Awards & Honors

LSC Students Win 23 National Awards at the BPA Conference

Lake Superior College business and computer students were recently recognized with twenty-three national awards, including three first place awards for Medical Office Procedures, Diagnostic Coding and College Accounting, at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference in Dallas. “Our top students did very well competing on a national level,” said BPA chapter advisor/business…

LSC Recognized for IT Leadership in Airtame Wireless Classroom Update; First College in Minnesota to Use New Technology

Lake Superior College’s IT team has received an award from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system in recognition of their research, planning and implementation of an Airtame wireless air streaming system for teaching and learning on the entire campus, including more than eighty classrooms. Lake Superior College is the first higher education institution in…

LSC Commencement May 14 at the DECC

Lake Superior College will recognize this year’s graduating class at commencement exercises at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC) on Monday, May 14. More than 700 degrees, diplomas, and certificates will be awarded to the class of 2018. A pinning ceremony for graduates of the LSC Nursing Program will be held at 11 a.m.…

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…

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…

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…

Lake Superior College Ranked Among the Nation’s Top 25 Best Online Associate Degrees in Cybersecurity

BestCollegeReviews.org has published its annual ranking of the Top 25 Best Online Associate’s Degree Programs for 2018. Lake Superior College has been ranked among the nation’s Top 25 Best Online Associate Degrees in Cybersecurity. The rankings were based on cost (less than $20,000), customization options, and other factors. Lake Superior College has also received a…

Nursing Students to be Recognized at Pinning Ceremony on December 14

Lake Superior College nursing students will participate in a formal nurse’s pinning ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. to acknowledge their graduate status as professional nurses. “Our traditional pinning ceremony is meant to welcome our new nursing graduates into the nursing profession,” said LSC Nursing Program Director Deborah Amys. “The new nurses are…

Kent Voelkner and Amy Jo Swing Receive Minnesota State Board of Trustees Excellence in Teaching Awards

Twenty-seven outstanding Minnesota State faculty members, including Lake Superior College faculty members Kent Voelkner and Amy Jo Swing, were honored during the Minnesota State Board of Trustees Awards for Excellence in Teaching ceremony held in St. Paul in April. Voelkner teaches chemistry at LSC and Swing is an English instructor. They were recognized for their…