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January 2017 Laker E-ffect

"Overused words and phrases are a 'bĂȘte noire' for thousands of users of the 'manicured' Queen's English," said an LSSU spokesperson, who released the 'historic' list during a 'town hall meeting.' "We hope our modest 'listicle' will figure 'bigly' in most 'echo chambers' around the world." W ord banishment is used in nearly every North American daily on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day, and broadcast on thousands of radio and TV stations all over the world, bringing lots of positive press to LSSU every January.
It's time to submit nominations for the annual LSSU Distinguished Teaching award. Alumni, students, faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate one or more LSSU professors for this award.  
LSSU recognizes 439 students who earned Dean's list designation in fall 2016.  

Alumni News 

This $1,000 award is designated for children of LSSU alumni attending LSSU full time. Applicant must be a child or grandchild of dues-paying member(s) of LSSU Alumni Association. See additional criteria . This award is a  
tremendous opportunity
for dependents of Alumni Association members! Not yet a member? Join now so that your student is eligible!

If you attended the Sault Branch of the Michigan College of Mining and Technology 50 or more years ago (1967 or earlier) you are invited to return to campus April 28-29 for the Golden Grad Reunion!

Mary Beth Skupien '80
is the Medical Center Director at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center and and Acting Director at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. 

Steve Lien '77
was featured in "40 Years in the IEEE" on the IEEE TV webinar series.

Rodney Nelson '83
received the American Hospital Association's Rural Hospital Leadership Award.

Andrew Fry '05 and his wife Jenica donated hundreds of crayon boxes to Memorial Children's Hospital to honor their son.

January 28 Basketball social for Laker Fans, 2:30 pm, Wayne State           
                      Laker basketball vs. Wayne State, 1 pm & 3 pm

January 28 - Hockey Tailgate, Rounders in Mankato, Minn, 5:30 pm
                     Laker Hockey vs. Minn. St.-Mankato 7:07pm 
February 2 - Lake State After Hours, 5 pm, Cooper Gym, Norris 
                      Laker basketball vs. NMU, 5:30 pm & 7:30 pm 
February 11 - Basketball social for Laker Fans, 2:30 pm, GVSU, 
                        Laker basketball vs. GVSU Allendale, 1 pm & 3 pm
February 18 -   Basketball Alumni Reunion, All Day, Norris Center  
                         Laker basketball vs. Wayne State, 1 pm & 3 pm
February 24 - Hockey Tailgate, 5:30pm, Lukenda Alumni House
                        Laker hockey vs. Ferris State, Taffy Abel Arena, 7:37pm

  March 2 - Lake State After Hours, 5 pm, 313 Ashmun

March 17 - Grad Fair, 9am - 2pm, Barnes & Noble at LSSU  

May 20 - Zoo-De-Mack bicycle ride, 8 am, Harbor Springs to Mackinac City

See photos from past events   
Indoor Track & Field - Oshane Thomas breaks LSSU 200 meter record & named GLIAC athlete of the week

- Lakers sweep Alabama-Huntsville & Luke Morgan named WCHA Rookie of the Week

Basketball Laker men split the weekend, beating NMU and
losing to MTU

Wrapping it up

You can help a future Laker
One cool perk that costs you nothing: If you know a student who is considering LSSU (or even if they're not, you could suggest it!) you can get their application fee waived - just because you are an alumnus/a of LSSU!

Complete this form
and send it to the Alumni office. We'll take care of the rest. Do your good deed for the day and help a prospective student save a few bucks!

Visit us online for information about upcoming alumni events, programs and services and to update your information with LSSU and to join the LSSU Alumni Association.