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March 6, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Karin Miofsky’s Policing in America students are regularly interacting face-to-face with impressive guests this semester. In addition to learning about potential careers in law enforcement through traditional classroom instruction, these Lakeland University criminal justice students have the opportunity to meet and talk to highly successful people in their field of study. Last month, State Trooper Brian Ashenbrenner, an officer with the Wisconsin State Patrol, visited Lakeland and gave the students an in-depth presentation about the many career opportunities in his…
February 24, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University recently participated in National African-American Read-In Day, celebrating Black History Month by paying homage to great literature produced by black Americans. Lakeland is the only college or university in Wisconsin to participate in this initiative, created by the National Council of Teachers of English. The event, which took place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the 1862 Lounge, was staffed by Ann Penke, LU director of library services; Corey Roberson, success coach, and other members of the Student Success…
February 23, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
  For more than two decades, Lakeland has been sending its students to the annual Workforce Career and Internship Fair at the State Fairgrounds in West Allis, Wis.On Tuesday, LU was again well-represented, with approximately 40 students and recent graduates attending and visiting with representatives from 188 companies, organizations and graduate school programs. Students also had access to free professional head shots to use on LinkedIn profiles.About a dozen students rode on the Lakeland mini-bus, a free service provided each…
February 20, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University students who attended Thursday’s Lunch & Learn session received an in-depth tutorial about professional networking giant LinkedIn. Presenting were social media experts Lindsay Harrison-Eirich, founder and owner of Eng@ged Social Networking, and 2016 Lakeland graduate Gaby Cappaert, a social media specialist at Eng@ged. Harrison-Eirich and Cappaert provided the students with helpful tips on how to set up their LinkedIn pages, offered best-practice strategies for how to market themselves on the site and showed them how to best filter…
February 10, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University, in its ongoing effort to promote religious understanding and respect, last week launched its new “LU for REAL” initiative with a presentation titled, “Introducing Orthodox Judaism.”Explaining the essential tenets of Orthodox Judaism in an interactive format were Jessica Kalmar, LU assistant professor of psychology, and her husband, the Rabbi Wesley Kalmar.LU for REAL (Religious Education, Awareness and Literacy) is co-sponsored by Lakeland University and LU’s Mission House Center. Its purpose is to provide educational resources and opportunities for…

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