Academics

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…

Lindsy Mason Hired as English Instructor at LSC

Lindsy Mason has been hired as a full-time English instructor at Lake Superior College. Mason earned a master’s in fine arts degree in creative writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a bachelor of science degree in English and speech communication from University of Wisconsin-Superior. Since 2014, she has taught English classes at Minnesota State…

Katherine Stolp Hired as Perkins Grant Coordinator at LSC

Katherine Stolp has been hired for the position of the Carl D. Perkins grant coordinator at Lake Superior College. Carl D. Perkins federal funding provides for the improvement of secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs. The position had previously been filled by longtime coordinator Jim Schwarzbauer, who retired from LSC this summer. Stolp…

LSC’s Dental Hygiene Clinic Offers Affordable Teeth Cleaning

Members of the community are invited to take advantage of the low-cost services provided at the Lake Superior College Dental Hygiene Clinic. The Lake Superior College Dental Hygiene Clinic is open to the public by appointment all academic year (September – May). Appointments are made on a first requested, first served basis. Appointment hours vary…

LSC to host Healthcare Career Night on October 23

Healthcare is one of the largest employers in the Duluth-Superior region with many rewarding healthcare careers available ranging from direct caregivers to technicians to support staff and much more. Lake Superior College offers more than sixteen career paths in allied health and nursing. Its nationally accredited programs include surgical technology, practical nursing, professional nursing A.S.,…

Apply for free at LSC during October

Lake Superior College is waiving the usual $20 application fee for the entire month of October in honor of College Knowledge Month. It’s part of a statewide initiative to encourage students to explore higher education options available through the Minnesota State system. Lake Superior College has been ranked among the twenty best community colleges in…