Academics

Travel to Oaxaca, Mexico with LSC!

Ever wanted to truly experience the ancient beauty of Mexico? Then you need to act FAST – space is filling quickly for LSC’s Mexico Learning Community Spring Travel Program in Oaxaca, Mexico. All students, faculty/staff and community members are invited to participate in the semester-long program. The Spring Travel program offers the chance to learn…

LSC Hosts Third and Final “Green 101” Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 27

“Locally Adapted Food Systems” Finding whole, organic and unprocessed foods is becoming an increasing challenge in our hurry-up fast food culture. But that might be changing. In “Locally Adapted Food Systems,” presenter Randel Hansen discusses how more and more people are pursuing alternatives such as farmers markets, agricultural endeavors, community and household gardens. Hansen, a…

Green 101: Lake Superior College Continues Free Lecture Series

Lake Superior College has announced that it will continue its “Green 101” series this fall with three free lectures. Along with the free lectures, there will also be an additional “Make ‘N’ Take” workshop. The “Green 101” series covers a variety of topics that focus on what it means to be “sustainably green.” The series begins…

Flipbook Version of College Catalog Available Online

Lake Superior College’s 2009–2011 catalog is now available online in a flipbook format.  The new electronic publication allows users to bookmark pages, add notes, and print, download or e-mail specific pages or the entire catalog as a PDF.  Its a green alternative to printing and distributing the 238-page book. View it at www.lsc.edu/catalog/.

Dental Hygiene Director Kathy Leonard Featured in National Publication

Kathy Leonard, Lake Superior College’s dental hygiene program director, was recently featured in the American Dental Hygienists Association official publication, “Access ADHA”. Leonard answered questions in a “Q&A” format regarding the differences and similarities among the entry-level degrees in dental hygiene. View the feature online here.

Robot and Computer Summer Workshops for Teenagers

2008 robot-building workshop Got teenagers who are already bored with summer vacation? Sign ‘em up for summer workshops at Lake Superior College. A robot camp will take place on July 20-24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It includes team-building a robot and exploring area manufacturing through field trips. The cost is free but class…

High Schoolers Attend HOT Camp

No latrine duty or craft projects for these campers. A group of high school students attended an intensive, three-day health careers camp to learn more about future careers. “When students think of medical careers, they typically think of doctors or nursing,” said Brittany Chopp, health education specialist for the Northeast Area Health Education Center and…

Six BPA Students Shine at National Conference

Six Lake Superior College students took home 13 awards during the National Leadership/Competitive Event Conference of Business Professionals of America (BPA) in Dallas, Texas June 17-21. Melodie Schultz, Mandy Newell, Tim Klande, Ryan Waterhouse, Jake Pogorelec and Andrea Johnson represented programs in Computer Information Systems, Accounting, Business, and the Administrative Support at LSC. The skill-based contests pitted…

Lake Superior College Hosts Professional Pilot Open House

Lake Superior College’s Center for Advanced Aviation will host an open house for its professional pilot program Saturday, May 30 from 1 to 5 p.m.  The event will take place at LSC’s Flight School located near the Duluth International Airport.  Tours, refreshments and demonstrations will be offered. LSC’s professional pilot program offers both fixed-wing and…

LSC’s Beaulieu Wins “Excellence in Teaching” Award

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities’ Board of Trustees recently presented Excellence in Teaching awards, the system’s highest academic honor, to four faculty members, including Lake Superior College art instructor Dorian Beaulieu. The honorees were selected from the group of outstanding educators nominated by their college presidents. “The Board of Trustees’ Excellence in Teaching Awards…