Category Archive: Internship

Feb 27

SLC Deadline Extended to Monday, March 13 by 4:30 p.m!

Deadline extended! Applications are now due on Monday, March 13, 2017 by 4:30 p.m. The SLC is designed to support young people in our area by building leadership skills, promoting higher education, and ultimately, fostering the next generation of community leaders. This program is committed to respecting cultural values and encouraging holistic thinking. SLC will …

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Jan 31

Former SDI Intern, Wendy Dorman, Receives National Teaching Award

  Wendy Dorman was awarded the Outstanding Teachers Assistant Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT). This award honors graduate and undergraduate students who have demonstrated excellence as teaching assistants. She is currently a graduate student studying GIS at Eastern Michigan University and a teaching assistant for Dr. Katherine Ryker. Wendy Dorman, SDI 2015 …

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Jan 18

High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort Now Accepting Applications

Deadline Extended! Applications due Monday, March 13, 2017.                 The Sustainability Leadership Cohort Program(SLC) is an opportunity for high school students in the Menominee area. The SLC is led by the College of Menominee Nation’s Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) in collaboration with its Department of Continuing Education (DOCE) …

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Oct 31

Profile Pits Installed on CMN Learning Path

Written by: Adam Voight What do you think of when I say the word soil? Do you think of the dirt that stains our pants and gets under our fingernails? Or do you think of muddy foot tracks on the carpet or puddle jumping in the rain?  While these thoughts may be what come to your mind …

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Oct 31

Intertribal Nursery Council Meeting

Written by: Denise Kasprzak, SDI student worker The 2016 Intertribal Nursery Council meeting was the utmost informative place I have experienced. This was a good learning experience for me to acquire more knowledge about our environment and how other tribes and universities are handling their native plants, as well as the non-native plants. On October …

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Sep 30

Menominee River Water Walk

  Written by: Dolly Potts, POSOH Sustainability Planner Intern The thunder beings woke me the morning of the water walk. I met with my mentor and an SLC student at SDI to begin our journey to the mouth of the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisconsin. We headed north watching the lightning ahead of us rolling out …

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Sep 30

CMN to Install Energy Updates

Written by: Rebecca Edler, Sustainability Coordinator Biomass, the oldest source of renewable energy, will soon be used to heat the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) facility at the College of Menominee Nation. A furnace fired by wood pellets will replace the current heating unit fueled by propane, a nonrenewable fossil fuel that takes millions of years …

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Aug 17

Fall 2016 SDI Internships Announced!

The Sustainable Development Institute offers unique internship experiences to College of Menominee Nation students. The internships for the 2016 Fall semester with the Sustainable Development Institute are now posted. See below for more information regarding what projects you can be involved in and how to apply.   Download and print the CMN internship application form …

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Aug 02

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Summer 2016

Written by: High School SLC member Santana Caldwell The sustainability leadership cohort’s theme this year is renewable energy. We learned more about this during the native energy odyssey trip to Pine Ridge, South Dakota. At the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center we learned how solar panels and wind turbines could be used to power electricity …

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May 03

Sustainability Leadership Cohort Community Clean-up

At the beginning of April, CMN’s High School Sustainability Leadership Cohort and the Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison met to discuss ideas for a service learning project. The CESP facilitated short sessions in which they focused on getting to know the students and the communities they came from. Group discussions …

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