Muller Appointed As Dean Of LSSU’s College Of Innovation And Solutions

Kimberly MullerLake Superior State University has appointed Dr. Kimberly Muller to full dean of the university’s College of Innovation and Solutions, comprised of LSSU’s School of Engineering & Technology, the School of Mathematics & Computer Science, and the Lukenda School of Business. Muller has been fulfilling the role as interim since last July. Continue reading about Dr. Muller...

Nomination Season Winds Down For 44th Annual Banished Word List

Banished Poster Photo Now is the time to get rid of this past year’s abused and misused words and phrases. Only a matter of days remain to submit a nomination for Lake Superior State University’s 2019 Word Banishment List, to be released on Dec. 31. Nominations will be taken until Dec. 26. For every new year since 1976, LSSU has issued its “List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use or General Uselessness.” LSSU accepts nominations for banishment from all over the world, covering all manner of word or phrase worthy of exile. University officials note that even with this year’s midterm election-year lift, most entries don’t necessarily come from politics. Nominations for the 2018 list rolled in at a steady pace from the fields of academia, advertising, business, the military, sports, as well as politics. Nominations for 2019’s list, along with compelling reasons for banishment, can be submitted online. The 2019 list – LSSU’s 44thword banishment compilation – will be released at noon Eastern Standard Time on Dec. 31 to welcome the new year.

LSSU Sifts Proposals For Upcoming TEDxLSSU Event

2015 TEDxLSSU Talk Lake Superior State University has received numerous proposals for its Spring 2019 TEDx event, to be held in the LSSU Library on April 5. LSSU Students, staff, and community members submitted their proposals. The theme for the 2019 TEDxLSSU event is “-isms,” where speakers will explore innovative ideas worth sharing sparked by this now ubiquitous suffix. TEDx events are local, self-organized programs that bring people together to share a TED-like experience under the guidance of the international TED Conference organization. The TEDxLSSU event will feature live speakers who will share their unique insights and perspectives to inspire the audience to think in new and creative ways. These events are branded TEDx, where x represents an independently-organized TED event. Read about TEDx and its mission or to see the atmosphere and character of TED talks; follow @TEDxLSSU on Facebook to stay up to date. Continue reading TEDxLSSU...

Trustees Approve New Certificate Programs In E-Marketing, International Business, And Geographical Information Systems

Postumus Resolution Lake Superior State University University’s Board of Trustees voted during its Nov. 9 meeting to approve three new certificate programs. They also received updates on the $13.2M construction of the Center for Freshwater Research and Education (CFRE), and activities leading toward a public-private-partnership to build new residence halls. The new certificate programs are in E-Marketing, International Business, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Certificates are roughly half the work required for an academic minor, and are specifically tailored for working adults as well as LSSU students regardless of major. They are a quick way to expand skill sets and marketability. The Board of Trustees also heard an update on the Center for Freshwater Research and Education, for which ground was broken last July 20. Finally, the Board received an update on plans for a new residence hall to be built by a public (LSSU) and private partnership, dubbed P3. Continue reading about Board of Trustees ...

LSSU Hatchery Manager Honored By Michigan Charter Boat Association

Roger Greil Salmon Release Lake Superior State University Center for Freshwater Research Director Ashley Moerke and Hatchery Manager Roger Greil prepare a raceway of Atlantic salmon fingerlings for release into the St. Marys River. Greil has received the Pistis Award from the Michigan Charter Boat Association (MCBA) in recognition for more than 40 years of work on Michigan’s sport fishery. MCBA also donated $1,000 to LSSU to start a scholarship in the association’s name that will benefit a student of at least junior status studying fisheries & wildlife management at Lake State, with a focus on fisheries. The MCBA Pistis Award honors people and organizations outside the charter boat industry for contributions to the improvement and well-being of the Michigan Charter Boat Association, the charter industry, and sport fishing in general.