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Lakeland College


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"The Lakeland College Catalog"


Vocabulary

seminary
affiliated


Interesting Fact:

The seminary portion of the college moved to Minneapolis/St. Paul in 1962 to become United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.


Study Questions:

  • What profession were the early students destined to become?
  • When did the college change its name from Mission House to Lakeland College?
  • With what church is Lakeland College affiliated?


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    U.S. historical events that occurred on October 20:

    1803: The U.S. Senate ratifies the Louisiana Purchase.
    1944: Gen. Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines during World War II.



  • October 20

    October 20, 1862: Lakeland College, then named Mission House, was founded at Sheboygan by German Reform Churches.


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