Programming and Community Activities

Michelle Elderberries

The Native American Academic Student Success Center offers a variety of monthly and weekly programs designed to build a sense of community, promote mental and social wellness, and allow students to build meaningful connections with one another. 

All programming for the Native Nest is occurring  in person  for the Fall 201 Quarter. Email us if you are interested in attending or participating in any of our programs. Be sure to check Facebook and Instagram, or subscribe to our monthly newsletter for the latest information on upcoming NAASSC events and activities. 

Dates, times, and virtual meeting information for Fall 2021 events can be be found in Fall Quarter 2021 Programming. 

Coffee Talks 

Led by NAASSC student staff, join us for coffee and topical, open discussions.

Community Check-In

Join us for student-led community check-ins. You will have the opportunity to share your feelings and experiences and connect with fellow students.

Beading Circles 

We offer bi-weekly beading circles for student to learn various techniques of beading. The space encourages students to learn more about Native American art and build community. 

Tribal Presentations

Every month the Native Nest will host a Tribal Presentation in which a guest presenter will speak to their culture and experiences as a Native American.

Wellness Wednesday

Every other Wednesday, NAASSC hosts Wellness Check-Ins in which students can practice mental wellness through guided group discussion led by our in-house CAN counselor, Tracy Thomas, LMFT.

Native 2 Native

Native 2 Native (N2N) is a peer mentorship program designed to connect students to upper class students to assist with first year students to become successful students.

WINGS

Warriors in Native Graduate Success (WINGS) is a monthly program for graduating students to prepare them for graduation and beyond. Please email us at nari@ucdavis.edu for more information.