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.
"My Life as a Student of African American History and Culture: An Appreciation"
Professor Emeritus Bill Tuttle presenting The Bill Tuttle Distinguished Lecture in American Studies
Thursday, October 5 | 4 p.m.
Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
University of Kansas campus
Free and open to the public
Co-sponsored by the Indigenous Studies Program
Presentation on Tribal Disenrollment with Attorneys Bree Black Horse and Gabe Galanda
Thursday, October 12 | 12:30 p.m.
107 Green Hall, University of Kansas campus
Friday, October 13-Sunday, October 15
Haskell Indian Nations University
Events occur in conjunction with Homecoming & 90th anniversary festivities. Activities include walking tours, music, panel discussions and Q&As, educational and cultural demonstrations, food, student clubs, and informational booths.
Free and open to the public.
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