Skye A. Kujawski serves as a Student Services Coordinator for Native American students. In this role, Skye coordinates and develops services, programs, and activities to support retention and graduation of students of color. She also serves as the co-advisor for the Inter-Tribal Student Council, develops and maintains relationships with local Tribal communities, and facilitates leadership and professional development opportunities for Native students.
Skye was born and raised on the Shinnecock Indian Nation, located in Southampton, NY. She has studied seven languages, including her own Native tongue, Eastern Algonquian. Beginning in her freshman year, she started the Native American Student Organization (NASO) and worked throughout her undergraduate career to expand the club and spread awareness of Native culture and traditions. At Syracuse University, Skye served as the Academic Consultant to Native Students in the Office of Multicultural Affairs. She also worked in Syracuse University's School of Information Studies Career Services office and Le Moyne College's Admissions office. Skye also plays a wide variety of musical instruments, the alto saxophone being her favorite.
Skye is committed to helping increase the support available for Native students to allow for higher retention and graduation rates. She believes that in order to lift up the Native community it is important to look towards the generation that will be its future leaders and help them succeed as she herself has.
B.A. Linguistics, Stony Brook University, 2017
M.S. Higher Education, Syracuse University, 2019
Previous Professional Experience
- Syracuse University - Office of Multicultural Affairs Native Student Program
- Le Moyne College - Office of Undergraduate Admissions
- Syracuse University - College of Information Studies Career Services
- Brookhaven National Laboratory - Office of Educational Programming