Check out these photo albums from Alumni events all over Michigan and beyond!
November Pre-Gamer on the Porch
November 16, 2019 featured our first Pre-Gamer on the Porch. We moved the former Lukenda Alumni House hockey tailgate parties directly into Abel Arena, gathering on the concourse in the area right outside President Hanley’s loft and overlooking the rink. It was a great move!
Hockey Social in Bowling Green
November 23 Alumni Board member Katelynn Coon ’10 and friends hosted a tailgate party in Bowling Green, Ohio prior to Laker hockey there.
Senior Sendoff - December Grads
In December the Alumni Association hosted celebrated Senior Sendoff, honoring students who completed their graduation requirements in August or December. We gathered at Soo Brewing Company for great food from the Wicked Sister and Laker swag.
January 25 Pre-Gamer on the Porch
January 25 featured our second Pre-Gamer on the Porch – bigger than the first!
January 31 at USA Arena
On January 31 Andrew Rubenstein, Annual Fund and Athletic Development Director for the LSSU Foundation, hosted alumni & fans at the USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth. The day included an open skate sponsored by Kim Muir ’94 and Can’t Skate, Can’t Play, pick-up hockey, an arena tour, free pizza and Laker swag, and Laker hockey vs. the USA NTDP team!
February 1 LSSU College Night at the Wings
The next day was College Night at the Red Wings as 300 Laker fans gathered at Little Caesars Arena to watch the Wings. Tom Coates ’86 and Andrew Rubenstein hosted the pre-game gathering at Direct Market inside the arena.
Basketball Alumni Reunion February 8
Laker basketball alumni came back to campus for the annual Basketball Alumni Weekend February 18. This group has a ton of camaraderie across the generations, and lots of fun! Post game, everyone gathered Moloney’s Alley.
Hockey Night in the Twin Saults Feb. 15
February 15 the Lakers played in Soo, Ontario for the first time in 50 years! We took the WCHA to GFL Memorial Gardens, beating Alabama Huntsville 4-1 in a league contest. About 100 Laker fans from both side of the river gathered in the Angelo Bumbacco room before the game.
Coming up this spring are Career Success Week for current students, the traditional snowman burning on the spring equinox, Senior Sendoff for grads and Golden Graduate Reunion in conjunction with LSSU Commencement. Come join us!