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LSSC announces course fee modifications for 2024-2025 academic year

Lake-Sumter State College is providing public notification of proposed changes in student course and laboratory fees for the 2024 – 2025 academic year. In accordance with Florida Statutes 1009.23, Lake-Sumter…

Lake-Sumter State College Celebrates Graduating Class in Historic Commencement Ceremonies

Lake-Sumter State College just completed its largest Commencement Ceremonies in the College’s 62-year history! More than half of the 630-plus graduating students chose to walk across the stage at one…

LSSC pays tribute to Senator Dennis Baxley with honorary degree in leadership

During its Sixty-Ninth Commencement Ceremonies, Lake-Sumter State College awarded State Senator Dennis A. Baxley an honorary Bachelor of Leadership degree in recognition of his exemplary service to the citizens of…

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Lake-Sumter State College mourns the loss of Trustee Marcia Butler

The Lake-Sumter State College community is deeply saddened by the loss of trustee Marcia Butler, a lifelong educator and champion for students. Butler served on the District Board of Trustees…

LSSC Athletics teeing up to add Men’s and Women’s Golf in 2024

Lake-Sumter State College is proud to announce the addition of men’s and women’s golf teams for the upcoming 2024-25 season, becoming the seventh sport sponsored by the College. The teams…

On Track for Success:  Lakehawks’ Inaugural Track & Field Season off to a Strong Start

Lakehawk track athletes have come off the blocks strong in their inaugural season. After starting the season with indoor competitions from January to March, the team has transitioned to outdoor…

Celebrating our latest faculty promotions and teaching excellence

We are proud to celebrate six faculty members, five of whom received promotions and one who was awarded continuing contract. At their meeting on March 27, the District Board of…

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LSSC announces Padraic McMeel as Executive Director of Athletics

Lake-Sumter State College is pleased to announce the appointment of Padraic McMeel as the Executive Director of Athletics. “Padraic is an excellent addition to Lake-Sumter State College and our Lakehawk…

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Lakehawks’ Jaabir Taylor named NJCAA Track & Field Athlete of The Week

This article also appears on LakehawkSports.com. The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has named sophomore sprinter Jaabir Taylor as the Men’s Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week…

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Honoring the Legacy of Johnson Junior College: A Glimpse into Black History at Lake-Sumter State College

Black History Month provides an opportunity to reflect on the significant contributions and milestones achieved by the African American community. At Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC), the historical legacy of Johnson…

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State Board of Education approves new LSSC bachelor’s degree to address growing workforce demand

Lake-Sumter State College’s planned Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Elementary Education cleared a key hurdle in the path to the program’s launch in August 2024.  At the State Board…

Storm Updates and Information

LSSC to close at 2pm on Jan. 9 due to forecast severe weather

In anticipation of severe weather forecast for our area, Lake-Sumter State College will close all campus locations and cancel all classes, sports, and activities beginning at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, January…