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Deputy Secretary of Education Visits Oglala Lakota College

September 22, 2019 - 1:54pm

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Secretary Mitchell Zais and Liason for Intergovernmental Affairs Cody Reynolds visited Oglala Lakota College (OLC) as part of the National Back to School Tour that highlights quality and innovative educational programs.

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Tribes Take Charge in MMIP Crisis

September 20, 2019 - 6:32pm

At the end of August the second free MMIWP and Human Trafficking conference was held at Salish Kootenai College.

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Stone Child College Library Gets Grant to Improve Services, Access

September 19, 2019 - 6:54pm

The Stone Child College Library received a $90,130 grant Tuesday from the Institute of Library and Museum Services through the work of the Chippewa Cree Tribe and RJS and Associates.

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Representative Mullin Applauds Passage of Higher Education Funding Bill that Benefits Indian Country

September 19, 2019 - 6:54pm

“The College of Muscogee Nation in Okmulgee, the only tribal college in the state, and other institutions in my district, like Bacone College, Connors State College, Murray State College, and Northeastern State University, rely on this funding.

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Conference Highlights Unique Mission Valley Trees

September 18, 2019 - 6:07pm

Last weekend, the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation held its annual conference at the Salish Kootenai College.

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‘Allows Them to Be Curious’: NASA Hosts STEM Day for Middle, High School Students

September 18, 2019 - 6:07pm

various personnel from several NASA field centers, conducted a NASA STEM Day event for middle and high school students on Sept. 12 at Navajo Technical University.

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Meet the First Students of California Indian Nations College in Palm Desert

September 17, 2019 - 6:08pm

Enrollment at California Indian Nations College in Palm Desert has nearly doubled to about 70 students in its second year of operation, administrators say.

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Tocabe Partners with the American Indian College Fund to Raise Money for Native American Scholars

September 16, 2019 - 6:17pm

This year Jacobs – along with several other Denver chefs – partnered with the Denver-based American Indian College Fund to host the first-ever Denver Epicurean Award to Support Scholars (E.A.T.S.S.) to raise money for Native American students.

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Conference Seeks Local Solutions to Keep Indigenous People Safe

September 16, 2019 - 6:17pm

Those who filled Salish Kootenai College’s conference rooms last month were united by two factors: they knew the experience of having a loved one or community member go missing, and they were determined to keep indigenous people from harm in the future.

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UA, Diné College Researchers to Receive $1.3M to Train Students in Neuroscience

September 16, 2019 - 6:17pm

While the focus of the funds is to create a pipeline of scholars to advance from Diné College to neuroscience programs at top-tier research universities, the grant’s goal is to engage selected scholars — irrespective of course of study — and increase the number of Native Americans in graduate schools and research careers.

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SKC Student’s Army Combat Lifesaver Training Kicks in at Recent Auto Accident

September 16, 2019 - 6:16pm

The additional training ensures the fastest response time to aid a wounded soldier on the battlefield and has been statistically proven to reduce the likelihood that a soldier will die while waiting for a battalion medic to arrive.

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Navajo Technical University Chooses Optomec LENS Hybrid System for Advanced Metal Additive Manufacturing Training and Research Center

September 16, 2019 - 6:16pm

Optomec -- a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals, today announced it delivered a LENS Hybrid Controlled Atmosphere System to Navajo Technical University (NTU) for education, research and workforce development in advanced metal additive manufacturing.

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To boost minority serving institutions, bipartisan Future Act needs immediate action

September 16, 2019 - 6:16pm

Title III-Part F funding has been the means for building a foundation for American Indian and Alaska Native postsecondary success and providing targeted workforce development programs.

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LCO Ojibwa College to Offer Behavioral Health Services

September 9, 2019 - 6:28pm

“Our college has needed mental health and substance abuse experts to help us address needs of students and employees,” said Dr. Russell Swagger, president of LCOOCC.

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Powwow Preparation Changes Over the Years

September 9, 2019 - 6:28pm

This weekend marks the 50th annual United Tribes Technical College International Powwow. Over the years, the Powwow has evolved, and so have preparations for the event.

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United Tribes Marks Lasting Event with 50th Powwow

September 9, 2019 - 6:24pm

United Tribes Technical College celebrated the 50th anniversary of the International Powwow this weekend, an impressive event that draws up to 10,000 visitors to the community.

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Tocabe and American Indian Scholarship Fund Present a Night of Indigenous Food

September 9, 2019 - 6:24pm

But Jacobs also realizes that $1,000 is just a drop in the bucket for college tuition and expenses, so he also supports the American Indian College Fund by volunteering time and food to fundraisers for the organization.

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Diné College Officials Laud Survey that Affirms the Success of TCUs

September 9, 2019 - 6:01pm

Diné College officials are lauding a study just released by the American Indian College Fund that says Native Americans who graduate from a tribal college or university (TCU) are better prepared for life after graduation.

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United Tribes Powwow Comes from a Humble Beginning, Celebrates Half-Century

September 6, 2019 - 6:17pm

United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck will end a week of events celebrating its 50th anniversary with its International Powwow, which kicks off on Friday.

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Ilisagvik President Reflects on Decade-Plus with College

September 6, 2019 - 6:16pm

Dr. Pearl Kiyawn Brower announced recently she'll be stepping down next year after seven years as president of Iḷisaġvik College, which is the state's only tribal college.

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