“Celebrating 40 years ~ 1971-2011”
OLC Weekly Bulletin March 7-11, 2011
President’s Office (Thomas Shortbull__ There will be an All Staff meeting on Friday, March 11th at 10:00 a.m. in the Piya Wiconi Conference Room. The Committee meetings will commence after the meeting.
OLC Family___Our condolences to Al Schwalm (Math & Science Instructor) for the loss of his father Helmut Schwalm and to Lester Richards (SEM pre-engineering student) for the loss of his mother Sylvia Josephine “Dolly” Bad Milk. Please keep the families in your thoughts and in your prayers. Wopila. <><><> Very happy to hear that Eric Christensen’s (Business Office) son is well on his way to recovery after suffering injuries in what could have very well been a fatal car accident. He’s already waiting to head back to college. Good news! <><><> Harley Dawn Ferguson (Senior @ LWS) daughter of Maria Albers-Has No Horse, delivered two Superior performances at the State Oral Interpretation Festival at Aberdeen in December. A belated congratulations to Harley! Harley’s Superior ratings were in both Non-Original Oratory (A Whisper of AIDS) and Poetry (Maya Angelou). <><><> Thank you to the Maintenance crew & Leonard for keeping the roads plowed and the side walks shoveled during this wild snowy season. I bet they can’t wait for the first day of Spring.
Science/IT (J. Tinant/Dr. LaGarry)___ Anpetu
Waste, I would like to take this time to thank everyone who helped make
last Friday's Career Fair a success.
Pilamiya to Mary Tobacco for allowing us to use the Multi-Purpose
Building, the Maintenance Department for assisting in the set up and taking
down, as well as keeping the sidewalk shoveled and deiced, and to Head Start
Department and the Pejuta Haka College Center for your assistance. The Math and Science Faculty, staff and
interns that worked around the clock in preparation as well as at the event:
Rich White, Anthony Valella, Jim Sanovia, Tawa Ducheneaux, Dean Haley, Jesse
Pina, Michel Melvin, Michelle Salvatore, Misty Brave, Alicia Provost, Dieg
Sandavol, Ale Higa, Jason Tinant, Calvin Cutschall, Michelle Lebeaux, Rebecca
Bingham, Tada Varges, Michelle Loafer, and Charles Bush. There were 119
participants from Little Wound High School, Shannon County Virtual High
Schools, and Kadoka High School. The
students had the opportunity to visit various very exciting Math and Science
Department booths as well as neighboring Universities, Oglala Sioux Tribal
(OST) Programs, and the Scholarship Programs.
From the Math and Science Dept., there were the GIS Lab, The Oglala
Lakota Center for Science and Technology-Geoprobe and Chemistry, Conservation
Biology, and the Earth Science Booths.
The visiting booths that attended were the American Indian College Fund,
Black Hills State University, South Dakota School Mines & Technology, OST
Health Education, OST Diabetes Prevention Program, OST Natural Resources, OST
Environmental Protection, and the OST Parks and Recreation. This event would
have not happened without all of your support in our efforts to reach our goal
in empowering the next generation. Pilamiya ye, Helene Gaddie,
Services (Milton Fineran)___You can be the proud owner of a Digital Book. We will be raffling a Digital Book reader for
our annual program awards dinner at the end of the school year. Feb. 9-Apr. 15, 2011. $1/tkt or $6/6tkts. Access eBooks, music, videos and more while
on the go with this lightweight digital book.
The 7” TFT-LCD provides 600x800 pixel resolution and features
touch-screen capability for easy navigation through your virtual library. WIFI lets you connect to the internet so you
can browse the web. Contact: Milton
455-2027, Thalia 867-1528, Al 867-5404, Jackie 342-1513, Amia 455-2450. EAP/Student Affairs (Ruth Cedar Face)___Oglala
EAP/Student Affairs (Ruth Cedar Face)___Oglala
Wounded Knee CC (Elaine Gibbons)___Exercise Room hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-8:00am, 12:00-12:45pm, 4:00-4:45pm; If you're interested in Yoga or Zumba, please call Elaine 867-5352 <><><> Students, we have tutors available for ALL Subjects, please see Liz or Elaine and we'll get you in touch with the tutor. We are scheduling Study Groups and will post in the center.
Woksape Tipi (LaVera Rose)___DAKOTA DAUGHTERS will be presented on Thursday, March 17, 2011 from 1:00—2:00 p.m. at the OLC Library, Piya WIconi Campus. Performers are Geraldine Goes in Center (published author), Lilliam Witt (published author) and Joyce Jefferson (independent scholar with the S.D. Humanities Council). <><><> The library homepage will have links to student information by Friday. Students need to be aware that they are responsible for any materials borrowed from the library. If materials are lost or if they are not returned your name will be sent to the Registrar’s Office and holds will be placed on your grades and financial aid. Don’t forget that the library at Piya Wiconi is now open until 8:00pm on Tuesdays. We look forward to assisting you this semester!
AIHEC 2011 Announcements – April 16-19, 2011, www.aihec.org. – Bismarck, ND
Handgame practice at PHCC 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 11th. Contact: Vina 867-5352 or Wilmer 867-5245.
One Act Play Competition. Attention! Tryouts for any student interested in participating in a one-act play for AIHEC. Deadline: March 14, 2011. Stop in the office and leave your name and number with Chrysan or Shirley at the Pine Ridge CC. Auditions will be held on March 16, 2011 @ 5:00 p.m. <><><> Ruth Cedar Face. The One Act Play competition is in need of a coach. If anyone is interested in coaching please let me know as soon as possible because the deadline to have teams selected is March 21, 2011, email@example.com. We need the names in order to complete our registration for the conference, rooms and for the charter bus. Students for any competition should have at least a 2.00 GPA and be enrolled in at least 6 hours.
USDA Special Competition. Looking for a coach for the USDA Special Competition. I have that information or you can go to the AIHEC web page at www.aihec.org and look for the link to the spring 2011 student conference.
Mr. & Mrs. AIHEC (Ruth Cedar Face) I sent the Mr. & Ms. AIHEC notice and application to all students twice. If you were interested before but the deadline was too close, you now have the chance to submit your application and information as THE DEADLINE IS NOW MARCH 18, 2011. Please notify me if you are interested and will be submitting your application. This notice was emailed to all Tribal College Presidents from Sitting Bull College: I am asking that you encourage and let students at your college know that Mr. & Ms. AIHEC applications have been extended to Friday, March 18, 2011. I know that there are many talented young women and men who attend tribal colleges, and would represent the tribal colleges well. I am hoping to get more students involved in this awesome opportunity. Please encourage participation in this event at the AIHEC National Conference in Bismarck, ND, in April. Please pass this information on the your students. The application forms can be found on the AIHEC web site at http://aihec.sittingbull.edu/. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. Thank you so much for your time and help!
Traditional Plants Competition. I'm looking for 3 more students to compete at AIHEC Traditional Plants Competition. If you know of any interested students let me know. I'm looking for someone with experience in traditional plants or took the Traditional plants foods & herbs class and or Range Plant ID. Email or call me. Theresa Lone Hill, Agriculture Extension Outreach, (605) 455-6085, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Archery – are you ready to shoot? AIHEC is coming up so if you are interested in archery contact Marcell Bull Bear at email@example.com. All equipment and transportation will be provided.
Tournament will be held in
Congratulations to Ms. Wanda Fields, she is the 2011 Oglala Lakota College Student of the Year! Wanda is from the He Sapa College Center in Rapid City, a freshman majoring in Social Science. She will represent OLC at the AIHEC Student Congress conference in April.
Editor (Marilyn Pourier)___Mark your calendar for April 2, 2011. OLC will be celebrating its 40th anniversary with the Wikecemna Icitopa Ihunni Woyuonihan na Wacipi (40th Anniversary Honoring and Powwow) at the Multi-Purpose Bldg on the Piya Wiconi Campus. The one day event will include a 10:00 a.m. honoring of board members with 10 or more years of service as OLC board members and an afternoon and evening powwow.
Humanities (Tony Fresquez)___URGENT! Looking for 5 FEMALES & 20 MALES to perform in 'BLACK ELK SPEAKS' play this upcoming SUMMER 2011. Enroll at OLC through Registrar's to receive a grade & 3 academic credit hours at the end of the course & at the end of the summer performances. TO REGISTER, go online to JENZABAR. For more information, contact Kiri Close at (308)360-0668 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Limited Space so HURRY in to REGISTER! $15 lab fee per enrolled student. Course description: HUM 313 THEATRE PRODUCTION: This course is specifically designed to implement the use of a variety of theatrical, dramatic devices toward a grand summer 2011 season production presentation of 'BLACK ELK SPEAKS' (a play adapted by Christopher Sergel). Theatrical and dramatic tools such as voice inflection, volume enhancement, vocal clarity, some elements of song and dance, emotional display, stage marking, relaxation devices, stage confidence, stage make-up, costuming, help with set design, performance marketing/PR, and other activities will be expected. Students will be trained for both production cast and crew. They will complete this course and performances with an exhilarated sense of intense stage experience. Bimonthly mandatory performances during June, July, & August required for a final grade. Attendance will mandatory in all classes and rehearsals. Prerequisite: SpCm 103 and/or approval of instructors; able to commit to rehearsal more than once a week when prompted and scheduled by instructors. ENROLLMENT CAP TOTAL: 25 (5 Female roles, 20 Male roles; additional enrollment with permission of instructor only).
Humanities ART Division presents: INTERNATIONAL TRAVELING OLC STUDENT ART
EXHIBIT IN ENGLAND & AFRICA! 25 student pieces will be selected for
this traveling exhibit.
ELIGIBILITY: --Must be an AA of
Art Major by the end of FALL 2010 at OLC on track to graduate in that
degree. --Must be an enrolled tribal
member (or equivalent) of a Native American indigenous nation. --Must attend all INFO SESSIONS upon request
by relevant Art or Humanities Faculty.
1. Maximum of two (2) art works per person.
2. Must be no larger than 2feet x 2feet, with 2inch border.
3. Pieces must be able to bend & roll piece (e.g., on canvas, paper, etc.).
4. 2-D (2 dimensional) pieces ONLY.
5. Artist must be willing to negotiate prices with buyers.
6. Must be open to no sale.
7. Must be open for exhibit gallery to receive half of purchase price.
8. Prices for sales will include shipping/handling of pieces to buyers.
DEADLINE: FRI, May 6, 2011 by 3pm at Piya Wiconi Library.
CONTACT OLC Faculty: Martin Red Bear, MA email@example.com; Gerald Cournoyer, MFA - firstname.lastname@example.org; Kiri Close, PhD - email@example.com - (308)360-0668 - Kiri Close BLOG for inquiries & comments: http://mail.olc.edu/~kclose
PLEASE ASK OLC ART FACULTY & YOUR CENTER COUNSELORS FOR FALL 2010 & SPRING 2011 Art classes being offered!
Athletics (Mary Tobacco)___ Go Bravehearts! March 11-12: OLC Invitational – Home -Stone Child/Box Elder, MT. March 16-20: AIHEC -- Pablo, MT – Championships
KOLC TV (Tony Brave)___Please contact me with any ideas on videotaping for KOLC, firstname.lastname@example.org. New schedule:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
8:08am: Cobell Presentation
8:40am: Woglakapi Show: Birgil Kills Straight
9:25am: High School Girls District 15A Playoffs: Custer Wildcats vs. Red Cloud Crusaders
10:37am: Rick Two Dogs Workshop
11:57am: OLC Lady Bravehearts vs. Ft. Peck Lady Buffalo Chasers
1:16pm: Treaty Lesson #1
2:10pm: Jackie Bird Presentation
3:07pm: High School Girls District 14A Playoffs: LWS Lady Mustangs vs. St. Francis Lady Warriors
4:30pm: Cobell Presentation
5:03pm: Woglakapi Show: Birgil Kills Straight
5:49pm: High School Girls District 15A Playoffs: Custer Wildcats vs. Red Cloud Crusaders
7:01pm: OLC Lady Bravehearts vs. Ft. Peck Lady Buffalo Chasers
8:20pm: High School Girls District 14A Playoffs: LWS Lady Mustangs vs. St. Francis Lady Warriors
9:44pm: Cobell Presentation
10:16pm: Woglakapi Show: Birgil Kills Straight
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday,
8:08am: Allen Boxing
9:31am: Pine Ridge Chamber of Commerce Elder Discussion
11:40am: Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Language Summit Keynote: Ryan Wilson
2:00pm: OLC Men's Bravehearts vs. Ft. Peck Buffalo Chasers
3:02pm: Millie Rexroat
4:03pm: Allen Boxing
5:26pm: Woglakapi Show: Birgil Kills Straight
6:11pm: Cobell Presentation
6:43pm: Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Language Summit Keynote: Ryan Wilson
9:03pm: OLC Men's Bravehearts vs. Ft. Peck Buffalo Chasers
Old Fords never die they just get faster. Jesse Short Bull
Fall 2010 Calendar (April)
Spring Break (no classes) Apr. 18-22
AIHEC/Bismark, ND Apr. 16-19
Easter Holiday (Good Friday) Apr. 22
Registration for General Construction Summer Session Apr. 18-22
GeoCorps America announces new
GeoCorps American Indian Internships.
●More than ninety different
twelve-week geoscience internships are available in America's amazing public
●GeoCorps now features two additional GeoCorps American Indian Internships http://rock.geosociety.org/g_corps/GeoCorpsAmericanIndianInternships.htm> and six additional GeoCorps Diversity Internships, http://rock.geosociety.org/g_corps/GeoCorpsDiversityInternships.htm> . Projects involve field and laboratory research focused on the earth and environmental sciences. Internships are hosted on public lands throughout the U.S.: National Parks, National Forests and BLM areas. Elibibility is open to students, graduates, post-docs, professionals, faculty members, teachers, retirees and others. Applications for summer positions are due February 1st and positions take place from May-Sep. 2011. Applications for fall/winter positions, which occur from Sep. 2011-May 2012, can be submitted from May 2 – July 1, 2011. Applications should be submitted through the GeoCorps website http://www.geosociety.org/geocorps.
Ola Mildred Rexroat relates her experiences flying for the Women’s Air Force Service Pilots
of WWII on April 3rd, 2:00 p.m. at the
Annual Tusweca Tiospaye Powwow. April 9-10, 2011.