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October 27, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland’s Global Student Association has long celebrated the university’s spectacular diversity, dazzling the campus community each year with the much-anticipated International Food Festival and International Night.GSA President Avinash Limbu thinks it’s important to more proactively share LU’s cultural wealth off campus.“The GSA isn’t just about international students interacting with each other,” said Limbu. “It’s also about us integrating into the community and exchanging cultural ideas with others. That’s a huge part of it.”This fall, three LU students are working voluntarily…
October 26, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University freshman Grace Schumacher is a national champion.Schumacher, 19, from Plymouth, Wis., took first place in the U.S. in the Animal Systems Division at last week’s 2016 National Agriscience Fair in Indianapolis, Ind.“It’s exciting, and I’m extremely honored,” said Schumacher, who is majoring in biology and is on a pre-veterinarian track at LU. Someday, she’d like to be a large-animal vet, and her dream job is working in an equine hospital.In Indianapolis, Schumacher, representing Plymouth FFA and Wisconsin Gold,…
October 26, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Award-winning Sheboygan, Wis.-based insurance company Acuity has hired more graduates from Lakeland than from any other college or university in the United States.On Tuesday, Haley Lindstrom, Acuity human resources specialist, advised a group of Lakeland University students on how they can improve their chances of someday launching a career at Acuity.Lindstrom was the featured guest for the latest installment of “Lunch & Learn,” a popular series offered by LU’s Student Success and Engagement Office. Lindstrom’s presentation, titled, “How to Build…
October 25, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Devin Barutha landed his first job, an entry level position at a Sheboygan, Wis., Culver’s, when he was in high school.Little did he know, five years later, he would work as a full-time staff accountant intern at the popular fast food chain’s headquarters.Barutha, a Lakeland University senior from Howards Grove, Wis., is majoring in accounting with a fraud emphasis. This past summer, he interned at Culver’s support center in Prairie du Sac, Wis. Working 40 hours a week with the…
October 25, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University’s Madison Center has a stellar relationship with Madison Area Technical College (MATC), and the two institutions recently collaborated to host an important event.The annual Flexible Learning Conference, designed for Wisconsin Technical College System employees, took place at LU’s Madison Center. More than 100 attendees from Wisconsin’s 16 technical schools participated.“Year after year, Lakeland University is consistently the top or one of the top private institution transfer destinations for MATC students who are looking to earn their four-year degree,”…

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