Community Leaders Appointed to Diversity Council

Thirteen community leaders have been appointed to the newly formed Community Action Diversity Council of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The group, which met recently for the first time, is charged with providing advice and counsel on the diversity aspects of the system’s new four-year strategic plan. “This council represents an impressive array…

LSC Expands Music Offerings; Hires Rynex

Lake Superior College will expand its music classes with several new courses. A new music ensemble, the College Choir, will provide students and community members the opportunity to sing and earn college credit. The choir will rehearse Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 4:50 p.m., beginning August 29. There will be at least one public performance…

New Faces Around Campus

Rob Waksdahl has joined the business staff as director of business services. He was previously the bursar/credit manager at the University of Wisconsin-Superior for six years. Suzanne Olsen has joined the business staff as an accountant. She was previously the finance director for the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project for six years. Bruce Wolfe has joined…

Training to Help Returning Military

During the Afghanistan and Iraqi conflicts, approximately 15,000 Minnesota personnel from the active duty military, reserve military and the Army and Air National Guard have been called to serve their country. This is the largest single deployment of Guard personnel called to active duty since World War II. Training to understand and help these military…

Barry Dahl Receives National Innovation Award

The League for Innovation in the Community College has announced its “Innovations of the Year”? for 2006 and a Lake Superior College Virtual Campus project is among the winners. The League recognized Lake Superior College for developing outstanding online learning opportunities that tie together distance education with distance athletic events. In each of the three…