Student Spotlight: Nicholas R. DePerry

Major: Native American Studies, emphasis on language Primary Site: Red Cliff About you: I am a Red Cliff tribal member, Loon Clan. I am married with eight children ages 14 down to a 1 year old. I love to go to pow-wows, and drum. My children all dance. Why did you decide to pursue a college degree with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College? I decided to attend college because I needed a change. I want to be able to have a steady income and better support my family. How is Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College different from other college options? Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College was different for me than any other colleges because it is here at home, it has smaller

Alumni Spotlight: Kathie Brier

Major at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College: Medical Assisting, Medical Office Mid-Management, & Medical Transcription. If attended another College(s), major(s) and degree(s) received: Certifications: Centralia Community College - Medical Billing & Coding, CNA, and Phlebotomy Current role: Administrative Assistant / Help Desk & Proctor, LCO Community College. All things administrative. It is pretty extensive, different days bring different duties. If anyone needs help with anything, I am willing to help if I am able. I am very proficient with the Microsoft programs so I can assist in many things regarding the computer. I can create graphics and proctor on Tuesday and Thursdays

Program Spotlight: Elders Scholarship

How long have you been raising money for the Elder’s Scholarship? We’ve been raising money for six years, the same group comes each Wednesday to serve lunch. We started holding this fundraiser because of the need that our students have, education is important. We provide two scholarships for $500 each year. Lunch is $5 for students and $6 for all others. Why do you host the lunch fundraiser? To feed your people is a great honor. To feed the students and make sure they get enough to eat is a greater honor. Making lunch keeps us busy and keeps us growing so we don’t get old. Why is a college education important? You need an education to get anywhere today, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community

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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
Fax: 715.634.5049

LCOOC Sustainable Agriculture Research Station

13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843


Phone: 715.634.9666


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