June 2023 – Muskie Pride

Commencement: The best day of the year

Over 500 graduates received their degrees during this year’s 161st commencement. Congratulations to all graduates! Check out the recaps!

Lakeland University Blasters Golf Tournament – few spots remain!

This annual outing will take place at Blackwolf Run in Kohler, Wis., on June 16th. There are only a few spots remaining…register now!

Lakeland welcomes three Sheboygan County Scholars

Lakeland University will welcome its ninth class of Sheboygan County Scholars to campus this fall. This program retains some of the area’s most promising young people and prepares them to assume future leadership positions within the region.

Waukesha County Technical College to welcome Lakeland University – Waukesha Center to Pewaukee Campus

Waukesha County Technical College is excited to welcome Lakeland University to its main Pewaukee campus this summer in a move that will solidify their relationship and bring the two institutions together under one roof.

Alumni Spotlight

Lakeland University Alumni purchase Sheboygan’s riverfront boutique hotel: Harbor Winds Hotel

Lakeland graduates and hospitality management veterans Luke and Monica (Hetzel) Pfeifer ’03 ’06 are leading a partnership that has acquired Harbor Winds Hotel, a riverfront boutique hotel in Sheboygan, Wis.

The hotel will have strong connections to Lakeland. The Pfeifers announced that Emely Ortega ’22 will serve as hotel manager and Delilah Vance, who is graduating this May, will be assistant hotel manager.

Giving Back

Lakeland is successful because of people like you.

Whether you are an alum or a friend of the university, we are so thankful for the support. Each gift directly impacts our students and their futures.

Muskies Helping Muskies

Our alumni are represented in a variety of work environments and are eager to share advice and help our current students! 

Whether it is mentoring, job shadowing or helping with practice interviews, there are many opportunities to assist current Muskies in their education. Are you ready to help another Muskie out?

Help us keep in touch with you!

You enjoy reading news about your classmates and friends – they would love to read about you, too. Did you move? Get married? Get a new job? Let us know so we can keep you informed and include your changes in the “Alma Matters” section of the magazine.

Upcoming Events

June 16:  Lakeland University Blasters Golf Tournament 

June 30:  Last day for your gift to count for the fiscal year!

July 23–29:  66th Annual Music Camp

Sept. 30:  Homecoming