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September 13, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Jess Luecke works in paradise. Since June, Luecke, a 2016 Lakeland graduate, has been serving as chief financial officer for the Peace Lodge Hotel in Vara Blanca, Costa Rica, and The Springs Resort & Spa in Arenal, Costa Rica. Peace Lodge is a boutique luxury mountain lodge located on the grounds of La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a local nature park, and is 20 minutes from the Poás Volcano. The Springs, located about two hours away, is a luxury resort perched…
September 7, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
When Rikki Vela arrived at Lakeland as a freshmen, she was set on a career in law enforcement and a retirement job as a mortician. This summer, an internship experience near home introduced her to a career that’s the best of both worlds – the coroner’s office. Vela, a senior criminal justice major from Waukegan, Ill., interned in the Lake County Coroner’s office from early May through early August. She assumed the experience would include lots of paperwork and office-related…
August 29, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Two local artists will be spotlighted as Lakeland University opens its Bradley Gallery season shortly after Labor Day. The work of photographer Kyane Howland and painter Kay Jelinek will be featured in an exhibit entitled “Mermaid Fascinations,” a show about fascination with nature, humans and the planet. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 7, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Bradley Fine Arts Building on the Lakeland campus. The exhibit will run through Oct. 5. Attendance at…
August 27, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Six Lakeland students from the biology and biochemistry departments participated late this summer in Marquette University’s annual Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium in Milwaukee. The Lakeland contingent, comprised of students in the Lakeland Undergraduate Research Experience (LURE) Program, created six posters, which were among the 40 total posters on display. Lakeland Professor of Biology Greg Smith said the research symposium provides an opportunity for LU students to present their research to peers and faculty from other institutions. "Our students are…
July 26, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University hosted 103 area employers Thursday morning at Blue Harbor Resort to share the innovative ways Lakeland is preparing students for the workforce needs of Sheboygan County.  The morning was led by Jess Lambrecht, Lakeland’s director of career readiness & cooperative education, and Mark Edmond, associate director of career readiness. Lakeland discussed its new cooperative education program, a new way for students to earn a bachelor’s degree that has created a new community economic development resource. The university also…

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