A Talk by Nichole Prescott (Miami Tribe) on “Myaamia Eemamwiciki / Miami Awakening: Community and Cultural Revitalization”

As the Program in Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) at UT Austin, we are delighted to host and present a talk by Nichole Prescott (Miami Tribe; Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, The University of Texas System). The title of Dr. Prescott’s talk is, “Myaamia Eemamwiciki / Miami Awakening: Community and Cultural Revitalization.”

Thu, April 18, 2019 | RLP 1.302E

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

This talk is part of our NAIS Speaker Series and will take place on Thursday, April 18th, from 3:30 to 5:00 PM, in RLP 1.302E (Glickman Conference Center, UT campus).

Since December of 2016, Dr. Nichole S. Prescott is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (P16 Initiatives) at the The University of Texas System. Dr. Prescott has played a leading role in strengthening the preK-16 pipeline and in enhancing college readiness for Texas students through expanded collaboration between the U. T. System, U. T. institutions and public preK-12 partners as well as other entities.

Dr. Prescott has a Ph.D. in History from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, two M.A. degrees in History and Women's Studies from SUNY and Miami University, and a B.A. in History from UT Austin.

Dr. Prescott is a proud citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma (Myaamia), and she actively participates in the culture and language revitalization efforts of her People. Born in an Indian Hospital in Oklahoma, Dr. Prescott was raised on the Texas/Mexico border before she moved to Austin to pursue a college degree at The University of Texas as a first-generation college student. While Austin is her home, Dr. Prescott has maintained a strong engagement with the broader Native American community, formerly serving on the Board of Directors of the American Indians of Texas as well as former Executive Director of the Myaamia Foundation.

 

For more information on Dr. Prescott’s work, see:

https://www.utsystem.edu/offices/academic-affairs/assistant-vice-chancellors

 

Sponsored by: NAIS

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