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April 3, 2012
Lakeland College and Portage College Open Doors for Environment Sciences Diploma Grads

Portage College graduates pursuing careers in the environmental sciences field can now turn their two-year diploma into a four-year applied degree at Lakeland College thanks to a new transfer agreement. Officials from both post-secondary institutions signed the agreement at Lakeland College’s Vermilion campus on...

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March 26, 2012
Portage College Officially Launches Water Resource Training Centre

Portage College is passionate about water and realizes it is an important resource. The college has ambitious plans to build two facilities within the County of Lac La Biche, which would offer cutting-edge training for managing and using water. Portage College has recently developed two new...

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March 22, 2012
The Launch of the Green Hectare’s Entrepreneur Exchange Is a Fresh Approach to Mentorship

Green Hectares will facilitate a fresh approach to mentorship on March 30 and 31 at Northlands Farm and Ranch Show. The Entrepreneur Exchange is like a collaborative "Dragon’s Den", where young rural entrepreneurs present their business questions and proposals, or ideas for change,...

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March 21, 2012
ARDN Partners to Support ACCA’s Unleashing Local Capital

The Rural Alberta Development Fund Board of Directors approved more than $1.2 million in funding towards a pilot project aimed at empowering communities to invest locally, direct their own economic development and reduce dependency on government supports. Led by the Alberta Community and Cooperative Association...

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March 19, 2012
RDC Online Quiz Matches Careers Suited to Prospective Students’ Personalities

Red Deer College recently unveiled, where prospective students can complete a quiz that provides them with careers suited to their personalities (and program matches at the college) and enters them into a contest to win one of five $1,000 RDC tuition vouchers....

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March 15, 2012
Alberta Business Deans Convene in Lethbridge

The brightest minds in business will be coming to Lethbridge’s two post-secondary institutions this weekend to discuss the future of business education and solve some real world problems.   Lethbridge College is co-hosting the seventh annual Alberta Deans of Business Case Competition with the University...

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March 14, 2012
Nominate Someone for the AFC Board!

The Agriculture and Food Council of Alberta is now seeking nominations to fill three Board seats currently held by directors whose terms expire at the June 26 AGM.   Important Dates: March 28, 2012 - Nominations Open April 25, 2012 - Nominees...

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March 13, 2012
2013 Nuffield Farming Scholarship Applications Open

The Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust is accepting applications for their 2013 program. Applications are due by April 30, 2012 and forms can be downloaded from the Nuffield Canada website. Three scholarships of $15,000 each are available for 2013. Nuffield Farming Scholarships are...

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March 12, 2012
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS - Creating Rural Connections 2012 Conference and Tradeshow

Regions. What are they? Do they matter? How do they affect rural communities in Alberta and across Canada? With the theme “Regional Realities and Approaches” guiding the Creating Rural Connections 2012 Conference and Tradeshow, these and other questions will be explored through keynote...

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March 9, 2012
Celebrate International Adult Learners’ week

Alberta joins other provinces and territories across Canada to celebrate International Adult Learners’ Week from March 24 - April 1. This year’s theme is: I’m still learning. International Adult Learners’ Week celebrates the achievements of adult learners and encourages adults to continue learning throughout...

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