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Lake Forest Weekly News

Lake Forest Weekly News

January 18, 2017


Weekly News

  • Student entrepreneurs can compete for cash prizes, potential investments
  • The fun-filled Family Weekend provides a great opportunity for families to experience their student’s college experience firsthand. More than 100 families will be on campus Friday and Saturday, February 17 and 18 for this annual event.
  • Students, faculty and staff can expect an increase in construction traffic as more workers, including plumbers and electricians, arrive on campus to work on the Lillard Science Center.
  • Zak Engel ’10 released the soundtrack to his second major motion picture, The Hudson Tribes, on January 6.
  • Student-teachers Nicole Ostro ’16 and Jeanette Thommes ’16 celebrated the culmination of their teacher licensure program at a ceremony on December 13, 2016. Both have secured teaching positions for the spring 2017 semester.

  • The Office of Financial Aid has talked with more prospective students and their families in the fall of 2016 than ever before, and that’s a good thing, says Associate Vice President for Financial Aid Jerry Cebrzynski.

  • The Health and Wellness Center doctoral internship program has earned accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Students explored the wide range of creative arts careers when they met with three young alumnae—an arts auction house account exec, a theater company house manager, and a web designer—during an on-campus event hosted by the Career Advancement Center.

Athletics News

  • Lake Forest College men’s basketball player Mike Rueffer was named Forester Athlete of the Week on Thursday, January 5 after helping lead the team to three victories in the previous seven days.