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Lakeland students trump provincial ABSA average

Students in Lakeland’s energy programs exceeded the provincial pass rate for the recent Alberta Boilers Safety Authority (ABSA) exam.

Heavy oil operations technician (HOOT) and first-year heavy...
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HOPE students take the lead

His day started at 7 am and for the duration of his four-hour lab shift in Lakeland College’s Energy Centre, Morgan Meagher and his team put pressure safety valves (PSVs) on boilers, among other...  Read more...

New donation for HOPE program

Husky Energy recently provided funding for enhanced training in steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) and thermal operations for heavy oil power engineering (HOPE) students.

With their support,...
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Grad completes HOG, HOOT and HOPE

Shawna Dillon is looking forward to beginning a career in power engineering.

“It’s something different. I was a youth care worker before and I think power engineering is very interesting...
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Brass instructor excelling in HOPE studies

Teaching music and studying power engineering at Lakeland College are going hand-in-hand for Andrian Antinero.

As one of Lakeland College’s performing arts instructors, Antinero teaches five...
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Girl Power in Power Engineering

As a child, Alyson Davenport thought a career in marine biology would be in her future. But after a year of taking science courses at university, that notion took a dive causing her to look for...  Read more...

From immigrant to Lakeland College dean

Ben Sey is a prime example of the power of perseverance.   

Now dean of Lakeland College’s School of Energy and Environmental Sciences, Sey earned a BSc in agriculture from the...
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Science without Borders brings Brazilian to Lakeland

Before he leaves the cafeteria to return to his home in residence, Tulio Soares first puts on his ear-warmers followed by a Saskatchewan Roughriders toque. While the walk is only a few minutes across...  Read more...

Energy Centre Makes Industry Headlines

Lakeland College’s Energy Centre was featured in the Feb 2014 Pipeline News, a monthly news magazine for Saskatchewan’s oil and gas industry. The feature story detailed the new facilities

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HOOT student on track to scoring new career goals with oil & gas training

When Tyrone Pahtayken was a kid he wanted to be a hockey player – maybe an Edmonton Oiler. Now the 27-year-old Aboriginal student has his sights on becoming another type of oil man.

Pahtayken is...
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New career forecast for Chinese weather expert

When you meet Lauren Fu, you can’t help be moved by her warmth, sincerity and enthusiasm.

Fu, originally from northern China and a former weather forecaster, is a mature student at Lakeland

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Donation helps expand HOOT & power engineering training courses

Here’s some great news for people wanting to get into the heavy oil operations technician and power engineering field.

Thanks to the generosity of Allan Markin, a donation totaling $200,000 has...
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