Posts Tagged ‘Lambton College’

The sweet taste of victory

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The Lambton College community is celebrating a big win at this year’s Enactus Canada National Exposition. The Lambton College team walked away the winners of four of six national titles, a record achievement for a second year college or university team competing at the national level. The three day event, held in Calgary on April […]

Learning by doing at Lambton College

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Students in a dual credit program at Lambton College were outdoors earlier this week, practising (and learning from instructor Dan Gutteridge) how to trim trees and handle a chainsaw in a safe manner. Numerous trees on the campus are ideal for that purpose.

Sarnia City Council approves staff arena strategy recommendations

Mike Johnson, who represents a Sarnia girls hockey group, spoke to media after Monday's special meeting saw approval of an arena strategy for the city.

Sarnia City Council has given staff the go-ahead on a series of arena strategy recommendations that promise to ultimately create a new landscape for sports groups in the city. In what could be described as a staged approach, the first deadline involves finalizing negotiations with Lambton College around the sale of a second ice surface […]

Lambton College makes pitch for taking over second ice surface at RBC Centre

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Make no mistake: Lambton College will be developing a new student fitness centre, almost certainly on its main campus. What remains to be decided is where exactly that facility will be located and whether it is a newly constructed building or one that “repurposes” what is now an existing second ice surface at the adjacent […]

Paramedic students get help from local high schoolers in realistic mock disaster

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Paramedic students from Lambton College got a boost of adrenalin and experience Thursday morning when they participated in a mock disaster at RBC Centre, a scenario that involved a Zamboni driver having had a fatal heart attack and then rupturing a natural gas line. Students from St. Clair High School participated as “victims” in the […]

Lambton College partnering with public school board in skills trade competition

The Canatara Animal Farm will benefit from a planned skills trade competition being organized by Lambton College and the Lambton Kent District School Board.

Lambton College is partnering with The Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) to start a regional skilled trades competition for secondary schools in Lambton and Kent counties. This competition will involve the City of Sarnia and the Seaway Kiwanis for a community service project to benefit the Animal Farm at Canatara Park. The event will […]

Olympian Clara Hughes makes Sarnia stop as part of her ‘Big Ride’

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Canadian Olympic medal winner Clara Hughes, who has won honours in both summer and winter games (cycling and speed skating respectively), made Sarnia a stop in “Clara’s Big Ride” last Tuesday (March 18), having biked some 170 kilometres from Windsor before arriving at Lambton College around dinner hour. Hughes is undertaking “Clara’s Big Ride” in […]

Lambton College president says colleges should be able to offer three-year degrees

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By Judith Morris President & CEO, Lambton College Young people today face a new reality about their potential careers. The skills mismatch is dominating headlines, reminding us that we face a future of “people without jobs” and “jobs without people.” Too often, there is a divide between the skills and credentials held by young people […]

Lambton County Science Fair expected to be ‘bigger than ever’

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Organizers are hoping that the 2014 Lambton County Science Fair, to be held April 11 and 12 in the gymnasium at Lambton College, will be bigger than ever. “We are delighted to say that the number of students entering the science fair has increased each year since 2008,” says organizing committee chair Stephanie Lobsinger. “And […]

Want to open your home to an international student? Here’s how

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Lambton Homestay, which is contracted to Lambton College to help provide housing for international students, is inviting Sarnia residents to open their homes to host an international student from Brazil. A second group of 19 students have been successful in their applications for Brazil’s “Science Without Borders” program will be attending Lambton College and are […]