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Results from Fall Student Survey & Planning for Spring 2021

This message was sent as an email to all currently enrolled students on December 9, 2020. During the fall semester, Lake-Sumter State College conducted a survey of currently enrolled students to understand students satisfaction with the remote learning environment and identify trends or preferences for the spring semester. Your feedback and participation has been vital…

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LSSC offering Continuing Enrollment Grants for Essential Workforce Students

Financial support to keep students enrolled for Spring 2021 Thanks to a partnership with Lake County, Lake-Sumter State College is offering students in Workforce programs financial support for Spring 2021. Eligible students can receive a grant to cover the costs of up to three courses for the spring semester. These students were notified by email…

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New Florida ‘Thank a Lineman’ Specialty Plate Now Available for Pre-Sales

Benefiting Lineworker scholarships at LSSC Floridians know the importance of the lineworkers more than most, particularly in the wake of a large storm or hurricane. The Thank a Lineman plate was established this fall when Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 1135 into law to recognize their dedication. “Lineworkers are the hard-working men and women who…

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LSSC faculty member named 2020 Florida Colleges Professor of the Year

Jeremy Norton, Associate Professor of Political Science at Lake-Sumer State College, has been named the 2020 Professor of the Year by the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC). “It was an honor to represent this amazing college,” says Norton. “This is a highlight of my career, and I appreciate all of the assistance and support that…

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Six LSSC cross country runners compete at NJCAA National Championship

Two runners earn top honors, men’s team places 7th Six Lake-Sumter State College cross country runners completed their 2020 season at the NJCAA National Championships hosted in Iowa last weekend, earning national recognitions. Alexander Croy, Nicholas Atkinson, William Troupe, Adolfo Saucedo Flores and Ernesto Velasquez all qualified for Nationals on the men’s team, and Kyja…

LSSC to operate virtually on Nov. 12 due to Tropical Storm Eta

Lake-Sumter State College continues to monitor information and reports regarding Tropical Storm (Hurricane) Eta. The College is coordinating with state and local emergency management officials to prepare for the possibility of impacts from TS Eta. Out of an abundance of caution, Lake-Sumter State College will only operate virtually tomorrow, Nov. 12. All classes will occur…

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LSSC chosen for National Career and Technical Education initiative

10 U.S. colleges selected for Pathways to Credentials program Lake-Sumter State College is one of 10 U.S. colleges, and the only one in Florida, selected to participate in the Pathways to Credentials initiative supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. The Pathways to Credentials initiative will provide technical assistance through…

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Head Baseball Coach Billings to be featured at national convention

This article first appeared on LakehawkSports.com. Rich Billings, the Head Baseball Coach at Lake-Sumter State College will be a key speaker at this year’s American Baseball Coaches Association.   This is not the first time Coach Billings has found himself as a speaker at a convention. Previously, the Leesburg native has presented at the Florida…

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LSSC Foundation receives $20k gift from Ernie Morris Enterprises

The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. has received a $20,000 gift from Ernie Morris Enterprises, Inc. (EMEI) to support students at Lake-Sumter State College. “We are appreciative of the continued support from Ernie Morris Enterprises for student scholarships and academic programs at Lake-Sumter State College,” said Dr. Laura Byrd, VP of Institutional Advancement and Executive…

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LSSC Partners with Lake Cares Food Pantry & USDA for additional food distribution event

Over 41,500 pounds to be distributed to students and community The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation is continuing its partnership with Lake Cares Food Pantry to offer another drive-thru food distribution event on LSSC’s Leesburg Campus. On Friday, October 16 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, LSSC students and members of the community can receive a…

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LSSC and Lake Tech partner with Florida DOE for new workforce education initiative

Get There positions career and technical education as solution to workforce needs Lake Technical College (LTC) and Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) are excited to join forces with the Florida Department of Education (FDOE). Get There Florida highlights the key benefits of the programs available locally in Lake & Sumter Counties and to all Floridians statewide.…

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LSSC Foundation receives over $23k for student scholarships from Florida College System Foundation

The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. has received $23,130 from the Florida College System Foundation for three student scholarship programs. “We are appreciative of the generosity and leadership of the Florida College System Foundation for facilitating these scholarship programs on behalf of our students at Lake-Sumter State College and all FCS schools,” said Dr. Laura…