12-4 Summer 2001 “Colleges for the Community” Table of ContentsMay 15th, 2001 | By tcj | Category: 12-4: Colleges for the Community, Archives
By Peggy Mainor
An expansion of long-established ideas surrounding support for Head Start children shows promise to increase student retention through a blend of social work knowledge and education practices.
Full recovery: Education helps heal a community from alcoholism
By Doris Giago
Sisseton Wahpeton Community College President Elden Lawrence believes a dramatic drop in alcoholism on the Lake Traverse Reservation can be credited to education.
Urban outreach program stretches behind closed door to rebuild lives
By Janice Denny and Bruce Hixson
When Daniel Curry came to the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College’s Urban Outreach Program two years ago, he had spent 15 of his 30 years in prisons. This year Curry is graduating with a two-year associate of arts degree.
Devotion to the People: The legacy of Helen Scheirbeck
By Tom Davis
Helen Scheirbeck is a modest, generous woman but she achieved more at a young age than many people achieve during a lifetime and her long career has forever altered Washington, D.C.’s attitude toward Indian people.
Dear Readers: International Reprints Extend Our Reach
By Marjane Ambler
Editor’s Essay: Of the community, by the community, and for the community
By Marjane Ambler
Tribal College Profile: D-Q University Nurtured Patterson’s Native Identity
By Rick Heredia
Voice of the Presidents: The Hidden Perils of Globalization
By Jamie Robertson
Land Grand Department: Ancient Seeds Fuel Rebirth of Traditional Gardening
By Dorreen Yellow Bird
Voice of the Students: My Utopia
By Leonard J. Dauphinais, Jr.
Book and Media Reviews
By Michael Price and Maria Escalante