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August 26, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
When Finni Simko was a little girl, she relished regular trips with her grandfather to the Milwaukee Public Museum. The two of them walked along, soaking up knowledge, and he regaled her with tales about serving in World War II and meeting his wife in Germany. Those rich and rewarding memories infused in young Finni a love for history, a love that never waned. Now a senior at Lakeland University, Simko, a history major with a minor in business, strives…
August 24, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Seven Lakeland Undergraduate Research Experience (LURE) students capped a summer of intense experimentation when they presented their work at Marquette University last month. It was the 13th year Lakeland has been included in Marquette’s annual summer research program, which this year featured about 50 research posters and presentations. Following are the Lakeland University projects that were showcased: “Metabolite Catabolism and Astrocyte Development Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells,” by Suzette Rosas, Jamie Gundlach and Jered McGivern “Comparison of Muscle Fatigue in Dominant and…
August 22, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Huberty CPAs, through its innovative Premier Student Program, continues to tap into Lakeland University’s accounting talent. At least six current Huberty employees are Lakeland alumni, and two of them went through Huberty’s PSP. The firm has also awarded four Lakeland students (and Huberty PSP participants) internships. Lakeland’s Alexia Janz recently accepted a paid internship offer by Huberty CPAs after making a strong impression during the PSP. She will begin in that role this December in Plymouth.  “The things we look…
August 18, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Zac Kline spent his summer interacting with convicted criminals. And he loved every minute of it. “It just secured my idea that this is what I want to do for the rest of my life,” said the Lakeland University senior, who hails from Luxemburg, Wis. To clarify, Kline didn’t turn to crime during his break. No, he interned as a probation and parole agent with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Working out of the De Pere office, Kline executed visits…
August 17, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
When Kathy Flanagan arrived at Lakeland College in fall, 2013, she had no idea how many Sheboygan County doors she would open. But now, the senior marketing major with the power-packed resume could orchestrate an enthusiastic ad campaign for the chamber of commerce. “Sheboygan County is such a hidden gem,” she said recently at world-famous Road America Racetrack, where she is enjoying a long internship. “This county offers opportunities everywhere, for everyone. It’s such a small, rural area, but there…

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