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.
The starting five team members – Americans Jerry Hemmings, Joe Parks, Shelton Bellamy, Robert...
Susan, Bob, Jamey, Ian, and Mary Craig grew up skiing with their dad near the shores of Lake Superior. Their father John – affectionately known as “Big Johnny” to his countless colleagues and friends – loved the outdoors.
John Craig was a teacher at Thunder Bay’s Hillcrest High School and...Read More about The Next Step in Responsible Mineral Exploration
“My time at Lakehead was transformational,” says Gregory Lowan-Trudeau, the winner of the 2014 Pat Clifford Award for Early Career Research from the Canadian Education Association. “I immediately felt a strong cultural and geographical connection to Northwestern Ontario."
But for...Read More about Exploring Education, Activism, and the Outdoors
It was the first day of high school when Darlene Upton (HBOR/BSC’91) came across a poster that changed her life.
In the school guidance counselor’s office was an advertisement for the Junior Rangers Program – an initiative geared towards ambitious teenagers interested in working in the...Read More about Treks into the Wilderness - Darlene Upton
After a stroke, damage to the brain can cause a loss of hand function – tasks that were taken for granted such as dressing, eating, grooming, and personal hygiene can become extremely difficult or impossible.
Many stroke survivors experience frustration at being unable to perform these...Read More about Helping Stroke Survivors
Lakehead’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP) received a giant boost from our friends at Hatch – a leading engineering and consulting firm. Hatch has operations around the world and is recognized for giving back to the communities where it works.
On December 12, 2014, representatives...Read More about Hatch Inspires Aboriginal Students
Debbie Okun Hill (BA' 95) had an upbringing that would be unfathomable to youngsters who spend their time glued to smartphones and tablets.
“For the first five years of my life, I lived on the prairies in a three-room house with no running water or working toilet,” says Debbie. “That...Read More about The Reluctant Poet
The hard work and dedication of Alumni Association of Lakehead University (AALU) presidents was recognized on January 13th at the AALU annual general meeting.
...Read More about Alumni Presidents Honoured
21 January 2015 - Thunder Bay & Orillia
The Department of History is pleased to announce that our alumni and faculty have received three of the Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society’s Publications Awards at the annual President’s Reception...Read More about Alumni and Faculty Receive Publication Awards
The shouts of enthusiastic students on crisp autumn days cheering for their beloved football team are as fresh in the minds of the PACI Retired Teachers group as if it were yesterday.
Since 1999 they’ve been meeting monthly, often over lunch, to reminisce about fulfilling teaching careers...Read More about Retired Teachers Rally around Lakehead’s Law School