Academics

Catherine Lassila Named Nursing Assistant Instructor at LSC

Catherine Lassila has been hired as a Nursing Assistant instructor at Lake Superior College. LSC offers a nursing assistant certificate to prepare students for entry into the field of nursing assistants/home health aides (NA /HHA). Approximately 300 students graduated from LSC nursing assistant training in last year. Many of those students continued on to study advanced nursing…

Dr. Marsha S. Lue Named TRIO Student Support Services Advisor at LSC

Dr. Marsha S. Lue has been hired as a TRIO Student Support Services advisor at Lake Superior College. Her responsibilities will include: academic, career, and transfer advisement; financial aid and financial literacy advisement; new TRIO SSS student recruitment; knowledge development of federal, state, and institutional policies and organizing cultural, and educational activities and workshops for…

Robert Zbikowski hired as physics faculty at LSC

Robert Zbikowski has been hired as a full-time physics instructor at Lake Superior College, starting this fall semester. Zbikowski has a master’s degree in educational administration from University of Minnesota, along with graduate credits in physics from University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and also in mathematics from St. Cloud State University and…

Public Welcome at Physical Therapy Community Clinic at LSC

Starting Wednesday, September 12, Lake Superior College is offering free or low-cost physical therapy services to eligible area residents at LSC’s community clinic for physical therapy. The service is provided by physical therapist students from the College of St. Scholastica and physical therapist assistant students from LSC. Faculty members, who are licensed physical therapists and physical…

Lake Superior College’s Online Cybersecurity Program Earns Additional National Recognition for Quality and Affordability

Lake Superior College’s online cybersecurity program has been ranked among the nation’s top ten most affordable online associate’s degrees in cybersecurity. The ranking is based on a number of factors including the cost of tuition and the percentage of students receiving financial assistance. All information is provided by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems (provided by…

Joe Tribbey Named Emergency Response Training Center Director

Joe Tribbey has been named Director of Lake Superior College’s Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC). Tribbey had recently served as interim director of the ERTC. He also has taught in LSC’s fire technology AS and AAS degree programs since 2013, where he provided instruction and advisement for students and for rural fire departments in the…

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…