Dr. Matthew Gillispie has been awarded a five year personnel preparation grant from through the US Department of Education: Office of Special Education Programs. His grant, Culturally-Responsive Early Literacy Instruction: American Indian/Alaskan Native will begin in January, 2014 and is in collaboration with the Little Nations Academic Center at Haskell Indian Nations University, Prairie Band Potawatomi Early Childhood Education Center, and the Royal Valley School District. The grant will fund 4 prerequisite Native American scholars and 4 graduate Native American scholars to study speech-language pathology. Over the course of the grant he will fund 16 scholars.
Keeping Legends Alive
Saturday, September 21-22
Celebration of the dedication of the U.S.'s first WWI memorial, Haskell Stadium and Memorial Arch, dedicated in 1926
The weekend's activities will include a powwow, educational workshops, campus tours, and much more.
Haskell Indian Nations University
155 Indian Ave., Lawrence, KS
Open to the public
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