Class Notes


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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Legendary Basketball Team Reunites after 45 Years

Thursday, December 17, 2015 / Campus

On November 1, 2014, the 1969 men’s basketball team arrived at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to celebrate the team’s 45th anniversary and the 85th birthday of their coach - George Birger.

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Past Alumni Association president becomes OPP union boss

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 / Campus

Rob Jamieson, (HBOR '94, BA '94) was elected as the new president of the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) in December 2015.

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Allison McDonald publishes new children's literacy book

Friday, October 30, 2015 /

Bachelor of Education grad, Allison McDonald (BEd. '03) recently had her book published by Scholastic Books Inc., entitled "Raising A Rock-Star Reader : 75 Quick Tips For Helping Your Child Develop A Lifelong Love of Reading."

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