Academics

LSC and AAR to Announce Expanded Partnership to Address Workforce Needs

Lake Superior College and AAR, a global provider of aviation services with locations throughout the world including in Duluth, will be holding a brief news conference this Thursday, January 24, at 11:00 a.m. at LSC’s Center for Advanced Aviation to announce the launch of a new program, EAGLE Career Pathway. The program will build on…

Lake Superior College Nursing Students to be Recognized at Pinning Ceremony

Lake Superior College nursing students will participate in a formal nurse’s pinning ceremony in the LSC Commons on Thursday, December 20, at 5 p.m. to acknowledge their graduate status as professional nurses. “Our traditional pinning ceremony is meant to welcome our new nursing graduates into the nursing profession,” said LSC Nursing Program Director Deborah Amys.…

LSC Faculty Receive Minnesota State Excellence in Curriculum Programming Award for Network and Cybersecurity Program

Lake Superior College Computer Information System faculty members Vickie McLain, Tom Gustafson, Anup Parajuli, Matt McCullough and Tom Janicki were recognized with a 2018 Minnesota State Excellence in Curriculum Programming Award for their Network Administration and Cybersecurity program. LSC’s Network Administration and Cybersecurity AAS program is designed to engage students in real-life work skills throughout…

Student-Made Robots Put to Test at Lake Superior College

Robots designed and built by seven Integrated Manufacturing student teams will be put to the competitive task today, Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m. at LSC’s Downtown Center, 120 N. Second Avenue West, Duluth. The event is free and open to the public. “The event showcases original robot design by students as well as demonstrating different…

LSC’s Hanna Erpestad Recognized with Minnesota State Outstanding Academic and Student Affairs Administrator Award

Lake Superior College Interim Dean of Business and Industry Hanna Erpestad has been recognized with a Minnesota State Outstanding Academic and Student Affairs Administrator Award. She recently received the notable state-level award at the Minnesota State Academic and Student Affairs Awards ceremony. Erpestad was raised in East Africa, England, and Finland by Finnish parents who…

LSC Offers New Class to Help Small Businesses with Accounting Theft and Fraud

Employee theft is big business. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, employee dishonesty costs American business in excess of $50 billion annually. The most common types of employee theft, as reported by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), are: larceny/embezzlement; skimming; fraudulent disbursements and stealing business opportunities. To help small businesses deal with…