The Lakeland Mirror

Pettitts prepare to leave Lakeland

Pettitts prepare to leave Lakeland

Michelle Fromm, Managing Editor

March 28, 2013


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Dr. Russell Pettitt, assistant professor of music and director of bands, and his wife, Megan Pettitt, music camp registrar and adjunct instructor of music, will be leaving their positions at Lakeland at the end of May this year to go to Texas. The Pettitts have taught at Lakeland for four years and...

Traveler is director of international programs

Traveler is director of international programs

Amanda Smith, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2013


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Jen Siebert is using her experiences from traveling the world and her ten years of being part of the Lakeland community to improve the international program here at the institution. On March 20, Siebert became the college’s director of international programs. “It was a great opportunity to...

There’s no argument: Lakeland’s new debate team has started strong

There’s no argument: Lakeland’s new debate team has started strong

Amy Kumrow, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2013


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After John McKenzie, assistant professor of communication, inquired about the addition of debate for an extracurricular activity, the proposal gained momentum quickly to create Lakeland’s new debate team. Formed in fall 2012, spring 2013 was its first active semester and the team has already seen significant...

Buddhist monks display traditions to Lakeland

Buddhist monks display traditions to Lakeland

Josh Meronek, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2013


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Traditional Buddhist monks captivated Lakeland students at a recent convocation, bringing with them Tibetan song and dance which date back over 2500 years. On March 21 in the Bradley building, Lakeland students were exposed to unique and rare cultural traditions that have been witnessed by few Americans. “It...

Paul Adams inspires students to make positive change

Benjamin Wilks, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2013


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Paul Adams III walked out onto the stage, fairly wise, and had a sense of respect about him. After being introduced, he talked about “planting trees,” or setting up a good, safe, and secure path for those who come after you. His "We Believe" speech was an inspiration. He then took his listeners...

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