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  • 2017 North Dakota/South Dakota Chapters of ASPIRE State Conference
    April 2, 2017 - May 31, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The North Dakota/South Dakota Chapters of ASPIRE 2017 Spring State Conference April 2nd thru 4th, 2017 will be held at the Radisson in Bismarck, ND

605 East Broadway Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58503-0547

(701) 255-6000

To make a reservation go to radisson.com, enter destination, check in date, and check out date, number of adults and enter Promo code: ASPIRE

Click here to make a reservation online using the special booking link for ND/SD Co-State ASPIRE

Rooms are available at the Radisson at a conference rate of $89 (single) and $99 (double). This rate is valid until March 2nd or until the block reserved for “ND/SD ASPIRE Annual Chapter”has been filled. After March 2nd, the room rate will increase to standard room rates. Please call (701) 255-600 to reserve your room. Be sure to identify yourself with ND/SD ASPIRE to receive the reduced conference rate.

Registration Fees

ASPIRE Member $150
Non-Member $200


ND-SD 2017 Agenda

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TimesDescription Room
Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
Map of Hotel - Click here
5:00 - 6:00Dinner on your own
6:00Welcome social with light refreshments and cash barLiberty/Manhattan Rooms
6:00 Silent Auction Begins Liberty/Manhattan Rooms
6:30 - 8:00 TRIO Activity led by Phil Coghlan Liberty/Manhattan Rooms
Monday, April 3, 2017
7:30 - 8:15 RegistrationOutside of New York I & II
8:15 - 8:30 Conference Welcome New York I & II
8:30 - 9:30 Breakout Sessions I
All sessions are in meeting rooms on the second floor - Renoir-Russel, Van Gogh-Remington, & Wyeth-Rockwell rooms
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Improving Financial Capability in StudentsRenoir-Russel Room
Roadmap for Career SuccessVan Gogh-Remington Room
Aaron Poor Bear - Crazy Horse Summer ProgramWyeth-Rockwell-Room
9:30 - 9:45 Break
9:45 - 10:45 Breakout Sessions II
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Bank of North Dakota – your financial aid and college preparation resource Renior-Russel Room
Mentoring American Indian Students: What is working? What is not working? Wyeth-Rockwell Room
Scholarship Opportunities for Native American Students Van Gogh-Remington Room
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:45 Money at work 1 - TIAA CrefNew York I & II
12:00 - 2:00 Lunch on your own
2:00 - 3:00 Tour Heritage Center - 612 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501
3:00 - 5:00 State Meetings (At North Dakota Heritage Center)
North Dakota - Lecture Room A
South Dakota - Lecture Room B
5:00 - 6:00 Break
6:00 p.m. SocialNew York I & II
6:30 p.m. Silent Auction Ends
6:30 - 8:00 Banquet StartsNew York I & II
North Dakota and South Dakota TRIO Achiever's Awards
Special Guest - Maureen Hoyler, President of COE
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
8:00 - 8:30 Breakfast provided New York I & II
8:30 - 9:00 ASPIRE President, Kyle Ethelbah New York I & II
9:00 - 9:30 Maureen Hoyler, COE President New York I & II
10:00 - 10:30 Wrap-Up New York I & II



605 East Broadway Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota, 58501, United States