Dr. Gary Polonsky changed Canada’s postsecondary landscape because of his conviction that “knowledge is the undeniable passport to an individual’s and community’s success.”
Born and raised in Thunder Bay, he learned patience and persistence from his parents. “As with most immigrant...Read More about Alumni Honour Award - Gary Polonsky
Although Eric McGoey says that in high school he was a “stereotypical bookish nerd,” he has since transformed himself into a civic-minded leader focused on nurturing strong communities.
Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Eric was glad that he had the opportunity to attend Lakehead University...Read More about Outstanding Young Alumni Award - Eric McGoey
Ahmoo Angeconeb launched his illustrious art career at the age of five, drawing on anything he could find, including his mother’s walls. Today, Ahmoo’s works -- drawings, serigraphs, linocut prints, paintings, and etchings – have been featured in solo exhibitions throughout North America and...Read More about 2014 Alumni Honour Award Winner - Ahmoo Angeconeb
From the moment he set foot on the Thunder Bay campus as a fresh-faced student 24 years ago, Mark Tilbury has been helping Lakehead University students and alumni succeed.
“Mark is a passionate Lakehead supporter,” says Rob Jamieson, the current president of the Alumni Association of...Read More about 2014 Alumni Legacy Award Winner: Mark Tilbury
Delving into the history of medicine has Devon Stillwell working alongside some of the “academic rock stars” of our times. Devon’s zest for research has brought her to New York, California, Minnesota, North Carolina, Michigan, and Philadelphia – places far from her family home in southern...Read More about Featured Alumni Profile - Devon Stillwell
Lakehead University is training the next generation of highly skilled professionals for Ontario. Rubicon Minerals Corporation and New Gold Inc. are two mining companies with advanced stage gold projects in Northern Ontario who appreciate that their future employees may very well be Lakehead...Read More about Investing in Students