Lake Superior State University
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Alum Success

Elaina Marinik

My education at Lake State taught me not only the basics of exercise science and health and wellness but prepared me for my future research career. I became involved in national organizations, improved my networking skills to create working relationships, and ended up with an amazing paid internship that turned into a 3-year research professional position at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. Now in graduate school pursuing a doctorate degree at Virginia Tech, I rely on the knowledge I acquired at Lake State and put it to practice daily while discussing health-related topics in class or conducting obesity and inflammation research in our laboratory.

Elaina Marinik
Exercise Science Alum,
Graduate Student,
Virginia Tech.

LSSU Elders

Welcome


Sandy Hope
Lake Superior Elders Facilitator
Phone: 906-635-2802
Office: Library 102
Email: shope@lssu.edu

LSSU Elders is an association of Lifelong Learners. The Association is dedicated to provide continuous learning and social opportunities tailored to the interest of older adults. It provides personal growth, camaraderie and a sense of community. A wide variety of classes are offered each quarter. Typical schedules might consist of current events, historical subjects, religious, estate planning, geology, birding, horticulture, quilting, classical music, poetry, literature and book discussions, travelogues, trips and visits to nearby sites.

The LSSU Elders was started in 1994 with a mission to provide continuous educational opportunities and activities for people age 50 and older residing in this area. It is membership driven, and classes and activities are offered each year as a result of membership input. The Elder hostel Institute Network (EIN) is a voluntary association of Lifelong Learning Institutes across North America. For more information call 906-635-2802.

Here at LSSU the Elders have a lot to offer the younger students as well as the faculty.

Fall 2014 Meetings

Majoring in Sociology...

Carrie McBride

Carrie McBride
Sociology
Caro, MI

I love the small tight-knit community on campus.You always see someone you know while walking to class.Your professors know you on a first name basis. [ more ]

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