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Thursday, November 14, 2019

In the fall of 2017, the Center for Tribal Studies began coordinating its own committee to help fund Native American students at the end of each semester who might be experiencing a financial rut. The award ranges from $50 -$400 with each applicant being considered on a case-by-case basis. E… Read more⏵

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The President’s Leadership Class is putting together its annual PLC conference for high school students. The conference provides high school students an opportunity to visit NSU and meet some of the current PLC scholars, while learning about leadership skills through a main session and diffe… Read more⏵

Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Monday, November 04, 2019

November is American Indian Heritage Month and the Center for Tribal Studies is partnering with the Oklahoma Arts Council to bring a free moccasin making workshop to campus. The class will be led by Matthew Anderson, curator of Cherokee Nation’s Spider Gallery located in Tahlequah. Read more⏵

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The RiverHawks Initiating Service and Engagement class, or RISE, is a scholarship program designed to encourage service and initiative to its scholars within the organization. RISE scholars are granted the opportunity to engage with their community and perform service projects.  Read more⏵

Monday, October 28, 2019

“Join AIBL, stay stable,” a catchphrase NSU’s American Indian Business Leaders have coined for themselves as a means for motivation. The group sets itself apart from other business-related student organizations by having its mission inspired by Native American values and traditions, but also… Read more⏵

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

NSU’s Fishing Team finishes out the season with a national qualifying team. The team consists of 12 members who compete in two fishing circuits throughout the season, Bassmaster and Fishing League Worldwide. The members compete in the tournaments held by the two organizations in hopes of qua… Read more⏵

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

In the 2018 fall issue of NSU’s American Indian Profile, Native Americans made up approximately 30% of the student body. There are two centers on campus that are working together to provide as many resources as possible for those Native students and create learning opportunities for their no… Read more⏵

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Center for Tribal Studies is organizing a series of workshops geared toward the betterment of wellbeing through holistic Indigenous methods. The next installment of this series, “Feeding my mind,” is a workshop focused on healthy foods and medicines. The workshop will feature Cherokee Na… Read more⏵

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

NSU students are working towards developing the first Special Olympics team and organization for NSU. The Special Olympics is an annual sports competition for those with physical or intellectual disabilities. These competitions can include a variety of different events including bocce ball, … Read more⏵

Dance Marathon is an event held annually at NSU to celebrate the funds that have been raised throughout the year for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital St. Francis in Tulsa. In order to raise these funds and reach their goal of $20,000, several different fundraising events are performed… Read more⏵

Monday, October 07, 2019
Wednesday, October 02, 2019

The Cherokee county Angel Tree is a program designed to provide low-income families with gifts for children to ensure a joyful holiday season. The program is organized by a small committee of NSU students who are primarily tasked with various key parts of the Angel Tree process. The first ta… Read more⏵

The Northeastern Student Government Association inducts new officers this semester consisting of both upper and lower classmen. These new members have high hopes and expectations as to what they want to accomplish for NSU in the coming year. NSGA is often looked over as they work in the back… Read more⏵

Thursday, September 26, 2019

NSU’s Running Hawks are providing an opportunity for some of the area’s youth to showcase their talents at the Tahlequah city skatepark. The running club is celebrating and commemorating Indigenous People’s Day through a skateboarding competition. Read more⏵

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Registration for the leadership certificate is open for NSU students. The certificate is designed to develop leadership skills in students and help them become more effective leaders. The certification program is broken up into three different certificate categories: introductory, intermedia… Read more⏵

Monday, September 16, 2019

The Future Alumni Network is a student organization that is designed to introduce students to the Alumni Association as well as provide students with opportunities to connect and network with NSU alumni. FAN offers exclusive benefits to its members, which help make it one of NSU’s largest st… Read more⏵

Thursday, September 12, 2019

NSU takes pride in continuing education for students. The university’s motto is, “Gather here, go far”. Some organizations and programs on campus provide continuing education resources for students to succeed. The Center for Tribal Studies and the Native American Support Center want to see s… Read more⏵

Isaac Burke, the Japanese club president, had the opportunity this past summer to study in Japan for two weeks. He thought it would be very beneficial for the club president to be able to help give other students insight through his experiences.  Read more⏵

Monday, September 09, 2019

The President’s Leadership Class is organizing their annual Fish Fry event. PLC is a scholarship organization made up of student leaders who were selected to be leaders while on campus. Fish Fry is a longtime tradition designed to engage the current PLC members with administration and PLC al… Read more⏵

StuMo, which stands for Student Mobilization, is a campus ministry organization that aims to help students grow in their faith and build their personal leadership skills. The organization is student-led and many of the students who lead StuMo use it as an opportunity to build friendships amo… Read more⏵

Since the founding of the NSU Honors Program in 2001, it has been a shelter for students who excelled academically in high school. While these students are rewarded for the effort they put into their studies, the jump from high school to college can be harsh to some Honors freshmen. In order… Read more⏵

Thursday, September 05, 2019

On Aug. 2 the offices of the Center for Tribal Studies was relocated from the historic, 152-year-old Bacone House to the Zoe Davis House at 314 Goingsnake St. in Tahlequah. The Center for Tribal Studies made the Bacone House home to their offices in 1990 and have since had two thorough cosme… Read more⏵

The International Buddy Program is revisiting a past program this year. The program has been active in the past but International Programs wants to restart it again.  They are currently taking applications to become a buddy, both International students and American students. The applications… Read more⏵

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

The Northeastern Activities Board is having a movie night for students. This event is held every month and allows students to watch a movie at the local movie theater. Caleb Swank, Westville sophomore, serves as the small events chair for NAB and is responsible for organizing movie night. Read more⏵

Monday, December 03, 2018

Native American students have an opportunity to get an inside look into the federal government with the Native American Congressional Internship. The internship is provided through the Morris K. Udall Foundation. The Udall Foundation awards several different scholarships, fellowships and int… Read more⏵

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Students who are looking to get involved with NSU organizations and make a positive impact on the Tahlequah community have the opportunity to get involved with the Cherokee County angel tree. The Cherokee County angel tree is an annual holiday assistance program that is designed to aid low-i… Read more⏵

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