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OLC Weekly Bulletin

Wicah’pi Cikala (Little Star)

Weekly Bulletin December 11-15 2017

President’s Office (Thomas Shortbull) ___ The following are the days off for the administrative staff during the Christmas and New Year’s period. December 25, 26, 27, 28, 29th and January 1st. (Editor: On behalf of all of us, thank you President Shortbull & Board of Trustees for the xtra days of leave and the generous bonus!)

Education (Dr. Shannon Amiotte)____ to Jimmie Ward for passing the Praxis Math and Social Studies Content Exams and Tamera White Butterfly for passing the Praxis Social Studies Content exam and Stephanie Jensen for passing the Praxis Reading/Language Arts, Math & Science Content exams. Continue to keep up the good work as we are proud of your accomplishments. <><><> Reminder to all Education & Early Childhood students please remember to register for the Spring 2018 semester and make an effort to contact and meet with an Education Advisor before the start of the Spring semester. <><><> Happy Holidays from the Education Department!!

Student Support Services (Milton Fineran)___RAFFLE!!! RAFFLE!!! Two Chances to win $100 or $ 75.00 in Wal-Mart Gift Cards!! Benefit Raffle for the TRIO/SSS Program 24th Annual Student Awards. Get your tickets: Milton Fineran (Piya Wiconi), Patricia Cuny (Piya Wiconi), Al Wounded Head (PRCC), Cassie Big Crow (He Sapa CC), Diana Lessert (PSCC), Danielle Griffith (PHCC). $ 1.00 a ticket or $ 5.00 for 6!!! Drawing will be held on Friday December 15th, 2017 at 4:00pm at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Rapid City, SD. Main arena during LNI. Need not be present to win!! Piya Wiconi office: 605-455-6027.

Humanities/Social Science (Kim Petersen)___Udall Foundation Announcement – Judith Graham. Current OLC juniors and seniors who are interested in participating in Udall Foundation programs for Native American students should contact Judith Graham at by January 31, 2017. Students who are interested in learning more about the Udall Foundation and its programs can locate additional information at 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.

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

7:01 - AM - Panel Discussion, held in the Piya Wiconi, Woksape Tipi Library.

8:52 - AM - Running Strong Presentation, held in the Piya Wiconi, Woksape Tipi Library.

10:24 - AM - Freshmen English 1. Week 5.

10:48 - AM - OST Tribal Council Regular Session Meeting. Part 1.

12:50 - PM - Honoring Richard Meyers, at the Crazy Horse School.

2:13 - PM - Black Hills Pow-wow Youth Day Symposium.

3:28 - PM - Panel Discussion, held in the Piya Wiconi, Woksape Tipi Library.

5:19 - PM - Running Strong Presentation, Held in the Piya Wiconi, Woksape Tipi Library.

6:51 - PM - Freshmen English 1. Week 5.

7:15 - PM - OST Tribal Council Regular Session Meeting. Part 1.

9:17 - PM - Honoring Richard Meyers, at the Crazy Horse School.

10:40 - PM - Black Hills Pow-wow Youth Day Symposium.

2017 Calendar/December:

Dept. Chairs/Faculty Christmas Holiday Dec. 11-Jan. 3

Support Staff Christmas Holiday Dec. 25-Jan. 1


CASA and Racing Magpie Present Waḱaŋyeja kiŋ iyúha waḱaŋpi. FREE Racing Magpie and Seventh Circuit CASA Program present: Waḱaŋyeja kiŋ iyúha waḱaŋpi - "All Children are Sacred". Come check out the talented local artists at the Magpie and listen to Kaleo Bob Fahey play some tunes. We will have information about CASA and how you can advocate for a child in your community! While you're here, see modern Native art, buy tickets to world-class theater, and see where award-winning local artists create their artwork! Racing Magpie will be open late from 5-8pm to showcase its modern Native art gallery and the dozen artists who have studios in the building. Come enjoy our beautiful Native art and the studios of Native and non-Native artists. Find amazing gifts for families and friends! If you haven't had the opportunity to check out the Responsibilities and Obligations: Understanding Mitakuye Oyasin installation in the gallery, this is the perfect time to come experience it as well.

Art forms represented through the studio artists include traditional Lakota breastplates, screen printing, painting, photography, printmaking, and ledger art. Come visit this new Rapid City arts location in a beautiful historic building and support just a few of the amazing artists who call Rapid City and the Black Hills home. Artists and organizations include Bird Cage Book Store and Mercantile, Black Hills Playhouse, Lucy Ganje and Scrap Iron Press Letterpress & Book Arts Studio, Stan Hawkins (Oglala Lakota), Anne Horst, Ryan Hunter, Lindsey Nolte, Kelcey Nordvold, Wade Patton (Oglala Lakota), Anna Robins, Micheal Two Bulls (Oglala Lakota), Ray Tysdal, and Dwayne Wilcox (Oglala Lakota). We will have refreshments for your enjoyment as well.