Indigenous Culinary Program

We are so excited for our new Indigenous Foods Culinary Program! Not only that, but our instructor Rob Vallone also cooks for the Bakade Cafe! You are not going to want to miss his cooking!

Students to conduct research in Costa Rica next month

Student Julia Buck will examine soil compaction and porosity in logged versus undisturbed forests, while Trent Strapon will use trail cameras to compare wildlife observed in the tropical forests to those observed in northern Wisconsin in forests of the same age on similar sites. He will then attempt to determine the ecological reasons for the differences and similarities in types of wildlife. Professor Michael Heim, science faculty member at the college, will assist them with implementing their field projects, including experimental design, data gathering and analysis to prepare for publication and/or a presentation of results at a local, regional or national conference. Their research will

December Alumni Spotlight

We would like to take some time today to shine the alumni spotlight on Melinda Young. Melinda graduated from LCO Main in 2013. Melinda was going to school while she was a first time mom, and taking nursing classes. This didn't stop her from graduating with honors. After graduating with an Associates in Medical Assistant and Pre Nursing, she transferred the following Fall semester to The College of St. Scholastica and was later accepted into their nursing program. Melinda did all of this while being a mother to two small children. In 2017 she graduated with a Bachelors in Nursing from CSS with honors. She is now working at the Hayward Hospital ER as a nurse. We are proud of Melinda for all of

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation. We are compliant with Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.


LCO Ojibwe College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
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LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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