LRSC ranked top 20 nationally for completion
Lake Region State College was ranked #20 in a report of 762 two-year colleges published by the Chronicle of Higher Education in its 2018 Almanac of Higher Education.
Institutions were ranked according to the number of first time, full-time students who entered in a cohort that started the fall of 2013 and completed either a degree or certificate within a three-year time period.
According to the 2018 Almanac Report, the average completion rate for two-year colleges nationwide is 23 percent. LRSC boasts double that with 47 percent of students completing their program with a degree or certificate within three years of enrollment.
Student nurses ship books to Africa
Nursing students at LRSC recently shipped boxes of books to Africa.
Books For Africa remains the largest shipper of donated text and library books to Africa. Last year alone, BFA shipped over three million books, 93 computers and e-readers containing 223,000 digital books and 10 new law and human rights libraries to 18 African countries.