Lara Nelson
American Indian Circle Program Director and Academic Advisor
Office
Mewaldt-Jensen 109
Phone
605-626-3573

I have been working as an academic advisor at Northern since the fall 2014. First, I served as an advisor that supports our American Indian students. In fall 2015, we began developing and implementing our American Indian Circle Program and in 2017, I took the position as director of the program. I continue to work with our Native American students from the time of acceptance to the time of graduation. I earned my bachelor of arts degree at Northern in sociology/human services and my master of science degree in organization management from Chadron State College.