September 2016 Laker E-ffect
Great Lake State Weekend is just around the corner - Oct. 14-15, 2016!
Online registration is now available. GLSW is LSSU's Homecoming and Family Weekend, so bring your Laker friends and family to this year's fun-filled weekend!
Congratulations to the winner of our first ever Alumni
GLSW Stay and Play Raffle, Rodney Lang of Boulder City, Nevada class of 1982! Open to all alumni of LSSU who registered online by Sept 23, the raffle winner receives, for himself, spouse and dependents:
- Free lodging at Holiday Inn Express October 14 and 15
- Free tickets to Laker hockey games vs. MSU October 14 and 15
- Free tickets to October 14 Alumni Awards banquet
- Free tickets to October 15 Athletic Hall of Fame induction
- Free brunch at LSSU's Quarterdeck Cafeteria October 14 and 15
- Food voucher for Tailgate prior to October 15 hockey game
Thanks to all who registered by the deadline. You'll have another opportunity to win next year!
Join us in recognizing the
2016 Alumni Award Recipients at Friday's Alumni Awards banquet October 14, beginning at 4:30pm. Tickets are available on campus at the Norris ticket office and Fletcher First Stop, and online here
This year we recognize.
Kenneth J. Shouldice Achievement Award recipient Brigadier General Mark M. Mcleod - class of 1984
Paul Ripley Young Alumna Award
Rebecca (Steffler) Ridky
- Class of 2008
2016 Athletic Hall of Fame
Three individuals and one team will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
October 15 in a program begging at 2:30pm in LSSU Arts Center theater.
Kristin (Bullock) Dunbar '92
Bruce Hoffort '98
Randy Sieler '88
1975 - 76 Men's Basketball Team
The induction program is followed by a reception in the Arts Center lobby. Reservations are requested and tickets are available
Does your employer have opening for college graduates? Are you considering a career change? LSSU's Career Development office is sponsoring a
Career and Networking Fair
Friday, Oct 14 from 12 noon to 2:00pm in Cisler Superior Room, during
Great Lake State Weekend
. You can combine business with pleasure by hosting a table for your employer, or use this as an opportunity to check out job opportunities in your field.
Register your company
and host a table, or just stop by and
with students and employers.
Many of the items alumni mentioned in the survey are already available on the Barnes & Noble website; others are available in store and can be purchased remotely by calling the store at 906-635-2227 and speaking with a sales associate. Store hours are 8:30am - 5:00pm Monday-Thursday; 8:30am - 4:00pm on Fridays; and 10:00am - 3:00pm Saturdays.
Recently we sent a survey to alumni asking what LSSU items they would be most likely to purchase at
Barnes & Noble
at LSSU. We received a wide variety of feedback - see the
Taylor Jones '16
has joined RiverStone Health in Billings, Montana to lead Youth Mental First Aid.
Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare.
October 6 -
Lake State After Hours, 5 pm, Buffalo Wild Wings
October 28-29 -
Pink in the Rink
hockey vs. Alaska, 4pm-10pm, Taffy Abel Arena
October 14-15 - Great Lake State Weekend, LSSU Campus
Alumni Awards, Hall of Fame, 50th Anniversary of Laker Hockey Celebration
November 3 -
Lake State After Hours, 5 pm, Soo Brewing Company
November 5 - Hockey Social for Laker Fans, 5:30 pm, Lukenda Alumni House
Nov. 4 & 5 Laker Hockey vs. Minnesota-Mankato
Southern Charm Vacation
featuring Charleston, Savannah & Jekyll Island
Hockey Social for Laker Fans, 5:30pm, Buffalo Wild Wings, Big Rapids, Michigan.
Nov 18-19 Laker hockey vs. Ferris State
Hockey Social for Laker Fans, 5pm, Blue Leprechaun, Ann Arbor
Nov 25-26, Laker Hockey vs. U of M
Laker Basketball vs. Ashland
December 3- Hockey Social for Laker Fans, 5:30pm, Lukenda Alumni House
Dec 2-3 Laker Hockey vs. BGSU
Yooper Night at the Joe!
Red Wings vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 5:30pm, Punch Bowl Social Pre-Game, Game Starts at 7:30pm
December 10- Basketball Social for Laker Fans, 2:30pm, Univ. of Findlay, Ohio
Laker Basketball vs. Findlay, Social between games
Laker Volleyball is at home this weekend, celebrating super heroes, Military Veterans, and Law Enforcement personnel
shaves 25 strokes off of game, shoots par round in Allendale
For the Blue & Gold,
Director of Alumni Relations