The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Workforce Development & Social Services department recently wrapped up a busy summer full of activities to help youth learn and participate in their Native heritage and build professional skills. Outreach programs included a V-STEM camp, book club, law and policy, work placements and more.
As in-person summer programs were canceled, several CPN departments, including Workforce Development & Social Services and the Department of Education, partnered with Oklahoma State University and employees across CPN to develop two virtual camps.
Throughout more than 35 years at Boeing, Jenks played an integral part in the production and design of International Space Station modules, jumbo jets and military helicopters.
Native Americans from academic institutions and the public and private sectors across the country descended on Oklahoma City for the annual American Indian Science and Engineering Society national conference. From Oct. 4-6, participants from science, technology, engineering and mathematics sectors met and discussed issues in these fields and how to improve the Native American participation Read More »
In June, Shawnee Public Schools science teacher Cheyenne Branscum flew to Washington D.C. as Oklahoma’s only recipient of a Society for Science and the Public grant. The society invited Branscum, a Tribal member and Melot family descendant, to its advocate training institute. There she met fellow educators from across the nation, exchanging ideas and best Read More »
In the second of this two part series, Oklahoma State University’s Kay Porter, a Bertrand family descendent, describes the Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation’s upcoming symposium, “Mentoring Students for International Success” as well as internship opportunities available to Native American college students in the STEM fields. OK-LSAMP, housed in OSU’s Division of Institutional Read More »
This is the first in a two part series on the OK-LSAMP program at Oklahoma State University. To read the second part of this series, please click here. Though generally muddled by talking points from both sides of the political spectrum, the focus on education in the U.S. continues to be both a vital political Read More »