President in action https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wh-category/president-action en President in action https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/fall-2019/president-action <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-issue field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/fall-2019" hreflang="en">Fall 2019</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/user/790" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">James Harrison</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 08/29/2019 - 23:00</span> <div class="field field--name-field-body field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><style type="text/css"> <!--/*--><![CDATA[/* ><!--*/ <!--/*--><![CDATA[/* ><!--*/ @media only screen and (min-width: 992px) { .css3-two-column { width: 100%; -webkit-column-count: 2; -webkit-column-gap: 40px; -webkit-column-rule: 1px dotted #cccccc; -moz-column-count: 2; -moz-column-gap: 30px; -moz-column-rule: 1px dotted #cccccc; column-count: 2; column-gap: 40px; column-rule: 1px dotted #cccccc; column-width: 50%; text-align: left; vertical-align: top; } } /*--><!]]]]><![CDATA[>*/ /*--><!]]>*/ </style><div class="css3-two-column"> <p>Dr. Paula Burns, Lethbridge College’s President and CEO, was one of a dozen college volunteers who took part in instructor Dawn Keith’s basketball class in April in the Val Matteotti Gymnasium. The students held a mini-skills clinic and games-approach to learning the game of basketball.</p> <p>With Keith’s guidance (and willing volunteers like President Burns), the students organized, led and coached the clinic for volunteers from across campus, showcasing their passion for the game as well as a life-long appreciation for health and fitness.</p> </div> <p> </p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph-padding-med full-width-background paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default" style="background-image:url(https://lethbridgecollege.ca/sites/default/files/styles/section_paragraph_background/public/2019-08/president-in-action-basketball.jpg?itok=74wL6Whe);"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-photo-credit field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Photo by Rob Olson</div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Category</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wh-category/president-action" hreflang="en">President in action</a></div> </div> </div> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">President in action</span> Fri, 30 Aug 2019 05:00:00 +0000 James Harrison 5746 at https://lethbridgecollege.ca President in action https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/spring-2019/president-action <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-issue field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/spring-2019" hreflang="en">Spring 2019</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/user/12" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">Greg Kruyssen</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 04/23/2019 - 13:45</span> <div class="field field--name-field-body field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph-padding-small paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><style type="text/css"> <!--/*--><![CDATA[/* ><!--*/ <!--/*--><![CDATA[/* ><!--*/ @media only screen and (min-width: 992px) { .css3-two-column { width: 100%; -webkit-column-count: 2; -webkit-column-gap: 40px; -webkit-column-rule: 1px dotted #cccccc; -moz-column-count: 2; -moz-column-gap: 30px; -moz-column-rule: 1px dotted #cccccc; column-count: 2; column-gap: 40px; column-rule: 1px dotted #cccccc; column-width: 50%; text-align: left; vertical-align: top; } } /*--><!]]]]><![CDATA[>*/ /*--><!]]>*/ </style><div class="css3-two-column"> <p>Dr. Paula Burns, Lethbridge College’s President and CEO, laughs with Sangita Thapaliya (centre) and Cindy Wilmore (right) as they take part in a Paint-and-Sip Pub Night on campus in January. Lethbridge College alumna Sandra Kabatoff (Communication Arts 1988) of Kaba Krafts and her daughter, Rachel Navitikula, led the session.</p> <p>Seventeen staff members participated in creating their own “Starry Night” as part of this special program earlier this year. The college’s Employee Engagement Committee sponsored the event, which was a special offering at the regular weekly Pub Night held on campus.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph-padding-large full-width-background paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default" style="background-image:url(https://lethbridgecollege.ca/sites/default/files/styles/section_paragraph_background/public/2019-04/wh-sp19-president-in-action-bg.jpg?itok=CWmB2pv9);"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-photo-credit field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Photo by Rob Olson</div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Category</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wh-category/president-action" hreflang="en">President in action</a></div> </div> </div> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">President in action</span> Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:45:35 +0000 Greg Kruyssen 5534 at https://lethbridgecollege.ca President in action https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/winter-2019/president-action <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-issue field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/winter-2019" hreflang="en">Winter 2019</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/user/12" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">Greg Kruyssen</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 01/04/2019 - 09:16</span> <div class="field field--name-field-body field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph-padding-small paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Lethbridge College President and CEO Dr. Paula Burns received a Blackfoot name at a ceremony held in conjunction with the college’s Indigenous Celebration Day in October. Burns’ name is Piita’gaaksiimaaki, which means Eagle Whistle Woman. It was bestowed by the college’s Kainai Kaahsinnoonik (Grandparent) Peter Weasel Moccasin. Weasel Moccasin said the name represents the overcoming of challenges in life and how a person can rise to face adversity. “I am blessed and I am humbled,” Dr. Burns said after the ceremony.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph-padding-large full-width-background paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default" style="background-image:url(https://lethbridgecollege.ca/sites/default/files/styles/section_paragraph_background/public/2019-01/wh-wn19-president-in-action-bg-1.png?itok=nmFBJh96);"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p class="pull-right quote-background">“I am very respectful of what it means to be given a Blackfoot name, and I embrace the responsibility that goes with it.”</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-photo-credit field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Photo by Gregory Thiessen</div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Category</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wh-category/president-action" hreflang="en">President in action</a></div> </div> </div> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">President in action</span> Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:16:39 +0000 Greg Kruyssen 5237 at https://lethbridgecollege.ca PRESIDENT IN ACTION https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/fall-2018/president-action <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-issue field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/fall-2018" hreflang="en">Fall 2018</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/user/12" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">Greg Kruyssen</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 09/04/2018 - 11:17</span> <div class="field field--name-field-body field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Dr. Paula Burns, Lethbridge College President and CEO, congratulated her daughter, Karleen, during Convocation at the Enmax Centre on April 27. Karleen Burns, who completed the Child and Youth Care program, was one of nearly 700 graduands who crossed the stage during the 61st annual ceremony. During her speech in front of the packed arena, Dr. Burns discussed the unique thrill of being a parent as well as the president during the ceremony.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph-padding-large paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default" style="background-image:url(https://lethbridgecollege.ca/sites/default/files/styles/section_paragraph_background/public/2018-09/wh-fl18-president-action.jpg?itok=kBdK-jAq);"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p class="pull-right quote-background" style="margin: 0in 0in 8pt;"> “I could not have imagined on the day she was born that I would be the one awarding her a college diploma one day. It’s a pretty amazing feeling. …I am so very proud of her – not just for her academic achievement, but for her strength and dedication, her humour and kindness, for being able to dig deep and rise up.” She then addressed her daughter, saying “Karleen, like every parent here today, I can’t wait to see what amazing things you accomplish next.”</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-photo-credit field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Photo by Gregory Thiessen</div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Category</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wh-category/president-action" hreflang="en">President in action</a></div> </div> </div> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">PRESIDENT IN ACTION</span> Tue, 04 Sep 2018 17:17:16 +0000 Greg Kruyssen 4995 at https://lethbridgecollege.ca PRESIDENT IN ACTION https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/spring-2018/president-action <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-issue field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/spring-2018" hreflang="en">Spring 2018</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/user/2" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">Jonathan Ruzek</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:56</span> <div class="field field--name-field-body field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Lethbridge College President and CEO Dr. Paula Burns and academic strategist Silvana Campus take a coffee break in the president’s office on the Monday after they were celebrated as two of the nine winners of YWCA Women of Distinction awards. Burns received a Lifetime Achievement award, given to women who have been leaders in one or more of the award categories while serving as role models for the community, and Campus received an Education and Mentorship award in recognition of her work with the Lethbridge Girls Rock Camp.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img alt="wh-sp18-IMGL6827-edit.jpg" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="847738c0-08b2-4cde-af92-3b77295eef23" height="1067" src="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/wider-horizons/spring-2018/wh-sp18-IMGL6827-edit.jpg" width="1600" /></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>“The support I received for this award is reflective of the strength of my network, the people who challenge me to be the best I can be every day – students, colleagues, community and business leaders, and my friends,” Burns says. Campus adds she was “pretty excited when I got the news. I have a teaching background and you get used to seeing the progress of your students but not necessarily hearing how you helped to impact those successes. It feels pretty special to be recognized for my mentoring contributions.”</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-photo-credit field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Photo by Gregory Thiessen</div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Category</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wh-category/president-action" hreflang="en">President in action</a></div> </div> </div> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">PRESIDENT IN ACTION</span> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:56:00 +0000 Jonathan Ruzek 4613 at https://lethbridgecollege.ca President in action https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/winter-2018/president-action <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-issue field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/winter-2018" hreflang="en">Winter 2018</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/user/10" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">Lawrence Krysak</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:58</span> <div class="field field--name-field-body field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph-padding-small paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Near the end of the Blackfoot naming ceremony on campus on Oct. 19, Dr. Paula Burns presents Lethbridge College Blackfoot Grandparent Peter Weasel Moccasin with a Pendleton blanket that reflects the college colours. To his right, Shanda Webber, manager of Recruitment and Indigenous Services, prepares to give Weasel Moccasin the buffalo print created by college graphic designer Brent Bates. The gifts were small tokens of thanks for the name Weasel Moccasin gave the college, <em>Ohkotoki’aahkkoiyiiniimaan</em>, which means Stone Pipe (see the <a data-entity-type="node" data-entity-uuid="e4b4c20c-a3f0-44b0-a047-ca22b60fae59" href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/winter-2018/editors-message" title="Editor's message">Editor’s message</a> for more details).</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph-padding-large full-width-background parallax paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default" data-parallax="scroll" data-image-src="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/sites/default/files/styles/section_paragraph_background/public/2017-12/wider-horizons-winter-2018-president-in-action-0.jpg?itok=76lNk4R4"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p class="pull-left quote-background">“We are so incredibly grateful to receive this name from our local Blackfoot community,” says Dr. Burns. “We will respect our name with a promise to continue on the straight path to improving the lives of our students and the communities that they call home.” Webber adds: “The naming ceremony recognizes and celebrates the meaningful relationship between the college, which is situated on traditional Blackfoot territory, and the local Blackfoot community. It also solidifies our commitment and responsibility in making Indigenous education a priority.”</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-photo-credit field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Photo by Gregory Thiessen</div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Category</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wh-category/president-action" hreflang="en">President in action</a></div> </div> </div> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">President in action</span> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:58:55 +0000 Lawrence Krysak 4179 at https://lethbridgecollege.ca President in action https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/fall-2017/president-action <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-issue field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wider-horizons/fall-2017" hreflang="en">Fall 2017</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/user/10" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">Lawrence Krysak</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:18</span> <div class="field field--name-field-body field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph-padding-large full-width-background parallax paragraph paragraph--type--section paragraph--view-mode--default" data-parallax="scroll" data-image-src="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/sites/default/files/styles/section_paragraph_background/public/2017-10/president-in-action-10-4-road-race.jpg?itok=Dj7vR5Qj"> <div class="field field--name-field-paragraph-content field--type-entity-reference-revisions field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="paragraph paragraph--type--text paragraph--view-mode--default"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-content field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p class="pull-left quote-background">Dr. Paula Burns, Lethbridge College’s President and CEO, high-fives Kodi the Kodiak as she crosses the finish line on April 8 at the 44th annual Kodiaks 10/4 Road Race. This year, 155 runners competed in the four-mile race, 85 runners competed in the 10-mile race, while 24 children participated in the first-ever one-mile fun run during the city’s oldest annual road race.<br /><br /> In the four-mile race, former Kodiaks Willy Kimosop and Marissa Theriault were the winners, while the 10-mile race saw Dawn Ladds and Daniel Kipkoech cross the finish line first in their races. The race offers some of the largest cash prizes of any road race in Alberta, and all proceeds from the event go to support the Lethbridge College Kodiaks Cross Country and Indoor Track teams.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-author-photo-credit field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Photo by Rob Olson</div> </div> <div class="main-field-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-wh-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Category</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://lethbridgecollege.ca/wh-category/president-action" hreflang="en">President in action</a></div> </div> </div> <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">President in action</span> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:18:38 +0000 Lawrence Krysak 3643 at https://lethbridgecollege.ca