Ishpiming Bimise “Flying High Up in the Sky” Rocket Team

April 18, 2018: The LCO College’s Ishpimise bimose “Flying High Up in the Sky” Rocket Team took 3rd place this year at the First Nations Launch Competition, sponsored by the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium and funded by NASA. Because of this they have been invited to RockOn! 2018, a week long workshop being held at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in eastern Virginia, nearly on the Atlantic Coast. Wallops also has a larger launch facility right on the coast where they fly some big rockets. Several resupply missions to the Space Station have been launched from there. Melissa Knop, Marcus Morrow, Lola Barth, Russel Corbine, and Roberta Crowe and staff member Greg Furtman will be attending. Thi

Introducing Dr. Russell Swagger as LCO College President!

The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College is pleased to announce that Dr. Russell Swagger has been named as College President. Dr. Swagger assumes his duties effective June 18, 2018. This selection follows an 8-month intensive search of a committee comprised of community members, faculty and staff of the College, with the Board of Regents making the final selection. Dr. Swagger brings over 25 years of leadership experience in Higher Education. He earned his PhD from Capella University, a Master’s Degree from University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, a B.S. degree from Minot State University, and an Associate degree from United Tribes Technical College.

June Alumni Spotlight

We would like to shine the June alumni spotlight on Jordan (Lacey) St. Germaine. Jordan graduated from LCO College in 2014 with a Associates of Science degree in Business Administration - Small Business Management. Since graduation Jordan has been working towards her Bachelors of Science degree in Business Management from UW - Platteville. She is currently working as the Financial Aid Assistant at LCO College. Jordan has four adorable children with her husband Anthony and enjoys spending time with them outdoors. Jordan is also very culturally oriented and also shares the culture with her children! Way to go Jordan!

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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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13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


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