Redefining the Classroom

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Laker Friday

6:00 AM until 10:30 PM

Organization: Alumni

Description: Dig out your Laker attire, because every Friday is a Laker Friday, a celebration of the blue and gold, and an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to show their Laker pride by donning LSSU colors and apparel. Break out that Laker hoodie, blue sweater or Laker anchor earrings and show your colors!

Location: Throughout campus and beyond

Contact: Susan Fitzpatrick

Retirement Send-Off for Prof. Paul Duesing

4:00 PM until 7:00 PM


Description: You are cordially invited to attend a potluck celebration in honor of Paul Duesing, who is retiring after 29 years of service to LSSU's engineering students. Join us at the First United Presbyterian Church social hall in the lower level of the church. The church is at the intersection of Bingham and Lyon Street, along the power canal. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Laura Bofinger.

Location: First United Presbyterian Church, 555 Bingham Ave.

Contact: Laura Bofinger or 635-2207

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 downtown and to places on the business spur, including Varsity Cinemas. Pick-up and drop-off is at the Walker Cisler Center. Shuttle runs from 6-10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. on Sunday.

Location: Walker Cisler Center

Contact: LSSU Campus Life 906-635-6221

Hot Cocoa and Candy Cane Tailgate Party

6:00 PM until 7:00 PM

Organization: Alumni

Description: Enjoy free hot cocoa and candy canes courtesy of SAILS today before Laker hockey plays Ferris State. Check out the Enactus Winter Carnival in the Student Activity Center starting at 4 p.m. and get free candy canes and hot cocoa starting at 6 p.m. Warm up and sugar up before the game!

Location: Norris Center Student Activity Center

Contact: Student Alumni Involved for Lake State

LSSU Dance Company 3rd Annual Festival of Trees

7:00 PM until 9:30 PM


Description: LSSU's Dance Company will get the community into the holiday spirit with its third annual Festival of Trees. The holiday fundraiser continues to grow each year and features the donation and auction of decorated Christmas trees, as well as refreshments and performances by LSSU dance students. This year, the group will donate a portion of its silent auction proceeds to the Sault Area Public Schools Students in Transition/Homeless Program. The evening's events include musical selections by LSSU music students at 7 p.m. and dance performances by students at 7:30 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for photos with children beginning at 7 p.m. The silent auction will continue and refreshments will be offered throughout the evening.

Location: Arts Center

Contact: LSSU Dance Company or 635-2265

Laker Hockey vs Ferris State

7:30 PM until 9:30 PM

Organization: Athletics

Description: Lakers host WCHA opponent Ferris State. Game times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturday. Look for the V!LSSU student volunteers in the Norris Center lobby, where they'll be collecting the clothing and non-perishable foods. Anyone who donates will get a coupon for a free pop from the concessions stand.

Location: Taffy Abel Arena

Contact: Dianna Allen

Laker Cinema presents *The Family*

9:00 PM until 11:00 PM

Organization: Campus Life

Description: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France, under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard. Come check this Laker Cinema presentation before your finals. You'll have three opportunities to check it out: on Dec. 5 at 9 p.m. and on Dec. 6-7 at around 9:30 p.m. or shortly after the Laker hockey game.

Location: Walker Cisler Center Peacock Cove

Contact: Scott A. Korb

December 2013