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Recent Laker Mini-Reunions:
June 7, 2014 – Several former and current members of the Laker Basketball family gathered at The Park Place in Traverse City to honor former Laker Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Eldridge. Coach Eldridge spent 8 years leading the Lakers and had a lasting impact on countless people involved in the program as well as many others on the LSSU Campus and in the community of Sault Ste. Marie. The event included golf in the morning, dinner and a social hour in the evening, and many retellings late into the night of favorite memories of Coach Eldridge and former teammates. Coach Eldridge was joined by his wife, Pam, his daughter, Erin, and his son, Scott, with members of their families.
LSSU Geology Professer Paul Kelso held a social while attending a Geology conference in Denver. The group had an oppornunity to discuss geology and all things LSSU.
Alumni employees at JR Automation gather for lunch and an impromptu LSSU alumni gathering was held at JR Automation in Holland, MI on October 25, 2013. LSSU Board of Trustee member and alumnus, Scot Lindeman, invited Professor Jim Devaprasad and College of Business and Engineering Dean David Finley to tour JR Automation’s three facilities in the area and meet many of the alumni working there. Upon their arrival, 13 individuals gathered for a luncheon where they shared recollections of time spent studying (or not) at LSSU. The consensus was that the rigorous senior design projects, relationships developed with faculty and camaraderie with peer students set LSSU apart from other colleges and universities. Six additional alumni, including two who work at Dane Systems-a sister company of JR Automation,are not pictured.
A Delta Phi Epsilon Alumni reunion was held in Las Vegas. Irene (Colson) Coons, BSN 1993 and Jennifer (Bobiwash) Conklin, 1996 got together for during a women’s ice hockey tournament in Las Vegas. Both said the connections made at LSSU are still beneficial 20 years later.