Lake Superior College will offer three bachelor's degree programs on campus next fall as part of a new agreement with Southwest Minnesota State University, the college announced Thursday.

Campus leaders from the two schools, both of which are part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, will hold a news conference and signing ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Room S255 on LSC's main campus, 2101 Trinity Road.

Once a student has earned two-year degree from LSC, he or she would be admitted to SMSU's bachelor's program and will study on campus, online or both. For now, the agreement offer three SMSU programs at LSC: Community Psychology and Health Promotion; Agriculture Solutions; and Marketing.

Lake Superior College President Patricia Rogers and Minnesota State President Kumara Jayasuriya will speak at Tuesday's news conference and offer additional details about the partnership and future possibilities.