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NLC Alumni Flies High with Emergency Air Ambulance Service

Posted on Jun 23, 2021

It is difficult to imagine Northern Lakes College Practical Nurse alumni, Alyce Fleming, being scared of anything. However, after a discouraging experience at another college, Alyce was daunted by the prospect of transferring to a new school. “It makes me sad to think of how many people might have…

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From Bookkeeping to Nursing

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

Northern Lakes College Practical Nurse alumni, Rolanda Goertz, didn’t always know she wanted to go into nursing, but she did know she needed a change. “I was working as a bookkeeper and bored out of my ever-loving mind,” Rolanda laughs. “I thought nursing would be a good option, as it’s such…

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A Career in Welding

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

Jesse Auger, alumni of the Northern Lakes College Welder Apprenticeship program, has a practical approach towards his welding career. Hard work, dedication, and an affinity for the trades has built his career into a profitable and fulfilling one, despite the economic downturn. “I personally enjoy…

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Leading the Future, Teaching the Past

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

Living proof of the adage, “you must look back to move forward,” Jennifer Churchill has a keen interest in preserving the history of her hometown, while strengthening ties with neighboring communities and First Nations. A graduate of the Northern Lakes College University Studies diploma and the…

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Education as a Vehicle for Empowerment and Sovereignty

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

A member of the Bigstone Cree Nation, Janine Nanimahoo was born and raised in Wabasca. An alumni of the Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP), Janine was impressed by the Northern Lakes College commitment to accommodating parents. As a woman raised with her culture’s traditional dedication to…

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From Unsure to Academic Excellence

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

From Unsure to Academic Excellence The idea of starting college can often be an intimidating one. When throwing early parenthood into the mix, the thought can be almost debilitating. But despite some pre-admission feelings of apprehension, Northern Lakes College alumni, Cristy Hill, found she flourished…

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From Insecure to Inspiring

Posted on Jun 17, 2021

Lack of self-confidence can hinder a prospective student’s decision to apply for college or university. This is a struggle that Christina Denis, alumni of the Northern Lakes College University Studies program, knows intimately. “I was a high school dropout,” Christina explains. “I’d moved…

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NLC 2021 Valedictorian Learns it’s Never too Late to Follow Dreams

Posted on May 19, 2021

Selected as the valedictorian of the 2021 graduating class at Northern Lakes College, University Studies graduate, Jeri Asels, has modelled grit, determination, and resiliency in her studies, particularly when her family fell ill with COVID-19 at the beginning of the winter 2021 term. “2021 was such…

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Things Just Fall into Place

Posted on Mar 25, 2021
NLC Alumni Brooke Ghostkeeper

Returning to school as a mature student is never a simple task. Brooke Ghostkeeper can attest to that. In spite of the challenges, her advice to others is concise: “Just do it! It is a life-changing experience. Things just fall into place.” It is evidently worth the sweat and tears, as Brooke’s…

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