September 2018
ALUMNI NEWSLETTER
LAKER E-FFECT
CAMPUS NEWS
The public is invited to visit the Arts Center Gallery at Lake Superior State University to enjoy "Painting Wildness," an exhibition of 27 paintings by award-winning artist Heidi A. Marshall during the months of September and October. LSSU is hosting a Meet the Artist event Thurs. Oct. 4, from 5:30pm - 7pm in the LSSU Arts Center Gallery before the Backtrack Vocals Concert in the Arts Center on Thurs. Oct. 4 at 7pm.    
 
 
Infrastructure upgrades at LSSU have begun. Upgrades throughout the 41-building campus - such as new roofing, lighting, and upgraded heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC) systems - should be completed by winter 2020.

ACADEMIC NEWS
 
Kinesiology professor Sarah Ouimette receives
Excellence in Advising Award. 
  

ALUMNI NEWS



Greg Nichols '00, head brewer for Smoketown Brewing Station, recently won a gold medal from the Brewers Association of Maryland for the Maryland Rye IPA.





Jason Pietrantonio '98 is the owner of a landscaping company, Second Nature Landscaping in Kingsford, Mich. Second Nature Landscaping offers service in planting, designing patios, retaining walls, timber steps, waterfalls, outdoor fireplaces, barbecues, walkways, driveways and irrigations systems.
STUDENT NEWS
 
LSSU's Fall Open House is set for Sat. Sept. 29, 10am-6pm. Prospective students and their families can come and see the exciting initiatives going on around campus. Meet with faculty, current students, ask questions to Admissions recruiters, learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and tour campus. For more information, email LSSU Admissions or call 906-635-2684.


EVENTS
October 4  -  Lake State After Hours , 5pm, Buffalo Wild Wings
 
 
LSSU After Hours
November 1 -Lake State After Hours, 5pm, Soo Brewing Co
 
 
 
 
November 2-3 - Save the date for  Great Lake State Weekend (Homecoming), LSSU Campus, Hockey vs. University of Michigan 
 
Laker Basketball
December 1 - Laker Basketball vs. Wayne State, 1 & 3pm, Matthaei Center, WSU; Social between games for Laker fans, 2:30pm, Matthaei Center Room 128
 
Laker Hockey
December 1 - Laker Hockey Tailgate, 5:30pm, Lukenda Alumni House; Laker Hockey vs. Minnesota St-Mankato, 7:07pm, Taffey Abel Arena
 
December 6 - Lake State After Hours, 5pm, Cooper Gym, Laker Basketball game vs. SVSU, 5:30pm & 7:30 pm 
 
Laker Hockey
December 30-31 - Great Lakes Invitational Hockey, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.
Dec. 30
- LSSU vs. MSU, 4pm
 Dec. 31
- LSSU vs. U of M or Mich Tech, 11:30am/2:30pm 
 
Red Wings
December 31 - LSSU outing at Red Wings vs Panthers, 7:30pm, Little Caesars Arena. LSSU Alumni Social 5-7pm, TBD
             near Little Caesars Arena. 
 
WRAP IT UP
 
 
 
 
 
 
Break out that BLUE & GOLD because Every Friday is #LakerFriday!
Laker Fridays are a great opportunity for everyone to show their support of Lake State! LSSU t-shirts and prizes will be awarded to weekly winners who post Laker themed photos on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Be sure to use #LakerFriday and tag us @LSSUalumni or email photos to alumnirelations@lssu.edu to be entered into our weekly contest! 
 
Visit us online for information about alumni events and programs, to update your information with LSSU and to become a Premium member of the Alumni Association. 

 
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