Class Notes


Luther College names new President

Friday, May 1, 2020 /

Dr. Marc Jerry (MA - Economics, '95) has been appointed the ninth President of Luther College at the University of Regina and Luther College High School.

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Ottawa Senators name Anthony LeBlanc President of Business Operations

Monday, April 20, 2020 / Campus

Owner and Chairman Eugene Melnyk today announced that Anthony LeBlanc (HBA'93) has joined Senators Sports and Entertainment as its President of Business Operations.

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Greetings from Erin Esch

Monday, January 6, 2020 /

It has been an amazing 15 years since I graduated Lakehead with a BA and BEd. Since then, I have worked for the Peel District School Board, married my university love Rob Esch (BS Electrical Engineering '04), we have two beautiful girls (Emily 11 and Abigayle 9).

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Alumnus inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association

Monday, September 23, 2019 /

Dave Simourd (nee Sliz; MA’86) a proud LU Alumni was recently inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) for his Distinguished Contribution to the discipline of Psychology.

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Lakehead grad named Top 50 Women in Fintech for 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 /

Claudette McGowan (BA'17) was recently named by Digital Finance Institute (DFI) as one of Canada's Top 50 Women in Fintech for 2019. Over 400 women were recommended to the Digital Finance Institute by various stakeholders in the industry during the institute’s outreach phase.

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Thunder Bay teacher named 2019's Outstanding Indigenous Educator

Thursday, July 11, 2019 /

Tesa Fiddler (BA'01, MEd.'12) a Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board teacher has been named the 2019 Outstanding Indigenous Educator by the Canadian Teachers' Federation.

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Ontario Historical Society Names New President

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 /

The Ontario Historical Society (OHS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu (HBA'01, MA'03) of Thunder Bay has been elected at the 131st Annual General Meeting of the as the new President of the Society. A member of the OHS Board of Directors since 2013, Beaulieu holds a BA (Honours), BEd, and MA in history from Lakehead University.

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Dr. Joelle Thorgrimson honoured for contributions to aviation and aerospace

Thursday, May 16, 2019 /

The Northern Lights Aero Foundation today announced the 2019 winners of its annual “Elsie” award, honouring Canadian women who have made outstanding contributions to aviation and aerospace.

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Lakehead University student’s art featured on new coin

Monday, September 10, 2018 / Campus

A fourth-year visual arts student at Lakehead University says it feels incredible to have designed one side of a new coin for the Royal Canadian Mint. The Royal Canadian Mint asked Mary McPherson to participate in the design process for the new coin.

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Canadian Geographic names Geography teacher of the month: Peter Cameron

Monday, September 10, 2018 /

Peter Cameron (BA/B.Ed 1994) is self-described “M.A.D.” man. In other words, he wants to “make a difference” and teach his students to do the same.

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