Webseries: How to pay for college

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.

Paying for college one ’ship at a time

Filling out applications is one of Paula Kelly-Frey’s specialties, especially for scholarships, and she created a business out of getting people organized to do it, too. Kelly-Frey is a Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal member and Bourassa family descendant. Earlier this year, the United States Patent and Trademark Office approved her request to trademark the name Read More »

Trousdale serves on state advisory council

With a projected budget shortfall of more than $1 billion dollars, services funded through state tax revenues have faced steep cutbacks. Education has born its share of the cuts, with some large school districts across Oklahoma considering a four day school week and emergency certifications being used to fill more than 1,000 vacant teaching positions. Read More »

CPN contributes to OSU powwow in more ways than one

The Oklahoma State University Powwow is a student-run public event hosted annually by the OSU Native American Student Association at the Payne County Expo Center in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Tribes from the entire nation are represented in the diverse inter- tribal powwow. This year, Citizen Potawatomi Nation donated $2,000 to help fund the event and the Read More »

University of Oklahoma hosting American Indian Visitation Day on September 4

The University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma will be hosting American Indian Visitation Day on September 4, 2015 to provide an opportunity for Native American students interested in attending the university to see the college first hand. In 2014, the event hosted more than 200 American Indian junior and senior high school students from across Read More »

Potawatomi Leadership Program applications open March 1 to May 1

 The Potawatomi Leadership Program is an opportunity for young tribal members from around the country to take part in a six-week long educational program in Shawnee, Okla. The program strives to give interns an accurate perception of CPN as a whole and cultivate talent from within to ensure that younger generations are prepared for a Read More »

Potawatomi Leadership Program adds website and online application

The Potawatomi Leadership Program is an opportunity for young tribal members from around the country to take part in a six-week long educational program in Shawnee, Okla. The program strives to give interns an accurate perception of CPN as a whole and cultivate talent from within to ensure that younger generations are prepared for a Read More »