Promoting Life-Long Learning
LCSC provides a supportive environment for American Indian students. The college has nearly 4000 students and a faculty-to-student ratio of 1:16. LCSC is student centered and has a strong commitment to providing for the educational, social, emotional and cultural needs of its students. On average, LCSC enrolls 183 American Indian students per academic year.
The Pi'amkinwaas offers a computer lab that is available to students from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Students can use Windows or Macintosh desktops and may also check out laptop computers with the approval from Pi'amkinwaas staff.
Math and English composition tutorial services are provided to students utilizing the center throughout each academic semester.
The Pi'amkinwaas office provides work-study opportunities to students that are eligible for work-study services. For information, contact Lisa Guzman at 208-792-2743.
LCSC Pi'amkinwaas coordinates with the LCSC Native American & Minority Services office to ensure American Indian students receive adequate student support services. Support services include assistance with admissions, financial aid and academic advising.
American & Minority Student Services office
Director Bob Sobotta is the contact person for academic advising and providing minority-based scholarship information. Bob Sobotta can be reached at 208-792-2812. To access and print scholarship information, go to: http://www.lcsc.edu/financialaid/scholarships.htm.
Minor in Nez Perce Language (Nimipuutimpt)
The Nez Perce Tribe and LCSC are partnering to revitalize the Nez Perce Language. The Tribe's Cultural Resources Program has developed curriculum for Nez Perce Language teaching, and the College provides a professor and classes. For more information, contact: Harold Crook 208-792-2852, Vera Sonneck 208-843-7313 or Cecil Carter 208-792-2852.
Minor in Native American Studies
LCSC offers the Native American Indian Studies Minor through the Social Science Division. For more information contact: Allan Marshall 208-792-2348 or Chris Riggs 208-792-2264.