First Nations Launch Program Team

This year, for the first time, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College competed in the First Nations Launch Program. This program is administered by the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium in conjunction with NASA. The First Nations Launch competition offers Tribal Colleges and Universities, in addition to AISES chapter students, the opportunity to demonstrate engineering and design skills through direct application in high-powered rocketry. The competition requires teams of undergraduate students to conceive, design, fabricate, and compete with high-powered rockets. The restrictions on rocket motors and dimensions are limited so that knowledge, creativity, and imagination of the student

Student Spotlight: Kiana-Mae Reynolds

Major: Liberal Arts Primary Site: St. Croix Tell us about yourself. I am a traditional student, a St. Croix Chippewa Tribal Member, and a fur mom to two kittens. Why did you decide to pursue a college degree with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College? I wanted to learn my language, as well as gain knowledge and experience for a new career path. I also wanted to better myself for my little family and future family. How is Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College different from other college options? This college is more attentive and hands-on with students; some colleges let the student figure things out on their own. I love that all the teachers reach out and go above and beyond.

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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.


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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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