Posts Tagged ‘Lambton College’

Federal government gives Lambton College just over $500k in grants for several high-tech projects

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The Government of Canada, through Industry Canada’s College and Community Innovation Program, is providing four research projects at Lambton College with a total of $505,000. The projects and funding include: $150,000 for a project involving the development, characterization and optimization of nano-engineered materials for green energy conversion and storage; $150,000 for a water analysis laboratory; [...]

Local Habitat for Humanity completes home in partnership with Lambton College

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Megan Johnston and her 8-year-old daughter now have a new set of keys and a safe, decent and affordable place to call “home” thanks to Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton and the hard work of students enrolled in several programs offered through Lambton College’s Skilled Trades Training Centre. Ground breaking for the home, at 928 Ennisclaire, [...]

Lambton College honours 2014 graduates, largest class in its history

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Lambton College celebrated its 47th Annual Convocation last Saturday at the RBC Centre, honouring the 1,652 students graduating in 2014—the largest number of graduates ever. Nursing alumna and 2012 Premier’s Award recipient Bonnie Kearns addressed the large crowd at this year’s ceremony. Kearns, now a retired nurse who has become one of Canada’s leading disaster response [...]

New agreement will make it easier for Lambton College grads who decide to head west

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Students enrolled in Lambton College’s Power Engineering programs will now have a seamless opportunity to apply for jobs in the province of Alberta thanks to a recently signed agreement between the College and the Alberta Boiler Safety Association (ABSA). The new agreement, the first of its kind between ABSA and an Ontario college, means that [...]

Enactus Lambton receives $120,000 donation for One Seed Project

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Lambton College’s Enactus team has received $120,000 from South West Ag Partners Inc. The donation, announced on June 9, be used to further enhance the work currently being done through Enactus Lambton’s award-winning One Seed Project. The significant financial contribution will help fund innovative solutions to a multitude of social and infrastructure issues in rural [...]

Bluewater Technology Access Centre welcomes Dr. A. Margaritis, Ph.D., P.Eng., F.C.I.C., to Lambton College Event Centre

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The Bluewater Technology Access Centre is gearing up to welcome Dr. Argyrios Margaritis,Ph.D., P.Eng., F.C.I.C., to the Lambton College Event Centre tomorrow night. Margaritis, Professor of Biochemical Engineering at University of Western Ontario, will be keynote speaker at tomorrow night’s event, discussing sustainable bioprocesses for the production of biofuels from renewable raw materials. Bluewater Technology [...]

Celebrating 10 years of CICE at Lambton College

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Over 200 attendees gathered Thursday night at the Lambton College Event Centre to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the college’s Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE) program. Judith Morris, President & CEO, Lambton College, recalled her personal connection to the program as she welcomed the crowd during opening remarks. “It is the absolute right of [...]

Lambton College Foundation ‘swings into spring’ with first ever co-ed two pitch tournament

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Its two strikes and you’re out at The Lambton College Foundation’s first ever co-ed two pitch tournament. The one day tournament, to be held on Saturday, June 21 at Clearwater Ball Park, will host approximately 170 people and a dozen teams as they battle it out for the ultimate top honour. The tournament, which will [...]

Lambton College students immerse themselves in culture of Haiti with field trip

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A group of nine Lambton College students are eager to share their stories with the Sarnia-Lambton community following a recent international field study that took them to Haiti. The week-long learning experience was part of a new social justice course, offered in fall 2013, that focuses on international community development and capacity building. Taught by [...]

Mobile Summit explores how mobile devices enhance learning

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The first ever Mobile Summit is in full swing at Lambton College. The conference, which started Wednesday and runs until Friday afternoon at the Lambton College Event Centre, aims to demonstrate the value of mobile learning, the integration of technology into the classroom, and how to achieve maximum student engagement. College, university and elementary educators, as [...]