University ready to begin fourth summer program
The screening committee picked 32 freshman-level students and eight alternates from 78 applications.
The reviewers heard from students living in 10 states – Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.
The hopefuls included members of the Cheyenne River, Crow Creek, Lower Brule, Oglala, Rosebud, Standing Rock and Yankton Lakota (Sioux) tribes; and Athabascan, Blackfeet, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Chippewa, Crow, Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux, Gros Ventre, Navajo, Northern Arapaho, Ponca, Santee Sioux and Spirit Lake Sioux members.
Crazy Horse university students earn up to 14 academic credits they can claim in getting their degrees at other accredited schools. The Crazy Horse university students also work in paid internships, learning various job skills at the visitor complex.