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.
Winner stands next to new car.

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.
Winner stands next to new car.

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…
Chemistry student, Justin Blalock, calibrates an Agilent 1290 Ultra-High Pressure Liquid Chromatograph

LSSU Cannabis Center of Excellence

Lake Superior State University and Agilent Technologies Inc. have formed a strategic relationship to facilitate education and research in cannabis chemistry and analysis. The LSSU Cannabis Center of Excellence (CoE), is a state-of-the-art facility aimed at establishing a convergence of  education and research across the sciences related to the rapidly expanding cannabis industry.
LSSU President Hanley and Governor Whitmer shake hands as she accepts a personalized jersey from LSSU

Governor Whitmer Visits LSSU

On Tuesday, August 13, Dr. Rodney Hanley, Lake Superior State University’s President welcomed Governor Gretchen Whitmer to campus for a luncheon with senior staff, faculty, and local leaders. Governor Whitmer is touring the Upper Peninsula this week, after concluding her Lower Peninsula tour last week. 
Black Throated Blue Warbler by Tracy Anderson

The Works of Tracy Anderson Now on Display

The Works of Tracy Anderson, an exhibit that features artwork on a variety of different mediums including scratchboard art, encaustic art, oil painting, wildlife, photography, and nature-oriented artwork is on display in Lake Superior State University’s Arts Center gallery through August 30, 2019.  All works are available for purchase. A “Meet the Artist Reception” will be held on Saturday, August 24 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the Arts Center Gallery. Refreshments will be served while Anderson will discuss her work and answer questions.
Winner stands next to new car.

One Swing Nets Two Vehicles At 2019 Bud Cooper Classic

The 29th annual Bud Cooper Memorial Golf Classic in support of Lake Superior State University men’s basketball team was held on August 4 at the Sault Ste. Marie Country Club. Participant Tom Boothby not only attained his long-time bucket list item of landing a hole-in-one, but this achievement also led to him taking home top prizes of a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer from Rodenroth Motors and a 2019 Ram 1500 from O'Connor's Chrysler Dodge Jeep.