TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL

The Andrew Mellon Foundation and American Indian College Fund Partner to Invest in Tribal College Faculty Development

The Trustees of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have approved a grant of $2.024 million to the American Indian College Fund to continue support for graduate degree completion fellowships for tribal college and university (TCU) faculty.

Read more ›

The post The Andrew Mellon Foundation and American Indian College Fund Partner to Invest in Tribal College Faculty Development appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

STEM Showcase: Leech Lake Tribal College Holds Science Gathering for Community

Goodwin's tutorial was one of several at the tribal college's third annual "Across the Universe" science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) showcase, which organizers said was designed to pique the Leech Lake community's interest in science and show that the field doesn't have to be shut away in a lab or classroom.

The post STEM Showcase: Leech Lake Tribal College Holds Science Gathering for Community appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

NASA Competition Held at Tribal College and University Student Conference

This four-day Tribal Colleges and Universities event at Bismarck Event Center, North Dakota, will offer students the opportunity to interact with NASA engineers and others professionals under the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program, where students learn about careers in science and engineering.

The post NASA Competition Held at Tribal College and University Student Conference appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

The Next Generation of Agriculture at the Ag Outlook Forum

Among those representing the future of American agriculture were this year’s USDA Student Diversity Program winners, students from the Virginia chapter of the National FFA Organization, and students from the 1994 Tribal Colleges and Universities. These special guests shared their impressions of the event.

The post The Next Generation of Agriculture at the Ag Outlook Forum appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

Ilisagvik Student Spends College Semester in Arctic

Marceau's Arctic adventure started with a flyer he saw at his home college for the Semester in the Arctic program, through Iḷisaġvik College. Since the emphasis of the program was to do a cross-cultural exchange, Marceau said he looked at the opportunity as "an epic way to experience my brothers and sisters in the far north."

The post Ilisagvik Student Spends College Semester in Arctic appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

Five Questions for Rosalyn LaPier on Native Americans in Science

The Willow AGEP Alliance--a joint effort of the University of Montana and two tribal colleges, Salish Kootenai College in Montana and Sitting Bull College in North Dakota — began this past August. The four-year program, funded by the National Science Foundation, focuses on mentorship and includes a research component to examine variables that might support or hinder professional development among Native Americans in STEM.

The post Five Questions for Rosalyn LaPier on Native Americans in Science appeared first on Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education.

Pages