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Lakeland Link Newsletter: Sept. 20, 2018

Animal Health Clinic now open 

 
More than 300 guests joined Lakeland for the official opening of the new $8.2 million Animal Health Clinic. The 14,531 sq. ft. facility provides an authentic industry environment for students to take the lead in. If you weren't able to take a tour or attend the opening celebration, watch this video to learn more about the Animal Health Clinic.
 
 
 

New board chair for Lakeland 

Scott Webb, a respected community leader, businessperson and long-time resident of Vermilion, is the new chair of Lakeland College's Board of Governors. Following an open recruitment competition, Webb was selected as the successful candidate for board chair. He also served as a member on Lakeland's Board of Governors from 2014 to 2017.
 
 

 

 Energy programs head overseas

Lakeland College signed MOUs with the Western Region Coastal Foundation and Seaweld Engineering to develop training, and academic and research activities for the Republic of Ghana’s growing oil and gas sector. Once the programs are introduced, the college will send an instructor to train Ghanaian instructors​.

Sweet support for college

Judy Sweet donation
A longstanding donor - Judy Sweet - made a $500,000 donation to Lakeland, which will be used to increase Lakeland’s farm land base in the future. No stranger to the college, ​this gift builds on Sweet's support of the modernization and expansion of the G.N. Sweet Livestock Research Facility.

More support for Métis students

Métis students gift announcement
The Rupertsland Institute and the Métis Education Foundation announced a significant gift to support Métis student success and leadership at Lakeland.

Feast on the Farm a success

Feast on the Farm 2018
More than $18,000 was raised at the 2018 Feast on the Farm. These funds will help to grow and enhance student leadership opportunities at Lakeland. 
 

 

Energy programs CAF certified

Heavy oil power engineering and heavy oil operations technician students now have more career options thanks to new certification from the Canadian Armed Forces.

Rogan new president of CCAA

Alan Rogan
Alan Rogan is undertaking a new challenge as the 13th president of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association.
 
 

Rustlers receive CCAA National Scholar Awards

Eighteen student-athletes have been recognized for their academic excellence.
 
 

Great support for Rustlers Golf Tournament

More than $27,000 was raised for athletics at the 2018 Lakeland Rustlers Golf Tournament.
 
 

Player profile: Matt Peck

Men's volleyball captain, Matt Peck decided to spend his summer in Lloydminster (his first in Canada) teaching his passion to local kids. 

Students in the lead

Norman Stevens
Norman Stevens doesn't plan on slowing down when he retires. In fact, he completed the street rod technologies program while taking a leave from his job with Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training to ensure he'll have the skills to pursue his passion for vehicle restoration.

A message from our president

Alice Wainwright-Stewart
Special events, gift announcements, student-led initiatives and Lakeland's strategic vision are highlighted in Dr. Alice Wainwright-Stewart's latest column
 

Alumni spotlight

This business alum - Derek Dedman, Class of 2009 - received one of Ottawa's most prestigious awards, while this interior design technology alumna - Dawn Lavergne, Class of 1991 - is excelling in the custom luxury home business. Learn more about our alumni!
 
 

Lights, camera, action!

From our western ranch and cow horse students working in the field to our recruiters preparing to hit the road, our cameras have been ​rolling. See for yourself!
 
We've also created a new video feature, Lakeland in 60, that captures the latest ​college events, activities and more.
 
 

Coming events

Oct. 19
Career Fair 2018
Vermilion campus
 
Oct. 19
Fall Classic Rodeo 2018
Vermilion campus
 
Oct. 19-20
Open House 2018
Vermilion and Lloydminster campus
 
Oct. 20
Band in the Sand
Vermilion campus
 
Click here for the complete calendar of events.
 
 

Photo galleries

Flip through our latest photo galleries to see what's been happening at Lakeland:
We also have photo galleries on our Facebook page and Flickr account.

 

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