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LSSC Foundation receives $120,000 grant from Duke Energy

Lake-Sumter State College and the LSSC Foundation are proud to announce a gift from Duke Energy Florida of $120,000 to support the College’s Energy Utility Institute located in Sumter County. Lake-Sumter State College is one of 19 programs to collectively receive $655,000 in grants from the Duke Energy Foundation. “We are incredibly grateful to Duke…

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IT Maintenance on 9/14 will impact access to online services

A required security update to our single sign-on system will cause temporary disruptions to many of the online services used by LSSC students and employees. This maintenance is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 13 beginning at 4:00 am to minimize disruptions. After the security update, the priority will be to restore full access to Microsoft 365/email…

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LSSC distributes 63,000 pounds of food to students and community on Hunger Action Day

Yesterday, on Hunger Action Day, hundreds of vehicles lined up through the parking lot at the Lake-Sumter State College South Lake Campus, sometimes spilling onto N. Hancock Road. These students and community members were lined up for a food distribution organized by the LSSC Foundation with the help of Lake Cares Food Pantry and Second…

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LSSC offering two drive-thru food distributions for LSSC students during Hunger Action Month

Following the success of the May food distribution event, where over 40,000 pounds of food were distributed to over 1,200 people, the LSSC Foundation will be hosting two drive-thru food distribution events in September. Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, the LSSC Foundation has partnered with Lake Cares Food Pantry and Second Harvest…

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LSSC expanding transfer opportunities for engineering graduates

Graduates of Lake-Sumter State College’s AS in Engineering Technology – Substation and Relay Technology Specialization have a new option to continue their engineering education. Lake-Sumter State College and Daytona State College have inked a new transfer articulation agreement into Daytona State’s Bachelors of Science in Engineering Technology (BSET). “We are excited to offer this career…

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Highlighting student leadership in SGA

As we begin a new year school year, student leaders in the Lake-Sumter State College’s Student Government Association (SGA) are already preparing to provide an engaging student life experience – even if most classes are online. Each LSSC campus has its own SGA to best represent the students across each campus at the College. However,…

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LSSC seeks nominations for 2020 Distinguished Alumni & Hall of Fame Awards

The Lake-Sumter State College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards & LSSC Hall of Fame. These awards honor alumni, community members, and faculty and staff, who have made outstanding contributions through professional, academic and community service not only to the college but also to the community as a whole. “Lake-Sumter…

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LSSC aware of issues impacting Zoom users and meetings

As a large number of colleges, universities, and K-12 schools return to classes today, you may experience minor delays when logging in or joining Zoom meetings. Some users are currently reporting these delays, particularly using the Zoom website. If necessary, faculty members can schedule virtual meetings in Microsoft Teams and post a link in their…

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LSSC extends fall semester application deadline to Aug. 13

There’s now more time to get started on your future with Lake-Sumter State College. In response to strong demand, LSSC is extending the fall semester application deadline to Thursday, August 13. Students are increasingly choosing LSSC for its quality education that rivals the state universities offered at half the price of those schools. Fall semester…

LSSC announces Return to Campus Plan, new students can still apply

In advance of the fall semester beginning on August 24, Lake-Sumter State College will begin a limited reopening of its campuses for student services on Monday, July 27. Over the next three weeks, the College will add additional in-person student support hours as it returns to full service operations. “As we continue to adapt to…

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LSSC Lineworker students complete six-week boot camp ready to enter the workforce

Seven students completed Lake-Sumter State College’s inaugural Lineworker Boot Camp preparing them for a competitive and high-demand career as a lineworker. Lineworkers may not be a household name, but their work impacts all of us – especially during storm season. Lineworkers and related career specialties are critical to the energy industry as utilities work to…

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Lineworker students set to showcase their skills

Students are set to complete the Lake-Sumter State College’s Lineworker Boot Camp next week after an intensive six-week course preparing them for a competitive and high-demand career as a lineworker. Lineworkers may not be a household name, but their work impacts all of us – especially during storm season. Lineworkers and related career specialties are…