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LSSC Welcome Back Bash will include COVID-19 vaccinations   

Lake-Sumter State College is hosting its semiannual Welcome Back Bash for students next week. In addition to free food, live music, and activities including a rock-climbing wall, students can meet clubs and resources available on campus. 

In collaboration with the Florida Department of Health, a mobile vaccine clinic will be available at both events to provide COVID-19 vaccines to students, employees, and the public. 

Fall semester classes began on Aug. 23 with a mix of on-campus, online, and hybrid courses on the schedule. 

“The College is very excited to welcome students back on campus and into our classrooms this fall,” says Dr. Heather Bigard, LSSC Provost & Executive Vice President. “Our flexible course offerings continue to offer a wide selection of online options for students who prefer those options. We believe that hands-on and experiential learning, particularly in rigorous science and health-related fields, is incredibly valuable to our students for building a foundation to begin their careers.” 

The community is invited to participate to get their COVID-19 vaccine or learn more about Lake-Sumter State College. 

South Lake Campus
Monday, Aug. 30
9 – 11:30 a.m.
1250 N. Hancock Rd., Clermont 

Leesburg Campus
Tuesday, Aug. 31
9 – 11:30 a.m.
9501 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg 

“The Welcome Back Bash is a great opportunity for our students and campus community to reconnect and engage in a safe and responsible manner, after being connected only virtually for over a year,” said Bigard. 

In accordance with the College’s COVID-19 Aware Campus plan, the event will be held outside with safety and sanitization protocols in place. 

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