EDUCATION

LLTC Announces Plans for Fall Semester

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 8, 2020 - 12:23pm

LEECH LAKE TRIBAL COLLEGE SIGN

Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) has announced its plans for the fall 2020 semester. The college has modified its normal schedule and a majority of classes will be offered online. However,

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CMN Issues Statement of Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 8, 2020 - 11:23am

COLLEGE OF MENOMINEE NATION MAIN BUILDING

Editor’s Note: College of Menominee Nation (CMN), like other tribal colleges and the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, has voiced its support for equality and justice in American society.

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American Indian Leader and Lawyer Kurt BlueDog Dies at 70

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 6, 2020 - 11:49am

BlueDog also played a vital role in the drafting of legislation that became the Texas Band of Traditional Kickapoo Act and the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act, and in coordinating a trust land declaration in the Black Hills.

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When Statues Fall, What Replaces Them? 

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 3, 2020 - 6:22pm

Toppled statues symbolized what America once was, what takes their place will symbolize who we strive to be.

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Diné College Professor Jake Skeets Continues to Rack Up National Honors

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 2, 2020 - 11:56am

Skeets, an assistant professor of English who is from Vanderwagen, New Mexico, teaches composition, literature and creative writing courses in the college’s School of Arts, Humanities and English. He also teaches online courses.

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Law Enforcement Program at Fond du Lac Provides Update About Training

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - July 2, 2020 - 11:56am

They pride themselves on being the first college program to use something called PATROL, Peace Office Accredited Training Online, from the League of Minnesota Cities.

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AT&T Contributes $350K to American Indian College Fund

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 30, 2020 - 6:34pm

Thanks to the continued support of AT&T with a $350,000 contribution to the American Indian College Fund’s Braided Success: Fostering Native Student Success from High School to College and Career program, high school and college students in the Tohono O’odham Community College in Sells, Arizona and College of Muscogee Nation in Okmulgee, Oklahoma communities continued and will continue to be supported in their quest for a higher education.

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Condensed Fall Semester Will Balance Online, Face-to-Face Instruction at NTU

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 30, 2020 - 4:22pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) will implement a hybrid-learning environment and condensed 15-week schedule when it opens for the fall semester on August 10. Courses will be delivered online;

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Salish Kootenai College Press Releases New Tribal History Book

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 25, 2020 - 6:42pm

The third volume of documents of Flathead Reservation history published by the Salish Kootenai College Press covers the 1890s, a period of turmoil and change for the Salish, Pend d’Oreille, and Kootenai tribes

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Tribal Colleges’ Major Shift in a COVD-19 World

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 25, 2020 - 6:42pm

As colleges and universities across the country struggle to figure out how to bring back students, tribal colleges are doing the same thing. The global COVID-19 pandemic is causing many to rethink how the upcoming fall semester will look for students.

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Haskell Students Will Not Return This Fall; All Classes to Be Held Online

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 25, 2020 - 6:42pm

The cancellation of in-person classes is a different approach from other nearby colleges, such as the University of Kansas and Baker University, which will welcome students back to campus but shorten the fall semester to end with the start of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Research and Summer Enhancement Programs for Diné College Students Moves Online

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 25, 2020 - 11:13am

This year, all in-person activities have been eliminated, and students will not have the opportunity to work directly with any public health organizations on Navajo Nation. All lectures at the beginning of the program were through Zoom, including the opening prayer by Avery Denny, medicine man and a staff member at Diné College.

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In Your Words: Ilisagvik College Celebrates First Bachelor’s Degree Graduate

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 19, 2020 - 7:04pm

Darian Danner is the first to graduate with a bachelor's degree in business administration since the program began in fall 2017.

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Navajo Tech Reaches Students Across U.S.

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 17, 2020 - 6:07pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) was recently named fourth out of 23 institutions in BestValueSchools.org’s ranking, which evaluated tuition and graduation rates in addition to academic excellence and a devotion to non-traditional learning.

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First Student Earns Bachelor’s Degree from Ilisagvik College

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 17, 2020 - 6:07pm

After transferring credits from the University of Alaska Anchorage two years ago, Danner expedited her diploma in the college's new business administration program. Danner says she'd like to use her new degree to further her work in the Alaska Native community.

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Spring 2020 Graduates

THE INDIAN LEADER - June 16, 2020 - 10:44pm

Congratulations HINU Spring Graduate Class of 2020!


2-Year Degrees Associate of Arts, Communication Studies

Gino Stephen Torres

Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts

Shaed L. Cloke

Cameron Luke Dana

William D. Edmo IV

Mia C. Gonzales

Jordan L. Goodwill

Portia Dan Goseyun

Rone-Rena Jackson

Cody J. Keefer

Ileana J. Larkin

Malik Lee

Maurice Tyrone Lewis

Chase Nicholas McDaniel

Jared Nally

Denali Stigall

Felecia Suttle

Joel Peter Toya

Cheyenne Sean White

Deja Evette White

Malayja Lenette White

Associate of Arts, Para-Professional Education

Josclyn Myree Cabarrubia

Anika Francis

Tavia Lee Hart

Anne Hrenchir

Darian Martin

Associate of Arts, Social Work

Kieyoomia N. Benally

Ariel T. Brown

Jalissa L. Cabarrubia

Sarah Ellen Christian

Tiana Martinez

Kylee Nichole Sellers

Associate of Science, Community Health

Hannah Harvey

Breanna Watahomigie

Emalee Telain Williams

Associate of Science, Natural Science

Jasmine Boyd

Micaela Chavez

Alexandra J. Holder

Zechariah Caine Johnson

Mykka Raphael Juan

Sylvester Vernon Luther

Shamiqua Nez

Marisa Dawn Nuno

David Tah

Shania S. Tsosie

Toni J. Valdivia

Associate of Science, Recreation and Fitness Management

Britney Dray

Elias Vaughn Her Many Horses

Shyla Alexandria Rae Jackson

Oke-tw’sha Roberts

Jacob White

4-Year Degrees Bachelor of Arts, Indigenous and American Indian Studies

Jennifer Ann Jimboy

Shania Ashley Lopez

Naomi Nevaquaya

Summer Ray Powell

Nahtonabah A. Smith

Cassandra Desira Thorne

Zachariah Walker

Troy Neil Watterson

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

April A. Atchak, Management Emphasis

Thomas Lee Berryhill Jr., Management Emphasis

Shantell Ignacia Big, Management Emphasis

Sabrina Raye Branch, Management Emphasis

Jesus Michael Campanero Jr., Management Emphasis

Kyra Louise Conklin, Management Emphasis

Joshua Alan Cournoyer, Management Emphasis

Amberlee T. Desiderio, Management Emphasis

Kasi LeAra Galvan-Lucio, Management Emphasis

Joshua I. Garcia, Management Emphasis

Dakota William Hulse, Management Emphasis

Felicia Hummingbird, Management Emphasis

Zaina Iron Cloud-Robinson, Management Emphasis

Chancelor I. Jenkins, Management Emphasis

Cherish Mallory, Management Emphasis

Ryan A. Myore, Management Emphasis

Justin Rollin Narcomey, Management Emphasis

Yevania M. Osborne, Management Emphasis

Corey Lee Quigley, Management Emphasis

Robert Roehl II, Management Emphasis

Christopher Paul Rupnicki, Tribal Management Emphasis

Mary Tah, Management Emphasis

Sawn’Zee Don Thompson-Johnson, Management Emphasis

Thomasina R. Whipple, Management Emphasis

Tarez Lydell Willis, Management Emphasis

Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education

Alissa L. Bell

Brianna Fancy Red Pipe

Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science

Quintin Kane Pomosanausi Allen

Dakota Lee Botone

Josiah A. Candelaria

Ian Jonathan Gambill

Rissa Alexandra Garcia Prudencio

Annalise Guthrie

Rayanna R. Otterholt

Sierra Aspen Penn

Braden Souders

Uriah William Thompson

Zackary Towey

Reia Whiteside

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Nihe’iina’ Náás Yiilyéél (Perpetuating Our Way of Life): Diné Local Goverance from Tradition to COVID-19

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 16, 2020 - 6:47pm

Scholars from Diné College’s policy institute illuminate how the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered and impacted community, ceremony, and traditional medicine in Navajo society.

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Finding His Place: Mendoza Named LLTC Dean of Student Affairs

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 15, 2020 - 10:59am

His immigrant upbringing and military training have given him the tools to be an excellent motivator and thrive in his new role as the Dean of Student Affairs.

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New Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported on Flathead Indian Reservation

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 15, 2020 - 10:59am

The free testing clinic runs June 17-20 at the following times and locations: June 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Celebration Grounds in Arlee; June 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Salish Kootenai College in Pablo.

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American Indian College Fund Receives Grant to Expand Tribal Scholars Program

TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL - June 12, 2020 - 9:17am

The United Health Foundation (UHF) is increasing its support of the American Indian College Fund’s United Health Foundation Tribal Scholars Program to ensure that Native American communities have access to urgently needed healthcare with a $430,000 grant to provide 13 scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Natives studying in the health and dental fields.

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