Year two of our Prentice Institute – City of Lethbridge Work Integrated Learning collaboration is off to a good start!
Eight University of Lethbridge students from five academic programs are busy contributing to four projects, in four different departments, continuing to expand the scope of work and collaboration within the City:
Planning and Design Land Use Bylaw Renewal
Students: Hanna Laberge (Geography), Sydney Whiting (Political Science), Brie Wilson (General Social Sciences)
Work supervisors: Ross Kilgour and Genesis Molesky (Planning & Design)
Academic supervisor: Lars Hallstrom (Prentice Institute & Political Science)
Land Development Better Practices
Students: Lawrenz Decano (Geography), Rachelle Phillips (Geography), Bryanne Wandler (Geography)
Work supervisor: Spencer Croil (Opportunity Lethbridge)
Academic supervisor: Julie Young (Geography – Urban and Regional Studies)
IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility) Corporate Practices
Student: Mercy Tring (English)
Work supervisor: Chris Witkowski (IDEA Program Project Manager)
Academic supervisor: Andrea Amelyncx (Dhillon School of Business)
Best Practices for the use of AI within Public Service Settings
Student: Kes Soup (Economics & Political Science)
Work supervisor: Perry Stein (Partner Services)
Academic supervisor: Helen Kelley (Dhillon School of Business)
These WIL opportunities are now integrated under the City Scholars program, through which the City promotes collaboration with post-secondary institutions, please check their new website:
Please also check our new Prentice Institute - WIL website presence:
Save the date!! A City Scholars Symposium and City-Post-secondaries collaboration workshop will take place on April 9th
2024 (12:00 – 3:00 p.m. @ Penny Building). Details will be forthcoming. This will be our second annual event
showcasing student work and discussing avenues for collaboration, and this time will include the Lethbridge College as a City Scholars partner.
Thanks to all those involved as students and academic supervisors for collaborating with the City. In fostering this partnership, the Prentice Institute contributes to tackling questions that are central to the planning of a prosperous, vibrant, inclusive, and equitable City.