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Luther College
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Tuition: $5,000  Students: 500
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, SK      S4S 0A2

Luther College

Luther College was established in January 1914, under the management of Henry Schmit. The number of male students who registered during that time was 32, and the money used to construct its dormitories, three classrooms, library, kitchen and dining area were all derived from the donations to the school. It only started accepting female students in 1920. Today, the College strives to maintain a Christ-inspired atmosphere while helping students learn and achieve high standards of academic performance. ... continued below

About Luther College

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

The campus is academically federated with the University of Regina, and is situated in the Corner of East and North University Drives that adjoin the University of Regina Campus. It has 19 full-time and 21 part-time faculty this 2009. Its Library, the Luther College Library, has a seminar room available for study groups and smaller classes (and it comes with TV, VCR, and multimedia computers). The library also offers students laser printers that are networked to all computers, so it is easier to print off Word documents and Internet materials. There are also Laptop Internet Connections and Photocopying machines. Students who wish to live inside the campus can enjoy the 219 dormitory-style, single-occupancy rooms open to all post-secondary students. Here, students can enjoy a 10 to 15 minute walk to the labs, classrooms, fitness/sport facilities and libraries. Because the college is small, the College no longer requires the students to give a residence application fee.

Student Services and Student Life

The College offers students First Year Student Orientation, Residence Living, Academic Support, Transit (students are given bus passes that allow them to use two alternative routes that pass the University), Convocation (students who have completed their programs will attend a graduation ceremony), Academic Advising (exams, Online writing labs, UR self-service), and the Luther Leader Ambassador Program (students gain valuable volunteer experience).

The Luther University Students Association (LUSA), one of the largest associations in the campus, represents the residents and students of the Luther College. It aims to create events that can enhance the students’ experience and encourage strong bonds with everyone. There are three membership categories in LUSA: Active Member, Alumni Member, and General Council Alumni. The Active Member in any registered student who is taking at least two credit classes at the University. The Alumni Member is anyone who was formerly an active member and wants to continue their membership as alumni. General Council Alumni is any former member of the General Council who is taking at least two credit classes as a post-secondary student.

Luther College has a long tradition of athletic history. The campus offers students Softball, Track And Field, Cross-Country Running, Hockey, Curling, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, and Football. It is also home to the longest-running basketball tournament in Western Canada -- the Luther Invitational Tournament.

Academic Programs

The University Offers Students The Following Areas Of Study: ARTS (Bachelor Of Arts, Bachelor Of Arts In Journalism, Bachelor Of Journalism, Bachelor Of Human Justice, Bachelor Of Arts In Police Studies, And Baccalaureate En Études Franco-Canadiennes.); FINE ARTS (Bachelor Of Arts, Bachelor Of Arts Honours, Bachelor Of Fine Arts, Bachelor Of Music, And Bachelor Of Music Education); SCIENCE (Bachelor Of Science, Bachelor Of Science Honours, And Bachelor Of Medical Imaging), First Year Programs, Co-Operative Education Option, Pre-Professional Studies, And Exchange Programs.

Famous Alumni

Some of the most famous alumni of Luther College include: Jeff Franzmann, fantasy and sci-fi author; and Glenda Goertzen, 1989 college alumnus, author; Ed Robinson, LIT announcer.

Regina Information

Regina is the capital of Saskatchewan, Canada. The city is situated on a broad, flat, treeless plain. There is an abundance of parks and greenspaces: all of its trees, shrubs and other plants were hand-planted and Regina's considerable beauty is entirely man-made.

Attractions for visitors in Regina include the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, the Saskatchewan Science Centre, the Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery and numerous smaller galleries and museums. Aside from the many attractions, Regina is also rich in resources as agriculture, tourism, and oil and gas production fuel the economy. While Regina's economic base is diverse it is also recognized as one of the most affordable places to live, work a nd do business in western North America.


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