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CCCC Tribal College Faculty Fellowship

The Tribal College Faculty Fellowship offers financial aid to selected faculty members currently working at tribally controlled colleges to attend the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) March 18-21, 2015, in Tampa, Florida. We are offering two Tribal College Faculty Fellowships in the amount of $750 each.

Featuring over 500 sessions focusing on teaching practices, writing and literacy programs, language research, history, theory, information technologies, and professional and technical communication, the annual CCCC meeting provides a forum for thinking, learning, networking, and presenting research on the teaching and learning of writing.

With this Fellowship, CCCC hopes to create new opportunities for Tribal College Faculty members to become involved in CCCC and for CCCC to carry out its mission of serving as a truly representative national advocate for language and literacy education.

How to Apply
The deadline for the 2015 award is November 15, 2014. Please submit an application letter (on institutional letterhead) describing:

  • Who you are as a teacher and what you teach at your tribal college
  • What your research interests are
  • What you hope to gain from the experience of attending CCCC (how it could help you in your teaching or research)

Send your application letter to cccc@ncte.org

Selection Criteria
A selection committee including American Indian Caucus members will review applications for the Tribal College Faculty Fellowship. Fellowship awards will be based on overall quality of the application letter.

You do not need to present at CCCC in order to qualify for this award.

For More Information…
Visit the CCCC Convention website http://www.ncte.org/cccc/conv, or contact the CCCC Administrative Liaison at cccc@ncte.org.

Tribal College Faculty Fellows

2014
Sarah Prielipp, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Christopher L. Stockdale, Little Priest Tribal College, Winnebago, Nebraska

2013
Ahmed Al-Asfour, Oglala Lakota College, Kyle, South Dakota
Jon Kohn, Little Big Horn College, Crow Agency, Montana

2012
Kate Bertin, Chief Dull Knife College, Lame Deer, Montana
Jeanne Sokolowski, White Earth Tribal and Community College, Mahnomen, Minnesota

2011
Eric Jurgens, College of Menominee Nation, Keshena, Wisconsin

2010
Christie Cooke, Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, Kansas
Jennifer Ann Owens, Little Big Horn College, Crow Agency, Montana

2009
Sara Knight, College of Menominee Nation, Keshena, Wisconsin
Ryan Winn, College of Menominee Nation, Keshena, Wisconsin

2008
Nathan Jenkins, Haskell Indian Nations University

2007
Geselle Coe, Tohono O'Odham Community College

2006
Ron Carpenter, Turtle Mountain Community College
Brian Tosky, College of Menominee Nation

2005
Priscilla A. Fairbanks, Leech Lake Tribal College
Steven King, Sisseton-Wahpeton College
Laurie Koepplin, Little Big Horn College
Patrick J. Shields, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

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