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.
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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
Mae Katt has devoted her life to improving First Nations health, most recently working with high school students who come from northern reserves to study in Thunder Bay.
Over a distinguished health care career spanning four decades, Mae, a member of the Temagami First Nation, has been...Read More about Alumni Honour Award - Mae Katt
Dr. Christopher Mushquash is a dedicated psychologist and researcher respected for his integrity.
As well as being nationally recognized for his expertise in First Nations mental health and substance use, Christopher is an assistant professor with Lakehead University’s Psychology...Read More about Outstanding Young Alumni Award - Dr. Christopher Mushquash
One has to wonder what our community would be like if everyone had Ashleigh Quarrell’s spirit and dedication.
This Honours Bachelor of Commerce grad received the 2013 Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award for her volunteer work with organizations including Special Olympics Thunder Bay...Read More about Outstanding Young Alumni Award - Ashleigh Quarrell