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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

An international simulation educator conference hosted at Lake Superior State University explored state-of-the-art medical mannequins that blink, bleed, cry, sweat and express their symptoms to healthcare workers and students just as live patients might, and respond to treatment much like live patients would. Now with a clickable Web photo gallery! Full Article >>

Over 200 kids were on campus exploring options in health studies, computer science, criminal justice, engineering, politics, and biology during a career day co-sponsored by War Memorial Hospital, Sault Area Public Schools, and the LSSU Edventures office. Now with a clickable Web photo gallery! Full Article >>

Traditional commencement-morning breakfast fetes student scholars and outstanding faculty alike. Full Article >>

Central Savings Bank announces that Lake Superior State University business student and Sault native Justin Brown has been selected for the 2015 Central Savings Bank Scholarship. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University Golden Graduates posed with President Tom Pleger for their annual commencement day photo when LSSU's venerable mascot, Seamore the Seaduck, "photobombed" the picture. Full Article >>

The 2015 collective bargaining class joins the thousands of other students who have passed through Prof. Madan Saluja's economics, bargaining, and business law courses since 1969. Full Article >>

Dean Finley taps an engineering student's milling skills for a sign that will mark the Lukenda School of Business's temporary offices in Shouldice Library until R.W. Considine Hall opens in fall 2016. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University’s Lukenda School of Business has presented its 15th Distinguished Alumni Award to Heather Verhagen, a senior manager at the Big Four international professional services networks firm Deloitte and Touche LLP, Milwaukee, Wis. Full Article >>

Some scenes, including a downloadable class panorama, from commencement day 2015. Full Article >>

Morgan State University President Dr. David Wilson told of going from a shack with no plumbing or electricity to Harvard and beyond during LSSU's 53rd annual commencement ceremony. NEW May 5: Sault Evening News story about mother, daughter graduates Audrey Hutchison and Michele Fiering. Full Article >>

In recognition of his superior skills in the classroom, the longtime biology professor was chosen to receive the Distinguished Teaching Award during Lake Superior State University’s commencement ceremony on May 2. Full Article >>

Four longtime faculty members represent many years of service to the campus and community. Full Article >>

Reception in the Lake Superior State University Arts Center gallery a opens competition, showing, and benefit cosponsored by LSSU and Chippewa County Sunrise Rotary Club. Pieces are on exhibit - and for sale - in the gallery through May. Full Article >>

Among other projects, LSSU student engineers are creating a user's manual for a state-of-the-art design and visualization software used in the robotics industry, and designing and building two robotic work cells suitable for use in an educational environment. Full Article >>

Annual ceremony includes words from Dr. David Wilson, president of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, as well as formal installment of Dr. Thomas Pleger as LSSU's eighth president and announcement of the recipient of the LSSU Distinguished Teaching Award. Full Article >>

This year's topics included dual studies on how Sault, Mich., can better tap its riverfront heritage and apply social media, to a critique on global efforts to combat international sex trafficking. Full Article >>

The club won first place in the core style portfolio undergraduate division during the Global Asset Management Education II Forum, beating out 154 other undergraduate and graduate teams from schools from all over the world. Full Article >>

Donation through LSSU's Foundation supports a university tree planting initiative that aims to replace trees killed by emerald ash borer and bring a greater variety of trees to campus and the community. Full Article >>

Prof. Andrea Donmyers' Nursing of Childbearing Populations class staffed nine informational tables during the 18th-annual Community Baby Shower offered by the LSSU School of Nursing and War Memorial Hospital. Full Article >>

Interior demolition formally begins renovation of old South Hall into R.W. Considine Hall, which will open for classes in fall 2016 and house LSSU's Lukenda School of Business. Now with before and after photos! Full Article >>

Rachel Rowswell and Susan Kirkman bettered teams from all over the globe during a competition at the American Marketing Association’s International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans. Full Article >>

Coaches, students, faculty, friends of Laker athletics recognize excellence on the court, field, ice, and in the classroom. Full Article >>

On his walk to work recently, LSSU President Tom Pleger had a chance to work with ornithology students who were capturing and banding birds on the north side of campus. Full Article >>

Learn more about Aldo Leopold, the founder of the science of wildlife management, during a free showing of the documentary "Green Fire" at 6:30 p.m. on April 22 in the LSSU Arts Center. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

With final legislative approval in hand and bids awarded, LSSU is ready to start construction on its long-awaited Considine Hall project. Site fence is up, interior work begins! Full Article >>

New agreement should benefit both Wisconsin and Michigan students. Full Article >>

Fashion show, Aliens Unchained, is April 18 at 7 p.m. in Kewadin Casino’s Dreammakers Theater, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. For the past two years, marketing student's original costumes and choreography has tapped the talents of area businesses and Lake State students to raise thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University employees and students have chosen staffers Jerry Killips and Jackie Kellerman as employees of the year. A dinner program on April 8 included recognition for LSSU retirees and employees who have logged more than 10 years of service. Full Article >>

Get some ideas for your prom dress while raising funds for the American Cancer Society during the "Aliens Unchained" fashion show starting at 7 p.m. on April 18 in Kewadin Casino's DreamMakers Theatre. Full Article >>

Airgood, of Grand Marias, Mich., was announced as the award recipient last fall but wasn't been able to make it to campus until this spring. She combined her formal acceptance with a public reading, book signing, and mentoring for LSSU creative writing students. Full Article >>

Tickets are available at the door for this program that includes 55 performing LSSU students. Midway attractions start at 6:30 p.m. in the Arts Center lobby before the stage fills will circus performers at 7:30 p.m. on both nights. Full Article >>

LSSU's hoop house is developing hardware and techniques to microfarm fish, fruits, and vegetables with a minimal amount of energy and raw materials, all in an area no larger than a living room. The effort taps the expertise of LSSU faculty and students from business, engineering and biology. Full Article >>

Program is mandatory for those planning to study abroad this summer or fall, but also open to others interested in finding out more about study abroad opportunities. Full Article >>

MSU-Extension advisory council of growers gets preview where $12 million project will be housed on the St. Mary's river, with its dedicated visitors center, interpretive displays, and self-guided tours throughout an expanded fish hatchery. Full Article >>

Oleg Pokhanovski joins colleagues from the University of Manitoba for a 7:30 p.m. performance on April 11 at the LSSU Arts Center in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. The Desautels quartet - comprised of faculty from and named for Desautels School of Music - features cellist Minna Rose Chung along with pianists Edmund Dawe and Judy Kehler Siebert. Full Article >>

Twelve teams from the community go head-to-head with creative recipes noon-5 p.m. at the Sault, Mich., American Legion Post on April 11. A $10 per person admission plus 50-50 raffle helps the Wounded Warrior Project. Full Article >>

Come see what kind of research LSSU senior students have been doing during an inaugural university-wide senior symposium in the university’s Taffy Abel Ice Arena, 3-5 p.m. on April 17. Full Article >>

The community is welcome to listen to Ellen Airgood of Grand Marais read her work during a free presentation at 7 p.m. on April 7 in the Walker Cisler Center Crow's Nest. TONIGHT! 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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