Software Discounts Available

LSC has entered into a special license agreement with Microsoft that allows students and staff to purchase select Microsoft software products at significant discounts. Learn more at: www.lsc.edu/technology/esoftware/.

Robert Erickson’s Fifth Bike Tour Raises $31,015

Robert Erickson, a former Minnesota State Colleges and Universities trustee, has raised $31,015 on his fifth annual 2,300-mile bike tour to create scholarships for part-time students. To date, Erickson has raised more than $290,000 over five years. Erickson, 60, rode his bicycle to the 53 state college and university campuses. He was received with police…

Report Outlines State Colleges and Universities Economic Impact

A recently concluded study finds that the Minnesota State Colleges have a $3.5 billion dollar economic impact on the state. The report also states that for every state dollar invested in the colleges Minnesota sees an economic benefit of $10.87. Read the details at www.mnscu.edu/media/newsreleases/2006/092006_econ_impact.html.

Blood Drive Sept. 26

Lake Superior College Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the bloodmobile. The Blood Center is short on blood and particularly needs O+ and O- types. Please call to set up an appointment: Michele Hill, Donor Recruitment Representative, 340-9196 or 723-8080 ext 3111.

New Personal Trainer Program Prepares Students to Take National Certification Exam

Lake Superior College will begin offering a new 30-credit Personal Trainer program spring semester. The program will prepare students to work in a variety of health and fitness settings. It includes instruction in anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, nutrition, health psychology, as well as coursework on various sports and training techniques. Participants will learn to lead…

BPA Students Dish It Out at Chili Cookoff

The Business Professionals of America club ran a chili booth at the United Way’s Chili Cook-off held recently at the DECC. Pictured are: left to right, BPA faculty adviser Barb Struck, Sarah Byers, and BPA President Jennifer McDade.