Academics

LSC Nursing Programs Granted National Re-Accreditation

Lake Superior College has received formal notification from the  Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) that LSC’s Practical Nursing and Professional Nursing A.S. degree programs have been granted re-accreditation through 2025. Approximately 150 students graduate from LSC’s nursing programs every year. LSC’s AS nursing programs were initially accredited in 2012 with the practical nursing…

LSC to host 15th annual Robot Wars on April 26

Brains. Brawn. Unforgettable names like Wreck-n-Wheel, Wedgy and Iron Butterfly. Squeeze ’em all together and you have one heck of a robot smack down! Lake Superior College’s 15th annual Robot Wars competition will slam into LSC’s Duluth Downtown Center, 120 N. Second Avenue West, on Thursday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., where…

LSC’s Cyber Defense Team Wins Second in State Challenge; Named Best Hacker Defense Team in Midwest Collegiate Wildcard Competition

The Lake Superior College Cyber Defense team placed second in the Minnesota Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition which included eight Minnesota colleges and university teams. The LSC team moved on to compete regionally, earning the ranking of top defensive team by professional hackers who rated LSC as the team best able to defend themselves. For the…

Will Beecroft Named Full-Time Aviation Maintenance Technology Instructor

Lake Superior College has named Will Beecroft as an unlimited full time (UFT) faculty to the Business and Industry Division. Beecroft has worked as an adjunct instructor in the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program for LSC since July 2015.   Prior to LSC, Beecroft worked as an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic/designated inspector for AAR in…

Online Accounting Degree Nationally Ranked in the Top 50 Best Programs

Lake Superior College’s associate in accounting online degree was named as one of the top 50 best online accounting degree programs in a recent national ranking by the Masters of Finance website. Lake Superior College, which ranked 37th in the nation, was recognized in part for offering an AAS degree accounting program that includes coursework…

Jessica Bortolus Named TRIO Student Support Services Advisor

Jessica Bortolus has been hired as a TRIO Student Support Services advisor at Lake Superior College. Her responsibilities will include: academic/career/transfer advisement, financial aid/financial literacy advisement, new TRIO SSS student recruitment, knowledge development of federal, state, and institutional policies, and organizing cultural/education activities/workshops for TRIO SSS students. Through her prior experience as an Educational Technology…

Wendy Graves Receives National Outstanding eLearning Faculty Recognition

Lake Superior College math instructor Wendy Graves was recently honored at a national recognition luncheon at the ITC eLearning Conference in Tucson, AZ. Graves was nominated by her peers as an exemplary member of his or her community in the Instructional Technology Council’s (ITC) 2017 Outstanding eLearning Faculty category. According to LSC’s Dean of Liberal…

March 16 LSC Aviation Career Night

  Learn about aviation career training options first-hand from professionals in the pilot and aviation maintenance technology programs at Lake Superior College’s Aviation Career Night on March 16. The free event will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at LSC’s Center for Advanced Aviation, Hangar 103, 4960 Airport Road, Duluth. Online reservations are…