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Studies find that more than 90% of Upward Bound students complete high school. Since 1966, LSSU Upward Bound has motivated thousands of EUP junior-high and high schoolers to go onto college and university. Full Article >>

Workers secured forms on July 27 around a freshly poured concrete foundation during South Hall's renovation into R.W. Considine Hall in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. This part of Considine Hall will sport a first-floor main entrance and a second-floor, glass-enclosed conference room. Full Article >>

Successful evening was a fact-finding opportunity for those who may have started a degree some years ago, or who are thinking of expanding their skills in anticipation of finding a different career path. Full Article >>

LSSU's Health Care Exploration Camp teamed up with the School of Nursing and War Memorial Hospital for a spot exercise that simulated a laboratory accident in LSSU's Crawford Hall of Science. Full Article >>

Students and faculty from the medical and business schools of Shaoxing University, LSSU's partner university in China, are in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., until Aug. 7 for a summer program that offers glimpses into American academics and culture. Full Article >>

Community groups and businesses are invited to meet new LSSU students at the 13th annual Lakerpalooza on Aug. 28. The annual information and resource fair welcomes new students to the community while showing what is available to them here in the twin Saults. Registration deadline for vendors and informational displays is Aug. 21! Full Article >>

Dozens of EMS skills are offered to students and regional first-responders during a two-week paramedic academy conducted by Lake State in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Full Article >>

Data shows average net price for low-income students as well as average net price in five income groups. Full Article >>

Faculty and staff from LSSU and Bay College in Escanaba gathered recently to discuss operations at the Escanaba Regional Center. Full Article >>

South Hall - in its transformation into R.W. Considine Hall - gets relieved of basement pads and support beams installed to Army specifications when Theodore Roosevelt was president, ca. 1901-09. Full Article >>

The exhibit is a collection of the husband-and-wife team's work, including oils, watercolors and drawings, as well as several of Ken’s sketchbooks that showcase his daily observations in pencil. Full Article >>

The Bonnie Crabb-Tremblay Memorial Nursing Scholarship is named after LSSU nursing alumna Bonnie Crabb-Tremblay, who died in March 2015 after a battle with cancer. The scholarship will provide financial assistance to a junior or senior in the LSSU Bachelor of Science in nursing program. Full Article >>

Federally funded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring project collects data on birds, amphibians, fish, invertebrates, and water quality to develop ecological indicators of wetland health. Since 2010, LSSU's Aquatic Research Laboratory has collected data for the effort in eastern Lake Superior and northern Lake Huron coastal wetlands. Full Article >>

Find out more about Sault Ste. Marie's "french connection" during a presentation by Prof. Emeritus Bernie Arbic at 7 p.m. on July 14 at Bayliss Public Library. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

Players age 6-13 are tapping LSSU's Taffy Abel ice arena for on-ice skill development in the morning, then moving to the Norris Center's Student Activity Center for off-ice development through ball hockey, shooting practice, and strength and fitness drills. Full Article >>

Site preparation continues on Lake Superior State University's R.W. Considine Hall renovation project in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. This week's photo release is a panorama that spans from attic to basement and shows where the west stairwell gets installed. Picture and Web gallery added today! Full Article >>

LSSU's memorial tree program honors friends or loved ones while helping to beautify campus, which is bouncing back from the effects of the emerald ash borer. The Gertrude Flood family liked the idea of contributing a fast-growing and hardy silver maple, the first of its kind for the effort. Full Article >>

LSSU’s Bachelor of Science programs for accounting, business administration-entrepreneurship, business administration-international business, business administration-management, business administration-marketing, and finance and economics are now formally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs . Full Article >>

Students gain valuable on-the-job experience while assisting clients with projects and finding answers to problems. Full Article >>

Paper written with five other researchers explores why these important game fish are thriving in some areas but not in others. Full Article >>

The public is welcome when Dr. Jason Garvon answers commonly asked questions about science and evolution during a free program at 7 p.m. on July 7 at Bayliss Public Library. Full Article >>

School presents its Alumni Engineering Fellow and Above and Beyond awards to, respectively, Anthony Dulimba and Bob Andersen in recognition of their ongoing contributions to LSSU's engineering and technology programs. Full Article >>

Longtime LSSU friend Bill Verrette presented Frank Sinatra's Rolls Royce to LSSU on June 29 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Among other things, the 1973 Silver Shadow transported Sinatra and members of his 'Rat Pack' between gigs and various social engagements in Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, and Reno. Full Article >>

Non-traditional students are invited to an open house on July 27 at LSSU to find out what the university can offer them, and to let us know how we may better serve them. TONIGHT in the Walker Cisler Center! Full Article >>

A banding crew from the Great Lakes Piping Plover Recovery Project joined Lake Superior State University plover monitors in Grand Marais, Mich., to catch, band, and release four piping plover hatchlings from one nest. A 30-year conservation effort on the Great Lakes has swelled piping plover numbers from a historic low of just 12 nesting pairs to about 70. Full Article >>

Summer campers used LSSU's campus and lab facilities for explorations in physics, chemistry, forensic science, botany, forestry, and aquatic research. Now with Web gallery! Full Article >>

Pres. Tom Pleger has signed the 451 diplomas of LSSU's Class of 2015. This year's grads get a spiffed-up certificate with metallic embossing and anchor watermark. Graduates should see their diplomas in the mailbox starting early next week. Full Article >>

Two new drone aerial tours taken June 24 explore the construction area. Crews are installing water, sewer, and underground power; structural steel follows in July. With YouTube links! Full Article >>

Get a taste of the Sault with food, music and more at LSSU's first SummerFest, starting at noon on Saturday, June 27, on campus. Full Article >>

Contractors are meticulously inspecting about 136,500 bricks and connecting mortar as part of Lake Superior State University's R.W. Considine Hall renovation project. The brickwork dates back to when the building was an Army barracks the first half the 20th Century. Roughly 10% of the bricks are budgeted for replacement as needed. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University summer golf schoolers didn't let half an inch of rain dampen a putting competition at Tanglewood Marsh Golf Course in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., on June 18, the last of a three-day golf clinic. LSSU's golf team hosts another skills camp for kids aged 6-18 at The Crossings at Sault Ste. Marie on June 22-25 before returning to Tanglewood July 13-16. With Web gallery. Full Article >>

Find out more about the LSSU campus and the community, too, during three special tours -- June 27, July 25, and August 15. Include a college tour on your summer vacation! Full Article >>

Upcoming milestones to watch for include installing structural steel in the existing building, and pouring concrete and laying masonry block for the north and south porch additions. Full Article >>

Every member of the 2015 LSSU MCOLES academy passed their exit standard physical fitness test on June 13 and one of them set a record. Full Article >>

LSSU's Regional Outdoor Center, open for the past year to students, is now welcoming area residents and visitors. The ROC rents outdoor equipment at reasonable rates. Stop by the center, adjacent to the Shouldice Library parking lot, between 1-6 p.m., Monday through Friday and find out what it has to offer. Full Article >>

Tony Cutler left his mark on one of a dozen ceiling-support poles in 2005. Ten years later, a $13.5 million transformation of South Hall into R. W. Considine Hall is well underway. Full Article >>

Mrs. Hart's family founded the Sen. Philip A. Hart Memorial Scholarship at LSSU in 1976 at her husband's request, shortly before he died. The full-tuition award has benefited many students through the years. Full Article >>

A streaming Web camera now peers down from atop Crawford Hall of Science until mid-June, when the view shifts as construction on the student commons, café, and seminar rooms begins no later than early July. With walk-through video tour! Full Article >>

Alumni who go back almost 70 years have created a scholarship to help students of today that will provide financial assistance to a student majoring in any course of study while enrolled full-time at Lake Superior State University. With still gallery! Full Article >>

President Tom Pleger donned academic regalia to sweep some of the 30,000 Atlantic salmon released into the St. Mary's river in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. LSSU's quatic Research Laboratory has worked with the Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources every year since 1987 to raise Atlantic salmon, which are caught by anglers in nearly all of the Great Lakes. With still gallery and video! Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University and Sault Ste. Marie's Downtown Development Authority are teaming up to offer bicycles for free day-use by anyone 18 or older through what's being called the Soo Cruiser program. Full Article >>

The "LSSU-Wisconsin Bridge" will connect LSSU with 14,000 prospective students many of whom may choose to transfer to LSSU and other colleges after completing their first two-years of studies. Full Article >>

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow visited the LSSU Aquatic Research Laboratory to learn more about the research and fisheries work done there and find out what the university has planned for the lab's expansion. The lab will release approximately 40,000 young Atlantic salmon into the St. Mary's River in the near future. The fish are caught by anglers throughout the Great Lakes. Full Article >>

Panel votes to increase tuition by 2.8 percent, under a 3.2 percent cap expected to be set by the state legislature. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University students have received cash grants to develop two powerful screening techniques, one for the presence of micro plastics in aquatic food chains, the other for a hereditary condition that makes humans retain too much iron. Full Article >>

Fundraiser tournament is May 30–31 at Boyne Mountain Resort. On top of a Sunday golf scramble, friends and alumni of Lake Superior State University will enjoy the traditional "Classic Bash" and "Saturday Night Social." Full Article >>

LSSU's landmark Ryan and Easterday archway sign and its cousin at the East Gatehouse came down on May 19 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., for sandblasting and repainting. Now with Web gallery! Full Article >>

Contractors are making short order on the interior of Lake Superior State University's old South Hall. Work will transition to the exterior within the next couple of weeks. When R.W. Considine Hall opens for classes in fall 2016, it will have ten state-of-the-art classrooms, three project rooms, a first-class boardroom, a bona fide business lobby, a student commons and café, student study spaces, faculty offices, and much more. Full Article >>

Ancient, which took nearly four months for fine arts senior Grace Riemer to hand forge from steel, will be on permanent display in the main lobby of Shouldice Library. Full Article >>

Learn more about a variety of accounting and business practices during this all-day conference that offers CPE credit. Full Article >>

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