Lake Superior State University
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Loralei Premo

Loralei Premo '07
Biology Major

Communications and SPC Administrator, Drinking Source Water Protection Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority (Ontario)

"Most natural science classes at LSSU offer students as much hands-on experience (lab hours) as lecture hours, which ensures that the university experience prepares us for the real world careers, whether you work at a desk or out in the field, or both. There are endless advantages and opportunities available to LSSU students due to its location on an international border.

I found my career path on campus when my advisor posted a job for the Bi-national Public Advisory Council (BPAC), a group dedicated to and overseeing the clean-up the St. Mary's River. I was able to gain experience and network on both sides of the border, ultimately finding full-time employment before I graduated with my biology degree."

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The Twin Saults

Dave and Stephanie sit and watch the ships traveling through the Soo Locks
Dave and Stephanie sit and watch the ships
traveling through the Soo Locks
 

You will find the Twin Saults (Sault is pronounced as Soo) as a place for all seasons. Students and their families will find our natural environment, friendly community, and international location as wonderful compliments to the university experience.  A place that Kit Keifer of the NY Times describes as "rendered in high-def when all around it is unremittingly low-res," the Twin Saults can offer something for everyone.

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan offers many attractions. Come downtown to enjoy some fudge or ice cream and sit and watch the freighters pass through the world famous Soo Locks. Or explore our state and national forests by hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, hunting, snow-shoeing, or snowmobiling.  Regardless of the season, Sault Ste. Marie offers virtually limitless recreational opportutnities for the outdoor enthusiast.

Just on the other side of the St. Mary's river students will find our sister city Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada . Home to over 75,000 people, there is much to do, from shopping and fine dining to exploring the splendors of Algoma Country. The International Bridge links the two Saults, providing easy transit between the communities.

While you live here in Sault Ste. Marie, it is almost impossible not to embrace the incredible cultural experience available to the people. On both sides of the Saint Mary’s River live the Kitchi-Gumee Anishinabeg people, which translates to “the people of the Great Lakes .” These Natives keep alive the Algonquian Languages that were spoken long before the creation of international borders. The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians play a vital role in the community and their historical artifacts and art can be seen in the galleries and museums on campus and around the city.

At Lake Superior State University you can immerse yourself in the four-season, outdoor paradise that adds so much to the good living in our very special part of the world.

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Robotics Industries Association

First Place
Lake Superior State University

Automated Assembly of Seat Indexing Mechanisms

Other award recipients: Carnegie Mellon University, and a team comprised of students from University of Kentucky, University of Florida, and the Colorado School of Mines

1999 Robotics Industries Association: Robotics & Vision Show

May 11, 1999
International Scholarship Competition
Detroit, Mich.

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