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June 26, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Nearly two dozen motivated high school students recently created and pitched business plans as part of Lakeland University’s inaugural Academy for Aspiring Entrepreneurs. A total of 21 students, mainly high school juniors, were part of an intensive and fun four-day program that taught students how to build a successful business plan, including marketing, operations and a financial plan for a business of their choosing. The week culminated Thursday morning with five teams of students pitching their ideas to three potential…
June 19, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Enactus, a business club that’s open to students in any major, has re-launched a Lakeland chapter. Enactus invites students to think like entrepreneurs and use innovation and business principles to improve the world. There are more than 72,000 students at 1,730 campuses in 36 countries involved in Enactus. Lakeland previously had a chapter, which had once been named Students in Free Enterprise, but it went inactive. Previous groups did significant work at Lakeland – the popular Volunteer Income Tax Assistance…
June 19, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
A record crowd of more than 100 educators and students attended the fifth annual Conference on Global Higher Education on June 9, sponsored by Lakeland University Japan. There were 12 panel sessions featuring 33 presentations relating to issues of higher education. The wide range of topics included the use of technology in the classroom, global citizenship and cultural identity, study abroad and challenges to institutions in Japan and abroad. The 45 presenters came from all parts of Japan as well…
June 1, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Jeff Elzinga has always been good with words, so he quickly comes up with several to describe the path that led him to Lakeland. Serendipity. A fluke. Being in the right place at the right time. Totally unpredictable. Elzinga’s Lakeland story starts with a mime and a flamenco guitarist. And, this May, 38 years after first hearing about Lakeland, the next chapter of his Lakeland story will see him retire after a remarkable career as a teacher and leader. He…
May 18, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
On May 16, Lakeland hosted its third annual School for Seniors event at the Fox Cities Center in Neenah, with more than 60 people in attendance. A collaboration between the university and the City of Neenah’s Committee on Aging, this year’s event featured presentations from Karl Kuhn, Chuck Grubisic and Jeff Elzinga. Attendees also were able to learn more about community resources through an information fair that included representatives from the YMCA, Gold Cross, ADRC and ADVOCAP. Neenah Mayor Dean…

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