Dixie Light came to LSSU in 1974 as an instructor, shortly thereafter helping create Lake State’s BSN program and the LSSU Health Care Center, which now serves the campus and public. Morton Light was a school psychologist in the Sault Area Public Schools for a number of years and is a strong supporter of the nursing field. Their son, Daniel graduated from Lake Superior State University in 1988. In 1990 the Light family moved to Houston, Alaska to open a health clinic and continued to provide medical care and treatment to the people of the Houston community until her in 2011. Successful candidates must be a registered nurse from Michigan or Ontario, Canada who is admitted to the LSSU baccalaureate nursing post-licensure track OR a non-traditional student who has earned a college degree but now chooses to pursue a BSN degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA.