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Ground-blessing ceremony prepares site for a construction project that will renovate and expand the university’s South Hall. NEW Web gallery! Full Article >>


LSSU nursing students are appearing in training materials prepared by publishing company Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Full Article >>


Thirty-eight works of well-known local and regional artists - about one-third of the Alberta House Olive Craig Gallery permanent collection - are being featured at the Arts Center gallery through August. Full Article >>


Lake Superior State University's Los Angeles branch campus is off to an absolutely fabulous start. So says Helena Wollan, who's been out in the City of Angels since June working for a company that represents fashion jewelry-makers and brokers their work at trade shows. Full Article >>


Tele-health stations – two lab-based and two field-portables – relay patient vital signs as well as two-way voice and video between doctors, nurses, and EMTs anywhere in the world. Full Article >>


Physical plant workers dug out upwards of 20 trees from in front of Crawford Hall that have been killed by the emerald ash borer. LSSU plans to replace them with trees that are impervious to the invasive insect that is wiping out ash species throughout North America. Full Article >>


More than 20 high school students from Detroit, Flint, Bay City, Petoskey, Traverse City, Boyne, Ypsilanti, and Mancelona attended Lake Superior State University's inaugural summer leadership camp July 7-10, hosted by the LSSU Edventures summer camp office. Full Article >>


LSSU pivots to the Traverse City Cherry Festival parade on Saturday, July 12, beginning at 11:15 a.m. President Pleger and his wife, Teresa, will be joining LSSU alumni on a float specially designed for the event. Full Article >>


Lake Superior University's School of Nursing has launched its first honor society. The Lake Superior Nursing Honor Society will have charter status before becoming fully vested in 2016 with Sigma Theta Tau, an international honor society of nursing founded in 1922. Full Article >>


LSSU's Edventures summer camp office is hosting more than 120 students from 21 LSSU-sanctioned charter schools for a weeklong science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics camp that ran through July 3. Full Article >>


What better way to learn about the Atlantic salmon produced through Lake Superior State University's Aquatic Research Laboratory than getting out on the water and trying to catch one? Staffers from Michigan's Legislature had the chance to do that recently at Sault Ste. Marie. Full Article >>


Membership in the national honor society is open to juniors and seniors in business, management and administration who are in the top 20 percent of their class. Full Article >>


The fruits of their labors will be available this fall when Vol. 4 of the journal is published with poetry and prose from writers throughout North America. Meanwhile, students are still needed in internship positions for the coming academic year. Full Article >>


Summer hours are 5-8 p.m., Mon.-Thurs. Admission is free for LSSU students and staff, $3 per person for the public. The wall can be reserved off-hours by small groups for events such as birthday parties, church activities, or Scouting projects. Booking rates depend on group size. Full Article >>


Osborn descendants perused his collection at the Lake Superior State University archives. Aside from being Michigan's 27th governor, Osborn was one of the first lobbyists for a Mackinac Bridge, and was almost successful in locating the United Nations on Sugar Island, next to Sault Ste. Marie, along the US and Canada border. Full Article >>


Lake Superior State University's psychology department recently showcased the research results of its graduating students. Meanwhile, psychology professor H. Russell Searight joins business professor Ralf Wilhelms in China this summer as part of an exchange program with Shaoxing University. Full Article >>


The late-night stocking was the latest in more than 25 years of raising Atlantic salmon for the St. Mary's River and state of Michigan at the Lake Superior State University Aquatic Research Laboratory. With video! Full Article >>


Sault Area High School and LSSU Upward Bound student Isaiah Garcia has been named to the FEMA Youth Preparedness Council, representing Michigan and nine other states. Full Article >>


The Fisherman? The VING cutter? Two friends with good ideas put their heads together to improve on some time-tested products while receiving a lot of help from LSSU along the way. Full Article >>


LSSU has launched a chapter of Psi Chi, an international honor society in psychology founded in 1929 during the Ninth International Congress of Psychology held at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. Full Article >>


As Tony and Melissa McLain say farewell to their campus family, Tom and Teresa Pleger prepare to embrace a new one at LSSU. Full Article >>


Two more Coast Guard members from USCG Sector Sault achieve degrees through an agreement that makes it easier for them to work on their degrees while serving their country. Full Article >>


Lovely weather aside, aspiring physicians still have to take entrance exams. NEW animated GIF! Full Article >>


The Greater Peninsula Orthopedics Lake State Classic in support of the Laker Club and the Fund for LSSU was held May 31-June 1 at Boyne Mountain Resort. The event attracted more than 110 alumni and friends of Lake Superior State. Full Article >>


Two LSSU-chartered public school academies were on campus May 29-30 for career exploration camp. LSSU's Edventures office will be welcoming eight more charter schools for science and fine arts camps through Aug. 1. Full Article >>


Students and faculty will use the VF-2 to master CNC techniques and fabricate specialized parts for industrial clients, many of which are partners with student teams on senior engineering projects. Full Article >>


Business professor Ralf Wilhelms joins psychology's Russell Searight in Shaoxing, China, this summer as part of an exchange program that started last fall when two Shaoxing University professors – in psychology and English instruction - visited classes and exchanged ideas with LSSU faculty about instructional approaches and research. Full Article >>


Adopt-a-Soldier campaign provided National Guard troops with necessary and useful items, along with some treats. Full Article >>


After a slow start to spring, LSSU grounds crews are planting annual flowers by the hundreds. More than four varieties of flowering tree - including magnolia - should be in full bloom by the weekend. Full Article >>


Fundraiser tournament is May 31 – June 1 at Boyne Mountain Resort. On top of a Sunday golf scramble, friends and alumni of Lake Superior State University will enjoy the traditional Saturday-night "Classic Bash," putting contests, plus dinner after Sunday's game. THIS WEEKEND! Full Article >>


Four legacy scholarship award endowments - three for students from specific Michigan high schools and one for anyone who wants to be a park ranger - have been established at Lake Superior State University. In total, the gifts represent a half-million dollar investment in undergraduate education at LSSU. Full Article >>


What does a 62-year-old person do who has been retired for six years as a school superintendent do in their spare time? Most would enjoy life and time with family, but then there are those who feel indebted to public education. In the case of Tony McLain, you come back as the “interim” president of Lake Superior State University. Full Article >>


Sault High construction trades class gets the first of many technical, behind-the-scenes tours of the South Hall construction site. Full Article >>


LSSU’s Lukenda School of Business has presented its 14th Distinguished Alumni Award to John Berry, chief investor of Angel Investing and a governing board member of Confluence Energy, based in Kremmling, Colo. Recognition was also given to top baccalaureate, transfer student awards, plus an outstanding graduate award underwritten by the Sault, Mich., Chamber of Commerce. Full Article >>


Donald and John Sawruk presented a $10,000 family gift towards the South Hall renovation project at LSSU, in honor of their 1955-immigrant parents and two subsequent generations of Lake State graduates. Full Article >>


Lake Superior State University is making time to remember its history. A time capsule will be housed in the renovated South Hall likely late next summer. Full Article >>


The Sault Ste. Marie Sunrise Rotary and Lake Superior State University’s Arts Center are co-hosting a benefit exhibit that features 5x7 works on a theme of water. All pieces can be purchased for $50, with proceeds earmarked for gallery programming and Sunrise Rotary outreach projects. Full Article >>


LSSU still had 10-foot snowbanks around campus for its May 3 graduation. Total Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., snowfall for winter 2013-14 was 135.7 inches - 15-plus inches over normal - which suits most LSSU students, who enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobile seasons that run Nov.-March. Full Article >>


Traditional commencement morning breakfast honors student scholars and outstanding faculty. Full Article >>


The 2014 collective bargaining class joins the thousands of other students who have passed through Prof. Madan Saluja's economics, bargaining, and business law courses since 1969. Full Article >>


Lake Superior State University's Sub-Saharan African Ecology Expedition 2014 has gifts for elementary school kids they will be visiting in Botswana and Namibia. Follow their update bog! Full Article >>


A professor who has dedicated his life to law enforcement first as a police officer and now as a member of Lake Superior State University’s criminal justice faculty, has received the LSSU Distinguished Teaching Award. Full Article >>


Nearly 600 graduates received degrees during Lake Superior State University’s annual commencement ceremony on Saturday in LSSU’s Taffy Abel Arena. Full Article >>


Ground is broken on a 21st-century home for the Lukenda School of Business. The capital campaign South Hall Opportunity raised $3.6 million in gifts to fund LSSU’s share of the state-supported $12 million project Full Article >>


Lambda Pi Eta recognizes academic achievement, encourages students to continue to contribute to the discipline of communication, and builds community through social and service opportunities. Full Article >>


LSSU nursing students and the new LSSU Simulation Lab were featured on the March cover of MedSim magazine, a trade journal that goes out all over North America to health professionals, medical device manufacturers, and hospitals with simulated-patient training labs. Full Article >>


The ceremony, which will be available live online, will feature speaker John Hantz, Detroit, honorary doctorate recipient Robert Considine, Trout Lake, and student respondent Rose Scheid, Sault Ste. Marie. Full Article >>


R. W. Considine Foundation gives $450,000, funds that match the LSSU Foundation’s successful Bring It Home Challenge fundraising effort that concluded April 1. Proceeds are earmarked for the SoHO-South Hall Opportunity campaign to support the renovation of South Hall, the future home of the Lukenda School of Business. Full Article >>


Along with other projects, teams are helping industrial clients produce prototypes for a radar system for all-weather proximity warning between railcars, and a barge system capable of transporting liquid natural gas on the Great Lakes. This afternoon! Full Article >>


Instrumental versions of songs work better for short-term memory recall, and a new method of detecting and measuring toxic microbes in hospital patients shows promise. These are just two findings that 32 biology students presented during a recent senior thesis research symposium held at Lake Superior State University. Full Article >>


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