January 24, 2020

Happy Spring Semester!
Welcome back, students!
Winter Welcome Week Activities Kicked Off New Semester Over The Past Two Weeks
Spring Semester 2020 is now underway! A series of free events, treats, games and prizes, activities and club and community information tables welcomed students back to campus during Winter Welcome Week. Student Life Director Heather Grillo interviewed on Fox21 about welcoming students back.
Lake Superior College To Host Jan. 25
Opening Ceremonies for John Beargrease
Sled Dog Marathon
For the second year in a row, Lake Superior College will host the opening ceremonies for the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon on Saturday, January 25. Vet checks begin at 8 a.m. and will include a chance to meet the sled dogs. The Opening Ceremonies social hour from 3:30 to 5 p.m. is to open to everyone. Dinner begins at 5 p.m. and requires an advanced purchase ticket of $20 per person.
Exciting News! Governor Walz includes
$1M for pre-design of LSC's Integrated Manufacturing Workforce Labs
in his higher-ed bonding priorities

If approved, the funding will allow LSC to begin the process of relocating the downtown manufacturing program back to main campus, enhancing and expanding the facility, better connecting and serving students, and saving $165,000 in annual operating costs as well as $2.5M or more in deferred maintenance. To learn more, check out the Fox21 story as well as the additional coverage below.
Even More Media Coverage of LSC...

  • IceHawks men's basketball takes down Fond du Lac Thunder on Fox21.

  • LSC is a sponsor of Twin Ports 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. events in BusinessNorth.

  • Winter Welcome first day of semester activities on Fox21.

  • CIS faculty member Vickie McLain interviewed on cybersecurity on WDIO.

Upcoming Events and
Campus Updates

  • LSC's Physical Therapy Clinic has openings for new patients with free services for students. Employees and uninsured/under insured community members are welcome. The clinic is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact Chandra Shoberg or call (218) 733-1093.

  • The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon Opening Ceremonies at Lake Superior College will be held on Saturday, January 25.

  • IceHawks Basketball vs. Northland Community & Technical College on Sunday, January 26, at UW-Superior. The women's game is at 1:00 p.m. and the men's game is at 3:00 p.m. Go IceHawks!

  • LSC dental hygiene faculty and students will team up with area dentists for the February 7 "Give Kids a Smile Day" at LSC's Dental Hygiene Clinic to provide free dental care for children whose families can't afford it. For an appointment, call (218) 733-5939.

  • Student Success Day coming up on February 11 with career, personal growth, financial, academic and leadership sessions, a motivational speaker, and networking opportunities.

  • Healthcare Career Night on Wednesday, February 12 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. offers tours, healthcare simulations, and information on admissions, financial aid and academic support.

  • A free Cyber Day workshop for students in grades 6-12 will be held on Friday, February 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a pizza lunch included. Register online or contact Vickie McLain, (218) 733-7763 or Paul Fye, (218) 733-7666 for more information.
Employee News
LSC’s Randel Hanson on Climate Duluth PACT-TV
Eco-Entrepreneurship Program Co-Director Randel Hanson was interviewed recently by Tone Lanzillo about LSC’s new program for Climate Duluth PACT-TV.
Shannon Fries Published in British Collection

Congratulations to Shannon Fries, assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs, for being published in a British anthology collection of short stories, Shadow of Pendle.  Her short stories focus on nature and the fantastic and have also been published in other collections in the United States and Canada.
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