Remember to Tighten the Lid!

Proctor eighth graders Kateisha Miller (left) and Samantha Nelson (right) delve into the nitty-gritty of medical laboratory work during the Health Careers camp held mid-July at LSC.

Joan Thoren New Foundation/Grants Assistant

Joan Thoren has been hired as an administrative assistant for the Lake Superior College Foundation and to support general college grant-writing activities. Thoren previously served as an assistant in the Crow Wing County Planning and Zoning Department where she worked on land use enforcement issues. Prior to that job, Thoren taught for 15 years at…

MnSCU Board Elects Officers

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees recently elected officers for the coming year. David Paskach, Marshall, will serve as board chair; Clarence Hightower, Plymouth, will serve as vice chair; and Michael Boulton, Porter, will be treasurer. Their one-year terms begin August 1. Paskach is the vice president of programs for the Southwest…

His Royal Highness

Staff member Nick Elias will perform the role of Prince Dauntless the Drab in the Duluth Playhouse’s upcoming musical production of “Once Upon a Mattress.” The show will run July 20- August 6. Tickets are available online: at

Michael Miller New Copy Center Coordinator

Michael Miller is the new Copy Center coordinator. He worked for four years at Minnesota State University in Mankato as a student copy center supervisor. Miller moved to Duluth so his wife, Amy, could pursue her business education at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He is originally from Tomah, Wisconsin.

Aviation, Health and Business Camps at LSC

Eighth graders from the Proctor Middle School and Duluth’s Lincoln Middle School are attending camp at Lake Superior College to learn about careers in aviation, healthcare and business. Practical math applications are incorporated in the curriculum. The camps include the Aviation Careers, July 3-8,; Healthcare Careers Camp, July 10-14 and Business Careers Camp, August 7-11.…