April 2018
ALUMNI NEWSLETTER
LAKER E-FFECT
CAMPUS NEWS
 


LSSU Superior Edventures Summer Camps offers Alumni Discount! All high school students whose parents are alumni, receive $100 OFF camp registration! Use code LSSUALUMNI in all caps when registering. Check out all 2018 Summer Camps available for grades 1-12 on campus!


 

 
 
 


LSSU Athletics Reveals New Website to Connect with Alumni and Fans. Visit lssulakers.com for all of your LSSU Athletics updates and tickets!






42 High School Teams come to LSSU for FIRST Robotics district tournament

LSSU names  Gillette as next Provost. 

 
Annual Retirement and Service Awards recognizes LSSU employees

ALUMNI NEWS
Penske Executive, Bud Denker '80 to receive LSSU School of Business alumni award. 
 
Nancy Barr '00, was selected at the Judges' Choice Runner-up for her story, "Peace" 
in the sixth annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest.
 
Sherry Brooks-Demaray '83 '90 recognized with Distinguished Service Award.  
   
Katie Elliot '17, was named Program Director for Galilean Bible Camp and Conference Center in Blind River, Ont.  
 
Phillip Graziani '17 landed his dream job doing research and writing software for the US Army TARDEC Ground Vehicle Robotics group .
 
Joyce Henderson '67 is serving as President of War Memorial Hospital's Auxiliary. 
 
Cindy (Johnson) Metras '99 was elected to the Iron Mountain Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union board of directors.    
 
David Pelton '15 was named battalion chief for Walker Fire Department. 

Brian Springett '11 is the Executive Director for the Greater Detroit office of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. 


Share your updates with us to be featured in the Laker Log and our LSSU Alumni website. Share your career and education updates, weddings, anniversaries, babies, military service, and awards. 
STUDENT KUDOS
University seniors showcased their projects at the 4th Annual LSSU Senior Symposium . Watch a video of several senior presentations.
Freshman Yuki Miura representing Lakers on World Stage.


Creative writing students are celebrated as their work is exhibited in the Kenneth J. Shouldice Library during National Poetry Month.  
The LSSU Fire Science Women's Group work to empower women in non-traditional careers while work along side one another to gain experience for careers in fire science. 
EVENTS
 
M ay 3  - Lake State After Hours, 5pm, Moloney's Alley
 
 
May 3 -  Senior Send-Off, 6-8pm, Moloney's Alley 

   
May 4-5 Golden Grad Reunion, classmates who left LSSU 50 years ago or more reunite during Commencement weekend. 


May 5 -  LSSU Commencement, 11am, Taffy Abel Arena


May 19 -  Zoo-de-Mackinac Bike Ride, Harbor Springs, MI


June 1-3 Dance Alumni Reunion, All Weekend, LSSU ArtsCenter

June 3 - Community Dance Classes, 9am, 10am, 12pm, LSSU Arts Center, classes are open to the public, online registration available!

June 7 -  Lake State After Hours, 4:30pm, Lockview Restaurant


June 23 - International Bridge Bike & Walk, Bike at 8:30am, Walk at 9:30am, Norris Center

   
  June 28-29 -  Lake State Golf Classic, Treetops Resort, Gaylord, MI



July 5Lake State After Hours, 4:30pm, 1668 Winery


 July 7 Cherry Festival Parade, 11am, Traverse City - Join the LSSU float!



July 28 Laker Outing at Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland, Comerica Park


 
August 2 -  Lake State After Hours, 4:30pm, 1668 Winery



August 5
 -  Bud Cooper Memorial Classic, Sault Ste. Marie Country Club


September 6 -  Lake State After Hours, 5pm, Cookout outside LSSU President's Home 
 
November 2-3 - Save the date for  Great Lake State Weekend (Homecoming), LSSU Campus, Hockey vs. U of M, 7:07pm

WRAP IT UP
 
We have a limited supply of the original LSSU bike jersey ON SALE for only $20 each! Order your jersey online NOW!


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