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NLC & ATB Partner to Offer Student Financial Literacy Series

Posted on May 18, 2022

Slave Lake, Alberta (May 18, 2022): With the goal of providing financial literacy information and tools to students and employees, Northern Lakes College has partnered with ATB Financial to offer the Stepping Stones Program, a financial literacy series. In 2020-2021, the Student Success department at…

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Northern Lakes College Social Work Diploma Receives Reapproval

Posted on May 3, 2022
Social Work Diploma

Slave Lake, Alberta (May 3, 2022): Northern Lakes College has received reapproval of its Social Work Diploma program for seven years, which is the maximum length of approval granted. The review was conducted by the Alberta College of Social Workers, the regulatory body responsible for the approval of…

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NLC Primary Care Paramedic Students Participate in Mock Incident

Posted on Apr 22, 2022

Slave Lake, Alberta (April 22, 2022): Northern Lakes College Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) students participate in a variety of practice scenarios throughout the year to help prepare them for emergencies they might encounter in their career. One of the learning exercises the faculty facilitate is a mock…

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Northern Lakes College Welcomes New Board Chair

Posted on Apr 13, 2022

Slave Lake, Alberta (April 13, 2022): Northern Lakes College welcomes Mr. Barry Sharkawi as the new Chair of the Board of Governors. Mr. Sharkawi is a deep-rooted resident of High Prairie with strong ties to the region. He settled in High Prairie in 1973 when he arrived in Canada from Kuwait. He began…

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Jordin Tootoo Speaks to NLC Students about Aiming for Wellness Together

Posted on Apr 6, 2022

Slave Lake, Alberta (April 6, 2022): National Hockey League legend Jordin Tootoo spoke to Northern Lakes College students today, bringing them his message of inclusivity, resilience, and the importance of teamwork in both the workplace and social communities. Jordin is of Inuit and Ukrainian descent,…

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NLC Wins Chamber Business Award

Posted on Apr 4, 2022

Slave Lake, Alberta (April 4, 2022): Northern Lakes College was proud to be the recipient of the 2021 Large Business Award distributed by the Slave Lake & District Chamber of Commerce. The ceremony, which was postponed due to COVID, was held virtually in January 2022. The Large Business Award, sponsored…

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NLC Welcomes New Vice President, Academic

Posted on Mar 14, 2022

Slave Lake, Alberta (March 14, 2022): After an extensive national search, Northern Lakes College is pleased to announce Dr. Sandy Vanderburgh as the new Vice President, Academic.  Dr. Vanderburgh has over 16 years’ experience in post-secondary administration and has worked as a faculty member, researcher,…

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