Academics

LSC Commencement Packs the DECC

The DECC auditorium was packed with proud family, friends, faculty and staff on Monday, May 18 to witness the graduation of Lake Superior College’s class of 2009. Colonel Penny J. Dieryck, the Mission Support Group Commander, 148th Fighter Wing, Minnesota National Guard, was the keynote speaker. In her welcoming remarks, Dr. Kathleen Nelson, president of…

BPA Students Hugely Successful at State Leadership Conference

Ten Lake Superior College students attended the 2008-09 Spring State leadership and Competitive Event Conference of Business Professionals of America (BPA) in Alexandria, Minnesota, February 19–21. Eight of these students qualified to compete in the National Leadership Conference. Students represented such LSC programs as Computer Information Systems, Accounting, Business, and Administrative Support. The skills-based contests pitted the LSC students against…

Center for Faculty Innovation Grand Opening

    A grand opening celebration for the newly-created LSC Center for Faculty Innovation was held Wednesday, January 28. “The Center is actually the brainchild of (newly retired vice president of academic affairs) Candace Barnack,” said Kelli Hallsten, English instructor and Center for Teaching and Learning coordinator. “She saw it as a place that would not…

Fall Semester Dean’s List Reception

  A reception was held on Wednesday, January 21 in the Lake Superior College Commons to celebrate students who made the Fall Semester Dean’s List. LSC President Kathleen Nelson and Student Senate President Travis Johnson spoke to the recipients beforehand, congratulating them on their achievement. During Fall Semester, 812 students qualified to be on the…

LSC and the Jamar Company Receive State Job Skills Funds

Lake Superior College and The Jamar Company received a $162,000 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) grant to create a Lean construction training program for The Jamar Company’s workforce. “The goal of this project is to train a cross-functional team of employees, ” said Steve Wagner, LSC’s Vice President of Workforce and Community Development.  “Applying Lean…

Informational Meeting for Semester in Italy Scheduled for Weds., Dec. 10

An informational meeting regarding the LSC Fall Semester in Italy (August 30 through December 18, 2009) will take place Weds., Dec. 10 at 6:25 p.m. in room S2980. Any and all interested students are welcome to attend – parents are also welcome. The meeting will be a good place to come with your questions and friends with whom…

New Face: Kristin Joseph

Kristin Joseph started July 1 in Workforce Training and Community Development as an administrative assistant. Her position includes coordinating customized training and assisting with continuing education classes. She previously worked as a counselor at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in Moose Lake. She holds an A. A. degree in occupational therapy. She also has extensive experience…

Lake Superior College to Provide Workforce Training for Northstar Aerospace; Grant Signing on June 25

  Paul Moe, Executive Director of the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership; Richard Tvedten, Director of Continuing Education/Custom Training for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; Dr. Kathleen Nelson, President of Lake Superior College; and John Eagleton, President and CEO of Northstar Aerospace sign the grant agreement. Lake Superior College has been awarded a Minnesota Job…

State Grant Funds Entry-level Manufacturing Training Program

Ninety lower-income workers in the Duluth area will have the opportunity to be trained for entry level manufacturing and industrial sewing positions and move up the career ladder to better-paying jobs. SOAR Career Solutions, Lake Superior College and the Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) will lead the two-year training…

Lake Superior College Receives Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Grant

Funds will go toward “Lean Healthcare”? training at St. Luke’s A major state grant promises to increase efficiency, enhance quality, and improve employee satisfaction at St. Luke’s, one of the region’s largest health care systems. The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) has awarded a $287,897 grant to Lake Superior College to develop “Lean Healthcare”? training…