November 5, 2019
Lake Superior College President Patrica Rogers and the College of St. Scholastica President Barbara McDonald are featured in the Star Tribune: In Duluth, new college presidents are old friends.
Minnesota State Mankato, Lake Superior College Announce Aviation Pilot Program
Articulation Agreement
Minnesota State University, Mankato and Lake Superior College announced an articulation transfer agreement that will enable a smooth transition for aviation students to complete degree programs at each institution. The announcement was held on Friday at the LSC Center for Advanced Aviation with LSC, Minnesota State University, Mankato, LSC Foundation, Duluth Airport Authority officials and aviation faculty and students in attendance.
 
The articulation agreement is designed to promote student completion of the Associate of Applied Science in Professional Pilot degree at Lake Superior College and then provide a seamless transfer to Minnesota State Mankato’s Bachelor of Science in Aviation degree program.

The agreement specifies admission and graduation requirements of each institution’s program as well as course and credit requirements in each of the two programs. The event was streamed live by KBJR's social media and was the station's most viewed news story over the weekend. The event received outstanding media coverage including: the Duluth News-Tribune, HowieBlog, Fox 21, CBS3, Mankato Free Press, and KEYC.
Halloween Party Festivities for All
Thanks to Student Life for a fun Halloween Bash last week! Students had many activities to choose from including carving pumpkins, a costume contest, making scary spider suckers for the Damiano Center Kid's Cafe, popcorn, caramel apples, singing karaoke and dancing.
Even MORE LSC in the News:

  • LSC Co-Sponsors Boo Bash kid's event at Heritage Center on WDIO.


Tutoring and Learning Center Celebrates Tutor Appreciation Week November 4-8

The Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) in Room M210 will celebrate Tutor Appreciation Week November 4-8. Students are encouraged to stop by on Tuesday, November 5 to fill out a survey and receive a cookie and coffee and on Wednesday, November 6, to receive a pass, visit TLC Labs for a stamp, and receive a treat. All week, students and employees can stop by to fill out a thank-you note of appreciation for LSC tutors.

The TLC is available to support students in many content areas and welcomes classes for tours. Want the TLC to come to you? Contact TLC Director Jenna Trenberth at 733-5922 to set up a class visit or to discuss TLC services.
TRIO SSS to Celebrate First Generation Day on November 7

Everyone is invited to celebrate First Generation Day on Thursday, November 7 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. with cake and coffee near Student Life offices. First Generation Day celebrates students and employees whose parents did not complete a four-year degree. Nearly 55% of LSC students are first generation students. A group photo will take place at 11 a.m. with students and employees who are first generation. If you would like an "I am first" door sign, contact Jessica Bortolus .


Upcoming Events and
Campus Updates

  • LSC and the Minnesota Department of Veteran's Affairs will host a Veterans Day celebration on Wednesday, November 6, noon, in Student Life to recognize and thank veterans on campus and the community for their service. Music and refreshments included.

  • Employee open enrollment to change insurance benefits opens on October 31 through November 20.

  • The Erickson Library invites you to attend LibraryCon Live! on Wednesday, November 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It's a day-long celebration of fandom-beloved stories and characters, featuring the creators behind mind-bending speculative fiction, innovative comics, and fan-favorite graphic novels.

  • Join us to celebrate the success of the IceHawks soccer, clay target and cycling teams at the IceHawks Fall Athletics Banquet on Wednesday, November 6, 5:30 p.m. at Black Woods Proctor. Fall student-athletes are free, and all other guests are only $20. All are welcome! You can purchase tickets online at lsc.edu/banquet.

  • Speaking of Athletics, it's almost time for IceHawks Basketball! LSC men's and women's basketball season to tip-off with the women's team playing at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College on November 13 at 4:30 p.m and the men at 7:30 p.m. Go IceHawks!

  • First Generation Day celebration with cake and coffee on Thursday, November 7, 11 a.m to 1 p.m. near Student Life offices.

  • The LSC Physical Therapy Clinic currently has openings. The clinic allows LSC PTA students and College of St. Scholastica PT students to get clinical experience under faculty supervision. It is open to area residents not covered by insurance, free for LSC students, and available to LSC employees on a sliding scale fee. For an appointment, call (218) 733-1093 or contact Chandra Shoberg.

  • The Emerging Farmers Working Group through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and in connection with LSC's Eco-Entrepreneurship program will host a public meeting at LSC on Thursday, November 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Room 255. For more information, contact Christina Iliev at (651) 201-6610.


  • LSC's Computer Information Systems department and the U.S. Department of Defense will offer a free Cybersecurity Careers Adult Workshop Friday, November 15, 9 am. to 4 p.m. The workshop is targeted toward anyone 18 and older who are considering new career and have an interest in technology, networking, programming and cybersecurity.


  • The LSC Social Committee invites you to happy hour at Buffalo Wild Wings on Wednesday, November 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mark your calendars for the Thursday, December 12 Holiday Party at Aces on First from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the campus Holiday Potluck in the Atrium on Wednesday, December 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A member of Minnesota State
An affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator • Individuals with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations, by contacting LSC’s Disability Services, (218) 733-7650/(800) 432-2884, S155, or Georgia Robillard at georgia.robillard@lsc.edu .