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.
Captain Nelson and President Hanley sign the 10th annual Coast Guard Tuition Agreement

Coast Guard and LSSU Renew Tuition Agreement

Lake Superior State University and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie celebrate their decade long partnership which emboldens active duty members and their spouses to seek a degree in higher education at LSSU. 
Photo of Mike Beazley, Dean of Student Affairs

LSSU Welcomes New Dean of Student Affairs

After an extensive search, Lake Superior State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Beazley as the new Dean of Student Affairs effective August 1st, 2019. Dr. Beazley will report to Dr. Rodney Hanley, LSSU’s President, and serve as a member of his senior management team.
Jordan Vallad pictured with student, teaches lesson at Bahweting Anishnabe School

LSSU's Teacher Preparation Program Ranked One of Best in Nation

Lake Superior State University’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program has been named one of the nation’s top programs by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a nonpartisan, not-for-profit research and policy organization. 
Ashmun Creek photo before cleanup

Help Clean Up Ashmun Creek

The Freshwater Stewardship Corps (FSC) through the Center for Freshwater Research and Education (CFRE) at Lake Superior State University is hosting a cleanup of Ashmun Creek on Saturday, July 20th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and seeking the community’s help.
Lake State Golf Classic B Flight Champs

30th Annual Lake State Golf Classic

The 30th annual Lake State Golf Classic in support of the Lake Superior State University Foundation Development Fund and Laker Athletics was held Friday, June 14th at Wild Bluff Golf Course. Including this year’s net proceeds, over $620,000 has been raised in support of the University and its students. LSSU would like to thank all sponsors, companies, and individuals for their generosity and making the event a resounding success.