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Susan Brashaw and Kelli Hallsten-Erickson Receive MnSCU BOT Award

LSC faculty members  Susan Brashaw, Psychology, and Kelli Hallsten-Erickson, English, received the Board of Trustees Educator of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching.  It is an honor bestowed upon Minnesota State Colleges and Universities faculty to acknowledge and reward exceptional individual professional accomplishment, and to encourage ongoing excellence in teaching. “Outstanding faculty at all…

Christine Thiry Recognized as Outstanding PTA Student

Congrats to LSC student Christine Thiry who was recently awarded the Outstanding PTA Student for Lake Superior College at the Minnesota Physical Therapy Association (MNPTA) annual conference in St. Paul. This award is given annually to a student member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) who demonstrates active participation in APTA activities, evidence of…

LSC Receives Finance & Commerce Progress Minnesota Award; Only College in MN to be Recognized with Honor

Lake Superior College recently received Finance & Commerce’s 2016 Progress Minnesota award. LSC was the only higher education institution in the state to receive this recognition among the 28 honorees. The college was recognized for its outstanding work partnering with regional businesses to meet workforce skills and training needs. LSC President Patrick Johns accepted on…

LSC Wins D2L Brightspace Award

Congratulations to LSC staff and faculty for winning the prestigious Brightspace MN Connection 2016 Award for Innovation for LSC’s POET  (Program for Online Excellence in Teaching).  According to Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hanna Erpestad, “We nominated ourselves for the collaboration award but earned the more prestigious Brightspace MN Connection 2016 Innovation Award for…

LSC Foundation to Host Grad Party for Students

The end of the school year is fast approaching – and LSC’s soon-to-be graduates are reaching a major milestone. Let’s celebrate with them.The LSC Foundation will host a graduation party on campus on Wednesday, May 4 at noon. Famous Dave’s BBQ, Bernick’s Pepsi and delicious cupcakes courtesy of Student Life will be served. Graduating students…

LSC Spring Open House April 22

Get the change you deserve at LSC’s spring open house on Friday, April 22 from 3-6 p.m. Whether you’re starting fresh from high school, need to finish your degree, or seeking a career change, LSC offers plenty of resources to help you. A vote for LSC means affordable tuition, small class sizes and a great…

Governor Dayton recommends $21 million for MnSCU

Governor Mark Dayton released his 2016-2017 supplemental budget recommendation today, which includes $21 million ongoing funds for operating support at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. The Governor’s budget states the $21 million “will allow MnSCU to maintain the planned tuition rates for the 2016-2017 school year without reducing services. The $21 million in supplemental funding…

Business Professionals of America Chapter Wins 46 State Medals

                      Lake Superior College students represented their college with excellence during the recent Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference in Rosemount. LSC students Kendra Braegelman, Corey Burns, Jessica Carr, Ben Fernholz, Boston Foster, Kristi Gunderson, Carey Monson, Abigail Offner, Devon O’Shaughnessy, Ashley Palen, Emily…

“Give Kids a Smile” Day Provides Dental Care to Fifty-One Kids

The Lake Superior College Dental Hygiene Clinic provided dental care to fifty-one children on Friday, Feb. 5 during “Give Kids a Smile” Day. Eight dentists and 31 other volunteers conducted 51 exams, 48 restorative procedures such as fillings and crowns, and extracted four teeth, among other care. “We see a lot of people from the community every…

Free Holiday Choir Concert with Guests DSSO’s “Sinfonia”

Songs of joy, mystery and celebration to honor the holiday season will be featured at the free Lake Superior College choir concert on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Atrium. Free parking is available on campus. The LSC Concert Choir will perform under the direction of Patricia Dorn with accompanist Patrick Colvin. The…