Awards & Honors

Fire Instructor Honored by City

Dan Lattner has been named a recipient of a Clarence Maddy award. The award, which is given by the City of Duluth, recognizes outstanding performance. Individuals are nominated by their peers or supervisors. He received the honor at the State of the City activities on Monday, January 8. Lattner teaches in the Fire Tech and…

Susan Brashaw Recognized with Online Faculty Excellence Award

Susan Brashaw has won the first annual Faculty Excellence Award for LSC Online for FY07. This award is tied to the annual Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning & Technology given at the annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning hosted by Florida Community College at Jacksonville. Susan will make a presentation in…

PTA Student Jessica Schultz Named Athlete of the Month

LSC PTA Student Jessica Schultz is in the news again. She’s featured in the November issue of Minnesota Monthly as their College Athlete of the Month. Schultz was a member of the U.S. Olympic Women’s Curling team and Team USA. She continues to compete at a world class level, while attending classes at LSC. Read…

LSC Students to Compete for All-USA Academic Team

Two student winners have been chosen to represent Lake Superior College in the regional and national contests for the All-USA Academic Team. USA TODAY, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), and Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society seek to honor 60 students as representatives of outstanding community college students from across the nation. First,…

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.