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Lakehead University Magazine Fall/Winter 2008

Editor's Note


Frances Harding
Frances Harding, Editor

When we first reported on Lakehead University Orillia Campus in the 2005-2006 Lakehead University Annual Report, I remember Fred Gilbert saying the development of a campus in southern Ontario would likely be the most important strategic initiative that Lakehead would undertake during his entire tenure as President.

We hope the article, "Two Campuses, One Vision," will explain why Lakehead University Orillia Campus is so critical to the future of Lakehead University.

In this issue you will meet Kim Fedderson, Campus Dean, and learn about the unique Arts and Science degree program being offered only in Orillia. As well, you will read about Lakehead's plans to build a green campus and meet Paul Weber Jr., the entrepreneur who has volunteered to chair the $20-million capital campaign that will make this project possible.

In May 2008, during its first Convocation in Orillia, Lakehead honored Sue Mulcahy with a Civitas Award for her steadfast efforts in securing a university campus in Simcoe County.

We hope that all of Lakehead's alumni and friends support us in building a permanent campus in southern Ontario, with the understanding that when they do they will be contributing to a stronger Lakehead University - both in Thunder Bay and in Orillia.


Lakehead University won a Gold Award in the 2008 Prix d'Excellence awards program organized by the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education, for its 2007-2008 Awareness Campaign.

The Do Something campaign positioned Lakehead as a socially responsible institution that offers programs relevant to a sustainable society and environment. The campaign was featured in the Spring/Summer 2008 issue of Lakehead University Magazine.


The Department of Music celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2008-09. Watch for events and news throughout the year and plan to be part of exciting activities. For more information, visit the Department of Music website.

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