Former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture
Former Michigan Senator
Businessman, The Irwin Group
LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '91
Mission and Values
The University Honors Program at Lake Superior State provides an important dimension of the University's strong commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. The Honors Program seeks to create a community of scholars characterized by strong student and faculty interaction.
This community fosters an approach to education that incorporates
the qualities of self-directed learning,
a positive response to demanding work, and
an appreciation of knowledge for its own sake.
Objectives of the Honors Program
Honors Program graduates know their disciplines in more distinctive and demonstrable ways than their peers.
Honors Program graduates think about their own primary fields of study and other disciplines in integrative ways.
Honors Program graduates apply knowledge to address contemporary problems and communicate their contributions through effective speech and writing.
Business Minor Harbor Springs, MI
"I have wanted to be a veterinarian since second grade. During my sophomore and junior years of high school, I started looking into other in-state colleges where I could get an undergraduate degree in pre-veterinary medicine. I chose LSSU ..."
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