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Director, Native American Programs & Student Transition Enrichment Program



Colleen Green is the Director of Native American Programs and the Student Transition Enrichment Program at Central Michigan University. Over the past 14 years Ms. Green has had to opportunity to create events, programs, workshops for the campus and local community such as the North American Indigenous Summer Enrichment Camp and the CMU Annual Pow wow. In addition, she is a guest speaker for various courses on campus ranging from Journalism to Recreation, Parks, & Leisure. She also works with future transfer students from partnering community colleges to provide support and guidance, through the KCP MiCUP program. Colleen advises the North American Indigenous Student Organization, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Sigma Kappa Chapter, Student National Medical Association Minority Association or Pre-Medical Students, and Native Americans in Medicine Student Interest Group in the College of Medicine on the campus of Central Michigan University. Ms. Green services on the Denison Committee, MIIBS Committee, Board of Regents for the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, and various planning committees to create awareness of issues faced by Native American peoples. She is an enrolled citizen of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and a descendent of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.

Master of Arts in Higher Education Masters if Arts in Humanities

Bachelors of Science in Secondary Education

Indigenous cultures of North America
Michigan Teaching Certificate

Courses Taught

FYE 101
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