Conference on Native American Recruitment and Retention


Location: Jordan Hall of Science

NASAND (Native American Students Association of Notre Dame) will host a conference that will explore strategies for Native American student success.

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Saturday, October 2

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:45 College Student Panel Discussion

9:45-10:30 “Who needs Recruiters when you’ve got Students?”

Doug Dokis, Nipissing University

10:30-11:15 Recruitment and Retention of Native Students in Colleges

and Universities: A Canadian Experience

Rodney Nelson, Carleton University

11:15-12:00 Preparing Students for College

Joan Levitt, St. Michaels Indian School

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:45 Keynote

1:45-2:30 Notre Dame Alumni Board Panel Discussion

2:30- 3:15 Filling in the Blanks: Engaging and enlisting Non-native

students in successful college transitions and

goals of Native American students

Maria McKenna, University of Notre Dame

3:15-4:00 Presentation TBD

4:00-5:00 Closing Reception and Networking