Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member and CPN Department of Education Director Tesia Zientek expands service to Native American education and overall well-being through the National Indian Education Association and American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma board service.
Oklahoma Representative Danny Sterling (R-Dist. 27) presented Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member and Oklahoma City University senior Trae Trousdale with a Citation of Recognition for his work as OCU Student Government Association president.
The COVID-19 pandemic has raised many questions about the physical health of students and faculty in schools. However, many students may be overlooking the health of their grade point average, or GPA.
The University of California San Diego School of Medicine selected Bourassa descendant Leonard Almero as the first recipient of the Sycuan Medical Scholars Award.
Tribal member Katelyn Harker’s senior year at Lakin High School in Kansas moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, she took advantage of the opportunity to work toward a new goal inspired by those on the frontlines fighting the virus and the science behind a cure.
Taylor Tade and Kylie Carter spent six days this February in the country’s capital, meeting with Native American leaders in politics, visiting historic landmarks and utilizing their knowledge to present ideas for growth in Indigenous communities.
During this period of uncertainty and distance, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education has focused its efforts on creating widoktadwen (community) among Potawatomi students.
In times like these when our social supports can seem limited, it may be helpful to find the things that tell us it just might be a good day today.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Community Development Corporation, CPN Department of Education, Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education’s Oklahoma Money Matters, and the Oklahoma College Assistance Program hosted a series of webinars highlighting multiple options on how to pay for college.
Tribal member Cheyenne Branscum created the Geo Team program in 2018, which encourages minority students often not exposed to STEM subjects as academic focal points to lead independent research projects in one of the areas.