Academics

“Where in The World” Forum on Studying Abroad Feb. 17

What: “Where in the World? An LSC Student Forum on ‘Going Global” featuring LSC graduate Kylie Dalager speaking about her experiences studying abroad. When: Wednesday, Feb. 17 – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Where: Internet Café. During her time at LSC, Dalager studied at the Universidad de Las Americas in Puebla, Mexico. During the Feb.…

Lake Superior College to Join 360°

Lake Superior College in Duluth has been accepted into the collaborative group 360° Manufacturing and Applied Engineering Center of Excellence. 360° is a partnership between Bemidji State University and nine community and technical colleges throughout Minnesota.  The goal of 360° is to offer technical programs that prepare students for today’s technical world and global economy. …

Five Machine Technology Students Awarded Tool Box Scholarships

Five students in the Machine Technology program have been awarded high-end tool boxes through a grant program from the Lake Superior College Foundation. Machine Technology students Chris Maydole, Shane Gertzen, Julie Lagios, Rick Larson and Jesse Lushine were chosen to receive the toolboxes – each worth approximately $1,500. The recipients were chosen based on their…

LSC Partners with MJSP to Offer Lean Training for RSI, Inc.

A $38,000 grant from the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) will fund a new Lean training program facilitated by Lake Superior College’s Custom Training Department for employees of Residential Services (RSI) of Northeastern Minnesota, Incorporated.  RSI provides residential, in-home and rehabilitative care for people with disabilities. Based on Toyota’s production system for continuous process improvement,…

Human Communication class collects 2,500 magazines for youth center

Sue Doering’s “Fundamentals of Human Communication” course may have helped some area kids have a bit more active lives. Students in the class recently held a magazine drive to raise money for Duluth’s Valley Youth Center. For their community service project, Doering’s class spread the word around LSC encouraging everyone to bring their unwanted glossy…

Marlise Riffel Named 2009 Minnesota Professor of the Year

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) have named Marlise Riffel of Lake Superior College the 2009 Minnesota Professor of the Year. The U.S. Professors of the Year program, created in 1981, is the only national initiative specifically designed to recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching…

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/.