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    October 1966

    117 applicants applied to 10 available teaching positions at Lambton College.

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    November 1966

    Lambton College opened its doors and welcomed 39 students in five programs. The college was originally housed in a former elementary school and is second-oldest college in Ontario.

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    July 1967

    Lambton College celebrated its first graduating class.

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    July 1967

    Lambton College received over 120 applications for the Fall 1967 semester.

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    September 1967

    The first full-time academic year began with 351 students.

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    September 1967

    For the first time in Canadian history, students could study for a Masters in Chemical Engineering via night school at Lambton College.

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    September 1968

    Lambton College moved to its second location on Russell Street (formerly St. Patrick’s High School).

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    December 1970

    Lambton College moved into the Modeland Road campus.

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    March 1971

    Governor General Roland Michener officially opened the first permanent building of Lambton College’s new campus.

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    May 1976

    The Lambton College Industrial Fire School opened on Lasalle Line.

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    1972

    Lambton College moved to its current location on London Road.

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    1990

    Lambton College broke ground on the south excavation for the eventual home of the Centre of Excellence for Process.

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    September 2004

    Lambton College introduces Community Integration through Cooperative Education. The program is so successful that a number of colleges across Ontario have gone on to implement similar programs, with many using Lambton College as a model of excellence.

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    September 2014

    Lambton College launches The Cube, an on-campus entrepreneurial hub for students and the community.

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    June 2015

    Lambton College officially launches Envision Tomorrow Capital Campaign to fund new infrastructure.

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    June 2015

    Lambton College launches Centre of Excellence in Energy & Bio-Industrial Technologies.

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    January 2016

    Lambton College’s exclusive Class+ ExperienceTM was recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program, the first college in Canada to receive this designation.

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    June 2016

    Lambton College officially broke ground on two new world-class education and athletics facilities.