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.
May 28, 2019

Tribal scholarship recipient gains business consulting experience

College freshman and Tribal member Joey Otey studies human resource management at Wichita State University and participates in the student-led consulting agency Barton International Group, helping him quickly find his place on campus.
May 15, 2019

NASA competition prepares Biddy for an engineering career

A talented welder and engineering technology student, Tribal member Trey Biddy was asked by South Western Oklahoma State University instructors to join the school's NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team.
May 14, 2019

Reach Higher

Citizen Potawatomi Nation is hosting Reach Higher, a DirectComplete enrollment event. DirectComplete is a statewide degree completion program that works with workforce development needs, aligning those […]
April 18, 2019

Trip inspires history professor to incorporate Indigenous worldviews into lectures

Professor Andrew Jenks's experience at CPN headquarters motivated him to analyze Native American traditions and teachings and incorporate the lessons into his lectures.
March 7, 2019

Education update — March 2019

Through a generous donation from the United States Social Security Administration, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education received a limited number of desktop computer sets to be granted to current students.
January 17, 2019

Department to recognize Potawatomi graduates

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation once again recognizes those students who have fulfilled their academic requirements and walked across the stage as graduates from their respective educational institutions.
January 10, 2019

Nonprofit helps relieve economic stress of menstrual hygiene across Indian Country

Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 2 Legislator Eva Marie Carney was inspired to start a nonprofit to supply Native American students with menstrual hygiene products at school to keep them in class while on their period.
December 10, 2018

Kansas City charter school district aims to teach Native history, culture

Submitted by Jennifer Dye Crossroads Academy – Central Street focuses on producing culturally literate scholars from its diverse student body by looking at every aspect of […]