Lakeland college historyVermillion Lakeland college was first put in motion in 1908 by the Vermilion Board of Trade who lobbied the government of Alberta for a demonstration farm and/or agricultural college. In 1911 the government of Alberta purchased land near seven Alberta communities, which also included just west of the town of Vermilion. in 1913 November 17,The Vermilion farm became the Vermilion School of Agriculture (VSA) and was one of the first out of three agricultural colleges to be opened during that year. The two other schools opened that year were in Olds and Claresholm. The first class at vermillion was an all make class if 34 students, and in march home economics courses where offered which attracted more female students to the vermillion campus. In the 1960 the college changed its name again to simply Vermilion College., and when both the Alberta and Saskatchewan governments begin promoting regional facilities, Vermilion College became Lakeland College in 1975. Lakeland college is established as Canadas first, and to date only, interprovincial college with regional campuses in eastern Alberta and western Saskatchewan. Today only the Vermilion and Lloydminster campuses remain open, and the Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre is located adjacent to the Vermilion campus. And was opened in 1959 as the Fire Officers Training School.
Lakeland college historyLloydminster• The Lloydminster campus was opened in 1990, Previously the college used other buildings in different locations around the city for training. The initial campus building also included a residence village that housed workers building the Husky Heavy Oil Upgrader before it became a home away from home for college students.• The college has also recently renovated and expanded its facility in sept. 2008 with the addition of the Bill Kondro wing that features a student lounge equipped with plasma TVs, a state-of-the-art computer lab and a high-tech demonstration site for the nursing school.
Business Program At Lakeland college they offer many different business courses such as • Accounting • Appraisal & Assessment • General Business • Marketing • Small Business & Entrepreneurship • Bachelor Degrees • Accounting Technician • Office Administration • Agribusiness • Bachelor of Applied Business: Emergency Services • Event ManagementLakeland college also provides the option to continue learning by offering a bachelors degree inbusiness If you graduated from a Lakeland College business diploma program with a 1.7 GPA or better.you may apply to Athabasca Universitys Post-Diploma Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor ofManagement degree.
Why Lakeland???Why not?Lakeland offers many programs and courses that caiter to many different lifestyles, personalinterests, and life goals, there is something at Lakeland for everybody.Everybody chooses Lakeland for different reasons, the reasons why we chose Lakeland is• Lakeland is situated not only in a booming city but also in a rural town that is close to many students home towns which means that you are never very far from home.• Lakeland offers on/near campus cafeterias, housing, recreation centers, and college sports and weekly activities that all students are welcome to participate in and enjoy.
RecreationLakeland college offers many different recreation options such assports, access to the lloydminister pool, and budmiller park, andaccess to the commonwealth center at the studenst pleasure. Thelloydminister campus also offers an oncampus bar and is locatedadjacent to budmiller with the lake within walking and veiwingdistance of the campus housing. Lakeland college also has manydifferent sports teams such as volleyball, basketball, curling etc.
Student housingLakeland college offers on campus student housing and also off campus student housing at both vermillionand Lloydminster.• At the Lloydminster campus they have two types of buildings which are, pinwheels for single students and townhouses for families. pinwheel suite’s include 8 single bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a communal kitchen and living room, and all Townhouses have 2 bedrooms.• At the Vermillion campus Most first year students will be in a double room, as there are a limited number of singles. Bathrooms are shared by no more than four students. Each building has common TV, kitchen, and laundry facilities. However they do offer town houses and delta housing for their students as well.