Class Notes


2017 Parks and Recreation Ontario Award of Excellence winner

Monday, April 3, 2017 / Campus

The City of Thunder Bay announced that Kimberly Baskin (BA'11), Program Supervisor – Children & Youth, Recreation & Culture Division, was awarded the 2017 Parks and Recreation Ontario Award of Excellence in the Emerging Leader category.

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Principal honoured by Catholic Principals Council of Ontario

Friday, February 17, 2017 / Campus

Letizia Tremonti, Principal of St. Martin School in Thunder Bay, was named Principal of the Year by the Catholic Principals Council of Ontario and selected by her peers as Outstanding Principal in 2017.

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Thunder Bay teacher one of Canada's Outstanding Principals

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 /

Lakehead Public Schools is pleased to announce that Darren Lentz (HBOR, BSc. Bed ’96, MEd.’07), Kingsway Park/Hyde Park Public School Principal has been named as one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals of 2017.

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Patty Hajdu becomes new Minister of Labour

Monday, January 9, 2017 / Campus

I was an adult student when I began my studies at Lakehead University. I had two children and I knew that the only way forward was to finish the university degree that I had started years before at York University.

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Lakehead Student & Faculty Member Win Innovation Awards

Monday, May 16, 2016 / Campus

Congratulations to Lakehead student Shayna Parker (MHSc) and Dr. Pedram Fatehi who won innovation awards from the Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre (NOIC) at its recent awards ceremony.

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Joseph N. Agostino enjoys retirement

Monday, May 16, 2016 /

Joseph N. Agostino (MA'80) is currently retired from his position as Psychometrist / Behaviour Consultant with the Cochrane Temiskaming Resource Centre in Timmins, ON.

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Four grads receive "Caring Canadian" Awards from Governor General

Friday, April 1, 2016 /

In separate ceremonies held during the last week of March, four Lakehead alumni received a Governor General's "Caring Canadian" award, in recognition of their significant, sustained, unpaid contributions to their community, in Canada or abroad.

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Proud Teacher: Ontario Heritage Award for Youth Achievement

Thursday, March 31, 2016 / Campus

Alumnus John MacPhail's (HBA in History 1996, BEd 1997, MA in History 2000) Grade 7 class at St. Dominic Elementary School in Oakville has been awarded The Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Youth Achievement.

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Norm Gale appointed city manager of Thunder Bay

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 / Campus

Norm Gale, (HBA '08, MA '11) former chief of Superior North EMS took over the city's top administrative spot in an acting role in October following the retirement of Tim Commisso.

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Lakehead Orillia author inspired by life

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 /

Jessica Dawson (BASED '17) would likely say that regardless of what happens — good or bad — because she’s a very optimistic person.

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