American Indian Graduate Center Scholars honored at national Native conference

American Indian Graduate Center Scholars honored at national Native conference Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin Two scholars received REDW scholarships at Tribal Finance and Leadership Conference in Las Vegas Albuquerque, New Mexico – November 26, 2019 – Jessica Coriz (Pueblo of Ildefonso) and Jasmine Jishie (Navajo) were recognized

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Brittni Bisceglia October 2019 Undergraduate Student of the Month

October 2019 – Undergraduate

Brittni Biscelgia Durango, CO Cherokee Nation SPGSF-U Fort Lewis College Public Health GPA 4.0 Community Service In high school, I performed community service at Ward Wiseman Animal Haven, a no-kill animal shelter.  I began performing community service hours near Fort Lewis College during the summer of 2019 at Wolfwood Refuge in Ignacio, Colorado where I

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Kelly Cleveland AIGC October Graduate Student of the Month

October 2019 – Graduate

Kelly Cleveland Bloomfield, NM Navajo Nation Special Higher Education Program, AIGC Graduate Named Scholarship Institute of American Indian Arts Creative Writing GPA 4.0 Community Service Working with my hometown community of Hanaadli out on the checkerboard Navajo reservation to help implement better instructional practices and strategies to teachers, community members, and leaders. Working with fellow

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American Indian Graduate Center alumni win executive board roles in National Congress of American Indians election

The National Congress of American Indians voted in three AIGC alumni to their leadership team. AIGC Alumni, Aaron Payment AIGC Alumni, Fawn Sharp Clinton Lageson with Angelique Albert Albuquerque, New Mexico – October 28, 2019 – Three American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) alumni were elected to the National Congress of American Indians’ executive committee last

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Download PDF Inside this issue: Message from the President Message from the Executive Director AIGC Impact Many Strong Hands Have Built AIGC’s 50-year Legacy Opportunities Abound: AIGC Scholars Set Sights on Leadership Goals Teaching the ‘Soft-Skills’ for STEM Leadership in Indian Country Manning Takes a (Shark) Bite Out of Life with Marine Studies Native American

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AIGC Scholar Katelynn Morgan

September 2019 – Undergraduate

Katelynn Morgan Talala, OK Cherokee Nation SPGSF-Undergraduate University of Arkansas Civil Engineering GPA 3.6 Community Service – Locust Grove Early Learning Center – University of Arkansas National Residence Hall Honorary – University of Arkansas Make a Difference Day – Beaver Watershed Alliance Bio I went to high school at Oologah-Talala Public Schools. I graduated ranked

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AIGC Scholar Jordan Oglesby

September 2019 – Graduate

Jordan Oglesby Shiprock, NM Navajo Nation Special Higher Education Program-Graduate University of New Mexico School of Law Law Degree, Pursuing Indian Law Certificate GPA 3.11 Community Service – Street Safe New Mexico – Albuquerque Indian Center – Student Bar Association Mentorship Program – First Nations Health Source Youth Mentorship Program Bio Jordan Oglesby (Diné) is

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AIGC Scholar Jessica Buckless

August 2019 – Graduate

Jessica Buckless Polson, MT Confederated Salish Tribe Gates Millennium Program – Graduate University of Northern Colorado Doctorate in Education Reform GPA 3.7 Community Service Hamline University Fellow – Third Grade Teacher Bio After receiving the Gates Millenium Scholarship in 2008, my studies took me to Hawaii, Missouri and then Minnesota where I earned my Bachelor

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AIGC Scholar Ty Montgomery

August 2019 – Undergraduate

Ty Montgomery Coats Chickasaw Nation Wells Fargo Undergraduate Oklahoma State University Biochemistry & Animal Science /Animal Biotechnology GPA 3.78 Community Service Sacred Heart Catholic Parish & School in Pratt, KS – member Participated in service activities: collected donated food for Pratt County Food Bank, delivered Thanksgiving meals to shut-ins, unloaded and sorted food orders for

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