GLSW is almost here - Oct. 13-14! Come back to campus during LSSU's Homecoming & Family Weekend for students, alumni, families and our Sault community. We'll have campus tours, planetarium shows, family scavenger hunt, Kids Kollege science program, campus parade, tailgate on the tennis courts, Laker Hockey, Alumni Awards Banquet and much more! Register NOW!
President Mitchell gets dunked for
a good cause.
Kinesiology has partnered with MSU Extension for the SPartner Trial. This is a transnational research program looking at web based interactive education with LSSU student mentors to increase physical activity in 5th graders. It will introduce field-based research to students, provide curriculum for local schools, and generate $2000 in lab equipment for the Exercise Performance Lab (EPL) Kinesiology has been conducting performance testing using the EPL for our hockey team. This program is in its fifth year.
The Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) has accredited the BS Electrical Engineering Technology, and the BS Manufacturing Engineering Technology programs through September 2023.

Fire Science and Emergency Services recently received a donated fire truck for LSSU Student use.

professor Dr. Barbara Evans secured a USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture project entitled "Educating a Workforce for the Aquaculture Industry: Matching Skill Needs of the Aquaculture Industry with US Career and Technical Education." Total funding for this grant is $188,036. The grant extends the Youth Education in Aquaculture project with $78,596 dedicated to LSSU activities; $45,440 to Iowa State, and $64,000 to UW Steven's Point.
Kiffen Smallegan '17 was accepted into the Air Force Nurse Internship program. He
was selected from over 350 applicants for 40 slots. His goal is to become a flight nurse.
Shyla Jones '08, is a licensed patent attorney who recently joined Ice Miller Intellectual Property Group specializing in global brand management, protection and enforcement matters including trademarks, copyrights, design patents, trade secrets, franchise and licensing.

Adam Truckey '06
created a "Leelanau-Keep it Clean" decal and is donating the profits to the Friends of the Sleeping Bear Dunes.   

PV2 Justin Kelly, PV2 Brendan Westenbarger, and PV2 Chris Cousin recently completed Army basic training with the 31st Engineer Battalion. They left for Ft. Leonard Wood after Spring semester this year and returned to LSSU this Fall.
Dr. Kathy
Berchem (Nursing) and Dr. Ashley Moerke (Biology) collaborated on a recent study abroad trip to New Zealand. Students studied endemic species and their habitats, indigenous Maori health practices and New Zealand approaches to issu es of environmental health using natural systems. The students combined the themes of health, biology, culture and ecology to give back, regenerating rainforests & helping create a health initiative called a Recovery Garden. See a video from their trip.    

October 5 -
Lake State After Hours, 5pm, Buffalo Wild Wings
October 5 - Washington D.C. Alumni Meet-Up , 6:30-8:30pm, Rocket Bar  

October 12 - Thomas Pandolfi performs
, 7pm, Arts Center at LSSU

October 13-14- Great Lake State Weekend , All Weekend

October 21 -
Laker Tailgate & Hockey vs. Denver, Colorado


October 28 - Laker Tailgate
& Hockey vs. MSU, Lansing, MI

  November 2 - Lake State After Hours, 5pm, Soo Brew Co.

November 5 - Laker Tailgate & Women's Basketball vs. MSU, Lansing, MI

November 11 - Laker Tailgate & Hockey vs. BGSU, Bowling Green, Ohio

December 9 - Laker Basketball Social & game vs. Northwood, Midland, MI

December 9 - Detroit Red Wings vs. St. Louis - Yooper Night, Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI *Join our gathering before the game with fellow Yooper Alumni - NMU, Mich Tech, Finlandia & LSSU

Volleyball - Host Ferris State and Northwood this weekend in Cooper Gym 

GLIAC Announces Wisconsin-Parkside As Newest Conference Member
Women's Golf - Finishes 7th With Record-Setting Performance At Saginaw Valley State Invite 
Cross Country - Men participate in MSU invitational, Women's top runners from MSU invitational   

LSSU is hosting it's annual Fall Open house on Sat. Sept. 30 where high school students can:
  • Meet with faculty, staff & students
  • Learn about academic programs, financial aid, and student services
  • Join a guided tour of campus during peak fall colors
  • Visit a residence hall and enjoy a complimentary lunch

Share with any high school students who would be able to attend! Online registration here


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