September 16, 2020
Week 4 of Fall Semester 2020
Happy Constitution Week, IceHawks!
Thank you to the Lake Superior College Student Life team for handing out
free copies of the U.S. Constitution, American flags and snacks for
Constitution Week.
 Lake Superior College In The News
LSC's LPN Program Ranked Among the Best Programs in the State of Minnesota!
The rankings by are based on a number of factors including accreditation, admissions requirements, tuition and costs, and NCLEX-PN exam results. 

Read more in Business North.
Lake Superior College Mourns The Loss of Assistant Soccer Coach Tony Makela
It is with a heavy heart that we confirm the loss of a member of the Lake Superior College campus community and LSC Athletics family. Tony Makela, 30 years old, was killed in an automobile accident on the morning of September 13.

Read LSC's full statement. Tony's life was also honored in the Star Tribune, WDIO, Bring Me the News and the Duluth News Tribune.

COVID-19 Related Updates
Stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 related information by visiting, as well as reading through LSC's Preparedness Plan.

Minnesota State has developed a dashboard for reporting the COVID-19 case data that is impacting the colleges, universities, and the system office. The dashboard is updated weekly and serves as a tool to inform campus communities about changes in COVID-19 cases and community spread and aid campus leadership decision making.

Upcoming Events and
Campus Updates

  • There continues to be an increasing number of students seeking emergency grants and/or loans from the LSC Foundation. There's also increased demand in the LSC Food Shelf. If you are able, please consider donating to the LSC Foundation and/or donating non-perishable and non-expired food items. Financial contributions can be made online and food items can be dropped off in Student Life. Thank you for helping support our students! Any questions? Please email or call (218) 733-6945.

  • The Eco-Entrepreneurship Department will sell fresh produce every Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m., in the LSC Commons.

  • This week is Professional Fluency Week, an opportunity for faculty and staff to discuss professional expectations with students and student workers. This semester's focus is on the concept of timeliness (avoiding procrastination), which employers, educators and students have identified as one of four critical aspects of professionalism (communication, timeliness, respect, and taking personal responsibility).

  • Students, faculty and staff are invited to submit questions for Mayor Emily Larson's Student Success Day keynote address.

If you have upcoming events, story ideas, or pictures you'd like included in future editions of the newsplash please send them to

Also, please remember to complete the online COVID-19 Self-Assessment each day you plan on being on campus. Thank you!
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