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Tuition & Fees for Fall 2019 Posting to Students Accounts on July 22

Tuition and fees for students registered for Fall 2019 courses will be added to student accounts starting on July 22, 2019. Review your Student Account To view your amount due for Fall 2019, log into LOIS and choose view Touchnet Student Account. Financial Aid After tuition & fees for Fall 2019, the financial aid award…

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LSSC adds beach volleyball to Athletics lineup

A few short months after the addition of both men’s and women’s cross country, Lake-Sumter State College will be adding its sixth sport, beach volleyball. Approved by the District Board of Trustees during their May meeting, beach volleyball becomes the most recent NJCAA affiliated sport for the college. It will be based out of the…

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Leesburg Elementary students write children’s story with LSSC professors

Once upon a time, there was a unicorn named Cupcake.  She lived up in the clouds, where she attended unicorn school.  But each day, she looked down at the earth and wanted to go there. That’s how the story of Cupcake the Mer-icorn begins. “Cupcake the Mer-icorn” and “The Unicorn, the Mermaid, and the Wolf”…

LSSC proposing student fee modification to Capital Improvement Fee

Lake-Sumter State College is providing public notification of proposed changes in student fees related to its Capital Improvement Fee. In accordance with Florida Statutes section 1009.23(20), Lake-Sumter State College is notifying the community of proposed changes in institutional student fees before its consideration at the District Board of Trustees of Lake-Sumter State College meeting. These modifications are scheduled…

LSSC announces the launch of new LSSC.edu website

Lake-Sumter State College is announcing the launch of its new website today at the same LSSC.edu URL. The new website is designed for a modern audience with a user-friendly and responsive design for enhanced navigation to aid students in quickly finding the information they are looking for. “LSSC’s Strategic Communications department, led by Kevin Yurasek,…

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LSSC Announces Spring 2019 Speakers for 60th Commencement Ceremonies

Lake-Sumter State College is proud to announce the speakers for their 60th Commencement exercises held on Wednesday, May 1, and Friday, May 3. LSSC will confer nearly 800 degrees and certificates to over 600 students this spring.“I am pleased to welcome both of our Commencement speakers to share their experiences with our graduates and offer…

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LSSC proposing student fee modification for security equipment

Lake-Sumter State College is providing public notification of proposed changes in student fees related to security equipment fees. In accordance with Florida Statutes section 1009.23(20), Lake-Sumter State College is notifying the community of proposed changes in institutional student fees before its consideration at the District Board of Trustees of Lake-Sumter State College meeting. These modifications…

LSSC announces new Honors program

Starting this fall, prospective students looking to attend a college with an honors program will be able to do so without leaving Lake and Sumter Counties. The development of LSSC’s Honors Program represents an opportunity for students in our community to receive all of the perks one would typically expect from a university honors college…

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LSSC to introduce official Lakehawk mascot

Members of the media and local community are invited to join the LSSC campus community for the introduction of the College’s new mascot, Swoop the Lakehawk. The name Swoop was chosen in voting by students, faculty, staff, alumni & community members. YOUTUBE: Watch as Dr. Sidor welcomes our newest community member! The College has been…

Excitement builds for upcoming TEDxLSSC

TEDxLSSC, an independently organized event licensed by TED, will commence in just over two weeks on the Leesburg Campus of Lake-Sumter State College.  “TEDx is more than just a series of live, short talks,” explains Amber Karlins, one of the co-organizers for the event. “It’s a day of events. At TEDxLSSC, in addition to our…

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Cristy Snellgroves joins LSSC as first Cross Country Head Coach

Lake-Sumter State College announces the selection of Cristy Snellgroves as the cross country program’s first head coach. Snellgroves comes to LSSC with a star-studded resume that includes being a two-time U.S. medalist in the 50 mile National Championships, a bronze medalist at the Comrades Marathon 89k South Africa and completing over 130 marathons in her…

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Jenkins Auto Group donates vehicle for campus safety to LSSC

Jenkins Hyundai and Jenkins Auto Group has donated a Hyundai Santa Fe to the LSSC Foundation for use on Lake-Sumter State College’s campuses. “I was talking with Dr. Byrd and she said there was a need for a vehicle for campus security,” said Jay Hurley, corporate manager at Jenkins Hyundai of Leesburg. “They didn’t have…