November 22, 2019

Roger Greenwalt utilizes new knowledge to build community

Greenwalt found out about the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education scholarship while reading the Hownikan at the same time his children started college. When the time felt right for him to return to school, he applied, too.
October 15, 2019

Youth literacy partnership between Citizen Potawatomi Nation and Pioneer Library System

CPN WIC and health facilities provide children’s books to all patients and visitors under the age of 4 thanks to a large donation by the Pioneer Library Foundation.
September 17, 2019

2019 Potawatomi Leadership Program final projects and reflections

The 10 members of each Potawatomi Leadership Program class are required to present a final project, which is a major goal of their time with Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
August 22, 2019

2019 PLP class build their leadership identities

During Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Potawatomi Leadership Program, the 10 college students chosen to experience the Tribe in a six-week, crash course internship learn a substantial amount about Potawatomi culture and businesses.
August 6, 2019

2019 CPN summer interns build pathways to different futures

During the summer months of 2019, Citizen Potawatomi Nation welcomed 19 interns who worked in many Tribal departments, enterprises and career fields.
July 26, 2019

Stephanie Hawk helps CPN students plan for college

Stephanie Hawk’s role as a college advisor in the CPN Department of Education allows her to meet with students of different ages, helping them put together a college plan, including how to pay for it. She also teaches college and career readiness at local high schools.
July 12, 2019

Series of fortunate events guide Mueller descendant back home

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education College Advisor Matt Higdon utilizes personal experience to lead students at Asher, Wanette, Maud and Macomb public schools.
June 17, 2019

Potawatomi Leadership Program Class of 2019

The 2019 PLP class stretches from coast to coast; the participants attend colleges from Florida to Washington. Their career goals range from sports journalist to surgeon, and their personalities vary just as widely.
June 6, 2019

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s inaugural Graduation Celebration Banquet

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation hosted its first Graduation Celebration at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center. The CPN Department of Education invited students graduating from high school, undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs across the country.