Awards & Honors

Beth Al-Qudah Receives Mark. M. Welter World Citizen Scholarship Award

Lake Superior College student Beth Al-Qudah has been awarded the Mark M. Welter World Citizen Scholarship award of $500. Al-Qudah is enrolled in LSC’s registered nursing program and will graduate December 2017. The statewide Mark M. Welter World Citizen Awards recognize Minnesota State Colleges and University students who exemplify an understanding of the interconnected world…

LSC Designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security

Lake Superior College was recently designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). LSC is the only two-year community and technical college in the Minnesota to earn this designation. Through the President’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan, the National Centers of…

LSC Earns Regional Advertising Awards

                  Lake Superior College’s Department of Institutional Advancement earned three Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR). The awards include a Bronze Medallion for the college annual report; a Gold Medallion for Print Ad, Series, and a Bronze Medallion for Print Ad,…

LSC’s May 16 Commencement 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 16. More than 850 degrees, diplomas, and certificates will be awarded to the class of 2016. Graduation is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. in the DECC Symphony Hall. A reception will be…

Susan Brashaw and Kelli Hallsten-Erickson Receive MnSCU BOT Award

LSC faculty members  Susan Brashaw, Psychology, and Kelli Hallsten-Erickson, English, received the Board of Trustees Educator of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching.  It is an honor bestowed upon Minnesota State Colleges and Universities faculty to acknowledge and reward exceptional individual professional accomplishment, and to encourage ongoing excellence in teaching. “Outstanding faculty at all…

Christine Thiry Recognized as Outstanding PTA Student

Congrats to LSC student Christine Thiry who was recently awarded the Outstanding PTA Student for Lake Superior College at the Minnesota Physical Therapy Association (MNPTA) annual conference in St. Paul. This award is given annually to a student member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) who demonstrates active participation in APTA activities, evidence of…

LSC Receives Finance & Commerce Progress Minnesota Award; Only College in MN to be Recognized with Honor

Lake Superior College recently received Finance & Commerce’s 2016 Progress Minnesota award. LSC was the only higher education institution in the state to receive this recognition among the 28 honorees. The college was recognized for its outstanding work partnering with regional businesses to meet workforce skills and training needs. LSC President Patrick Johns accepted on…

Alpha Upsilon Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 68 LSC Students

On Wednesday, March 23, 68 LSC students were inducted into the college’s local chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges and academic programs. PTK Alumni Advisor and Guistwhite Scholar Deanna Keller shared her personal story as a member and officer in the honors society, and credited PTK with both her…

Business Professionals of America Chapter Wins 46 State Medals

                      Lake Superior College students represented their college with excellence during the recent Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference in Rosemount. LSC students Kendra Braegelman, Corey Burns, Jessica Carr, Ben Fernholz, Boston Foster, Kristi Gunderson, Carey Monson, Abigail Offner, Devon O’Shaughnessy, Ashley Palen, Emily…

Matt and Courtney Bisbee Win National SEMA Scholarships

LSC automotive service tech students (and father and son duo) Matthew Bisbee and Courtney Bisbee have been awarded national SEMA scholarships through the Specialty Equipment Market Association. Matt Bisbee received a $5,000 scholarship in the Top Student category and Courtney Bisbee received a $2,000 scholarship. The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded $150,000 to 58 individuals…