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March 22, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Four Lakeland University hospitality management students recently placed third in the “In the Works” management category at the Midwest Food Expo in Milwaukee. The quartet of Hailey Diney, A.J. Jacobchik, Tiffany Fischer and Patrick Webster presented their fictional restaurant, Grillz, which they marketed as a “BBQ experience.” Britannie Meinnert, LU’s instructor of hospitality management, explained that her students created the concept for the restaurant and presented all facets of their plan, including marketing, financials and a menu, to the judges.…
March 17, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Jessica Kalmar, Lakeland’s assistant professor of psychology, presented at the latest Lunch & Learn session, giving students great advice on applying for graduate school. Her advice ranged from how to ask people for letters of recommendation to how to negotiate the sometimes arduous graduate school application process. Kalmar holds a Ph.D. in psychology with a neuropsychology specialization from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York and a master’s in psychology from Queens College, City University of New…
March 15, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University’s inaugural Scholarship Day recently yielded $112,000 in grants, money that was dispersed among many of the 50 students who visited. The big prize was a renewable $5,000 leadership scholarship, won by Ryan Kautzer of Sheboygan Falls High School. Two $3,000 leadership scholarships and many more in increments of $500-$1,500, totaling $38,500, were awarded based on personal interviews. If you’re a current high school student, check out Lakeland’s numerous scholarship options and apply today.
March 14, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
During a recent Lakeland University Lunch & Learn session, students were introduced to the service organization Rotaract and were invited to start a chapter on LU’s campus. Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored organization for men and women between the ages of 18 and 30, with clubs (many on college and university campuses) around the world. Rotaract, like its parent organization, Rotary, is committed to service, community leadership and professional development. The presentation was led by Deb Wente, a Lakeland University trustee…
March 13, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
After graduating from his high school of about 500 students a few years back, Brandon Wichman chose to attend one of the bigger University of Wisconsin system schools.“It was very loud, with a lot of partying all the time,” said Wichman, a devout Christian from Freedom, Wis. “It just wasn’t for me.”After a short stint at a UW two-year school, Wichman found his way to Lakeland, a place where he feels a much stronger sense of belonging.“My perspective on life…

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