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Spring Term Underway at United Tribes
3 January 2012


United Tribes President Dr. David M. Gipp talks with new students during spring term 2012 orientation on January 3.
Listen to part of his talk at this link: Click here for audio

BISMARCK (UTN) - Spring semester 2012 at United Tribes Technical College got underway January 3 with student orientation. New students gathered in the college's Wellness Center to get set for the start of classes on Thursday, January 5.

      Some students had moved into on-campus housing in homes and dormitories as early as December 29. Classes began January 3 at Theodore Jamerson Elementary School, the on-campus school for the youngsters of students attending the college.


Student ambassador s huddle January 3 for last minute instructions during United Tribes student orientation.

      Orientation included COMPASS testing for new students, review of the student handbook, campus walking tours, registration with advisers, sessions about financial aid and career success, and talks from college leaders.

      Dr. David M. Gipp, United Tribes president, welcomed students and advised them about how to get the most from their college experience. Gipp (Hunkpapa Lakota/Standing Rock) is in his 34th year as leader of the college. Other speakers included the college’s vice presidents and key department personnel.


New students visit with Wayne Pruse, Art/Art Marketing Program director, during an orientation campus tour January 3

      Student orientation was titled "Elements for Success." It was coordinated by staff members of Enrollment Management and Career Development.

United Tribes News photos DENNIS J. NEUMANN

      

      

 

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