Dr. Ahmed Al-Asfour, M.S.A.S, Ed.D, Business Dept.Chair, email
Dr. Joanne "Susie" White Thunder, Ed.D, Faculty, email
Doug Noyes, M.S.T.M, Faculty, email
Shawn Reinhart, M.B.A., Faculty, email
Marry Abraham, M.B.A, Faculty, email
Pam Houston, M.B.A., Faculty, email

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Academic Calendar

Here is the Calendar of events for OLC.

  • January 26th - January 30th 2015
    • Last Week to Drop 100%
  • February 2nd 2015
    • 10:00am: Chairs Mtg.
  • February 6th 2015
    • 10:00am: All Staff Mtg.
  • February 13th 2015
    • 10:00am: PWO
    • 10:30am: Student Senate
  • February 16th 2015
    • President's Day (Offices closed)
  • February 21st 2015
    • Bravehearts (SD Challenge)
  • February 28th 2015
    • Bravehearts (MT Challenge)
  • March 2nd 2015
    • 10:00am: Chairs Mtg.
  • March 6th 2015
    • 10:00am: All Staff Mtg.

Business Administration

Vision Statement

Students will be provided the knowledge necessary to reach their maximum potential and are prepared to lead full and productive lives in the 21st century. The Oglala Lakota College Business Department ensures:

  • Education excellence, equity, and high expectations for every student.
  • Faculty will continually strive for excellence and stay abreast of the best practices in adult education
  • Develop and maintain partnerships among educators, business, and the community that support high academic achievement and opportunity for all students.

Mission Statement

Oglala Lakota College Business Department will provide the breadth of business education necessary for students to be successful within their communities while maintaining wolakolkiciyapi. The Business Department faculty will:

  • Ensure that high expectations are maintained for all students.
  • Build support for higher education on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
  • Create learning opportunities that lead to success and a desire to be lifelong learners.

We do these things to strengthen the Lakota Nation through education.