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OLC Weekly Bulletin

Wicah’pi Cikala (Little Star)

Weekly Bulletin October 13-17, 2014

President’s Office (Tom Shortbull)___ BOT Meetings: October 29--Program Policy @ Noon followed by & Finance at PRCC. October 29-- Personnel @ 5:00pm at Piya Wiconi. October 30--BOT @ 5:00pm at Piya Wiconi.

Woksape Tipi (Michelle May)___ ...ANPETU WASTE.....GOTTA GIVE THIS A LISTEN..... as well has having KILI and KOLC cameras and microphones at the political forum held at the Woksape Tipi October 1, 2014....we also had TV cameras from MSNBC....just so you know!!! <><><> ...breaking news!!!!... Friday, October 17 from 11:00am to 3:00pm...special invitation to students, staff, faculty and community members!!!! Welcome Julie Erickson of South Dakota Library!!!! She is our database wizard, Julie has worked with the databases for upteen years and knows many, many, many tricks for effective and efficient use of databases!!!..seriously!!! ..... includes Ebsco, ProQuest, InfoTrac, Sirs discoverer and Sirs researcher, Learning Express and Mango languages!!!! Her performance provides library staff new tricks.... (hee hee) as well as a chance to get her magic wand....shhhh....sneak up...don’t tell anybody.... ...happy day and see you Friday.....on the main floor of Woksape Tipi are welcome to bring us a sack lunch!!!...brown bag this database jammer!!! <><><> SD Voter Registration form link on library web page. will take you to the library web page, and click on the tab titled South Dakota Registration Form and follow the instructions......please call us if you have any trouble or have any questions......happy day.......just so you 2000 the Native Vote brought Tim Johnson into office over John Thune......all because of the Native Vote....incredible power we have.....HAPPY DAY!!!!....REGISTER TO VOTE, deadline is OCTOBER 20, 2014........VOTE NOVEMBER 4, 2014. <><><> All are invited! What: Book Talk with author Jerome A. Greene – American Carnage: Wounded Knee 1890. When: 12:30 pm on Sunday, October 19, 2014. Where: Woksape Tipi Library, Piya Wiconi Campus, Kyle, SD. Meal will be served at Noon. For more For more information, please call Woksape Tipi @ 605-455-6069. <><><> 2014 OST Candidate Forum: Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ Woksape Tipi Library & Archives Piya Wiconi Campus. South Dakota State Legislature District 27 Candidates: Senate – one seat. House—two seats. Jim Bradford (D), Kevin Killer (D), Elizabeth May (R) Incumbent, Anna Takes the Shield-Diaz (D), Everett McKinley (I). Beginning 11am with District 27 House & Senate Candidates. Resuming at 1pm with OST Presidential & Vice Presidential Candidates. Refreshments served. <><><> Hey everybody....BRING YOUR SHOVEL!!!!!.....come and dig your daylilies..... at the will begin digging dirt away from the library basement walls to the south and south east......digging scheduled to start sometime this week.....first come first limit...... Business Office (Julie Johnson)___ Reminder from Maria Albers. Reminder that the fiscal year ends Tuesday, September 30, 2014 and if you have mileage, receipts, invoices, travel expense forms etc still outstanding with the business office please turn them in as soon as possible or by Head Start/Early Head Start (Janice Richards)___ Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. Friday, October 24, 2014 @ 11am. Oglala Lakota College Head Start/Early Head Start in conjunction with OST Health Administration will host a Breast Cancer Awareness walk. We will walk from Piya Wiconi Administrative Building to “the Ranch,” loop around the parking lot and back to Piya Wiconi. A limited amount of T-shirts will be available. Please call OLC Head Start/Early Head Start administration for any questions at 455-6114. We look forward to seeing you show your support!!

TRIO/SSS (Milton Fineran)__ Deadline for TRIO/SSS Grant Aid is October 31st. TRIO/SSS Program enrollment (applications) are also due by October 31st. Athletics (Mary Tobacco)___Oglala Lakota Owaya Wankatuya Cante Tinza Skatapi 2014-2015. FALL SPORTS: BASKETBALL: All interested OLC students contact Mary Tobacco. INTRAMURALS: Men’s & Women’s Open Basketball League November, 2014. Co-ed Volleyball League TBA. Students encouraged to make suggestions. YOUTH SPORTS: Soccer in participating schools. Part-time employment opportunity in partnership with SDHSAA and area schools – Officiating basketball, football, volleyball, soccer. Open to all staff, students, community. STAFF WELLNESS: Fitness room open daily at the Multipurpose Building. CONTACT: Mary Tobacco:, telephone 605-455-2985 (o) 455-5632 (cell). Visit for registration forms and updates. Hoka Hey Cantetinza! Pine Ridge CC (Shirley Brewer)___Announcement from Jenni Rodin. I am teaching a free beginning T'ai Chi class at PRCC ever Monday & Wednesday from 12 - 12:40pm. No one needs experience, ability, or special clothing. People can call me if they are interested: 308-430-2995. Wopila! Fall 2014 Calendar Application to Graduate Program due October 24 Registration begins for Spring Semester November 10 Veteran’s Day Holliday November 11

 (offices closed/classes meet)

Thanksgiving Holiday November 27-28

  (offices closed)

KOLC TV (Tony Brave)___This week’s schedule from Shields King. Here is what we will be showing this week on KOLC TV: First we begin With Kevin Locke, Second is Oceti Thursday Morning, After we have the Black Hills Youth Day, 2014, Coming in right after that we have the Three Mile Creek Youth Rodeofollowed by the HeSapa Style 2013. Next we go to the Wilmer Mesteth Night Dance, followed by Black Hills Youth Day 2014, Last, but not least, we present Little Wound School's Youth Rodeo. 7:11-AM- Kevin Locke. 8:33-AM- Oceti Thursday Morning. 11:09-AM- Black Hills Youth Day 2014. 12:09-PM- Youth Rodeo Three Mile Creek. !:23-PM- He Sapa Style 2013. 3:52-PM- Wilmer Mesteth Night Dance. 5:35-PM- Black Hills Youth Day 2014. 7:50-PM- Wilmer Mesteth Night Dance. 9:33PM- Little Wound School Youth Rodeo

OLC Election 2014 Time Frame September 5, 2014 Press Release on Oglala Lakota College (OLC) Elections with Deadlines for Petitions September 12, 2014 Petitions will be available at the President’s Office at Piya Wiconi for Board of Trustees positions and at the district college centers for Local Board positions.

September 26, 2014 All Petitions must be returned to the President’s Office at Piya Wiconi by 4:00 pm. October 10, 2014 Petitions certified by the Election Committee. October 14, 2014 Sample Ballots posted at polling places and in public areas. October 28, 2014 Training of Judges and Tellers at Piya Wiconi at 10:00 am. November 4, 2014 In conjunction with the Oglala Sioux Tribe General Election, OLC Board Elections will be held from 8:00 am – 7:00 pm at designated Polling places. November 5, 2014 Unofficial Election results will be posted at district college centers and on KILI. November 7, 2014 Deadline to contest unofficial election results. November 2014 BOT Official Election Report filed with OLC Board of Trustees. December 2014 BOT New Board of Trustees members and new Local Board members officially

  seated at Board of Trustees Meeting.

Oglala Lakota College Election Committee members: Jonnie Clifford (455-6047), Faith Moves Camp (455-6039), and Diane Winters (455-6022).

Other Announcements

Great Plains Area SDPI/SDPP Diabetes Prevention Programs present: Halloween Hustle in the Badlands. Half Marathon & 5k Walk/Run. Saturday October 18, 2014. Wear Your Halloween Costume But Not Required…Registration starts at 8:30. We will have open start time, which means you can start your run at the allotted time. Half Marathon starts at 9am to 10am, start time closes after 10am, NO EXCEPTIONS. 5K Walk/Run starts 9am to 1pm. We will start at the White River visitor’s center, run/walk towards Red Shirt Table, turn around and finish back at the visitor’s center. T-shirts & Medals for all finishers. Aid Stations every 2.5 to 3 miles with water, Gatorade & First Aid Kit. For more information: Pine Ridge: 867-3259, Rosebud 605-747-4600, Rapid City: 605-355-2431 and Eagle Butte: 605-964-7990.

35th Annual College & High School Photography Contest sponsored by NIKON WINNING PHOTOS will be published in the May 2015 issue of Photographer’s Forum Magazine and entered into Nikon's Emerging Photographers Hall of Fame. Over $255,000 Cash Prizes Awarded Since 1980! WINNING PHOTOS will be published in the May 2015 issue of Photographer’s Forum Magazine and entered into Nikon’s Emerging Photographers Hall of Fame. All contest finalists will be published in the hardcover book Best of College and High School Photography 2015. EARLY ENTRY: October 14, 2014 Early entry fee is $4.95 per photo entered (all entries must be uploaded or postmarked on or before October 14, 2014). FINAL ENTRY: November 18, 2014 Early entry fee is $5.95 per photo entered (all entries must be uploaded or postmarked on or before November 18, 2014). No Limit to Quantity of Entries. • Rights remain with photographer • Subject matter is open • Finalists notified by January 23, 2015 • Winners notified by February 9, 2015 ELIGIBILITY This contest is open to all college and high school students in the United States, Canada, and around the world. PRIZES 2 FIRST PLACE GRAND PRIZES $2,000 Best COLLEGE Color or BWPLUS Nikon D7100 camera and lens system (MSRP $1,999.95) $2,000 Best HIGH SCHOOL Color or BWPLUS Nikon D7100 camera and lens system (MSRP $1,999.95) - 2 SECOND PLACE AWARDS $1,000 cash grant 2nd Place College $1,000 cash grant 2nd Place High School 2 THIRD PLACE AWARDS $500 cash grant 3rd Place College $500 cash grant 3rd Place High School 10 FOURTH PLACE AWARDS 5 $100 cash grants 4th Place College 5 $100 cash grants 4th Place High School 200 HONORABLE MENTIONS 100 College and 100 High School Honorable Mentions will be listed in the May 2015 issue of Photographer’s Forum magazine and will receive a certificate of outstanding merit. PARTICIPATION GIFT All entrants from the U.S. and Canada receive 2 FREE ISSUES of Photographer’s Forum. See more at:

South Dakota State University to hold statewide student app competition. SDSU is encouraging all South Dakota college students to participate in the university’s upcoming student app development contest. Sponsored by Vision Brookings, with $5,000 in prize money awarded to the winners, the contest will provide college students an opportunity to showcase their technical, entrepreneurial and innovative skills. Students are invited to submit the quality of the idea, its implementation and overall effectiveness. Teams must have at least one member enrolled in a South Dakota technical institute, college or university. Student teams have until 5 p.m. April 1, 2015, to develop and submit their applications. The initial judging round takes place the week starting April 6. The finals are April 17. Time and location will be announced later. Applications are available at: For additional information, contact Aylor at 605-688-4752. For a complete list of contest rules, please visit:

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