Lake Superior State University is a recipient of a grant to host the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read at Lake Superior State University. An Arts Endowment initiative in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Lake Superior State University is one of 84 nonprofit organizations selected to receive an NEA Big Read grant to support a community reading program between September 2020 and June 2021. The NEA Big Read at Lake Superior State University Library will focus on The Round House, by Louise Erdrich.
Our Big Read Kick Off Event will be held Thursday, September 24th , 2020 starting at 4 pm in the Library Learning Commons. The Kick Off event will feature a Keynote address by Bryan Newland, Chairman, Bay Mills Indian Community; a screening of the documentary, “This River”; and a panel
discussion featuring Bryan Newland, Chairman, Bay Mills Indian Community, Jocelyn Fabry, Chief Judge of
Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians, and Betsy Huggett, Executive Director of the Diane Peppler Resource Center.