Academics

ALLETE’s donation of retired corporate jet lifts Lake Superior College’s aviation program to new heights

ALLETE Inc. announced it is donating a retired corporate jet to Lake Superior College’s aviation maintenance technology program, as a contribution to the Lake Superior College Foundation. Donation of the 1981 Hawker 700, the largest donation LSC’s aviation program has ever received, comes just one day ahead of this weekend’s Duluth Airshow. ALLETE purchased the used…

Aviation Students to Learn Airshow Ground Ops from USAF Thunderbirds

Lake Superior College aviation students, including professional pilots and aviation maintenance technicians, will have the opportunity to meet the USAF Thunderbirds officers and crew and learn about air show demonstration ground operations. The approximately two-hour briefing will take place on Friday, July 6, at 8:30 a.m. at Lake Superior College’s Center for Advanced Aviation, CAA…

LSC Students Win 23 National Awards at the BPA Conference

Lake Superior College business and computer students were recently recognized with twenty-three national awards, including three first place awards for Medical Office Procedures, Diagnostic Coding and College Accounting, at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference in Dallas. “Our top students did very well competing on a national level,” said BPA chapter advisor/business…

Sherry Sanchez Tibbetts Named LSC Interim Director of Admissions

Sherry Sanchez Tibbetts has been appointed as Lake Superior College’s interim Director of Admissions. In this capacity, she will plan, direct, and evaluate recruitment and admissions initiatives and work closely with the broader community to convey LSC’s distinctive approach to education access and service “I’m very excited to continue to build on the strengths developed…

Delta Air Lines Announces National Partnership with Lake Superior College

After a year-long extensive evaluation process, Delta Air Lines has selected Lake Superior College as an approved partner college in training future aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs). Delta TechOps evaluated numerous AMT schools throughout the country with a goal to find colleges that are committed to meeting FAA standards and Delta’s principles of excellence to help…

Kelli Hallsten-Erickson Named LSC Tutoring and Learning Center Director

Kelli Hallsten-Erickson has been named director of the Tutoring and Learning Center at Lake Superior College. A current faculty member, Hallsten-Erickson has taught English for fifteen years and served as the Center for Faculty Innovation Coordinator for ten years. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the professional and peer (student) tutors…

Tim Brandon Named LSC Auto Body Technology Instructor

Tim Brandon has been hired as unlimited full time (UFT) faculty to teach in Lake Superior College’s Auto Body Technology program. He will be responsible for moving the curriculum to I-CAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) certification, recruiting new students and building industry/community partnerships. At an early age, Brandon began working in the family-owned…

LSC to Host the Dennis Godfrey Memorial Car Show on May 5

The annual Dennis Godfrey Memorial Car Show will be held this Saturday, May 5, in the lower west parking lot of Lake Superior College’s main campus, 2101 Trinity Road. Celebrated in memoriam to the late Lake Superior College auto instructor Dennis Godfrey, the free car show is open to the public and runs between 11…