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October 17, 2012
University of Lethbridge Named Canada’s Top Undergraduate Research University by ResearchInfosource

The University of Lethbridge continues to evolve as one of the country’s leading research-intensive universities, earning recognition today as the 2012 Research University of the Year (undergraduate category) from Research Infosource. MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT: Wednesday, Oct....

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October 4, 2012
Creating Rural Connections 2012 is next week!

The brisk winds of October are here and the 2012 Creating Rural Connections Conference is blowing in to Olds next week, Oct. 11-13. This year’s conference is a national affair as the Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) has partnered with the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation...

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September 26, 2012
Portage College Receives Prestigious Accreditation for Natural Resources Technician Program

Portage College has recently received the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA) one year accreditation for its Natural Resources Technician program, available at the Lac La Biche campus. This is the highest level of accreditation given to a new institution’s programming that...

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September 17, 2012
RDC Support Staff Association creates a $230,000 endowment

Red Deer, September 17, 2012 – The former Red Deer College Support Staff Association has created a $230,000 endowment fund for deserving RDC students. In 2011, the RDC Support Staff Association joined the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE). This left the former Association...

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September 14, 2012
Premier Redford fondly remembers Premier Lougheed

Edmonton... From a trade mission in Asia, Premier Alison Redford issued the following statement upon receiving the news of the passing of former Alberta Premier the Honourable E. Peter Lougheed. “I am deeply saddened by...

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September 13, 2012
Petroleum Centre project at Lakeland College hits the ground with sod-turning

With shovels in hand, construction of Lakeland College’s new Petroleum Centre began Tuesday with a sod-turning ceremony at the Lloydminster campus. Participating in the ceremony were MLA Vermilion-Lloydminster Dr. Richard Starke, Lloydminster Mayor Jeff Mulligan and Husky Energy’s Vice President, Upgrader Complex Al MacLauchlan,...

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September 11, 2012
Premier officially opens SAIT’s Trades and Technology Complex

The Honourable Alison Redford, Premier of Alberta, helped officially open the Trades and Technology Complex at SAIT Polytechnic today as the province works to support the training of skilled workers. The $400 million complex has the potential capacity for an additional 8,100 full...

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September 5, 2012
Keyano College appoints new Vice President, Academic

Keyano College is pleased to welcome Catherine Koch MEd, MPhil, CA to their senior leadership team.  She will be joining the College as Vice President, Academic (“VPA”) on October 1. Ms. Koch has more than 20 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in post-secondary...

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September 4, 2012
Marderé Birkill Appointed Vice President Academic at Portage College

Dr. Trent Keough, President and CEO of Portage College announced this week that Marderé Birkill has become the Vice President Academic at Portage College. Ms. Birkill started her career at Portage in 2005 as the Manager of Institutional Analysis and Program Development...

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August 28, 2012
New rural campus opens in Vulcan County

Lethbridge College is pleased to announce the opening of a new rural campus. Lethbridge College Vulcan County Campus became an official part of the college community earlier this summer through an agreement between the college, the Vulcan Business Development Society and the Vulcan County Adult...

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