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NTU’s Second Graduate Program Approved to Be Offered Online

August 7, 2020 - 10:49am

The Institution Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved Navajo Technical University (NTU) to offer a Master of Science degree in management information systems (MS/MIS).

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Virtual Reality Meets Creative Ingenuity: Integrating New Techniques in Artwork Exhibition at the Institute of American Indian Arts

August 5, 2020 - 7:53pm

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and closure of its campus, IAIA built a cutting edge virtual art gallery to showcase student artworks, moving the tribal college to the forefront of 21st century art curation.

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Iḷisaġvik College Announces COVID-19 Plan for Fall Semester

August 5, 2020 - 6:32pm

Iḷisaġvik College in Barrow, Alaska, has developed and released its COVID-19 plan for this coming fall semester. The college is committed to continuing to provide quality post-secondary education while ensuring that student and community health,

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Diné College Students Present COVID-19 Summer Research Findings

August 5, 2020 - 4:44pm

TCU students in this year’s Summer Research Enhancement Program focused on the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health in the Navajo Nation.

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College Fund Congratulates TCU Faculty Completing Graduate Degrees

August 4, 2020 - 10:47pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUNDThe American Indian College Fund has announced the graduation of seven tribal college and university (TCU) faculty members who participated in the College Fund’s Mellon Master’s and Mellon Faculty Career Enhancement programs.

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Bay Mills Community College Selects New President

August 3, 2020 - 3:39pm

Bay Mills tribal member Duane Bedell has been selected to serve as the new president of Bay Mills Community College. BMCC’s board of regents formally announced their decision on Friday,

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With Limited Internet Access, Blackfeet Nation Schools Navigate Barriers to Virtual Learning

August 3, 2020 - 3:09pm

The Blackfeet Community College will have laptops available for students to rent. The tribal college is also offering a 50% discount on tuition to encourage enrollment.

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New SKC Foundation Director a Nonprofit Leader

August 3, 2020 - 3:09pm

The Salish Kootenai College Foundation faces an important transition as the executive director for the last eight years, Karen Delaney, announced her retirement last month.

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Cheryl Crazy Bull Receives Legacy Award from Working Mother Media

July 30, 2020 - 7:01pm

CHERYL CRAZY BULLWorking Mother Media presented Cheryl Crazy Bull, president and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, with its Legacy Award on Wednesday, July 22,

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American Indian College Fund Awarded $50,000 Rise Prize

July 28, 2020 - 3:06pm

RISE PRIZE LOGOThe American Indian College Fund was awarded a $50,000 Rise Prize to create a higher education cohort of Native student mothers and programming that is responsive to their unique needs as college students.

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NTU Offers Tuition Assistance to Accommodate Students During Pandemic

July 28, 2020 - 3:05pm

After offering 50% tuition assistance in the summer, Navajo Technical University (NTU) has extended its tuition premium to the fall to accommodate students willing to persist with their studies.

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Tribal Colleges Mourn the Passing of Sherri McDonald

July 27, 2020 - 3:31pm

Sherri McDonald’s warmth, compassion, and deep concern for others made Salish Kootenai College a second home for generations of students, faculty, and staff.

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Dine College Is Offering A Tuition Discount For The Fall Semester

July 24, 2020 - 7:37pm

The college is offering a 50-percent tuition discount for new, returning, continuing and transferring students who enroll for the fall 2020 semester.

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John Lewis, American Hero, Passes On

July 24, 2020 - 4:49pm

Civil rights icon and friend of the tribal college movement, John Lewis embodied bravery and helped change America.

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Blackfeet Community College’s Missing Indigenous Persons Database Nearing Completion

July 24, 2020 - 11:10am

The tribal college was awarded $25,000 in March for the creation of an online database that will help law enforcement and families access information on missing Indigenous people.

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Native Lens Offers Creative Opportunities for Tribal College Students

July 23, 2020 - 8:08pm

A partnership between Rocky Mountain Public Media and KSUT Tribal Radio, Native Lens invites Native and Indigenous stories to be seen and heard. Tribal college student,

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CARES Funding to Assist BCC in Offering Distance and Hybrid Learning This Fall

July 22, 2020 - 6:09pm

The BCC President said the college will be helped by funding from the CARES Act, which is providing five different funding programs, as well as private donations from the American Indian College Fund.

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Dine College is Ready to Go for Fall

July 22, 2020 - 3:34pm

Dine’ College will be offering 358 courses this fall, with all but 10 being available online.

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LLTC to Hold Graduation Ceremony for Class of 2020

July 22, 2020 - 3:34pm

Leech Lake Tribal College will hold a socially distant graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Aug. 8.

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Leaders Say Black, Tribal Colleges Need More Than Broadband

July 17, 2020 - 6:18pm

The main point at the webinar was that HBCUs and TCUs must view cyberinfrastructure from a broad lens in order to better serve students and capitalize on research opportunities that can bring dollars to educational organizations.

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