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LSC’s Business Professionals of America Students Excel at State Leadership Conference

Business Professionals of America (BPA) students at Lake Superior College earned 76 awards at the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference held recently in Moorhead, Minnesota. The awards included seven First Place Awards in Database Applications, College Accounting, Interview Skills, ICD-10-CMDiagnostic Coding, SQL Database Concepts, Visual Basic/C# Programming and Fundamentals of Web Design. The…

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…

Will Beecroft Named Full-Time Aviation Maintenance Technology Instructor

Lake Superior College has named Will Beecroft as an unlimited full time (UFT) faculty to the Business and Industry Division. Beecroft has worked as an adjunct instructor in the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program for LSC since July 2015.   Prior to LSC, Beecroft worked as an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic/designated inspector for AAR in…

Jessica Bortolus Named TRIO Student Support Services Advisor

Jessica Bortolus has been hired as a TRIO Student Support Services advisor at Lake Superior College. Her responsibilities will include: academic/career/transfer advisement, financial aid/financial literacy advisement, new TRIO SSS student recruitment, knowledge development of federal, state, and institutional policies, and organizing cultural/education activities/workshops for TRIO SSS students. Through her prior experience as an Educational Technology…

Wendy Graves Receives National Outstanding eLearning Faculty Recognition

Lake Superior College math instructor Wendy Graves was recently honored at a national recognition luncheon at the ITC eLearning Conference in Tucson, AZ. Graves was nominated by her peers as an exemplary member of his or her community in the Instructional Technology Council’s (ITC) 2017 Outstanding eLearning Faculty category. According to LSC’s Dean of Liberal…

Leonard Johnson Hired as Customized Training Representative

Lake Superior College has hired Leonard Johnson as a Customized Training Representative for LSC’s Workforce Development division. He will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with partner companies who require training coursework across a wide range of topics within industrial technology, workplace safety and manufacturing.  His focus will be to ensure organizations succeed and…

Bill McMahan Named Aviation Maintenance Technology Instructor

Lake Superior College has hired Bill McMahan as an unlimited full-time Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program instructor in the Business and Industry Division. McMahan has worked as an adjunct instructor in the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program for LSC since August 2016. Prior to LSC, McMahan worked as an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Lead Mechanic/Materials…

Joe Tribbey Named LSC’s Emergency Response Training Center Interim Director

Joe Tribbey has been named Interim Director of Lake Superior College’s Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC). Tribbey has served as a faculty member in LSC’s fire services AS and AAS degree programs since 2013, where he provided instruction and advisement for students and for rural fire departments in the region through LSC’s Customized Training division.…