The Higher Education Resource Organization for Students (HEROS) will be hosting its 26th Annual Conference on Sept. 5 and 6, 2013 at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck.
The theme for this year’s HEROS conference is Student Support Services: Creating Super HEROS! The theme follows the organization’s mission for tribal/state college resource personnel to provide quality support and advocacy to American Indian students while addressing selected needs, and issues throughout North Dakota’s colleges and universities.
The conference will feature keynote speaker Senator Heidi Heitkamp and other speakers Cora Whitman, Dr. Elizabeth Yellow Bird, Sue Isbell, Lane Azurem, Donald Warne, Dr. Jen Janecheck Hartman, Dr. Tami Jollie Trottier and Jacque Gray.
During the conference, HEROS will award a minimum of seven scholarships to undergraduate/graduate students who are enrolled members of North Dakota tribes.
Conference rates are $100 prepaid by August 31 and $125 after August 31. Registration fee per person includes conference packet, one powwow wristband, all breaks, continental breakfast and Friday luncheon.
For more information, contact Annette Mennem at 701-858-3365.