Washington State University

February 2014

Native American Programs News

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

If you would like to receive the Plateau Center for Native American Program's newsletter via email, please subscribe here (list name: Tribal-Liaison)


February 2014

Barbara Aston

Letter from the Director/Tribal Liaison
There are exciting developments, as well as continued growth in WSU's Native Programs and community.

Faith Price

Price Promoted to Assistant Director
Hearty congratulations to Faith Price, the new Assistant Director of Washington State University Native American Programs.

Ken Lokensgard

Lokensgard to Provide Grad Student Services and Coordinate Research
Kenneth “Ken” Lokensgard is new to the Plateau Center for Native American Programs.  Beginning spring semester 2014, he serves as the Graduate Student Services and Research Coordinator.

Dylan Parker Parker Joins Native Programs Team as Communications Assistant
Introducing the newest member of our staff, Dylan Parker, a communications major from Olympia, Washington who will be covering news and events for the Native American Programs Newsletter.
WSU Graduation

Congratulations December 2013 Graduating Class!
Fifteen Native American students graduated from WSU Pullman in December. We met up with a few of them to find out what they most enjoyed during their years at WSU, and what they're doing next.

Coffee Hour! Native Faculty/Staff Organization Becoming Active
After several years of dormancy, the Native American Faculty Staff and Administrative Professionals Association (NAFSAPA) is beginning to meet, and hosting coffee hours and brown bag lunches.
WSU Native Programs Apply Now for MOU Tribal and Plateau Scholarships
The WSU Office of the Tribal Liaison is now accepting applications for the MOU Tribal Scholarship and the Plateau Native American Scholarship.
Community Dinner

Native American Student Center Hosts Many Events
From community dinners to movie nights to academic workshops, there is always lots going on in the Native American Student Center.

Autumn Jones

RECRUITMENT CORNER: Congratulations New Cougs!
Students are beginning to receive acceptance letters for Fall 2014.  Here's some helpful FAFSA Info and a To-Do list for incoming Cougs.

Native American Programs, PO Box 641046, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-1046, 509-335-8618, Contact Us