s Medal recipient shines beyond the classroom

If he can do it, anyone can. That’s the advice Don Shaw, Class of 2015 and 2016, has for future Lakeland College students. And Shaw accomplished a lot during his two years at Lakeland.

From peer...
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International siblings excel in business

Darija and Davor Lopicic share the same career goal – to work in business law – and to achieve this career path, they’re starting at Lakeland College.

“This is a small community...
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Alumnus succeeds in telecoms

Describing Kagan Kneen as driven would be an understatement. The Class of 2006 and 2008 business diploma and commerce degree Lakeland College alumnus has accomplished much in the realm of business...  Read more...

“Field trip” enhances REAA education

A recent field trip is broadening horizons and igniting inspiration for two real estate appraisal and assessment (REAA) majors.

Stephen Visser and Janine Pecoro travelled to Rio de Janiero, Brazil,...
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Lakeland takes the podium at Case Competition

Five Lakeland College students are each $500 richer after competing in the Alberta Deans of Business college case competition. But it’s not the money that matters as much as it is the experience...  Read more...

Business Club prepares for Fashion on a Budget

It was their last meeting before breaking for reading week and one of their final meetings before their big show – Fashion on a Budget 2016 – and the Business Club had a long list of items...  Read more...

Marketing major makes first music album

Marketing and music go hand-in-hand for Elenee Young (nee Nolin), Class of 2015.

The Lakeland College graduate recently completed a business diploma marketing major and is now working towards a...
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REAA students Brazil bound

Known widely for Rio Carnival, the Christ the Redeemer statue and being host of the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro is the focus of the real estate appraisal and assessment (REAA) students’...  Read more...

Touchdown support for KidSport

Sports, in particular football, are a mainstay in Michael Wirachowsky’s life.

He grew up competing in sports and played a year of junior football for the Edmonton Huskies. A wrist injury forced...
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Co-op internship “invaluable” for marketing major

From executing events on the Summer of Swag Tour to creating social media ads, Tony Gray’s co-op placement at Synergy Credit Union was a four-month immersion into the world of marketing.

"When I...
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Students take real estate education to Thailand

Students entering their second year of Lakeland College’s real estate appraisal and assessment (REAA) business major will have the opportunity to live the learning abroad this year.

Twelve REAA...
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Hard work nets Class of 2013 alumnus national award

Working in the real estate appraisal and assessment field is proving to be Brianne Bors’ award-winning dream job.

“It mixes everything I like,” says Bors. “I like interacting...
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Business student prepares for World Championships of Performing Arts

One of Lakeland College’s business students will be sharing her talents at the 2015 World Championships of Performing Arts this summer.

Passionate about singing and performing, Camille Macariola...
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Commerce student gives back to Rustlers

Erin McGladdery understands the importance of training with purpose. As a strength and conditioning coach and owner/operator of EMAC Performance Centre in Lloydminster, it’s her business to...  Read more...

Small business owner back in class

Seven years ago when Mike Morris took courses at Lakeland College, he wasn’t sure how he would apply what he learned to the business world.

He does now.

The 25-year-old is a co-owner of Haste...
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Co-op experience: Day-to-day view of accounting

When Kelly Dyck started her co-op placement at Meyers Norris Penny (MNP) in Lloydminster in May, her supervisor Brent Gossner told her she’d have the opportunity to quickly become a productive...  Read more...

Assess your opportunity in Industrial Assessment

Sean Barrett has one suggestion for graduates of Lakeland College’s real estate appraisal and assessment major.

They should check out opportunities in the industrial assessment field.

"People hear...
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Well Placed for Success

Kirsten Wilkinson is in the second year of her business administration diploma at Lakeland College. The main difference in her studies this year is that she can apply a summer of professional...  Read more...

Co-op placement confirms career

Thomas Hussey thought he selected the right business major after completing his first year of studies in the appraisal and assessment major.

All doubts were removed during a paid co-op placement with...
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"...and back to you in the Studio"

You might have thought you could deliver the news or weather, if you had the chance. A Lakeland College business class got that opportunity in mid-October.

Media Relations is a course in the business...
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The family that studies together stays together

If there were tuition discounts available for families with more than one person attending Lakeland College, the Mulak family would certainly qualify.

Becky Mulak and her daughters Morgan and Jessica...
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Students help guide the future for Lloydminster & area

In these days of social media, one of the best ways to get conversations started is online. That’s exactly what five Lakeland College business students had in mind when they were asked by a

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Lakeland earns third place in Alberta Deans of Business Case Competition

Their decision to ignore the obvious and search for the unexpected paid off for Lakeland College’s entry in the Alberta Deans of Business Case Competition.

The team of Natasha Zeitz, David Dahl,...
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North American leadership award for business alum

If Devin Selte was a coach in the National Hockey League, he’d be a strong candidate for the Jack Adams Award—an honour for coaches that recognizes contributions to team success. In his...  Read more...

Office administration alumni profile - Kayleigh Schmid

Despite her youthful appearance, Kayleigh Schmid is a seasoned voice of experience as the newest staff member of the Student Services department at the Lloydminster campus.
 
Schmid is a 2011...
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Lakeland Students give Newcap a clear picture with market research project

A live-the-learning experience by five Lakeland College students will help a real-world broadcasting company strengthen its position in the marketplace.

Last spring, Newcap Broadcasting approached...
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They sold Lakeland

The challenge for the 21 students in BA 170 (salesmanship) was to sell Lakeland College's business programs to high school students. As part of their project they provided selling points of the...  Read more...

Essay help in Read Write

Students who are strong auditory learners can benefit from a new learning tool available in all Lakeland College computer labs.

Read and Write 9 is a computer software program. It...
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