Redefining the Classroom

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Laker Fridays

7:00 AM until 11:30 PM

Organization: Alumni

Description: Laker Fridays are an opportunity for LSSU alumni, students, employees, friends and area businesses to show their support of Lake Superior State University by donning LSSU colors and apparel. Whether it's a blue suit coat, a gold sweater, a Laker hoodie or a pair of Laker anchor earrings, put it on come Friday, because every Friday is Laker Friday.

Location: Lukenda Alumni House

Contact: Susan Fitzpatrick

Writing Across the Peninsula Conference

8:00 AM until 8:00 PM

Organization: Arts & Sciences

Description: LSSU presents the third annual Writing Across the Peninsula, a conference for those who teach writing and are looking for new ideas and approaches for teaching it well. This year, our two speakers will examine issues of diversity and race in the writing classroom. Dr. Kristin Arola from Washington State University will be speaking on "Rethinking Multi-modal Composition through Anishinaabe Teachings," and Prof. Julia Landsman from Minneapolis, whose recent book, "Growing Up White: A Veteran Teacher Reflects on Racism," informs her talk, will be speaking on "The Imperative of Stories: Our Students', Our Own, and Where They Converge." In addition, 10 panels of teachers and graduate students from Upper and Lower Peninsula colleges and high schools will be presenting research and projects and the conference will offer multiple opportunities for interaction and discussions with all presenters. High school faculty who attend the entire conference are eligible for 2.5 CEUs. Please review our roster of speakers and events at Registration is only $30 for full-time faculty or $20 for students, and is available online through the website. The registration fee includes the Thursday evening reception of "Food and the Arts" in the LSSU Arts Center, as well as a continental breakfast and buffet lunch on Friday.

Location: Arts Center, Walker Cisler Center

Contact: Dr. Mary Been or 906-635-2116 or

Seamore Shuttle

6:00 PM until 10:30 PM

Organization: Campus Life

Description: The Seamore Shuttle is a free service provided by the LSSU Campus Life Office that takes LSSU students to places on the business spur such as Family Video, Big Lots and other stores in the Sault Plaza, as well as Varsity Cinemas, and downtown locations. Pick-up and drop-off is at the Walker Cisler Center. Shuttle runs from 6-10:30 on Friday and Saturday, and 1-10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Location: Walker Cisler Student and Conference Center

Contact: Emilee Bruner

Laker Volleyball vs. Walsh College

7:00 PM until 8:30 PM

Organization: Athletics

Description: Come cheer on the Laker volleyball team as it takes on Walsh College.

Location: Cooper Gym

Contact: Linda Bouvet

October 2012