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Nebraska Indian Community College Weekly Newsletter Santee Macy South Sioux City

Monday, December 1, 2008

Transfer Scholarships Available at UNO

Academic Dean Book Competition

Students, below is a scholarship opportunity if you are planning on transerferring to UNO. The deadline for the scholarship is March 1, 2009. If you are interested in transferring and/or applying for this opportunity, please contact the Academic Dean. Transfer Scholarship deadline for students planning to start classes at UNO in summer session or August 2009. To be considered for scholarships, Nebraska residents must complete their application for admission and submit a one-page personal statement highlighting their career objectives and involvement at their current school. This is available as a writable PDF on-line at http:// transferpersonalstatement.pdf

Win a free book from the


Academic Dean! Whoever gives the best answer to the following question will win a holiday-themed children’s book: “If You Take a Mouse to the Movies...” Responses need to be in by Wednesday, Dec. 10 to the Dean. Please limit responses to 50 words or less. (One sentence is fine!) Send to

NICC Snow Day Policy & Info Below is a reminder of the NICC Closing Policy due to inclement (snowy) weather.

Each campus at NICC follows their local school for closings. (Santee follows Transfer Tuesdays and Thursdays the Santee Community School, Macy This is the UNO campus visit follows Omaha Nation PS, and SSC program tailored specifically for transfer follows SSC). students. Visits are available at 9:15 and In addition, the Academic Dean also 1:15 each Tuesday and Thursday. tries to post closings for NICC to help How-To-Transfer Days – The next make things as clear as possible. She program is scheduled for Tuesday, posts closings to WNAX, KTIV, and January 6, 2009. Registration deadline SNOW Cap (which shares info for is December 19. For program details many local stations including KMEG). and to register online at http:// You can get email or text message alerts from SNOWcap for free by going to

UPCOMING EVENTS AND REMINDERS Calendar reminders December 1 to 5 - Last week of regular classes. REGISTRATION FOR SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS December 8 to 12 - Finals week December 15 - Final grades and attendance sheets due to Academic Dean December 23 to January 2 - Holiday Closedown - NICC offices closed. January 5 - NICC reopens, registration for spring semester continues January 13 to 15 - Orientation

Speaker to Come to NICC In early spring semester, Dr. Gregory Cajete, author of Climbing the Mountain, Native Science, and Igniting the Sparkle!” will speak at NICC. Cajete is the Director of the Native American Studies Department at the University of New Mexico. If you have further questions about Dr. Cajete, please contact Dawn Hair at If you have questions, comments, or information to include in the NICC Newsletter, please email: Mary Johnson at


Each campus at NICC follows their local school for closings. (Santee follows the Santee Community School, Macy follows Omaha Nation PS, and...

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