Anchorage Alaska Group

Alumni Association Hosts Events Coast to Coast!

From Washington, D.C, to Anchorage, Alaska with stops in Colorado, Ohio, Ontario and all over Michigan – your Alumni Association gets around!

Alumni Hannah Pierson-Compeau ‘05 hosted a gathering of LSSU alumni at Rocket Bar in Washington, D.C. in October, in collaboration with another group of Yoopers from NMU.

Washington DC Group

Tailgates in connection with Laker hockey were celebrated all over the country this season, including:

  • Denver – hosted by Kelsey Andersen ‘05
  • Lansing – hosted by a horde of helpful Laker alumni including Rick & Sue Schuemann ‘73, Paul & Nancy Rheaume ‘74, Jill Arehart ‘00 and Danielle Branz ‘13
  • Bowling Green – hosted by Chris Martlew ‘10
  • Marquette – hosted by Beth (MacMaster) Stanchina ‘91
  • Anchorage – hosted by Rebecca (Wilson) Baril ‘11
  • Big Rapids – hosted by Alex Bozymowski ‘75

Socials for Laker Basketball fans were hosted in:

  • MSU in Lansing by Alex Bozymowski ‘75
  • Northwood University in Midland by Susan (Frohmader) Fitzpatrick ‘87
  • Wayne State in Detroit by Brooke Henderson ‘04
  • Tiffin University in Tiffin by Chris Martlew ‘10
  • Big Rapids for GLIAC playoffs by Susan (Frohmader) Fitzpatrick ‘87

December was a lively month with a Yooper Night at a Detroit Red Wings game in Little Caesar’s Arena, a Senior Sendoff at The Wicked Sister for LSSU seniors graduating in December 2017, and exam treats for LSSU students, baked and hosted by Alumni Campus Employees (ACE).

In January we hosted a Laker group outing at a Detroit Pistons game in Little Caesars Arena, and the Alumni Association co-sponsored the Parks and Recreation Caucus on campus, organized by Professor Sally Childs.

February, along with various socials for hockey and hoops, featured a Laker group outing at a Soo Greyhounds game in Soo, Ont., preceded by a gathering at Solo Trattoria. The annual Basketball Alumni Reunion was held on campus, when both the men’s and women’s teams won close games against Purdue Northwest.

Greyhounds Hockey Game Group

Lake State After Hours is still celebrated the first Thursday of every month! Look for us at 313 Ashmun in April, The Wicked Sister in May, and Lockview Restaurant in June.

Coming up in spring and summer is the Golden Graduate Reunion in conjunction with LSSU’s Commencement May 4-5, The Zoo-de-Mackinac bike ride May 19,  Lake State Classic Golf Tournament at Treetops June 29, and a group outing at the Detroit Tigers in Comerica Park July 28. See our full calendar of upcoming events and make plans now to join us!

LSSU Alumni Insurance Program

Did you know that the LSSU Alumni Association sponsors an Alumni Insurance Program as a service to our graduates? The program offers a variety of attractively priced insurance products, most of which are available to alumni, students, faculty and staff, as well as their spouses, domestic partners, parents, children, and siblings.

Life Insurance

Long-term protection with great rates and fantastic features. Coverage is available from $10,000 to $50 million.

Travel Insurance

Travel Medical and Trip Protection coverage is available for individuals or groups, for personal or business travel.

Long Term Care Insurance

Protect your assets from serious erosion while allowing access to quality care in the most appropriate and desirable setting.

Pet Insurance

Simple, customizable dog and cat insurance plans are available.

Special Event Insurance

Liability coverage up to $2 million is available for events lasting from a few hours to as much as 10 days.

Dental Insurance

COMING SOON Family dental coverage that provides a national network of dentists, online enrollment, and travels with you to any employer

ID Theft Protection

NEW! Protect yourself and your family against identity theft with a comprehensive solution you can count on.

Small Business Insurance

NEW! We offer an all-in-one simple solution that includes a selection of plans, employee enrollment, and ongoing administration.

Advisory Services

A licensed insurance professional is available, at no charge, to answer questions and provide customized guidance.

For more information visit Meyer and Associates or contact our Meyer and Associates program administrator at 1(800) 635-7801.

About the Author

Esther ProulxEsther Proulx
Development Coordinator, Foundation & Alumni Relations

Esther has been working in the Lukenda Alumni House at Lake Superior State University for the past 5 years. She graduated from LSSU with a bachelor's in International Business in 2005. In her free time Esther enjoys traveling, skiing, boating and camping with her husband, Justin and their three young children.