“Celebrating 40 years ~ 1971-2011”
OLC Weekly Bulletin March 14-18, 2011
President’s Office (Thomas Shortbull___Good Luck to the Bravehearts and the Lady Bravehearts at the AIHEC Basketball Competition! <><><> BOT Meetings: Tuesday, March 29th – Program Policy, 4:00 p.m. @ PRCC; Wednesday, March 30th – Finance, 3:00 p.m & Personnel, 5:00 p.m. @ Piya Wiconi; Thursday, March 31st – BOT Mtg, 5:00 p.m. @ Piya Wiconi.
Family___Our condolences to Diane Cournoyer (Graduate Studies) for the
loss of her father Bruce Brown. Also to
the family of Ed Two Bulls, Jr., one of the first artist to participate in
OLC’s Summer Artist Series at the
Library (LaVera Rose)___NetLibrary contains a full text collection of 10,000+ commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers & more, plus Cliffs Notes. Visit the library’s databases page for more information on the many resources available to staff and students at OLC! http://library.olc.edu/collections/databases.html.
Business Office (Arlene Quist)___If you wish to purchase items from Best Buy, the following is the procedure that can be used. We will see how this works out and inform you as we get better details. It will be included with the training in August. Items can be viewed online or in the store, after selections are made you contact the customer service manager for OLC, Bill Wiemann Education Account Manager- Best Buy for Business, Office 612-292-0311, Fax 952-430-0955. He will give you a quote and then a requisition for a purchase order can be made out…..please note whether you want the item (s) delivered to the store or direct shipped to the college. After the requisition is filled out and PO processed, an order number will be given if you are picking it up at the store and that is what you take to the store. Or else they will ship it here. Be sure to find out if there is a shipping charge.
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,
Student Support 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
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!
Athletics (Mary Tobacco)___OLC Basketball Information. Oglala Lakota College's Bravehearts Men's Basketball team has improved its record to 15-11, winning 13 straight since January 22, including a big win over Western Nebraska Community College. The Lady Bravehearts have improved their record to 14-13 with two wins over defending Tribal College Champions Salish Kootenai College. OLC will host Stone Child Community College from Box Elder, Montana during the 2nd OLC Invitational March 11th and 12th at the Multipurpose Building, Piya Wiconi. The last time OLC and Stone Child met in Box Elder both teams were defeated by the Bearpaws. The Lady Bravehearts lost by a score of 56-51 while the Bravehearts were outscored 57-58. The Invitational will be the final home game for both basketball teams, including Lady Bravehearts seniors Tera Cuny and Johaunna Dreamer. Tera will be graduating with her Bachelor's in Elementary Education, and is currently student teaching in the Rapid City area. She was three times named to the Tribal College's All Tournament Team, is a recipient of the Waonspekiya Kili Education Grant, and is the starting point guard for OLC. She is also the proud mother of 7 year old Wakinyan and 5 year old Wicahpi. Johaunna will receive her Bachelor's in Business, three AA's: Accounting, Tribal Management, and Entrepreneurship, and is the starting forward for the women's team. Johaunna is the proud mother of JuShynna, SunShynne, and Arulianna. <><><> OLC Invitational Schedule: Friday, March 11, 2011, 6:00pm Lady Bravehearts v SD Stars, 8:00pm Bravehearts v RC Stars. Saturday, March 12, 2011, 10:00am Lady Bravehearts v Stone Child Community College, 12:00pm Bravehearts v Stone Child Community College; 2:00pm Lady Bravehearts v Stone Child Community College, 4:00pm Bravehearts v Stone Child Community College. Thank you for supporting OLC Athletics.
AIHEC 2011 Announcements – April 16-19, 2011, www.aihec.org. – Bismarck, ND.
Ruth Cedar Face is happy to report that she has all the coaches needed for the various AIHEC competitions and will have a list of the students participating by next week. Good job Ruth!
One Act Play Competition. The deadline to have teams selected is March 21, 2011, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Mr. & Ms. 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.
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, email@example.com.
Archery. Qualifying Shoot on March 25-26, 10am—3pm daily. At Piya Wiconi campus. Students must have 12 hours to qualify, must participate both days. Top 3 scores will go. OLC’s IHEC 2010 Archery Individual Champion has qualified already. 20 targets/2 arrows per target/have to shoot twice—Bows/Equipment/Targets. Lunch will be sold. Free shooting will be allowed. Contact Marcell Bull Bear at firstname.lastname@example.org or 441-9865/455-2450.
AIHEC Basketball Tournament . The Bravehearts will travel to Pablo, Montana for the Tribal College Championships March 16-20, 2011 on the Salish Kootenai College campus. Two divisions with equal champions. Division 1 will be for teams that play a season of 15 or more games. Division 2 will be teams that play less than 15 games per season. All teams will be guaranteed 3 games in pool play and at least 1 game in bracket play. All players will receive a tournament t-shirt and gym bag. Championship player shirts & medal/trophy will awarded. Contact: Mary Tobacco email@example.com.
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: Newton Cummings, Gerald One Feather, Dennis Brewer, Pete Red Willow, John Her Many Horses, Lloyd Eagle Bull, Jr., Patrick Iron Cloud, Phoebe Tallman, Charles “Chuck” Conroy, Bennett “Tuffy” Sierra, Orland Big Owl, Ruth Weston, James Red Willow, Birgil Kills Straight and Sophie Lone Hill. 12:00 Noon lunch for participants and attendees of BOT recognition presentations; 1:00-5:00 p.m. Afternoon Powwow Session; 5:00 p.m. Powwow Dinner; 7:00-10:00 p.m. Evening Powwow Session.
Humanities (Tony Fresquez)___URGENT! Looking for 5 FEMALES & 20 MALES to perform in 'BLACK ELK SPEAKS' play this upcoming SUMMER 2011. Attached here in PDF form is the revised flier. If you check out the OLC Homepage, there is a little item on the right hand side everyone can click on to get to this flier: http://www.olc.edu/. Feel free to print this out and replace the first flier sent to your centers a few weeks ago. The name of the course is: HUM 313: THEATRE PRODUCTION. Please review this flier for further details. Jenzabar Enrollment for this course is now up for all interested students, etc. Hope we hear from each of your centers of interested students. CLASS TIMES / CLASS ROOMS / CLASS DAYS: Dependent upon which college students show students are interested, class/rehearsal times, locations, & days will be held there (even if it means multiple locations weekly or biweekly). Toksa, and please feel welcome to contact me with ANY questions - my celly is (308)360-0668.
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!
KOLC TV (Tony Brave)___Two new Woglakapi shows can be found on KOLC's website: k.olc.edu. One is an interview with OLC's own Tony Fresquez about his life, education and the early days of Oglala Lakota College. The other interview is with Greg Gagnon, Ph. D, from the University of North Dakota, Department of Indian Studies. Dr. Gagnon was a former Vice President here at OLC and talks about higher education for Native Americans. 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.