CFRE Artist Rendering of North Side

LSSU Rises to the Matching Gift Challenge for CFRE

With construction starting on a new cutting-edge facility for Lake Superior State University in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, the LSSU Foundation announced this week, that it has met the goal for the ‘Fund to the Finish Line’ challenge to help fund the $14.5 million project to create the Center for Freshwater Research and Education (CFRE).
Monks with traditional instruments and regalia.

The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The weeklong residency of The Mystical Arts of Tibet begins with opening ceremonies at noon on October 28 at Lake Superior State University, and culminates in a not to be missed performance of Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing on November 1 at the Arts Center. In addition to the famed multiphonic singers of Tibet’s Drepung Loseling Monastery performing, the Tibetan Monks will also create a Mandala Sand Painting, host a lecture series, and family-friendly performances for local area schools. Tibet: Magical Land of Spiritual Wonders photo exhibit will also be running in conjunction with the festivities at the Arts Center Gallery throughout the week.
Anthony Bosbous ’73, Sault Ste. Marie; Cory (Gallaway) Andersen ’04, Silverthorne, Colorado; Wendy (Menard) James, formerly of the Soo and now of Burbank, California; and David Saunders ’80 of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Four Alumni to be Recognized During Great Lake State Weekend

Lake Superior State University and the LSSU Alumni Association will pay tribute to four highly accomplished alumni and friends at the annual Alumni Awards Banquet beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11th in the Walker Cisler Center as part of Great Lake State Weekend 2019.
Landscape of Guitar performers

The Landscape of Guitar Takes the Arts Center Stage Oct. 24

 The Landscape of Guitar takes the stage on October 24th…
Pictured above from left to right: Tom Coates, Executive Director of the LSSU Foundation, Awardees Robert and Sally Wiles, and Dr. Rodney Hanley, LSSU President

LSSU Foundation Recognizes Local Educators with Distinguished Citizen Award

On September 20, a Rudyard, Mich. couple was honored with an award at the President’s Circle Reception at Lakes Superior State University. Robert and Sally Wiles were recognized with the Dr. Donald and Catherine Finlayson Distinguished Citizen Award, presented by LSSU President Rodney S. Hanley at the annual donor recognition event. The award is presented to individuals who have enjoyed success in their profession and community, and who are strong advocates of the University, its programs, faculty, staff, and students. 
Luke Brcic Portrait

Luke Brcic Discusses Internship at Continental

Luke Brcic, junior Mechanical Engineering major from Lennon, MI, presented to faculty in the School of Engineering and Technology about his summer 2019 internship at Continental.
Commissioned sculpture dedicated to late LSSU President, Dr. Tom Pleger.

LSSU Summer 2019 Regional Center Graduates

Seven area residents have earned bachelor’s degrees from Lake Superior State University (LSSU). Graduates achieved their degrees through LSSU's Escanaba/Iron Mountain Regional Center which offers baccalaureate degree programs for students on Bay College campuses.
Commissioned sculpture dedicated to late LSSU President, Dr. Tom Pleger.

MI Army & Air National Guard Renew Tuition Agreement with LSSU

Michigan Army and Air National Guard renewed their tuition agreement, now in its ninth year, with Lake Superior State University. This partnership encourages active drilling members to seek degrees at LSSU. Essentially, the program takes the stipend active duty members receive through the National Guard Federal Tuition Assistance program, which is intended to partially cover the costs of taking college courses, and accepts that stipend as full payment for tuition.
The Tannahill Weavers pose for a photo with their instruments

Arts Center Season Premiere: The Tannahill Weavers

The Arts Center at Lake Superior State University presents the Tannahill Weavers, bringing authentic Celtic music straight from Scotland on October 3 at 7:00 p.m. 
Commissioned sculpture dedicated to late LSSU President, Dr. Tom Pleger.

LSSU Dedicates Sculpture in Memory of Dr. Thomas Pleger

(Left to right) Cecil Pavlat, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa…