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Creative Deconstruction

Architect’s Drawing   Contractors with Hallmark Construction out of Traverse City, Mich., are clearing the interior of Lake Superior State University’s South Hall on April 23 in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. The demolition formally begins a $13.5 million renovation of the building into R.W. Considine Hall, which will open for classes in fall 2016 and house LSSU’s Lukenda School of Business. The School is named in honor of LSSU alum and Sault, Ont., businessman Dr. Lou Lukenda. Considine Hall derives from Trout Lake, Mich., native and retired entrepreneur Dr. Robert Considine. Both men have been instrumental over the years with… Read More »

Leadership through Effective Meetings

Understanding a handful of best practices for running effective meetings can improve meeting productivity and effectiveness. Having a grasp of parliamentary procedure, following board rules and agendas, and respecting member roles can make everyone better leaders. When leaders exhibit such skills and follow the rules the public will too. This workshop will cover: – Basics of parliamentary principles and procedure – Board Rules – Decorum in debate – Rules for public comment – Making motions – Meeting agendas – Roles of members – Minutes The workshop will also include ample opportunity to ask questions and share experiences, plus activities to… Read More »

Co.Starters in Sault, Michigan April 22

Co.Starters, a 9-session program based around the Business Model Canvas to be held in Sault Ste Marie and Escanaba, has been moved back a week to begin on Weds April 22.  (6 to 9 pm).  This will be facilitated by Eric Becks (LSSU) and Josh Billington (SBDC) in Sault Ste Marie. The 2-Day Ideation Boot Camp at Bay College (thanks to Lori Shea and Robert Pontius of Bay College, co-facilitated by Jim Baker of MTU) is April 30 & May 1.  More information and registration at www.SproutLab.org