Lake-Sumter State College celebrates 2023 Distinguished Alumni & Hall of Fame Award Recipients

“We are proud to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of our distinguished alumni and hall of fame recipients who make significant impacts to Lake-Sumter State College and this community,” said President Heather Bigard.

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LSSC mourns the loss of trustee Peter F. Wahl

The Lake-Sumter State College community is deeply saddened to announce the loss of Peter F. Wahl, who dedicated his life to service, education, and community improvement. As we remember and…

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Teamont Cafe opens on South Lake Campus in Cooper Memorial Library

As students return to campus this Fall 2023 semester, they can look forward to a new dining option on LSSC’s South Lake campus in Clermont: Teamont Café, offering affordable premium…

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Lake-Sumter State College celebrates the start of an exciting academic year

Lake-Sumter State College proudly welcomed students to campus today, marking the beginning of a new academic year filled with opportunities. This year is especially remarkable as LSSC opens its brand-new…

Introducing LakeWorks, Transforming Career Pathways

“It is a really great time to be in Central Florida,” Lake-Sumter State College President Dr. Heather Bigard recently told a panel of community stakeholders gathered on the campus of…

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From Uncertainty to Clarity: LSSC’s BAS-SL Internship Unlocks Career Potential for Joshua Frisby

Among the many career readiness opportunities Lake-Sumter State College offers are internships for BAS in Strategic Leadership (BAS-SL) students, which for student Joshua Frisby was the “cherry on top” of his college education.

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Record-breaking state funding propels Lake-Sumter State College toward an exciting academic year

Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) is gearing up for another exciting year thanks to historic state investments in the Florida College System. In June, the District Board of Trustees approved a…

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LSSC’s Cristy Snellgroves selected as Women’s Distance Coach for USA Track & Field at Pan American U20 Championships

Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) cross-country head coach Cristy Snellgroves has been selected as the Women’s Distance Coach by USA Track & Field for the Pan American U20 Championships, being held…

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Scores are Rising – Sumter County Students Improve Their Math Skills at the LSSC RISE Academy

While many high schoolers find math challenging, one group of students in Sumter County has chosen to rise to that challenge.   Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) teamed up with Sumter District…

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Cybersecurity Notice – Data Breach at National Student Clearinghouse

Lake-Sumter State College has received notice from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) of a cybersecurity issue. This is a summary of that notice: The National Student Clearinghouse is notifying colleges…

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Honoring Excellence: Ron Eldridge and the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing

It turns out daisies aren’t so ordinary after all. For the UF Health The Villages Hospital, a DAISY Award is given quarterly to an outstanding nurse nominated by a patient,…

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Health Sciences Collegiate Academy adding program at Leesburg Campus

High school students from the five high schools in North Lake County looking to enroll in the Health Sciences Collegiate Academy can now participate in a new Leesburg Campus cohort.…