Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Celebrates

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College came together to celebrate the successes that we have achieved together over the last six months and discuss the future of the College. “Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College is about lifting each other up, building each other up, giving each other confidence. Because when we motivate and encourage each other, only good things happen” says Dr. Russell Swagger, President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College. Together, we: Built and announced Bachelor’s Degree Pilot courses Received approval to offer GED/HSED, CNA, and Medical Assistant programs Increased our influence through committee and board service with the Sawyer County/Lac

LCO Behavioral Health Services Offered at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

LCO Behavioral Health Services will begin offering mental health and substance abuse services at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College this fall. Dr. Bergum, Director at LCO Behavioral Health Services, made the announcement on August 20th, at a college all staff and faculty meeting, counselors will work cooperatively with us to assist both students and employees. “Our college has needed mental health and substance abuse experts to help us address needs of students and employees. Unfortunately, many years passed by where those services were not available. As you can imagine, many people suffered the effects of their illness because they were unable to seek help” shared Dr. Russell Swag

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Approved to offer Associate Degree in Nursing

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) has recently been reauthorized by the Wisconsin Nursing Board to offer the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN). The ADN program is taught at the Lac Courte Oreilles/Hayward campus. The LCOOCC Associate Degree of Nursing program will educate students in the art of caring and prepare them with evidence-based knowledge and clinical practicum to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination upon graduation. “This reauthorization approval of the Associate Degree in Nursing is a win for the Northwest Wisconsin region, our ability to train nurses who want to live and work locally makes our community more sustainable” states Lisa Munive, Dean of Academic

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Announces HSED/GED Program

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) has received approval from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to offer the High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED). This move comes as a result of requests received by each of the tribal communities LCOOCC serves. According to the Wisconsin Information System for Education (WISEdash) the graduation rate for the state of Wisconsin for Native American students has averaged 78.3 percent for the past five years; however, these numbers vary widely (57% to 92.4%) within the school districts served by Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, in its role as a tribal community college,

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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

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13457W Froemel Rd.

Hayward, WI 54843

 

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