Lake Superior State University Renews Annual Tuition Agreement With Michigan National Guard For 12th Year
Lake Superior State University recently renewed its time-honored annual tuition agreement with the Michigan National Guard. The collaboration, now in its 12th year, welcomes active drilling members of the Michigan Army National Guard and Michigan Air National Guard to pursue an undergraduate degree at LSSU at a reduced tuition.
Participants pay $250 per credit hour, saving more than half of LSSU’s regular rate of $560 per credit hour for fall 2022 and spring 2023 and almost one-third the standard price of $373 per credit hour for winter 2022 and summer 2023. The compact aligns LSSU tuition with the allowable amount offered by the National Guard’s federal tuition assistance program. Read More.
Lake Superior State University Renews Annual Tuition Agreement With U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Lake Superior State University renewed its long-established annual tuition agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, MI. The collaboration, starting in 2009, encourages area Coast Guard active duty personnel, reserve members, and civilian employees, plus their spouses and dependents, to pursue an undergraduate degree at LSSU by significantly lowering the cost of study.
Participants pay $250 per credit hour, saving more than half of LSSU’s regular rate of $560 per credit hour for fall 2022 and spring 2023 and almost one-third the standard price of $373 per credit hour for winter 2022 and summer 2023. The compact aligns LSSU tuition with the allowable amount offered by the Coast Guard’s tuition assistance program for Sector Sault participants. Read More.
Lake Superior State University To Monitor Oil Pollution In Upper Great Lakes, Partly To Protect Tens Of Thousands Of Atlantic Salmon Yearlings It Releases To St. Marys River
Lake Superior State University’s Center for Freshwater Research and Education (CFRE) expands its many conservation efforts through the recent strategic deployment of oil pollution sensors along Upper Great Lakes shorelines.
LSSU teamed with Ann Arbor-based LimnoTech, an environmental science and engineering firm that provides water-related services, on the oil pollution sensors; the company fabricates and operates them in the Great Lakes. Now, three have been placed along the St. Marys River and one is off the coast of Sugar Island. Lake State and LimnoTech received $10,000 in rapid-response funding from the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research to underwrite the cost. Read More.
Lake Superior State University Celebrates 387 Graduates At 2022 Commencement
Lake Superior State University celebrated 387 new graduates along with their families and friends at the 60th annual commencement held on May 7, 2022. The Lake State students earned 522 degrees across the disciplines: 347 bachelor’s degrees, 159 associate degrees, and 16 certificates in fisheries and wildlife management, engineering, robotics engineering, nursing, criminal justice, business, fire science, and kinesiology, plus many other fields.
Keynote speaker U.S. Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan called LSSU a “world-class institution” that prepares graduates for “in-demand and forward-looking jobs,” he said. Urging graduates to become leaders of tomorrow in the workforce and in the community, he observed, “Your new journey begins today.” Read More.