Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Receives SEEDS Grant

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College recently received the Scholarly Emergence for Environmental Design and Stewardship (SEEDS) grant for $50,000 from the American Indian College Fund.

SEEDS’ purpose is to support building program, faculty, and institutional capacity at tribal colleges and universities to strengthen and expand curriculum, faculty development, degree programs, and student success in the field of environmental sciences and related fields.

“This grant gives students in our Agriculture and Natural Resources program the opportunity to learn more about preservation of Native life ways related to environmental stewardship and sustainability.” said Dr. Deb Anderson, faculty at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College.

The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College project will focus on strengthening partnerships with the Ganawenjigejig Earth School and Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC), enhancing the environmental studies degree program and developing sustainability modules for a variety of courses, increasing offerings for community and continuing education focused on environmental sustainability and providing six student fellowship stipends.

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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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