Awards & Honors

Marketing/PR Team Wins National NCMPR Award

Jean Kirwan and Janet Blixt in LSC’s Public Affairs and Institutional Advancement recently received a national NCMPR  award for their design and copywriting work on the college’s annual report. NCMPR’s prestigious Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievement in design and communication at community and technical colleges. It’s the only national competition of its kind that honors excellence…

Students Win Gold at State SkillsUSA Competition

  Congratulations! The Integrated Manufacturing SkillsUSA Club recently attended the SkillsUSA Minnesota Championships in Bloomington where they came away with the top gold medal. In 1st place for Community Service: Kathleen Crooks, Michael Decaprio, and Nicole Okstad. The “A Soldier’s Love” sculpture is a community service project that was created by this team of students to help veterans by raising…

LSC Machine Tech Students Receive $1,500 Toolbox Scholarships

LSC machine tech students Jared Wood, Brady Mostoller, and Ryan Marshall are now well-equipped to be successful in their machining program and their careers. The LSC Foundation awarded each student a new box of tools for their studies containing nearly $1,500 worth of calipers, micrometers, and indicators and more. Each student gets to keep the toolbox…

Business Professionals of America Club Earn 46 State Awards

Eight business students from Lake Superior College’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) Club earned a total of 46 awards (including six first-place awards) at the BPA State Leadership conference held in Rosemount, Minn. on February 23-25. These students will attend the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Orlando May 10 – May 14.…

Art faculty Victoria Hutson Wins International Teaching Award

Major kudos, Victoria! Art faculty member Victoria Hutson was recognized as the 2017 Outstanding eLearning Faculty on February 20, 2017 at the annual Instructional Technology Council (ITC) eLearning Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. ITC is an affiliated council of American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). ITC only chooses one or two nominees to receive an…

Emergency Response Training Center Receives Gold Cross Ambulance Donation

  Lake Superior College’s Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC) recently received a donation of a Gold Cross ambulance from Gold Cross/Mayo.  “This generous donation will allow us to train our EMT and fire medic students with hands-on transport of mock patients,” said ERTC Director Paula Castleman. “The addition of this rig to our fleet will…

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…