Enhance Student Opportunities
At the University of Lethbridge, we know not all lessons take place in the classroom. That’s why we need your support to help students take their learning beyond the textbook.
As Pronghorn athletes, student club members, interns and community volunteers, students learn to set strategy, communicate objectives and build effective teams. In the process, they also have fun, uncover hidden interests and build relationships that last a lifetime.
With your help, we can create even more opportunities for our students to shine.
In 2014, U of L student Sara Bieniada received a donor-funded award that not only helped her take her learning to another part of the world, but to help others.
She used her grant for an internship with Lethbridge-based Bridges of Hope, a network of organizations that work with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice around the world. She spent two months in Burkina Faso, Africa, where she assisted at an orphanage, helped with child sponsorships, taught English and worked at the Bridges of Hope school. She also created a microfinancing project with Lethbridge elementary school children in support of Burkinabé people.
“We are all connected. We have to look beyond ourselves and realize we all have a lot to give. Change is made in small increments. It’s very possible, and it’s hugely impactful.”