Awards & Honors

LSC Alum Jubran Jindeel Presents Lyme Disease Research at National Biomedical Conference

Jubran Jindeel, a recent Lake Superior College graduate and current University of Minnesota Duluth student, represented the college at the annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), the largest student-focused biomedical conference in North America. Jindeel is a trainee in the Bridges to Baccalaureate degree program, a two-year science research training program he started…

LSC Faculty Receive Minnesota State Excellence in Curriculum Programming Award for Network and Cybersecurity Program

Lake Superior College Computer Information System faculty members Vickie McLain, Tom Gustafson, Anup Parajuli, Matt McCullough and Tom Janicki were recognized with a 2018 Minnesota State Excellence in Curriculum Programming Award for their Network Administration and Cybersecurity program. LSC’s Network Administration and Cybersecurity AAS program is designed to engage students in real-life work skills throughout…

Lake Superior College’s VP of Administration Al Finlayson Recognized for Outstanding Work at the Minnesota State 2018 CFO Annual Conference

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Al Finlayson, Vice-President of Administration at Lake Superior College, was recognized for his outstanding work at the 2018 CFO Annual Conference held this morning, Friday, December 7, at the Minnesota State system office in St. Paul. Vice-President Finlayson received a Next Gen All-Star Award. NEXT GEN ALL-STARS AWARD This award, presented…

LSC’s Hanna Erpestad Recognized with Minnesota State Outstanding Academic and Student Affairs Administrator Award

Lake Superior College Interim Dean of Business and Industry Hanna Erpestad has been recognized with a Minnesota State Outstanding Academic and Student Affairs Administrator Award. She recently received the notable state-level award at the Minnesota State Academic and Student Affairs Awards ceremony. Erpestad was raised in East Africa, England, and Finland by Finnish parents who…

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…