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Great Lake State Weekend - Homecoming

October 13 & 14, 2017

Friday, October 13

10am-7pm     Registration, Check-In & Open House, Lukenda Alumni House
12pm-2pm     Career Fair, Cisler Center Superior Room
4:30 pm         Alumni Awards reception, Cisler Center Superior Room
5:00 pm         Alumni Awards Banquet, Cisler Center Superior Room
7:37 pm         Laker Hockey vs. Michigan Tech, Taffy Abel Arena

Saturday, October 14

8am-3pm       Registration, Check-In & Open House, Lukenda Alumni House
9:00 am          Alumni Board of Directors meeting, Cisler Center Crow’s Nest
9:00 am          Campus Challenge 5K Fun Run/Walk, Norris Center
11am-1pm     Brunch in the QD ($5 for registrants), Cisler Center Quarterdeck
1:00 pm          Tour of Considine Hall, Shouldice Library lobby      
1:00 pm          Planetarium Show – Free Admission, Crawford Hall Planetarium
1:30-2:30pm  Meet the President Reception, President Pleger’s home
2:30 pm          Family Event, Cisler Center Anchor Room
2:30-4:30pm   Kid's Event (ages 6-12), LSSU Campus
5 – 6pm          Laker Tailgate Party, Outside Norris Center
5:30 pm          Laker Line-up Campus Parade, Arts Center to Norris
7:07 pm          Laker Hockey vs. Michigan Tech, Taffy Abel Arena

*More events, information and registration coming soon!

GLSW Stay & Play Package Drawing: All LSSU Alumni who register for GLSW are entered into a drawing
for this package:

  • Free Lodging (1 Room) Friday & Saturday night
  • Free tickets to Laker hockey games Friday & Saturday
  • Free tickets to LSSU Alumni Awards Banquet Friday night
  • Free tickets to Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & reception Saturday afternoon
  • Free brunch at LSSU's Quarterdeck Saturday & Sunday
  • Food voucher for Tailgate before Saturday's hockey game

*Alumni of LSSU are defined as all individuals who have completed a degree, been enrolled & earned the equivalent of
at least 2 years at LSSU, LSSC, Sault Branch of Michigan College of Mining & Tech., or Sault Branch of Michigan Tech


Great Lake State Weekend (GLSW) began in 1995 and is LSSU's Homecoming Weekend for students,
alumni, families and our community. Traditions include kids programming, family entertainment, tailgate, Laker
Hockey, Athletic Hall of Fame Induction, presentation of the Bud & Mary Mansfield Parents of the Year Award,
LSSU Alumni Awards Banquet and more!

GLSW 2016 Photos 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame 2016 Alumni Award Recipients
GLSW 2015 Photos 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame 2015 Alumni Award Recipients
GLSW 2014 Photos 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame
GLSW 2013 Photos 2010 Athletic Hall of Fame
GLSW 2012 Photos 2009 Athletic Hall of Fame
GLSW 2011 Photos 2007 Athletic Hall of Fame
GLSW 2010 Photos 2005 Athletic Hall of Fame
  2003 Athletic Hall of Fame
  2002 Athletic Hall of Fame
  2001 Athletic Hall of Fame Bud & Mary Mansfield Parent of the Year Recipients 1998-2015
  2000 Athletic Hall of Fame  
  1999 Athletic Hall of Fame


  1998 Athletic Hall of Fame  
  1997 Athletic Hall of Fame  
  1996 Athletic Hall of Fame  
  1995 Athletic Hall of Fame




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