Wasaya Airways Recommit To Reach Up!

Lakehead University Athletics is renewing its partnership with Wasaya Airways to continue the Reach Up! program with First Nation communities in the North.

Reach Up! brings coaches and athletes from Lakehead’s hockey, basketball, volleyball, wrestling, Nordic skiing, track and field, and cross country ski teams to Northern communities to hold sports clinics and provide mentorship to the local coaches and youth.

New Dean of Lakehead's Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

January 12, 2016 - Thunder Bay, ON

Lakehead University's second Dean of the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law will be Angelique EagleWoman.

EagleWoman is coming to Lakehead from the University of Idaho College of Law, where she is a law professor and a legal scholar. She has also served as a Tribal Judge in four Tribal Court systems.

As a practicing attorney, one of the highlights of her career was serving as General Counsel for her own Tribe, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate in Dakota.

English Language Program earns Languages Canada accreditation

November 30, 2015 – Thunder Bay, ON

Lakehead University’s English Language Program has earned accreditation from Languages Canada, which reviews and accredits top ESL programs across the country.

“This prestigious accreditation not only validates the fine work being done by our academic and administrative staff, but it also speaks to the excellent student services and community-based activities offered by the program,” said Leigh-Ellen Keating, Director of Lakehead University International.

Faculty of Business Administration earns AACSB accreditation

November 20, 2015 – Thunder Bay, ON 

Lakehead University’s Faculty of Business Administration in Thunder Bay has earned the highly-coveted accreditation with The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

“Thank you to the faculty members, students, alumni, and the local business community for helping us earn AACSB accreditation in Lakehead University’s 50th Anniversary year,” said Dr. Bahram Dadgostar, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.

Former Lakehead chancellor announces $250,000 scholarship challenge

November 19, 2015 – Thunder Bay, ON 

A former Lakehead University chancellor is challenging the community to make a gift to the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.

Dr. Arthur Mauro, Lakehead University’s chancellor from 2009-2012, and the Mauro Family Foundation will match each gift or pledge received from November 1, 2015 to April 30, 2016, dollar-for-dollar to a maximum of $250,000.

These gifts will be used to establish or enhance existing scholarships, bursaries or awards for current and future Bora Laskin Faculty of Law students.