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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…

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…