By Jim Biros The community is invited to celebrate Lake Superior Day on Sunday, July 15, at Barker’s Island Festival Park in Superior. The event will include free family fun with live music, kids’ activities, stand-up paddleboarding, informational booths, and food vendors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., all focused on celebrating and appreciating the…

Amundson named dean of St. Scholastica’s School of Arts and Letters
By Bob Ashenmacher The College of St. Scholastica has appointed Bret Amundson (right), DMA, as Dean of its School of Arts and Letters. Dr. Amundson joined the St. Scholastica faculty in 2010 as assistant professor of Music and director of Choral Activities. He was appointed director of General Education in 2015 and promoted to associate…

By Jim Biros The University of Wisconsin-Superior has named Cassie Brown as its new Coordinator for Inclusion for Multicultural Programs and T Leeper as its new Coordinator for Gender and Sexuality Programs. Both will be members of UW-Superior’s Department of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Brown (right) earned a Bachelor of Science degree in outdoor education…

Lake Superior College Foundation adds new board members
The Lake Superior College Foundation has welcomed new board members Carl Crawford, City of Duluth Human Rights Officer, and Dave Benson, co-owner and chief financial officer of Epicurean and Loll Designs. They have been elected to serve a three-year term. Crawford (left) was selected by Mayor Emily Larson as Duluth’s Human Rights Officer in July…

Middle school and high school campers from the region and the Twin Cities are participating in five free camps focusing on a wide range of career exploration through hands-on learning. Camps include: Firefighting Academy — Students ages 14 to 19 will explore career opportunities in the emergency medical, safety and rescue fields. They will be…

The College of St. Scholastica’s annual alumni reunion weekend kicks off on Friday, June 22 with a festive event to raise funds for scholarships. The public is welcome to the Saints’ Soiree & Silent Auction, taking place from 6 to 9 p.m. in Benedictine Commons in the Science Center on campus. All proceeds support the…