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Everyone is welcome when the staff and contributors of LSSU's literary journal Border Crossing celebrate the release of its fourth volume. Join them 7 p.m., March 31, at Bayliss Public Library. Full Article >>

LSSU’s School of Education, JKL Bahweting elementary school, and Sault Area Public Schools sponsored an evening that attracted hundreds of people for food, crafts, door prizes, informational tables, a visit by the Soo Eagles hockey team, and free books underwritten by the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians, all to encourage reading and literacy. Full Article >>

Students from as far away as Munising and Engadine – and Ontario’s Central Algoma Secondary School – submitted artwork for an inaugural Eastern Upper Peninsula High School Art Competition offered by LSSU. Full Article >>

Seniors Joy Rath and Abbie Bates' efforts to help a fellow student with expenses after a family loss leads to a broader effort to boost existing and proposed grants for student emergencies. Full Article >>

Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Mayor Tony Bosbous, left, joined Lake Superior State University President Tom Pleger on March 23 in torching a 12-foot effigy during LSSU’s 45th annual burning of a paper snowman on to welcome spring. The tradition, an LSSU staple since 1971, takes its inspiration from the Rose Sunday Festival in Weinheim-en-der-Bergstrasse, Germany, and featured the English Club faculty and students reading poetry and leading the crowd in seasonal songs. NOW WITH UPDATED PHOTOS, MEDIA REPORTS, including March 25 report by the Weather Channel! Full Article >>

Find out how the St. Mary's River and region are being conserved and protected, how you can help, and ways that you can enjoy the river during the 14th annual Environmental Summit. New this year, LSSU senior Josie Fegan and the Sault Tribe Community Health Program will present the Health and Harvest Fair. Full Article >>

LSSU's theater department presents Dead Man's Cell Phone, a metaphorical play about how we memorialize the dead. Performances run on the Arts Center stage March 27-29, with Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m. PERFORMANCE TONIGHT! Full Article >>

Tom Moran, chief executive officer and founder of Moran Iron Works, spoke to an overflow crowd on March 18 as the latest guest lecturer in LSSU's “BE Inspired” series. Full Article >>

Kids and families from the MSUE Chippewa County 4-H chapter were guests of LSSU’s School of Nursing for activities that, among many other things, explored the basics of health awareness and reduced the anxiety of dealing with health care professionals. Full Article >>

LSSU will welcome spring on Monday, March 23, by burning a massive snowman effigy, as it has done for almost five decades. This year’s 45th annual ceremony has expanded to include a “funeral” march through campus, mock trial and sentencing, and seasonal readings by LSSU’s English Club. PARADE THROUGH CAMPUS AT 11, BURNING AT NOON! Full Article >>

Tickets are still available for the Ducks Unlimited LSSU student chapter eighth annual banquet, set for Saturday, March 21, in the Walker Cisler Center. A social hour starts at 5 p.m., followed by a whitefish and chicken cordon bleu dinner at 6 p.m. TOMORROW NIGHT! Full Article >>

LSSU students and employees were treated to authentic Spanish food recently as part of campus food provider Sodexo's Global Chef Program. Full Article >>

The public is welcome to hear the story of northern Michigan's Moran Iron Works, as told by CEO and founder Tom Moran, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, in Crawford Hall. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

The evening fundraiser is at Sault Ste. Marie’s Dondee Lanes 5-8 p.m. on March 22 and includes a 50-50 drawing, Lucky Ball Strike prize, silent auction of donated items, and assorted giveaways. 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 >>

Nursing and emergency medical services students, alumni, faculty, and staff teamed up March 5 to demonstrate the unique capabilities of LSSU's Simulation Center to guests invited from throughout the Eastern Upper Peninsula, northern Lower Peninsula, and Algoma region of Ontario. Full Article >>

Hospice of the EUP has been providing a scholarship award since 2004 to students in LSSU nursing or health care programs who volunteer hours of service with hospice. Now eligible LSSU-bound Sault career center grads will be welcome to apply. Full Article >>

The university’s Chemistry Club and Superior Edventures office where preparing to take the fair on the road to three Detroit-area LSSU charter schools on March 2, and invited fourth-graders from Washington elementary school for a dry run on Feb. 27. Full Article >>

The first EUP High School Art Competition features cash prizes, an art show viewing and a chance to have your work showcased permanently at LSSU. Full Article >>

An engineering senior project team is working with industrial client HIROTEC AMERICA, located in Auburn Hills, Mich., on creating company-specific user procedures for ROBOGUIDE, a state-of-the-art design and visualization software used in the robotics industry. Full Article >>

Catch LSSU athletic training students, faculty, and coaches as well as local certified athletic trainers on Eagle Radio 95.1 FM, Sault Ste. Marie, every Tuesday in March during National Athletic Training Month. Full Article >>

Proposed $12 million expansion would enhance research capabilities and student opportunities, as well as boost tourism and the economy. Full Article >>

Society for Conservation Biology of the U.P. discovers just how much of Norris Center trash can be recycled during project undertaken after basketball, hockey games. Full Article >>

Professor Guidi Yang helped LSSU’s food service prepared three of her favorite recipes on Feb 19 to welcome the Chinese new year, Year of the Goat. Full Article >>

The Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Sunrise Rotary Club and Lake Superior State University’s Arts Center invites all regional artists to create and donate works on a 5x7 canvas by April 10. Submissions may include paintings, drawings, tiles, sculpture, fabric, and more, including photographs. Full Article >>

Theater department offers groundbreaking production where anyone, with or without stage experience, is matched up with a playwright who writes an original script, rehearses the freshly-created play, and presents it as a world premier, all within 24 hours. Full Article >>

Get your fill of spaghetti and help raise money for cancer research during Alpha Theta Omega's dinner from 2-7 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the Sault VFW Post. Full Article >>

Weekly WLSO program hosted by Aaron Westrick and Frank Tridico can be heard locally, including a limited area in Canada, and offers an intellectually stimulating exchange of ideas related to criminal justice, law and social issues. Listen Wednesday night! Full Article >>

The public is welcome at either of two presentations -- 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19, or 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, in the Arts Center auditorium. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

Take a break from winter and dream about summertime fishing during the Fly Fishing Film Tour on Feb. 22 at Lake Superior State University's Arts Center. SUNDAY! Full Article >>

Different concentrations of a healthy additive might help fish better fight-off bacterial and viral infections that stunt growth, which could be a boon to aquaculture. Full Article >>

Invite the public to join them at Moloney’s Alley in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., for the inaugural Beer with a Scientist evening, 6–8 p.m., Feb. 18. Both will entertain questions, comments, observations, and/or inquiries on any scientific top topic. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

AAUW invites everyone to a benefit reading of Eve Ensler's Obie Award-winning play, The Vagina Monologues, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22, in the Shouldice Library auditorium, room 278. Full Article >>

Michigan's Department of Education has approved a collaborative effort between LSSU's English Department and the School of Education on a secondary English education program. Applications are now being taken for the fall 2015 semester. Full Article >>

Students are selling tees to underwrite an upcoming trip to a Great Lakes Athletic Training Association professional meeting March 11-14 in Wheeling, Ill. March is also National Athletic Training Month, so watch for coming announcements. Full Article >>

Business administration/marketing student Justin Beach's short film follows the trials and tribulations of an incoming LSSU student who negotiates the high expectations and anxieties of her doting, helicopter-type parents. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University professor Heather Smith's intro to marketing class raised proceeds from LSSU's Hockey Remembrance Day to rename Pullar Ice Arena's Section J in honor of Marcus Andary, a Soo native and hockey player who was killed in 2011 while helping a stranded motorist. Full Article >>

Students Addie Dutton and Tori Roznowski bettered other undergraduate and graduate students from across the state to take, respectively, best oral presentation and best poster honors the American Fisheries Society Michigan chapter's annual meeting. On Feb. 9 LSSU’s Fish and Wildlife Club accepted the AFS North Central Division's Most Active Student Subunit Award, an honor that they have received seven out of the last eight years. Full Article >>

LSSU’s Product Development Center - which taps the expertise of Lake State engineering faculty and students - designed and prototyped a new control system for a machine that will fabricate graphite-composite ski poles. Full Article >>

LSSU's ARL and Faculty Lounge, a new general campus-interest radio show on WLSO 90.1, both welcomed Kellie Nightlinger, a professional survivalist, adventurer, entrepreneur, conservation officer, hunter, reality TV star, motivational speaker and advocate of everything outdoors. Full Article >>

ComedySportz College Team invites you to a battle of the sexes on Feb. 12 in the Arts Center. Tickets available at the door. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

Find out more about the LSSU practical nursing program during an informational session at 5 p.m. on Feb. 17 in the nursing lab, room 359 of Crawford Hall. Full Article >>

Kids and teachers from J.K. Lumsden Bahweting elementary school were guests of LSSU’s BSN and licensed practical nursing programs for activities that, among many other things, explored the basics of health awareness and reduced the anxiety of dealing with health care professionals. Full Article >>

Students, families can get help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid during MI College Goal on Feb. 8 at Sault Area High School, and during FAFSA Fridays at LSSU through the end of the month. Full Article >>

The LSSU Foundation has received its second largest estate gift to date, this one from the Kaleel D. and Josephine I. Jones Trust in the amount of $1 million that will support scholarships for qualifying LSSU students starting in the 2016-17 school year. Full Article >>

ComedySportz College Team improvisational troupe members are applying dramatic training to supplement the Center’s five computer-controlled, wireless mannequins that do many things real humans do, including bleed, blink, cry, and even deliver a baby. Full Article >>

The gallery, located just inside the center’s main entrance, is open Tues.-Fri., noon – 4 p.m. Full Article >>

LSSU's seventh president becomes just the third school administrator to be inducted into the new Hall of Fame. Full Article >>

The public is welcome at a reading and reception with Jeanine Cummins at 7 p.m. on Feb. 2, as well as a master class at 2 p.m. on the same day. Full Article >>

Hockey Lakers hold their traditional Blue-White intra-squad game in the historic arena this Saturday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. The team and LSSU professor Heather Smith's marketing class are rolling all admission, 50-50 drawing, and chuck-a-puck proceeds into the Marcus Andary benefit to name Pullar's Section J in his honor. Andary was a Soo native and hockey player killed in 2011 while helping a stranded motorist. Full Article >>

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