LSSU President Peter Mitchell gave working groups their brainstorming mandate during "visioning" sessions held for LSSU's Center for Freshwater Research and Education (CFRE).  
LSSU Award Recipients from left are Michael O'Toole ('03), recipient of the Paul Ripley Award for Young Alumni; David B. Jahn ('90 MBA), recipient of the Outstanding Alumnus Award; and Galen Rashard Duncan ('94), recipient of the Kenneth J. Shouldice Achievement Award; LSSU President Peter Mitchell. The Alumni Awards recognition evening has been held since 1994 in conjunction with Great Lake State Weekend, LSSU's Homecoming.  
You know of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but have you heard of 
Giving Tuesday? Among the busy shopping season and planning for the holidays, Giving Tuesday is a chance to take a step back and give support where it is needed. It is global day of giving fueled by the power of social media. It will be held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving on November 28. You can easily participate by supporting LSSU students! Make a gift, make a difference - mark your calendars! Give here. 
President Mitchell's article: "Leading the way for higher ed" was recently published in the Detroit News.

Chris Olson '90
named Executive Director of Chippewa County EDC
Anna Soik '05 named City of Alpena Clerk and Treasurer by the Alpena Municipal Council.

Jennifer Sweet-Cushman '98
was recently inducted into the Alpena High School Hall of Fame.

LSSU  Nursing students recently attended the Association for Women's Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses Annual Conference for the Michigan Chapters on Mackinac Island. The students learned about Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Perinatal Nurse Management. They received a very warm welcome from conference organizers!
LSSU Geology students  took a trip to Pictured Rocks to gain hands on experience. This was a joint trip of Geo-environmental Systems and Clastic Systems lead by new LSSU professors Dr. Kat Rocheford and Dr. Bill Houston.

LSSU Theatre group
performed the show "Good Kids" to a sold out crowd at the LSSU Arts Center. Judge Liz Chambers and CJ Prof. Dr. Aaron Westrick held a pre-show discussion regarding criminal law relating to sexual assault due to the plays depiction of the Steubenville, Ohio case aftermath. You can see this free play Oct. 26 & 27, 6-9pm in the LSSU Arts Center. 


October 28 - Laker Hockey Tailgate
& game vs. MSU, 5pm, Harrison Roadhouse, Lansing, MI

  November 2 - Lake State After Hours, 5pm, Soo Brew Co.

November 5 - Laker Tailgate & Women's Basketball vs. MSU, 12pm-2pm at Harrison Roadhouse, Lansing, MI *Basketball game starts at 2pm (RSVP to alumnirelations@lssu.edu if you plan on attending)

November 11 - Laker Tailgate & Hockey vs. BGSU, Bowling Green, Ohio
December 2 - Laker Hockey Tailgate, 5:30pm, Lukenda Alumni House, Lakers vs. Alaska, 7:07pm, Taffy Abel Arena

December 7 - Lake State After Hours - Northern Superior Brewing Company- inside the Bush Plane Museum, Soo, Ont.

December 9 - Laker Basketball Social & game vs. Northwood, Midland, MI

December 9 - Yooper Night at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI *Game vs. St. Louis Blues at 1pm, post-game social location TBD. Join Yooper Friends & Alumni from NMU, MTU & LSSU!


Are you a Premium Member of the Alumni Association? 
If not, now is the time to join! The LSSU Alumni Association  current membership rates are available until Nov. 1. After that, all annual member rates will increase by $10.   
Check out the list of benefits Premium Members of the Alumni Association receive.


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