Grant puts spotlight on paramedics becoming nurses: Lake Region State College has received a grant in the amount of $75,000 from Dakota Medical Foundation to support a paramedic to nurse program. With this grant, Lake Region State College will develop a bridge curriculum for certified/licensed paramedics to be able to obtain their Associate Degree registered… Read More »
Career and Technical Education: February is National Career & Technical Education month. But at Lake Region State College, career and technical education is recognized daily. The college held an open house Feb. 11 to showcase tech-ed careers. About 250 high school students from 11 area schools attended. $2 Million Raised: Lake Region State College… Read More »
Lake Region State College is focusing on immediate needs that the NDUS Master Plan recommends addressing. The pieces to address in this capital project request are immediate infrastructure needs such as switchgear replacement, window replacement, and other exterior improvements around the windows. These infrastructure project costs are too high for LRSC to address in its… Read More »
LRSC faculty member publishes open source textbook Lake Region State College faculty member Michelle Murphy has authored and published a Biology textbook. Concepts of Biology is a one semester course for non-majors. The book is an open source .pdf book for students enrolled in the online course. First class graduates from LRSC peace officer training… Read More »
Chemistry faculty presents at international conference LRSC chemistry faculty member Dr. Betsey Bannier recently served as a program committee chair and gave an invited talk at the International Conference on Distance Learning and Education event in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the first year she served as a committee chair. Her talk was titled, “Global Trends in Transnational… Read More »
Enrollment up at LRSC Lake Region State College announces its official headcount for Fall 2014. The college registrar’s office reports 1,989 students compared to 1,898 students fall 2013 and 1,974 students fall 2012.The college has 531 full-time students compared to 486 full-time students a year ago and 524 full-time students in 2012. Full-time equivalent headcount… Read More »
Business program receives recognition The Business and Office Technology program at Lake Region State College in Devils Lake was presented the Director’s Award of Excellence during the opening session at the 44th Annual Department of Career and Technical Education Professional Development Conference held at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck. Peace officers graduate Two… Read More »
LRSC nursing students earn 100% pass rate Lake Region State College nursing students have achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the national licensing exams. All student nurse graduates from LRSC’s Devils Lake and Mayville sites that took the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical or Registered Nurses (NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN) after completing coursework passed… Read More »
LRSC receives Otto Bremer Foundation grant A $250,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation will enhance nursing education at Lake Region State College. Funds from the award will support “Upwards with Learning Labs for Life” that will enable LRSC to provide accessible, timely, and appropriate clinical educational opportunities for healthcare students and workers in northeast… Read More »
LRSC, Air Force hold peace officer graduation Lake Region State College held a graduation ceremony May 1 in Minot for its 19 peace officer training students who participated in the Minot-based academy this spring. Students who studied at the Grand Forks Air Force Base Education Center also held a joint graduation ceremony with the Community College… Read More »
LRSC receives $250,000 nursing education grant – Lake Region State College received $250,000 from the Otto Bremer Foundation to support nursing education. The grant fund will enable Lake Region State College provide accessible, timely, and appropriate clinical educational opportunities for healthcare students and workers in the northeast quadrant of North Dakota. Honor society hosts… Read More »
LRSC vocal ensemble performs at Carnegie Hall – The Lake Region State College Vocal Ensemble had a triumphant debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City. In February, the LRSC ensemble joined forces with four other community college choirs from around the Midwest to form a 110-voice choir. LRSC athletic director retires – The Lake… Read More »
The Community College Foundation, which supports Lake Region State College, participated in a 24-hour online fundraising event, Giving Hearts Day February 13. More than $11,000 was raised during the event, which was supported by the Dakota Medical and Impact Foundations. Funds will support the purchase of patient simulators for nursing education.
Blaine Burdick, O.D., and Sarah (Daniels) Burdick, CPA, both grew up in the Lake Region and started their college educations at Lake Region State College. Blaine attended LRSC from 1999-2001, earning an associate in arts degree. He transferred to NDSU, earning his bachelor’s degree and then attended Pacific University of Optometry, earning his optometry degree.… Read More »
Lake Region State College held a ribbon cutting and open house for its Dakota Precision Ag Center in December. The center houses the college’s precision ag academic program, its center of excellence– Dakota Precision Ag Center – and the college’s farm business management program. The arrival of a new and highly advanced flight simulator, the… Read More »
Dr. Paul Gunderson, director of the Dakota Precision Ag Center at Lake Region State College, presented at the North American Agricultural Safety Summit September 25-27 in Minneapolis. He presented on innovative ag technologies, including unmanned aerial vehicle applications in agriculture, biomass storage and shipping, and International Labour Organization Code of Conduct with ag safety.