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.

Potawatomi education update: April 2016

As the weather warms up and spring approaches, the time has come for eligible students to submit their application for the Potawatomi Leadership Program. Since 2003, we have invited 18-20 year-old tribal members with a 3.0 GPA who have not completed more than one year of college to spend six weeks in Shawnee, Oklahoma. PLP Read More »

Way Back Wednesday: The first Potawatomi Leadership Class of 2003

Though not as way back as some of our other posts, we wanted to look back at the group that started it all, the 2003 Potawatomi Leadership Program innagural class. Since that first group walked through the doors, the PLP has graduated 12 classes of Potawatomi members who spend 6-weeks learning about the cultural, charitable Read More »

Potawatomi Leadership Program welcomes 10 students for 2015 class: Part II

The Potawatomi Leadership Program has been in place since 2003, educating young Tribal members on CPN and providing workplace experience and cultural. The program is only open to enrolled members of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and is limited between 8 to 10 students. PLP participants devote six weeks of their summer as interns at the Read More »

OK-LSAMP hosting symposium to draw Native students to STEM studies

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 »

Potawatomi Leadership Program welcomes 9 students for 2014 class: Part II

The Potawatomi Leadership Program has been in place since 2003 and serves to educate young Tribal members on CPN and give them workplace experience and knowledge for their college and future careers. The program is only open to enrolled members of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and is limited between 8 to 10 students. PLP students Read More »

Potawatomi Leadership Program welcomes 9 students for 2014 class: Part I

The Potawatomi Leadership Program has been in place since 2003 and serves to educate young Tribal members on CPN and give them workplace experience and knowledge for their college and future careers. The program is only open to enrolled members of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and is limited between 8 to 10 students. PLP students Read More »