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Weekly Bulletin                              January 8-12, 2018

 

Get the word out! Registration closes on January 12, 2018.

 

President’s Office (Thomas Shortbull) ___ Martin Luther King’s Birthday will be observed at OLC on Monday, January 15, 2018, and therefore, there will be no work for OLC employees and the offices and college centers will be closed.   

 

Education (Dr. Shannon Amiotte)___ Welcome back to another exciting semester here at OLC!

Upcoming Events:  Education Department faculty advising will be held January 10-12, 2018:

Wednesday January 10 at Pahin Sinte, Wounded Knee, Pass Creek-AM and Batesland-PM,  Thursday January 11 at Pejuta Haka, Pine Ridge and Eagle Nest CC,  Friday January 12 at He Sapa, Oglala and Lacreek CC.  All Education/Early Childhood students are encouraged to stop by one of the centers to visit with an advisor on these days for Spring 2018 semester registration or contact the Education Department at 605-455-6012 to schedule an advising meeting.  Education Department will be hosting a Praxis Prep Session on Saturday January 27, 2018 at the Pejuta Haka College Center, Kyle, SD from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Those interested in attending are to contact Alicia at the Education Department at 605-455-6012 or azephier@olc.edu to reserve a spot. All participants are invited to bring their favorite dish for Potluck lunch and are responsible for their own childcare and transportation. 

All ED/ECH students are encouraged to attend as they will learn all what is on the exam and how to conquer the exam with guidance and support from the Education Dept. 

 

Nursing (Jessica Zephier)___ OLC Nursing Department Application DEADLINE!!  COMPLETED APPLICATIONS DUE January 26, 2018.  1. Completed application form. 2. Three letters of reference from persons who are not friends or relatives (employers, ministers, teachers) 3. Certificate of Degree of Indian blood. -if not already on the file with OLC 4. Official high school transcripts or GED certificate. - if not already on the file with OLC. 5. Official transcripts from all colleges, universities, vocational, or post-secondary schools attended– TRANSFER STUDENTS ONLY. Write an essay of a minimum of 500 words that incorporates the four Lakota values of: Respect, Wisdom, Courage, Generosity, include these values in any way you can in your essay as you relate them to aspects of nursing.  Answer the following questions:  Why have you chosen nursing as a career?  What type of nursing interests you? What do you hope to do with your nursing degree? The essay will be reviewed for grammar, organization, flow of thought, development and clarity of answers. 6. Application fee of $48.00. No exceptions!  CONTACT:   Jessica Zephier, RN, MSN, Chairperson Nursing Department jzephier@olc.edu (605)867-5856 ext. 11 or Michelle Bruns, RN, MSN, Assistant Chairperson mbruns@olc.edu (605)867-5856 ext 18. OR VISIT  HTTP://OLC.EDU/DEPARTMENTS/NURSING.HTM. 

 

Humanities/Social Science (Kim Petersen)___Udall Foundation AnnouncementJudith Graham.  Current OLC juniors and seniors who are interested in participating in Udall Foundation programs for Native American students should contact Judith Graham at jgraham@olc.edu by January 31, 2018.  Students who are interested in learning more about the Udall Foundation and its programs can locate additional information at udall.gov.

Student Affairs/EAP/Retention (Wayne Weston)___Greetings all, Happy New Years! I am letting everyone know that AIHEC is fast approaching and we need to be within schedule submitting our roster to AIHEC by the coaches. I will need to know who the coaches are and your contact numbers and will have to order our jackets in plenty on time to get them before we leave so your list should be complete ASAP.  Attached is the website for AIHEC registration so you may start contacting the coordinators for each event.  If you have any further questions please contact my office.  wweston@olc.edu, Office (605) 455-6040, Cell (605) 407-7853.  Check this website for more info on 2018 AIHEC:  https://www.aihec.sittingbull.edu/

 

KOLCTV (Tony Brave) ___Hello to all and Happy New Year !  Here is what we will be showing on KOLC-TV this week and into the next.  Shields King

7:01 - AM - Wounded Knee Constitutional Forum meeting. 

8:30 - AM - Little Wound Mustangs vs St. Francis Warriors. Boys High School Basketball Varsity. 

9:58 - AM - OST Tribal Council Regular Session Meeting. Part 2. 

11:59 - AM - Black Hills Pow-wow Part 1. 

2:02 - PM - Dale Vocu Three Mile Creek Rodeo . 

2:56 - PM - Dr. Claire Heckle Presentation from American Museum Of Natural History. 

4:28 - PM - Wounded Knee Constitutional Forum Meeting. 

5:57 - PM - Little Wound Mustangs vs St. Francis Warriors . Boys High School Basketball Varsity . 

7:25 - PM - OST Tribal Council Regular Session Meeting. Part-2. 

9:26 - PM - Black Hills Pow-wow part 1. 

11:29 - PM - Dale Vocu Three Mile Creek Rodeo

 

2018 Calendar/January/February:

Support Staff /Chairs Return             January 2

Faculty Return                                                January 8

Registration Ends                              January 12

Assessment Days                               January 15-19

Course Cancellation Meeting           January 16

ADD or DROP                                  January 15-26

Martin Luther King Day                  January 15

  (Offcs & college centers closed)     

Classes Begin                                     January 22

  (Sunday classes begin Jan. 28)

Last week to DROP 100%               Jan 29-Feb 9

President’s Day                                 February 19

  (Offcs closed/classes held)  

 

 

 

BRAVEHEARTS/LADYBRAVEHEARTS BB SCHEDULE

DATE             OPPONENT  TEAMS              TIME           LOCATION     CONF

 

JAN. 10

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish

Men & Women

5:00 PM

New Town, ND

TCU

JAN. 11

United Tribes Technical

Men & Women

5:30 PM

Bismarck, ND

NJCAA

JAN. 13

Haskell Indian Nations

Men

5:00 PM

Lawrence, KS

NAIA

JAN. 19

Hastings

Women

6:00 PM

Hastings, NE

NAIA

JAN. 20

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish

Men & Women

6:00 PM

Home

TCU

JAN. 26

Yellowstone Christian

Men & Women

5:30 PM

Billings, MT

NCCAA

JAN. 27

Yellowstone Christian

Men & Women

1:00 PM

Billings, MT

NCCAA

FEB. 2

Nebraska Christian

Men & Women

5:00 PM

Papillion, NE

NCCAA

FEB. 3

Grace University

Men & Women

1:00 PM

Omaha, NE

 

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