People

Robert Zbikowski hired as physics faculty at LSC

Robert Zbikowski has been hired as a full-time physics instructor at Lake Superior College, starting this fall semester. Zbikowski has a master’s degree in educational administration from University of Minnesota, along with graduate credits in physics from University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and also in mathematics from St. Cloud State University and…

Lake Superior College President Pat Johns Announces Retirement

Lake Superior College President Dr. Patrick Johns has announced that this academic year will be his last as the leader of Duluth’s growing community and technical college. After 42 years in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, he will retire effective June 30, 2019. Johns began his career in 1977 at Mesabi Community College,…

Tyler Scouton Named ITS II – Network Administrator at Lake Superior College

Tyler Scouton has been hired as an ITS II – Network Administrator for Lake Superior College’s Technology division. He will configure and maintain connectivity of network systems to ensure secure and stable operation for the College. In addition, Scouton will focus on campus telecommunications capabilities and performance. Scouton brings nearly 17 years of experience in the…

Joe Tribbey Named Emergency Response Training Center Director

Joe Tribbey has been named Director of Lake Superior College’s Emergency Response Training Center (ERTC). Tribbey had recently served as interim director of the ERTC. He also has taught in LSC’s fire technology AS and AAS degree programs since 2013, where he provided instruction and advisement for students and for rural fire departments in the…

Aviation Students to Learn Airshow Ground Ops from USAF Thunderbirds

Lake Superior College aviation students, including professional pilots and aviation maintenance technicians, will have the opportunity to meet the USAF Thunderbirds officers and crew and learn about air show demonstration ground operations. The approximately two-hour briefing will take place on Friday, July 6, at 8:30 a.m. at Lake Superior College’s Center for Advanced Aviation, CAA…

Lake Superior College Foundation Adds New Board Members Carl Crawford and Dave Benson, Elects New Board Officers, and Celebrates a Historic Year

The Lake Superior College Foundation has welcomed two new board members: Carl Crawford, City of Duluth Human Rights Officer, and Dave Benson, co-owner and chief financial officer of Epicurean and Loll Designs. They have been elected to serve a three-year term. Carl Crawford was selected by Mayor Emily Larson as Duluth’s Human Rights Officer in…

LSC Students Win 23 National Awards at the BPA Conference

Lake Superior College business and computer students were recently recognized with twenty-three national awards, including three first place awards for Medical Office Procedures, Diagnostic Coding and College Accounting, at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference in Dallas. “Our top students did very well competing on a national level,” said BPA chapter advisor/business…

Sherry Sanchez Tibbetts Named LSC Interim Director of Admissions

Sherry Sanchez Tibbetts has been appointed as Lake Superior College’s interim Director of Admissions. In this capacity, she will plan, direct, and evaluate recruitment and admissions initiatives and work closely with the broader community to convey LSC’s distinctive approach to education access and service “I’m very excited to continue to build on the strengths developed…