The University community wishes to extend its most sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the late Carl Granzow, age 65, a founding member of the University of Lethbridge Faculty of Fine Arts (Art Department). Carl was an internationally known sculptor, long-serving faculty member, lecturer, creative influence and friend to many on campus and off.
He passed away Saturday, April 11 surrounded by his family. His spouse Friederike, children John, Michael, Andrea and Kara, and three grandchildren survive Granzow.
The Lethbridge Public Interest Research Group (LPIRG) will be holding its Annual General Meeting tonight, 7 p.m. in the University of Lethbridge’s Galileo’s Gallery (SU242).
LPIRG is a student-funded, student-directed, non-profit organization providing resources for students to engage with environmental and social justice issues. LPIRG provides funding for undergraduate research, projects, events and working groups in the public interest. LPIRG also facilitates opportunities for skills development through educational events, public campaigns and partnerships with community organizations.
The New Media 3700: Production Management class at the University of Lethbridge is hosting a catalog launch and art exhibition closing party Thursday in the Students’ Union Ballroom.
Beginning at noon and continuing to 10 p.m., the party includes a variety of events. It also recaps the 2009 Showcase student art exhibition, which appeared in the Level 7 Gallery throughout the month of March.
The Level 7 Gallery, on the 7th level of the Centre for the Arts at the University of Lethbridge, provides exhibition space for digital artwork by students from across the Faculty of Fine Arts.
The application period for the ConocoPhillips Centennial Scholarship is now open with students having until May 15 to apply for this valuable award.
The objective of this scholarship program is to support young Canadian visionaries who have a drive to make a difference in the future. The scholarship program encourages individuals with academic excellence and demonstrated leadership. The value is up to $10,000 per year for university studies, tenable for a maximum of two consecutive years.
Jazz fans have the opportunity to hear some of the best jazz tunes ever created when the University of Lethbridge Jazz Ensemble presents Time Being, Wednesday night in the University Theatre.
Great jazz by Herbie Hancock, Bob Marley, Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra is the focus of the concert, Wednesday, beginning at 8 p.m.
“Our featured guest is drummer Tyler Hornby from Calgary,” says director Dr. David Renter, a U of L alumnus. “Tyler is a versatile drummer with a great melodic sense combined with taste, control and rhythmic finesse. It’s a great opportunity for our students to perform with Tyler and our audience will enjoy the experience, too.”
The search for a new University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team head coach will go public tonight when three short-listed candidates give public presentations on campus.
Mike Hansen, Richard Bohne and Dave Adams are scheduled to present for 20-30 minutes each in Room PE261. Hansen will take centre stage at 6:30 p.m., followed by Bohne at 7:30 p.m. and Adams at 8:30 p.m.
Pronghorn thrower Jim Steacy and women’s rugby fullback Ashley Patzer were named Male and Female Athletes of the Year respectively at the annual Blue and Gold Pronghorn Athletics banquet Friday night.
Over 330 athletes, administrators and special guests were in attendance for the supper and awards ceremony where former Pronghorn basketball star, Danny Balderson, served as guest speaker.
Steacy, thought to be the most decorated track athlete in CIS history, won his fifth Athlete of the Year honour, one for every year in which he competed for the U of L. Coming back from a year off to compete in the Beijing Olympics, Steacy continued his dominance of the CIS scene.
University of Lethbridge Pronghorn Athletics will take centre stage tonight with the annual Blue and Gold banquet in the Students’ Union ballroom.
Male and female athlete of the year awards will be handed out as well as individual team honours. Expect the women’s rugby team, two-time CIS national champions, to be highly decorated, as well as track star Jim Steacy, who capped off a perfect CIS career with two more national gold medals in the shot put and weight throw events.
It’s a one-stop application shop intended to streamline the process of applying to Alberta’s post-secondary institutions and the University of Lethbridge is at the forefront of its implementation.
By the fall of 2009, all public post-secondary institutions in Alberta will be using ApplyAlberta – an innovative, made-in-Alberta online application and transcript transfer system.
The University of Lethbridge recently welcomed a group of high school students and some family members from three local high schools to participate in the ApplyAlberta pilot – and the system passed with flying colours.