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Nebraska Indian Community College Weekly Newsletter Santee Macy South Sioux City

ANA Language Grants NICC has applied for and received two language grants from the Administration for Native Americans. Santee has received the ANA Category I Grant and Macy has received the ANA Category II Grant. Below is information regarding the Category I grant for Santee. In next week’s newsletter, we will give information for the Category II grant in Macy.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Director of Development Hired

UPCOMING EVENTS AND REMINDERS

NICC has recently hired Cheryl Kitto as the new Director of Development. She will be based out of the Santee campus, but will travel to the other campuses as needed. Below is an introduction and photo.

Midterms, October 15-19 Midterms are scheduled for this week.

I received my Associate of Arts (Paralegal), Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) and Bachelor of Science (Human The ANA Category I Grant is Services) degrees from the Oglala mainly a survey grant that assesses Lakota College. My Master of Arts language endangerment in a degree in Educational Administration community, fosters community (adult and higher education emphasis) involvement for the project, and is from the University of South Dakota. develops a community strategic plan for I most recently worked as an Extension language preser vation and Educator for the University of Nebraska revitalization. During the course of the and as the Director of the Santee Sioux grant, we will have several community Nation’s social services department. I dinners to update on progress and get also worked at NICC in Student feedback from community members. Support Services from 1993 to 1999. An important component to the grant and what will help make it a succesful I am a member of the Santee Sioux grant, is involving and empowering Nation and reside in Santee with my community members to take active husband Sam. I am really excited about participation in reclaiming language. this opportunity because I feel that my life experiences as well as my Through this grant, we plan to hire professional and educational positions to assist in language experiences have provided me the assessment and preservation. These insight and tools necessary to assist positions will be advertised in the near NICC in attaining their mission. future. If you have questions or are interested in applying, please contact Mary Johnson at the Santee Campus at 857-2434 or mjohnson@thenicc.edu.

Student Senate is selling the remainder of last year’s NICC shirts and sweatpants for a reduced cost of $4 each! Contact your student senators or campus advisors if you are interested in buying some.

We are eager and excited to get started on this project and we look forward to community suggestions and responses!

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NICC Shirts & Sweatpants on Sale!

NICC Recruiting More recruiting dates for NICC. On the following dates, Theresa Henry, Admissions Counselor, will be doing recruiting at the following places. October 18 & 19th, she will be visiting the Bloomfield, Verdigre, Tyndall, Santee, and Niobrara public schools. On October 23rd, she will be at Omaha Public School, and on November 9th, she will be at the South Sioux City High School.

New Newsletter Location The NICC Newsletter is now available on the NICC website. It can be found in the “About NICC” link on the webpage. It is the first link under this section. If you have questions, comments, or information to include in the NICC Newsletter, please email: Mary Johnson at mjohnson@thenicc.edu


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