United Keetoowah Band
Gates Millennium Program
University of Oklahoma
Ph.D. Adult and Higher Education
- Non-Profit Governance and Organizational Advisory Board Positions:
Sigma Nu Alpha Gamma, Inc.: 2013-2019
- Indigenous Peoples Knowledge Community, NASP: 2015-2018
- Gates Millennium Scholars Alumni Association Advisory Council: 2016-2018
- Community/Tribal Engagement and Service:
- I work with Keetoowah and Cherokee students in and around the Norman, OK area with Keetoowah/Cherokee cultural and language community classes.
- I work with an organization that provides weekly homemade dinners for our undergraduate students at the University of Oklahoma and the surrounding community.
- I volunteer my time to go out to surrounding elementary and middle schools to talk to classes about Native American culture and current issues.
- Volunteer my time to go out to surrounding high schools to talk with students about the importance of higher education.
Corey Still, a Ph.D student in the Adult and Higher Education Program at the University of Oklahoma, is a member of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians. He is 27 years old and originally comes from Cookson, OK. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Native American Studies, with an emphasis in Indian Education, from the University of Oklahoma and a Masters Degree in Higher Education Leadership from Northeastern State University. Currently, he is an instructor of Native American Languages in the Department of Native American Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Some of his current research focuses include Experiences of American Indian Undergraduate Men, American Indian Masculinity, and American Indian Fraternity and Sororities.
Corey currently serves as the 2016-2018 AIGC Liaison to the Gates Millennium Scholars Alumni Association Advisory Council. He serves as the Graduate Representative of the Indigenous Peoples Knowledge Community for NASPA. Finally, he is serving his last term as the 2017-2019 National Chairman for Sigma Nu Alpha Gamma, Inc., a national Native American fraternity that was founded at the University of Oklahoma in 2004. One of Corey’s strongest passions in life is to serve his tribal communities by working within the field of education and student affairs, so he can help Native students achieve their goals of becoming college graduates.