February 2019
Ice Storm in front of Brady
This winter has produced the most snow the Soo has seen in years, and more campus closures than anyone can remember! We've had rain, ice, wind and lots and lots of snow. Bring back memories? Send us some of your favorite LSSU winter weather photos and we'll share them for all to enjoy.
LSSU Launches First Cannabis-specific Chemistry Program
A bachelor's degree with a major in cannabis chemistry will be offered beginning in fall 2019, along with an associate's degree program in cannabis science. Students can opt in for an American Chemical Society (ACS)-endorsed degree.

I500 parade

Nominate an LSSU professor for Distinguished Teacher Award
Take a moment to recognize a professor for going above and beyond, inspiring you to do your best, or giving you the opportunity to shine. All students, faculty, staff, and alumni are encouraged to nominate one or more LSSU professors for this award. Get more information and complete a nomination form at  https://www.lssu.edu/distinguished-teacher-award/, or contact the Provost's Office.

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS:  Friday, March 8, 2019, at 5:00 pm

Jenny Lin

Classical music fans won't want to miss Jenny Lin, one of the most respected young pianists today. Ms. Lin has adventurous programming and a charismatic stage presence. Ms. Lin performs this Thursday, February 21st at 7 pm. Don't miss this performance! Purchase tickets now.


Great Lake State Weekend 2019 date set for October 11-12

GLSW 2019

Laker hockey will play Denver at home for GLSW 2019 October 11-12. The weekend will include many popular traditions from years past, including alumni awards, a career fair, 5k fun run, planetarium shows and the increasingly popular Laker Tailgate outside Norris prior to Saturday's hockey game. Mark your calendar and plan your trip back to the Soo!

Bill Munsell
Bill Munsell '68was recognized by the I-500 Snowmobile Race for having volunteered in some capacity for every single race since the inaugural event in 1969.


February 23 - Laker Hockey Tailgate,  Delft Bistro, Marquette, 5:30 pm;  Laker hockey at NMU, Berry Events Center, 7:00 pm

March 2 - Laker hockey Tailgate, Lukenda Alumni House, 5:30pm; 
Laker hockey vs. Ferris State , Taffy Abel Arena, 7:00 pm

 March 20 - Snowman Burns! , North side of Cisler Center, Noon

 March 22 - Grad Fair, Barnes & Noble at LSSU, 9 am - 2 pm

 April 26 - Golden Grad ReceptionPresident Hanley's home, 7 pm

April 27 - Commencement Ceremony, Taffy Abel Arena, 11 am

Classic Golf
June 14  - Lake State Golf Classic , Wild Bluff Golf Course, Brimley

October 11-12 - Great Lake State Weekend, LSSU campus


Lakers sweep at home against Michigan Tech for the first time since 1983-84. They have reached 20 wins this season for the first time since 2006-07. Lakers moved up one spot to No. 18 in the most recent USCHO.com Men's Top 20 poll. Lakers return to WCHA action on the road this weekend for a key series against Northern Michigan Feb. 23-24 in Marquette. The LSSU Alumni Association is hosting a social for Laker fans prior to Saturday's game at Delft Bistro in Marquette. Come join us!

Track and Field


Traveling for Spring Break? Bring your Laker Log along! Request one of our free Log Around the World microfiber cloths  or just print the cover from an online Log. Take a photo of yourself with a Laker Log in all the interesting and unique places you visit - near or far - and send it to alumnirelations@lssu.edu. We'll put you on our website , include you in the next digital Laker Log and give you your 15 minutes of fame.
For the Blue & Gold,
Susan (Frohmader) Fitzpatrick '87 - Life Member
Director of Alumni Relations

(906) 635-2831  I  alumnirelations@lssu.edu

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