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Lethbridge College
Lethbridge College logo
Established 1957
Type Public degree granting community college
President Tracy L. Edwards
Students 7,200
Undergraduates available
Location Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Campus Urban/suburban Lethbridge, Fort Macleod and Taber.
Nickname Kodiaks
Mascot Kody the Kodiak
Affiliations ACCC, CCAA, CCAA, AACTI, CBIE
Website http://www.lethbridgecollege.ab.ca/

Lethbridge College, formerly Lethbridge Community College, was opened in 1957 as the first public community college in Canada. Over 7,000 students attend the Lethbridge, Alberta, institution.

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History

Lethbridge Community College opened in 1957 as the first public community college in Canada. On 14 February 2007, the college's executive council voted to change the name of the college to "Lethbridge College".[1]

Locations

Lethbridge College has campuses in Lethbridge, Fort Macleod and Taber.

Academics

Lethbridge College offers preparatory studies, vocational training, and university transfer programs in 50 career fields, leading to one-year certificates, two-year diplomas, apprenticeships, and bachelor's degrees. Lethbridge College provides applied bachelor's degrees while other bachelor's degrees are available in collaboration with the University of Alberta, Athabasca University, University of Calgary, and University of Lethbridge.

Athletics

Lethbridge College competes in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference. The college fields men's and women's teams in basketball, soccer, volleyball, golf, cross country running and curling. The mascot is Kody the Kodiak.

The men’s cross country team won the 2006 ACAC Championship, and the National Championship. The women's team also won National titles in 2003 and 2004. The women’s basketball team won their second ACAC gold medal in 4 years, defeating defending champion Mount Royal College 67–59. They won the bronze medal at the 2006 Canadian Colleges Athletic Association National Championships in Cornwall, Ontario, where they defeated the Okanagan Lakers 79–77. Lethbridge College also competes in ACAC Curling as a club team.

Notes

  1. ^ "Name of college officially changed to Lethbridge College", Lethbridge Herald: A3, 2007-02-15  

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References

  1. ^ "Name of college officially changed to Lethbridge College", Lethbridge Herald: A3, 2007-02-15  

All facts, unless otherwise stated, are from Lethbridge College's web site:

Coordinates: 49°39′44″N 112°48′33″W / 49.66222°N 112.80917°W / 49.66222; -112.80917 (Lethbridge College)

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