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UW-Superior residence halls welcome Halloween trick-or-treaters

SUPERIOR, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Superior students will again open their residence halls to Halloween trick-or-treaters from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31. For the 25th year, students living in the Ross-Hawkes, Crownhart, Curran-McNeill and Ostrander residence halls along Catlin Avenue will decorate their hallways and be ready to hand out treats as children through sixth grade are guided by a residence hall staff member. Each year, more than 1,000 children visit the…

Lake Superior College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic offers affordable teeth cleaning

Members of the community are invited to take advantage of the low-cost services provided at the Lake Superior College Dental Hygiene Clinic. The Lake Superior College Dental Hygiene Clinic is open to the public by appointment all academic year (September–May). Appointments are made on a first-requested, first-served basis. Appointment hours vary each semester so interested parties are encouraged to call for availability, (218) 733-5939 or email c.upton@lsc.edu. Under the supervision of dental hygiene faculty, LSC…

St. Scholastica moves to standardized tests optional admissions policy

The College of St. Scholastica is instituting a test-optional admissions policy for its undergraduate applicants. The 107-year-old private college, which is on US News & World Report’s list of top regional universities, will no longer require the ACT or SAT standardized tests as part of its application for admission. The change was made Thursday, Oct. 11, by a vote of St. Scholastica’s Faculty Assembly. The Undergraduate Admission Committee and the College’s Enrollment Management and Academic…

Students at Duluth Area Learning Center canoe and conduct water quality monitoring on Pokegama River with Rivers2Lake

DULUTH, Minn. — This month a group of Duluth Area Learning Center students explored the Pokegama River, a tributary to the St. Louis Estuary within the Superior Municipal Forest. They were accompanied by Rivers2Lake staff and ALC teachers Jamie Bennett, Todd Mickolajak and Phil Thouin, who is enrolled in the Rivers2Lake program. Students conducted water chemistry analysis and classified aquatic macroinvertebrates to assess indicators of the river’s water quality. They practiced canoeing skills and teamwork…

Denfeld Hunter Hall of Fame adds 15 new inductees

The Denfeld Alumni Association will add 15 new names to the Denfeld Hunter Hall of Fame on Saturday. New inductees are: . Anna Gallagher-Sr. Annella ‘17 . Muriel Lindor ‘31 . Lyman (Wind) Wynn ‘41 . Steve Vekich ‘47 . Richard Pearson ‘51 . Gerald Anderson ‘52 . Roger M. Holmes ‘54 . Jon Sampson ‘55 . Karin Swor ‘60 . Rondi Erickson ‘65 . Bill Bordson ‘68 . Kay Biga ‘78 . Margaret Gatzweller,…

Brandon Peterson hired as Health and Safety Officer at Lake Superior College

DULUTH, Minn. — Brandon Peterson has been hired as the health and safety officer for Lake Superior College. Peterson will be responsible for developing and updating the college emergency response and crisis management plan, as well as coordinating emergency training. He will also develop a safety and hazardous waste program at the college and update a plan which meets the requirements of regulatory agencies including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),…