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LCO Ojibwe College Announces New Logo and Mascot

LCO Ojibwe College

Press Release

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College announced a name change November of 2019, the change was to demonstrate to internal and external stakeholders that the College is transforming and positioning to offer bachelor’s degrees. The process of the name change included community conversations, community surveys, and the announcement of pilot bachelor’s degree courses.

Through additional conversations with stakeholders like students, faculty, staff, and community members the College has refreshed their logo, updating the colors and incorporating teachings about the earth, water, and the path of life.

Additionally, with the recent approval to join the NJCAA and commitment to offer athletic programs beginning with golf in the spring of 2021 the College has identified a team name of Migiziwag Dayesaashijig (Soaring Eagles) and adopted a mascot by the name of Desaash (s/he soars in the air/wind without flapping wings).

A celebration of the logo and mascot is planned for April.

For additional information contact Jessica Wagner-Schultz, Director of Institutional Advancement at 715-634-4790.

About Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College

The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College’s mission is to provide Anishinaabe communities with post-secondary and continuing education while advancing the language, culture, and history of the Ojibwe.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college. Our focus is to help Native students advance themselves in the world, while studying their own history and language. We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow. LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation.

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