Ishpiming Bemisejig Rocket Team Participates in Competition

On April 24, 2019, the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) Ishpiming Bemisejig (We are all flying high together) Rocket Team traveled to Carthage College in Kenosha, WI to compete in the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium’s First Nations Launch High Powered Rocketry Competition. The rocket team has been working on their rocket for the 2019 competition since January with the challenge of constructing a high powered rocket equipped with a video camera(s); teams must then create a video montage of their experience during construction, prep, flight, and recovery. During the last few months, they have had to complete preliminary design, critical design, and flight readiness techni

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Celebrates Commencement

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College celebrated their Commencement Ceremony, honoring 41 graduates, on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Congratulatory remarks were offered by Jason Schlender, Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Governing Board Educational Liaison and Daryl Coons, Jr., Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Board of Regents member. American Indian College Fund Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Student of the Year, Gabrielle Kiggins, a Red Cliff Tribal Member, spoke about her personal struggle with IV drugs and journey to attain four years of sobriety and an Associate Degree in Science. Shauna Coons, Managing Attorney at Kwe Law Firm shared the Keynote Address. Coons hi

Investiture of Dr. Russell Swagger, President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College formally welcomed Dr. Russell Swagger as the 9th President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College at a Ceremony of Investiture on Friday May 10, 2019. The week was filled with community focused activities including faculty lectures on the topics of The Mathematics of Ojibwe Beadwork and in the Art of Weaving as well as Costa Rica Student Research. Founding Board of Regents member, Dolores Beaudin, shared her talk of the History of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College. Dolores encouraged attendees to stop waiting around and start making changes, start taking action to improve our community. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community Coll

Community Celebration | Investiture of Dr. Russell Swagger, Ph.D.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Investiture of Dr. Russell Swagger, Ph.D. May 6 — 10, 2019 Monday, May 6 Faculty Lecture with Dennis White | Cultural Center | 5:00 p.m. The Mathematics of Ojibwe Beadwork and in the Art of Weaving Tuesday, May 7 Inspirational Speaker Mike Scott, hosted by Student Senate James “Pipe” Mustache Auditorium | 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 Student Showcase, hosted by Student Services | 9:00 a.m.— 4:00 p.m. Guest Lecture with Dolores Beaudin | Cultural Center | 11:00 a.m. History of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Thursday, May 9 Faculty Lecture with Mike Heim | Auditorium | 3:00 p.m. Costa Rica Student Research Experience Alumni Reception, ho

Student Spotlight: Deanna Maulson-Greske

About you: I am a Lac du Flambeau Tribal Member, a First Generation College Student, and am graduating May 2019. I am a full-time employee at the Lac du Flambeau Family Resource Center which is the Mental Health and AODA tribal facility. I have 2 Sons (5 & 3), and a fiancé, who are my biggest supporters. I love to practice my treaty rights and I am proud to be Native American attending a Tribal college. Why did you decide to pursue a college degree with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College? I pursued a college degree with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College because I wanted to learn more about my culture and language while receiving an education that I could bring back to my

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Student Scholarship Fund Recipients

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College awarded almost $7,000 from the Student Scholarship Fund Spring 2019 to support student success. This scholarship fund was established December of 2018, funds are raised through an annual appeal and a scholarship golf outing. Support the student scholarship fund by making a donation here: https://www.lco.edu/2019scholarship Or by participating in the first annual scholarship fund golf outing scheduled for May 18th: https://www.lco.edu/2019golfouting Congratulations to our scholarship recipients: John Allen Georgia Bogat Keshia Chino Michael Clarquist Shane Corbine Olivia Crone Dale Denasha Carlena Dennis Yvonne Dennis Amanda Easland Bowen Fear Mist

Gay I. & Harry C. Leslie III Scholarship Recipient - Lester Merrill

Lester Merrill, a student at the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College St. Croix Outreach Site, was recently awarded the first Gay I. & Harry C. Leslie III Scholarship, a scholarship intended to provide need-based financial support to Native American undergraduate students so they can obtain a quality education. This merit-based scholarship will awarded in each of the fall and spring semesters. Lester shares the impact of this scholarship on his education: This scholarship and its award means financial help, self-fulfillment and the reminder of what true generosity entails. This at a time in which the pursuits of my dreams have finally become the center of my pursuits in life. I am o

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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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