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NLC Offers Drive-Up Wi-Fi

Posted on Jun 1, 2020

Slave Lake, Alberta (June 1, 2020): In an effort to address the gap in access to high-speed internet that many residents in northern Alberta’s rural communities face, Northern Lakes College is introducing Drive-Up Wi-Fi for NLC students. This will allow a student to upload assignments and download…

NLC Convocation 2020 Impacted by Pandemic

Posted on May 8, 2020

Slave Lake, Alberta (May 8, 2020): With mass gathering restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the announcement by the province that such restrictions will remain in place for some time, the Northern Lakes College graduating class of 2020 has opted to postpone their celebration until…

NLC Offers Limited-Time Opportunity to Try Free Online Learning

Posted on May 6, 2020

Slave Lake, Alberta (May 6, 2020): At a time when we are all practicing physical distancing and many are staying home, Continuing Education & Corporate Training at Northern Lakes College is joining many of its fellow post-secondary institutions and offering free or discounted training to help serve…

Northern Lakes College Responds to COVID-19

Posted on Apr 23, 2020

Slave Lake, Alberta (April 23, 2020): The global COVID-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of society and its institutions, including post-secondary institutions. Northern Lakes College has had to adjust many aspects of its operations, with the majority of employees working from home and students studying…

Collaborative Partnership Connects Learning across the Province

Posted on Feb 24, 2020

A new partnership between Medicine Hat College (MHC) and Northern Lakes College (NLC) will expand access to education and opportunities for learners across the province. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed by both institutions last week to signify their commitment to increasing regional access…

Northern Lakes College President Announces Retirement

Posted on Jan 28, 2020

Northern Lakes College President Announces Retirement Northern Lakes College President & CEO, Ann Everatt, has announced her plans to retire effective August 31, 2020. President Everatt has served as the President since June 2013. On behalf of the Board of Governors of Northern Lakes College, Chair…

Major Gift from Shell to NLC High Prairie Campus Capital Campaign

Posted on Nov 19, 2019

Shell has generously contributed $50,000 through their social investment program towards the construction of the Northern Lakes College High Prairie Campus. In recognition of the support, a trade’s lab in the new campus will be named the Shell Trades Lab. “We are excited that Shell has supported…

Celebrating Métis Week at Northern Lakes College

Posted on Nov 13, 2019

Northern Lakes College is celebrating Métis Week, November 10 – 16, with a variety of events and presentations across the NLC service region. The Métis Nation of Alberta has declared the week surrounding November 16, which is the date of The Right Honourable Louis Riel's death, as Métis Week. Métis…

Northern Lakes College Celebrates 425 Years of Employee Service

Posted on Oct 24, 2019

Northern Lakes College celebrated long-serving employees and retirees at the College’s annual Long Service Awards in Slave Lake on October 23. The evening celebrated a total of 425 years of combined service between all recipients. The evening is an opportunity to express appreciation and recognition…

Big Lakes County Makes Major Contribution to NLC High Prairie Campus

Posted on Oct 23, 2019

Big Lakes County has generously contributed $100,000 towards the construction of the Northern Lakes College High Prairie Campus. In recognition of the support, a classroom in the new campus will be named the Big Lakes County Trades Classroom. The $24 million project is funded by the Government of Alberta’s…