More Important (Good) News! Pipeline 2013

Dear Potential and Current Pipeline Families and Students,

We have some very exciting news! Thanks to the generosity of Gloria Gold, we will be able to have another week for the Pipeline Program, making it into a 2-week program! Ms. Gold made a monetary donation that has enabled us to fund another week of the Pipeline Program after seeing the great work that the Pipeline program has done, and continues to do, with our Native youth. We would also like to thank other people who have contributed their time, talents, and vision to making the Pipeline Program a success: former Dean Alan Jones who believed in the vision of the Pipeline Program; Robertjohn Knapp for inspiring and starting the first pipeline session; Julia Bogany for helping contribute her time and energy to the kids, Rob Fossum for allowing us housing for the program; Gina Lamb for her tireless efforts in creating media projects for the kids; Dr. Elizabeth Rega for helping bridge the Pipeline with Western University; Erich Steinman for supporting the program from Day one, Tessa Hicks Peterson, Dean Muriel Poston, Adrian Stevens, Gayle Anne Kelley, and everyone else who has made this program the best it can be.

The Pipeline program also wouldn’t have been the same with our wonderful mentors, and most importantly, the students and families who decided to take a chance with our program. We wouldn’t be the Pipeline Program today if it wasn’t for your participation, and we look forward to accepting the new members of the Pipeline family.


Scott Scoggins, Pipeline Director

Pipeline Planning Team

Important News! 2013 Pipeline Update.

Dear Pipeline Family and potential future students,

We have a very important announcement to make regarding the 2013 Pipeline Summer Session. Due to current budgetary restraints, the 2013 Pipeline session will only be for 1 week, from July 29th – August 5th. Mentor Training will happen 3 days ahead from July 26th – July 28th. Please note this date change when making summer plans.

We are working on getting additional funding so we can extend the 2013 Pipeline session for a few more days, but it is a work in progress and not guaranteed. We appreciate your understanding and continued support of the Pipeline Program and hope to see you for the 2013 session, no matter how long it is. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Scott Scoggins, Pipeline Director

The Pipeline Planning Team

Health Career Ladder this Saturday!

This Saturday marks March’s American Indian Health Career Ladder this Saturday at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona from 8:30 to noon.

The workshops are led by WesternU medical students and doctors: past workshops have included blood type testing, fingerprinting, diabetes prevention, forensic science, and anatomy!

Lunch is provided!

If you are interested in health or science careers, come out and learn all about the Health Career Ladder.


2013 Pipeline Applications Are Out!

If you haven’t seen it yet, the application’s for Pitzer’s Native American Summer Pipeline to College Program 2013 are out!

The Applications can be found by clicking the page marked “2013 Applications”

Both the Mentor and Student Applications are there.

Please fill one out or pass them along to someone who may.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Director, Scott Scoggins, at

2013 – American Indian Health Career Ladder

Hi Everyone,

I hope you had a wonderful New Years. Its 2013 and there are so many things going on.

First but not least is the American Indian Health Career Ladder.

Its happening tomorrow from 8:45- Noon at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA.

We hope to see you there or another Saturday.

Future Dates Are:

March 9, 2013
April 6, 2013
May 4, 2013


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