Awards & Honors

Minnesota Online Honored with 2006 Institutional Service Award from Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Minnesota Online, the gateway to programs and courses offered via the Internet by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, has received the 2006 Institutional Service Award from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. The international nonprofit organization, also known as CAEL, presented the award Nov. 10 during its international conference in Boston.”CAEL applauds…

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Receives 2006 Tekne Award for Minnesota Online

Tekne Awards honor key innovators in Minnesota technology industries The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has received a 2006 Tekne Award for developing Minnesota Online, the system’s gateway to more than 4,700 course sections and 150 programs offered via the Internet. The Tekne Awards recognize Minnesota’s technology users and developers in innovation, development, education,…

Lake Superior College Surgical Technology Program Earns “Top 20”? Status

The Lake Superior College Surgical Technology program has earned a “Top 20”? designation from the Accreditation Review Committee on Surgical Technology. The honor is bestowed on programs with the highest student scores in the annual Program Assessment Examination (PAE). The results of the class of 2006 indicate that the LSC students are among the nation’s…

Dr. Kathleen Nelson, LSC President, Selected for Leadership Award

Dr. Kathleen Nelson, President of Lake Superior College, is among ten women selected for the Northland’s NewsCenter “Women in Leadership”? awards. Nelson received the honor at a banquet on Wednesday, October 11. She was also profiled on newscasts on KBJR TV and KDLH TV, the sponsors of the award, and in the regional magazine Area…

Bich Competes in World Triathlon

Faculty member Brian Bich finished 33rd in the World Triathlon Championships held Sat. Sept. 2 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The event attracted more than 1,600 participants from 61 countries. Bich was fifth in his age category with a time of 2:11.30. The triathlon includes a one-mile swim, a 20-kilometer bike ride and a five-kilometer run.