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NLC Introduces Computer Network Specialist Certificate Program

Posted on Oct 17, 2019

NLC Introduces Computer Network Specialist Certificate Program With the launch of its new online Computer Network Specialist Certificate program, Northern Lakes College will make it possible for rural learners anywhere to join the ever-expanding information technology sector. With the increasing digitization…

NLC Employee Wins PEMAC Sergio Guy Award Recognizing Dedication and Excellence

Posted on Oct 10, 2019

Northern Lakes College long-time employee, Edith Mackenzie, was the recipient of the prestigious 2019 PEMAC (Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada) Sergio Guy Award in recognition of her high standard of excellence and service to students, instructors, and industry partners. The award…

NLC President Ann Everatt Appointed to Provincial Skills for Jobs Task Force

Posted on Sep 25, 2019

The task force will inform government on ways to: Increase awareness of the value of skilled trades careers and strengthen enrolment in apprenticeship programs. Raise the parity of esteem for apprenticeship education. Expand the apprenticeship model of classroom education with on-the-job learning to…

NLC Convocation 2019 Celebrates Graduates

Posted on Sep 13, 2019

NLC Convocation 2019 Celebrates Graduates Northern Lakes College Convocation 2019 celebrated 752 graduates on Friday, September 13 at The Gathering Place in Slave Lake. NLC staff and faculty, along with family and friends, came together to celebrate graduates from 37 credit programs, along with those…

NLC’s Loon River Site Returns to Full Campus Status

Posted on Aug 14, 2019

After six years as a Community Access Point (CAP), the Northern Lakes College Loon River site is returning to full campus status in September 2019. With demand for programming growing and proven enrolment, the site is 'upsizing' to campus status once again. The Loon River Campus downsized to a CAP site…

Outland Youth Employment Program Visits NLC

Posted on Aug 6, 2019

Outland Youth Employment Program Visits NLC A group of 22 youth from the Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP) visited Northern Lakes College on July 31 and August 1. The group spent one day learning about various trade careers at the NLC Slave Lake Trades and Technology Centre. A second day at the…

Build Anything. Imagine Anything. Make it Smart: NLC Hosts First Robotics Camp

Posted on Jul 26, 2019

Build Anything. Imagine Anything. Make it Smart: NLC Hosts First Robotics Camp Two groups of 12 – 15 year olds were the first to participate in the Northern Lakes College Robotics Summer Camp. Including virtual reality, 3D printing, and robotics, the one-day camp was held at the High Prairie Main…

NLC Hosts Fourth Annual Mind Over Metal Welding Camp

Posted on Jul 19, 2019

Fourteen youth from the communities of Driftpile, Peerless Lake, Sucker Creek, Kinuso, Canyon Creek, Swan Hills, and Slave Lake celebrated the completion of the Mind over Metal welding camp at a luncheon and ceremony on Friday, July 12. Northern Lakes College hosted the camp from July 8 – 12 at the…

NLC Convocation 2019 Affected by Alberta Wildfires

Posted on Jun 5, 2019
NLC Convocation 2019 Affected

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 5, 2019 Slave Lake, Alberta NLC Convocation 2019 Affected by Alberta Wildfires Due to the ongoing wildfires in the Northern Lakes College service region, and the impact to students in the nine (9) communities that have been affected by either evacuation, evacuation…