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    CEC Offers Mentoring Program

    The Spring semester kicks off additional student services in the Cultural Engagement Center (CEC) for Native American and low-income students.Through the NASNTI grant, mentors will be provided for Native American students attending NOC on all three campuses.The ten Native American mentors have earned a college degree in a variety of fields from different colleges. Mentors are available to discuss time management, study skills, financial aid information, tribal scholarships, and goal setting as w...  Read More...

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    Cultural Engagement Center Offers Beadwork Classes

    Beadwork classes will begin in the Cultural Engagement Center at NOC Tonkawa on Wednesday Feb. 9 from 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.The first 10 people to sign up in the CEC will be allowed into the free class.   Read More...

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    CEC and Blackwell United Way Partnering to Provide Free Income Tax Prep

    Northern Oklahoma College's Cultural Engagement Center and the Blackwell United Way are trying to make this year less taxing by providing free basic income tax return preparation for students, NOC employees, and area residents.Singles or families making less than $64,000 per year qualify for the free service.Certified NOC Business students and area volunteers will be available beginning Thursday, Feb. 1. Taxpayers also have an option to prepare their own basic federal and state tax return using ...  Read More...

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    Cultural Engagement Center Sharing Standing Bear Story

    NOC students learned the history of Ponca Chief Standing Bear Wednesday from guest lecturer T.L. Walker at the Cultural Engagement Center at NOC Tonkawa as part of Native American Heritage Month.Walker told the audience she was privileged to tell the story of Standing Bear, a story that she said was not told for over 100 years.According to Walker, Standing Bear was a member of the Ponca Tribe that originally settled an area in northern Nebraska but was removed to Oklahoma in 1878 after the gover...  Read More...

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    Dawna Hare Discusses Native American Education History

    As part of Native American Heritage Month, Dawna Hare gave a lecture on Wednesday regarding Tribal Government Education at the Cultural Engagement Center. In explaining the history of Tribal Government Education, are explained the United States government’s affairs with Native Americans began as part of the War Department in 1824. As Native Americans were moved from their native lands to reservations, the United States Government created boarding schools where students were relocated from their ...  Read More...

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