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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…
June 19, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
She lives 8,000 miles from home, misses her family and friends and witnesses deep suffering more often than she'd like to. But 2014 Lakeland College graduate Megan Derse is making a difference in this world, and her heart swells with hope and passion every day. "I am so happy to be here," says Derse via email from Kenya, Africa. "I am thankful for this opportunity, and I can't imagine doing anything else during this season of my life." Derse, who…
June 18, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Steve Vollmer, a 2003 Lakeland College graduate who is working as a graphic designer for the NFL in New York City, was recently featured by Makers of Sport on their weekly podcast. The link to the podcast is below. Vollmer talks about the path he took to get where he is today and talks extensively about his experience as a Lakeland College student. Check it out!
June 17, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Brian Frink has a bit of a supply and demand problem. Frink, professor of chemistry/physics at Lakeland College, has been fielding phone calls from world-class local companies and even "headhunters" who know what Lakeland chemistry grads can do – and would like to hire them. The only problem is Frink's graduates are hired faster than he can produce them.

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