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University of Lethbridge Alumni Association inducts six into Alumni Honour Society

The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association is pleased to recognize those who have achieved significant accomplishments by inducting six new members into the Alumni Honour Society. This year’s inductees span discipline and region, and their shared commitment to bettering society has propelled each of them towards greatness. “This year’s inductees are strong examples of how […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202011 Views

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Medical school’s Indigenous Health Dialogue defines directions to move Indigenous health forward – Calgary U

Report serves as a stimulus and resource for the Cumming School of Medicine to take action When it comes to advancing health equity with Indigenous people and their communities, the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) aims to be a leader through excellence in health research and education. The medical school is releasing a report with […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202013 Views

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Yellowhead Tribal College, University of Alberta collaborate to co-deliver Indigenous Community Industry Relations Certificate – Folio

Continuing education certificate program gives students knowledge, skills and attitudes to foster better relationships among government, industry and Indigenous communities. A new partnership is being celebrated by the University of Alberta and Yellowhead Tribal College to jointly deliver a continuing education program important to building relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada, and a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202012 Views

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Dr. Paula Burns becomes CICan’s new board chair

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has appointed Dr. Paula Burns, Lethbridge College President and CEO, as its new board chair. Burns’ two-year appointment will allow her to continue advocating on behalf of Canada’s publicly supported colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics. Dr. Burns brings a wealth of experience to the position. Named the eighth President of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202028 Views

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Stone Pipe Days Kick Off At Lethbridge College

A virtual celebration recognizing the pride, history and knowledge of Lethbridge College’s Indigenous community kicked-off Stone Pipe Days at Lethbridge College on Tuesday. Stone Pipe is the English translation of the college’s Blackfoot name, Ohkotoki’aahkkoiyiiniimaan. Stone Pipe Days is the college’s annual celebration of its Indigenous community. Tuesday’s kick-off event launched three days of cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202023 Views

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Welcome to Frog Lakes Newest Hair and Esthetics Salon, Hidden Beauty

October 21, 2020 A valuable work opportunity within Frog Lake First Nation has been created for former students that received training from Portage College’s Continuing Education Aesthetics course. With the help of partnerships within the community, the new hair and esthetics salon called Hidden Beauty had its grand opening Oct 19 at the Frog Lake […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202018 Views

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Former Portage College student Jennifer Vardy receives 2020 Prime Ministers Award of Excellence in Early Learning and Childcare.

October 20, 2020 Jennifer Vardy an early childhood educator at Gregoire Lake Aboriginal Head Start as well as Portage College graduate, was among the recipients of the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education presented by the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau. This award honours outstanding and innovative early childhood educators for […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202020 Views

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Lethbridge College salutes Indigenous community with Stone Pipe Days – Lethbridge News Now

LETHBRIDGE, AB – Lethbridge College is celebrating the Indigenous community. Stone Pipe Days: A Circle of Celebration takes place this week. The three days of activities celebrate the history of the college’s Indigenous community. Due to COVID-19, this year’s celebration has been switched to an online model, starting with a kick-off event Tuesday, Oct. 20. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202016 Views

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Alberta Colleges Economic Recovery Task Force releases final recommendations

GRANDE PRAIRIE – The Alberta Colleges Economic Recovery Task Force has released its final recommendations after months of work that included a series of roundtables and stakeholder consultation sessions with industry, government, economic development, Indigenous peoples, and students. The Task Force’s findings reinforce that Alberta’s colleges are ideally positioned to work with key partners to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 202032 Views

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More STEAM opportunities for students

More high school students will have a hands-on summer experience solving world problems with science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Alberta’s government is partnering with Shad Canada to create more opportunities for Grades 10 and 11 students to take part in a STEAM and entrepreneurship summer program. Through a four-year funding partnership, Shad Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202035 Views

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