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November 14, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Jacob Barthels is such a nice guy, he doesn’t like to decline reasonable requests. Last summer, when a campus-wide request asked students to represent Lakeland University in the July 4 Sheboygan parade, Jacob immediately volunteered. But there’s only so much time in a day, and when the junior double major (accounting and business with a finance and insurance emphasis) was recently offered five great internships in a two-week span, he had no choice but to turn a few of them…
October 25, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Two highly successful recent Lakeland graduates returned to campus earlier this week to share their expertise with current students.Jessica Luecke, a 2016 grad and the school’s Clarence H. Koehler Award winner last spring, was a guest lecturer in Bob Martin’s federal income tax class. Luecke is a global tax analyst and participant of the Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP) at Actuant Corporation.And Tess Myklebust, a 2014 graduate and also a Koehler Award winner, spoke to the sports marketing and promotion…
October 10, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Two Lakeland University criminal justice students recently placed first and second in a student paper competition at the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association conference in Chicago.Senior Kendra Zipperer and junior Kalie Novak presented their research and entered their papers into competition. Zipperer’s paper, “Sexual Assaults on College Campuses: The Overlooked Problem,” took first place, while Novak’s paper, “Psychological Crime,” placed second.Zipperer’s theoretical paper explored how “Routine Activities Theory” can explain why assaults on college campuses occur, and she provided recommendations for…
October 3, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
After an intense screening, testing and interviewing process that took nearly nine months, 2017 Lakeland University graduate Dan Matijevic got the call. Matijevic, who majored in criminal justice at LU, was offered a position with the Wisconsin State Patrol. He was sworn in earlier this week, and is training at the academy now.“It’s a huge relief,” said Matijevic, who worked with Lakeland’s Campus Safety & Security department all four years. “Getting the call was a weight off my shoulders.“I’m really…
October 2, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
As she walked up the steps of Old Main one night last week, Mikayla Schnell felt a strong sense of nostalgia, pride and purpose.“Coming back was really meaningful to me,” said the 2017 Lakeland University graduate. “Knowing I was returning to help current student-teachers was really cool. Lakeland is such a family, and giving back to the next generation of family members means a lot.”Schnell, now a kindergarten teacher at Janssen Elementary School in the Kimberly Area School District, returned…

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