Caring for Our Own Program
Over 100 graduates in 20 years. Help us continue that growth!

The Caring for Our Own Program (CO-OP) is a student support program for American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing their nursing degree at Montana State University. The goals of the CO-OP program are to expand nursing education opportunities for the students; along with enhance workforce diversity, encourage leadership development, and assist the students to overcome educational and economic barriers to become successful nursing professionals within Native communities.

The CO-OP is designed to meet the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native students by offering the following student support services:

  • Weekly academic advising 
  • Peer and group study sessions
  • Host seminars for the CO-OP students
  • Assist with university forms and financial aid process
  • I.H.S. scholarship program
  • National Council Licensure Examination(NCLEX) support
  • Resume and job application assistance

Over 100 Caring for Our Own (CO-OP) nurses have graduated in the past 20 years to serve Native American communities. Please help us support our Caring for Our Own Program (CO-OP) so it can serve nursing students for another 20 years!

 

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$5,000 Dollar-for-Dollar Match
Surprise! Beginning at 8 a.m. this morning, the MSU Alumni Foundation will match all gifts between $10 to $100 until a total of $5,000 is raised.
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Most Dollars Raised – MSU Giving Day
The projects or causes with the most dollars raised during the 29-hours of MSU Giving Day will receive a special bonus. The #1 project will receive $2,000 and the runner-up will receive $1,500.
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One-hour Ambassador Challenge: Fast Starter
First Place Winner - Sarah Deaton - Awards $500 to Ecology Research
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One-hour Challenge: Happy Hour
It’s Happy Hour, Bobcats! For the next hour, until 5 p.m., the project that gets the most donors wins $750 toward their MSU Giving Day cause. The runner-up team gets $500.
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One-hour Challenge: Early Bird Special!
The project or cause that gets the most donors to make a gift from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. gets $1,000 toward their MSU Giving Day project! Second place wins $500 and third place will be awarded $300.
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One-hour Challenge: Mad Dash to the Finish!
The project or cause with the most donors during the final hour—4 p.m. and 5 p.m.—of MSU Giving Day will have another $1,000 added to their total. Second place will receive $750 and third place will be awarded $500.
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Most Donors Acquired – MSU Giving Day
The projects or causes that get the most donors to make a gift to them during the 29-hours of MSU Giving Day will receive a special bonus. The #1 project will receive $2,000 and the runner-up will receive $1,500.
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One-hour challenge: MSU Giving Day Kickoff
The project or cause with the most donors at the end of the first hour of MSU Giving Day (noon to 1 p.m.) will have $1,000 credited to their total. The runner-up will receive $500 and third place will be awarded $250.
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Eight-hour Ambassador Challenge: Day Two Leader
1st - Carmen McSpadden (MSU Leadership Institute)
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One-hour Challenge: Prime Time Push Classes of 2014 – 2019!
1st Place - Student Against Sexual Assault ($1,000) 2nd Place - MSU Treasure State Poll ($750) 3rd Place - MSU Marching Band ($300)
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One-hour Challenge: Let's Do Lunch!
The project or cause with the most donors from noon to 1 p.m. today will receive a $750 bonus. The runner-up will win $500.
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