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Lethbridge College ranks as one of Canada’s fastest-growing research colleges

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Lethbridge College has been recognized as one of the country’s fastest-growing research colleges.

It placed 26th in Research Infosource’s annual ranking of Canada’s top 50 research colleges – up from 47th last year.

In fact, it’s the highest ever placement on the list for Lethbridge College with its previous highest ranking at number 39 back in 2013.

Lethbridge College also placed third in research income growth with a 232.5 percent one-year increase.

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“This is welcome recognition as we have strategically increased our focus and capacity in applied research over the past several years,” says Dr. Kenny Corscadden, Associate Vice President Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. “We have identified priority research fields and projects that align with our regional economy and have worked hard to support industry with creative solutions to their problems. We will continue to grow this area and increase opportunities to support industry, create opportunity for researchers and engage our students.”

The college also ranked in the top 10 in all categories among medium-sized institutions.

Research Infosource rankings are based on data obtained through surveys of publicly-funded colleges and from 2018-19 financial statements.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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