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.

Graduating with a bachelor’s of science in business administration are Amanda Hess, from Wilson, MI, Tristan Kuntze, from Daggett, MI, Terri Meinander from Gladstone, MI, Stephanie Porath from Escanaba, MI, Sara Scheuren from Escanaba, MI, and Eric Schneider from Iron Mountain, MI. In addition to the student’s baccalaureate degrees, Porath earned a minor in accounting/finance, while Kuntze and Meinander earned minors in marketing.

Schneider graduated Summa Cum Laude, earning a 3.90-4.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale; and Kuntze graduated with Cum Laude honors, earning a 3.50-3.69 GPA.

Graduating with a bachelor’s of science in early childhood education with a sociology minor is Kelsey Rogers from Florence, MI.

Hess stated, “As a wife and mom who works full-time, I am grateful that LSSU offered courses at the regional center so that I could complete my bachelor’s degree locally. I would highly recommend attending LSSU and to check out the degrees offered in Escanaba. Many Miigwetchs (thanks) to Heidi Berg and all the staff at LSSU for all you do!”

For more information on degree programs available at the Regional Center, please contact Heidi Berg at 906-217-4123 or or visit us online at