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Trio connects marketing creatives

Legend has it in the year 1450 the commercial printing press was invented, thus revolutionizing the world of communication.

Times change and people evolve, but one constant is the deep desire for...
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UT alumnus accepted to vet school

Growing up on a farm southeast of Vermilion spurred Moniek Okkema’s passion for animals. From the dairy cows they milked to the horses she rode and the pets she loved, Okkema always loved being...  Read more...

University Transfer walked in her shoes for charity

One person's reality TV watching turned into a friendly competition between the business and university transfer departments.

"I had first seen the event on Real Housewives of Orange County…or...
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Turning passion into reality

From as early as her high school days, Jill Kelly (nee Morrison) knew she wanted to blend her passion for design with her ability to problem solve and grow it into a fruitful career.

With the market...
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Creative duo excels in marketing

Depending on the day, Lara Dobson, Class of 2001, could either be consulting on a project, serving as a sales rep, taking orders, coordinating project installations or working reception.

“Solving...
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Bio lab quenches thirst for knowledge

University transfer (UT) students took charge of the lab for their final project in Bio 108 Introduction to Biological Diversity.

Asked to take an investigative approach in researching a chosen...
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Interactive lab offers insight into university transfer biology

You probably handle your cellphone hundreds of times per day. But do you wash your hands before and after handling your phone much like when using a public washroom?

That being said, do you ever wonder...
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UT students learn to teach

Just a few months in to their first semester at Lakeland College, university transfer (UT) students Joel Hanson and Noah Mather found themselves co-organizing a Math Fair and teaching elementary...  Read more...

Rock 'n' roll success

Stranded in the Nashville International Airport thanks to a colossal snowstorm with musicians travelling from Boston and Los Angeles for a show in Calgary, Chris Brunton set up what he calls his ...  Read more...

UT lab builds foundational chemistry skills

Organic chemistry students’ skills and knowledge are being put to the test. 

Students taking Chem 263 Organic Chemistry II, offered in Lakeland College’s university transfer (UT)...
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Students learn "from the other side of the classroom"

Justin Seely can’t wait to be an elementary teacher. He had his first classroom experience during his first semester at Lakeland College thanks to the EDFX 200 Introduction to the Profession of...  Read more...

Scholarship winner excelling in UT

After winning a tuition credit scholarship five years ago, Madison Morgan was finally able to use it when she enrolled at Lakeland College this fall.

The 18-year-old is in the final week of her first...
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Muscular Dystrophy diagnosis helped Klatt determine career goal

Like many teenagers, Meagan Klatt was unsure what career path to pursue after high school.  

“I tossed around a few ideas, but never really felt like any of them were right. None of them...
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New course instills confidence in students

Drama 247 debuted at Lakeland College this fall and the course has garnered excellent reviews from students as the course material, projects and instructor are helping them build confidence and...  Read more...

UT alumnus pursues her passion with PhD

You never know where your education will take you. For Laryssa Whittaker, Class of ’91, her doctoral work has taken her to England, South Africa and into new fields of research in...  Read more...

President’s Medal recipient prepared for next phase of education

When Jared Borzel started his University of Alberta degree at Lakeland College, little did he know his post-secondary education would include teaching school children in Mexico how to dance to ...  Read more...

UT program gives “foundation” for success

As a mother of two who wanted to pursue a career in social work, Lakeland College was the school of choice for Tammy Blyan.

The alumnus started her bachelor of social work degree in Lakeland’s...
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Alumni touts benefits of UT program

Being able to save on his first year of university education was a significant factor for Tyson Armstrong when he chose to start his commerce degree at Lakeland College.

“It was a good choice for...
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Lakeland student "flies with her own wings"

Dariya Veenstra is no longer hiding. With her vintage style, penchant for red lipstick and unique tattoos, you might recognize the second-year university transfer Lakeland College student from the...  Read more...

From green & gold to crimson

An alumnus of Lakeland College’s university transfer program has been accepted into Harvard University.

Maria Sarcauga moves to Cambridge, Mass., in January 2015 to begin the Master of Liberal...
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Awards program a crucial element of Belsheim’s post-secondary journey

Miriam Belsheim provided the address on behalf of award recipients at the 2015 Lloydminster Campus Donor Celebration Ceremony on March 11. After completing one year of university transfer at Lakeland...  Read more...

"Big students" measure up future careers by playing games with "little students"

Crabwalk games, scooter races, mat tunnels, obstacle courses with hula hoops, limbo stations and balance beams, and more.

Who knew class could be so much fun? But such was the case for 37 “big...
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Lakeland students to experience Mexico school system

Passports, visas, pesos. These are some of the things that Lakeland’s university transfer students are getting in order in preparation for their cross cultural experience which will take place...  Read more...

Education panel reflects on changes in teaching profession

During the past 60 years people in the teaching profession have seen vast technology changes, more leadership opportunities for women, and elimination of physical discipline.

But there’s one...
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Getting a dose of their future profession

Lakeland College students in the pre-professional year of the University of Saskatchewan’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program got a taste of what being a registered nurse is all about during...  Read more...

Jessie Mann: Taking on teaching with technology and passion

One of the first things that strike you about Jessie Mann is her enthusiasm, energy and passion for teaching. Visiting in the commons at Holy Rosary High School (HRHS) as students pass by, it is...  Read more...

Transfer student's scholarship a surprise

Kelsey Cooper’s goal of earning two bachelor of science degrees received a financial boost this fall.

The former university transfer student at Lakeland College recently earned a $2,500...
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Taking the sting out of stigma

Be aware and careful of the words you use to describe others.

That was the main message Haylee Dayton shared with fellow Lakeland students Thursday at the Lloydminster campus during her presentation...
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High school students use Lakeland biology lab to solve crime

About 130 young medical examiners took over a Lakeland biology lab last week to analyze evidence from a crime scene and help solve a case of whodunit.

The medical examiners were high school students...
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Learning community a great connection for students

Imagine sitting with 130 people in a lecture theatre at the University of Saskatchewan. It’s the first day of class. The instructor points at you, calls you by name and welcomes you to class.

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UT instructor pens Saskatchewan's drought history

In his just released book Happyland – A History of the Dirty Thirties in Saskatchewan, 1914-1937, Curtis McManus examines the devastating impact the prolonged drought had on the people of...  Read more...

High school students experiment in UT labs

While Lakeland College university transfer students were dealing with the stress of writing final exams, Lloydminster high school students were learning about spectrophotometry, graphing and more in

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The root of our existence

Tucked in the midst of Lloydminster’s downtown core is a new little place that oozes soul.

The root: community emporium, located in one of city’s historic buildings on the corner of 49...
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Grade 12 goes to college

The list of course electives for students at Lloydminster high schools just got a lot longer. Thanks to new agreements between Lakeland College and the Lloydminster Public and Lloydminster Catholic...  Read more...

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