Washington State University

December 2016

Native American Programs News


Welcome to the newsletter of Washington State University’s Native American Programs.  This monthly publication features people and events of interest to WSU’s Native community, alumni, and supporters.

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Happy Holidays from Native American Programs!

December 2016 - Happy Holidays from WSU Native American Programs!

Barbara Aston Letter from the Director
For most of our week here on the Palouse the earth has been blanketed with snow and the trees covered with frost.  
Iris Carone

December 2016 Grad: Iris Carone
Iris Carone, Blackfoot, finished her bachelor's degree in Biology and is looking to a career studying parasites and bacteria. 

Chelsea Pardini

December 2016 Grad: Chelsea Pardini
Chelsea Pardini, Tlingit,  earned her master's degree in Applied Economics in December, and will be continuing toward her doctorate.

Cherrise Reyes

December 2016 Grad: Cherrise Reyes
Cherrise Reyes, Upper Skagit/Colville, earned her bachelor's in political science and will be purusing a career in Indian Law.

Standing Rock

WSU Students Share Stories from Standing Rock
On Monday, December 5, WSU students Greg Urquhart, Kyra Antone and Mykel Johnson, shared their experiences at Standing Rock as part of a panel presentation.

logo Applications Open for Washington State University Scholarships
WSU Native American Programs is now accepting applications for the MOU Tribal Scholarship and Plateau Native American Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year! 
Stress Smash!

Native Center News: Join Us Next Semester for More Food and Fun!
December has been a busy month in the Native Student Center.  We hope that you are all prepared to fully enjoy the winter break and look forward to seeing you in January.

Sports Summit

RECRUITMENT CORNER: Native Youth Sports Summit Set for April 2017
On April 22, 2017, Native American Programs will invite students to hear insider advice on playing college sports from successful Native athletes during the Native American Youth Sports Summit, followed by the WSU Cougar Baseball game.

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