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June 19, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
A record crowd of more than 100 educators and students attended the fifth annual Conference on Global Higher Education on June 9, sponsored by Lakeland University Japan. There were 12 panel sessions featuring 33 presentations relating to issues of higher education. The wide range of topics included the use of technology in the classroom, global citizenship and cultural identity, study abroad and challenges to institutions in Japan and abroad. The 45 presenters came from all parts of Japan as well…
June 1, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Jeff Elzinga has always been good with words, so he quickly comes up with several to describe the path that led him to Lakeland. Serendipity. A fluke. Being in the right place at the right time. Totally unpredictable. Elzinga’s Lakeland story starts with a mime and a flamenco guitarist. And, this May, 38 years after first hearing about Lakeland, the next chapter of his Lakeland story will see him retire after a remarkable career as a teacher and leader. He…
May 18, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
On May 16, Lakeland hosted its third annual School for Seniors event at the Fox Cities Center in Neenah, with more than 60 people in attendance. A collaboration between the university and the City of Neenah’s Committee on Aging, this year’s event featured presentations from Karl Kuhn, Chuck Grubisic and Jeff Elzinga. Attendees also were able to learn more about community resources through an information fair that included representatives from the YMCA, Gold Cross, ADRC and ADVOCAP. Neenah Mayor Dean…
May 10, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University’s Gentlemen of Virtue and Ladies of Virtue groups have partnered with Jackson Elementary School in Sheboygan to create a mentoring program for Jackson students. More than a dozen Lakeland students recently visited Jackson to read, play games and talk to students. Jackson approached Lakeland about the partnership, which will continue into next school year. “This program will have a great positive impact on Jackson’s students and our students,” said Corey Roberson, a success coach at Lakeland who work…
May 2, 2018 In Lakeland University Blog
Representatives from Lakeland University and Moraine Park Technical College met today at MPTC in Fond du Lac to celebrate the schools’ new guaranteed transfer agreement. Lakeland and MPTC have strengthened their existing partnership in a way that will benefit students for years to come. More than 15 MPTC programs now align with nine Lakeland majors as part of the new MPTC-to-LU initiative. MPTC graduates who meet the transfer requirements are guaranteed direct admission to Lakeland to pursue a bachelor’s degree in…

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