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October 6, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
When Pablo Palacios and Josh Reynders graduate from Lakeland College in December, both will have computer science degrees and full-time positions at one of the fastest-growing, most successful companies in the Midwest. Based on their stellar work during a summer internship program at ACUITY, the two seniors were offered computer programmer jobs at the highly acclaimed Sheboygan, Wis.-based insurance company. They’ll begin shortly after graduation. “I think ACUITY will continue to have a great source of talent as it keeps…
September 25, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland’s recent “Virtual Party at the President’s House” was informative and educational, and dealt with extremely difficult subject matter. “It made me uncomfortable,” one male student said after watching the skits that were part of the program, prompting several other students to quietly nod their heads in agreement. The event, which culminated nearly six months of planning by Lakeland College graduate hall director Amanda Farrar, featured a “virtual house party” with six skits presented in various rooms of the President’s…
September 24, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Nearly 100 high school students converged on Lakeland College last weekend for Saturday’s successful season-opening high school debate competition. David Henning, Lakeland’s director of debate and forensics, said the visiting students liked Lakeland’s campus, and from the feedback he received, they had fun competing here. After all the scores were tallied, Henning read out the names of winners, and plaques and trophies were handed out. Mukwonago was the big winner, placing first and third in varsity policy debate (the top…
September 19, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Two Lakeland College students visited nearby Plymouth High School earlier this week to begin working with Plymouth students on Japanese language skills. The Lakeland students, Japanese natives Koichi Kawada and Sean Fujino, will continue to serve as volunteer “conversation coaches.” Using Skype or FaceTime, they will work weekly with four Plymouth students from teacher Laura Koebel’s Facilitated World Language course. It’s yet another example of how eager Lakeland students are to make a positive difference in the community. “These guys…
September 18, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland’s faculty members continue to be recognized for their talents. Denise Presnell-Weidner, associate professor of art, recently had two pieces accepted into competitive exhibitions. “Water Ripple #2,” an ink monotype, was accepted into “Expanding Borders: ONU Regional Art Exhibition,” which will run Sept. 28-Oct. 31 at the Strickler Gallery on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill. The exhibition will feature work from artists living in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and Kentucky. Presnell-Weidner will also have a painting,…

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