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Lake Superior State University renews degree pathways with Fleming College



(January 16, 2018) – Lake Superior State University (LSSU) and Fleming College have renewed an agreement that allows students in three Fleming programs the opportunity to obtain a criminal justice degree.

Eligible graduates of the Police Foundations, Community and Justice Services, and Protection, Security and Investigation diploma programs can complete LSSU’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Criminal Justice Generalist program in two additional semesters.

“We are pleased to continue to partner with Lake Superior State University on this degree pathway,” said Carol Kelsey, Dean of the School of Justice and Community Development. “Providing opportunities for our students to continue their education will expand their knowledge and skills and, ultimately, open up their career prospects.”

The initial agreement between the two institutions was signed in 2013. The renewal expands the agreement until August 2020.

The three programs are part of the School of Justice and Community Development. Students in law and justice programs at Fleming share a common first semester, which creates a solid academic foundation and allows students to acquire fundamental, transferable skills. These programs also provide students with extensive experiential learning through work placements as well as the opportunity to obtain additional certifications and specializations.

Representatives from LSSU will be at Fleming’s Sutherland Campus (main foyer) on Wednesday, January 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of Fleming College’s Education Pathways Fair.

About Lake Superior State University
Lake Superior State University is located in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.  LSSU is a personal, small-town public university that provides a superior blend of liberal and technical studies in a natural setting on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The university is situated on the site of the former U.S. Army’s Fort Brady creating a unique campus environment. Lake State offers over 40 degree programs and prides itself in offering students real-world, hands-on learning experiences.

About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,200 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 74,000 alumni.


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Laura Copeland
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