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July 9, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Everybody was talking about today's special lunch treat at Lakeland College. Thanks to Lakeland students Romaine Johnson and Demonta Hall, who came up with the idea and carried it out, Wednesday's "Creative Cuisine" entry featured the delictable combination of chicken and waffles. That's right: chicken and waffles! This is just one example of Lakeland students taking ownership and showcasing initiative and leadership skills. When Johnson and Hall approached Mark Wagner, director of dining services, he was all for the idea.…
July 8, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
When John Wormwood selected Lakeland College out of high school, a handful of friends in his hometown of Menominee, Mich., gave him a hard time. "They razzed me about it, because they were going to big schools like Michigan and Michigan State," recalls Wormwood with a smile. "But for what I was interested in, business, I knew that the successful local companies like Kohler Co., ACUITY, Johnsonville and Sargento were going to provide a lot of opportunities." Wormwood's instincts were…
July 2, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Talk about the trip of a lifetime! Lakeland College grad Gary Weichmann '72 and his son, Joe, are on the front end of an incredible sailing journey that started in Sturgeon Bay at 6 a.m. on June 6 and will last at least a year-and-a-half. The Weichmanns will sail their Catalina 445 through Canada and enter the Atlantic Ocean near New York. They'll hug the east coast of the U.S. before continuing on past the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Puerto…
June 30, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Kelly Swart is thriving. The accounting major, who this fall will enter her senior year at Lakeland College, recently earned a scholarship and landed a 40-hour-a-week accounting internship with highly regarded global company Curt Joa. It's the first time Swart has worked in an accounting department, so she's gaining valuable exposure to real-world corporate accounting. "I do a little bit of everything, and I'm learning so much," Swart said of her internship at Sheboygan Falls, Wis. based Curt Joa –…
June 27, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Sheboygan-based insurance company ACUITY has received plenty of press lately for its U.S.-record 400-foot flag pole and 60-foot by 120-foot American flag. But long before it erected this sky-scraping tribute, ACUITY earned a reputation as one of the nation's most fantastic places to work. No wonder 2014 Lakeland College graduate Katie Freitag was so delighted when she had not one, but two different job offers at the same time from ACUITY. "Honestly, it made me feel really great, the fact…

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