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After Over a Year of Interim Leadership, Haskell Finds Permanent President

May 14, 2020 - 3:22pm

Ronald Graham, a former division dean of instruction at Victor Valley College in Victorville, California, started his new role as president of Haskell on Monday. Graham is a member of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma.

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College Fund Receives Grant to Assist Tribal College Faculty with Remote Instruction

May 14, 2020 - 1:54pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUNDThe Henry Luce Foundation granted the American Indian College Fund $250,000 to provide faculty at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) with the technology and support they need to make the transition to remote instruction during the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Denver Post Names the American Indian College Fund a Winner of the Colorado Top Workplaces 2020 Award

May 14, 2020 - 11:29am

The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged workplace cultures that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

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Red Lake Nation College to Hold Drive-In Graduation Ceremony

May 13, 2020 - 10:49am

Spring commencement at Red Lake Nation College will still go on as scheduled at 8 p.m. on May 21, with graduates remaining in their cars until their names are called to accept their diploma on stage.

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NTU Will Host a Virtual Commencement in Place of Postponed Graduation Ceremony

May 12, 2020 - 5:49pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) will be hosting a virtual commencement celebration on Friday, May 15, at 10 a.m. in celebration of its spring graduate candidates.

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FDLTCC Publishes Annual Thunderbird Review Literary Anthology

May 11, 2020 - 6:35pm

FDLTCC THUNDERBIRD REVIEW 2020

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) has published the eighth edition of its literary and arts anthology, the Thunderbird Review.

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Sisseton Wahpeton College Certifies Dakota Language Instructors

May 11, 2020 - 5:55pm

Sisseton Wahpeton College (SWC) has announced the certification of four new Dakota language instructors through its Dakota studies program. Gabriel Akipa, Travis Herrick, Raven LaFromboise,

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Tribal College Journal Announces Cover Art Contest Winners

May 8, 2020 - 5:35pm

Tribal College Journal has announced that Tiffanie Irizarry and Suni S. Vizcarra Wood, both students at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA),

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Ask Who Paid for America’s Universities

May 8, 2020 - 12:21pm

The Morrill Act was a wealth transfer disguised as a donation. The government took land from Indigenous people that it had paid little or nothing for and turned that land into endowments for fledgling universities.

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Diné College to Recognize 176 graduates with a Record 53 Bachelor’s Degrees to Be Conferred

May 6, 2020 - 12:07pm

The coronavirus pandemic is not stopping Diné College from recognizing 176 graduates and conferring a record 53 bachelor’s degrees on May 8.

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Former Miss Western Navajo Nation’s Sister Speaks about Her Passing from COVID-19

May 5, 2020 - 6:11pm

From being Miss Western Navajo and Miss Monument Valley High School to Miss Dine College, she had dreams of getting into politics, possibly even being the president of the Navajo Nation one day.

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American Indian College Fund Announces New Scholarship Program

May 5, 2020 - 5:40pm

The American Indian College Fund and Charter Communications, Inc. have announced the creation of the Spectrum Scholars program, a two-year educational program for eligible rising Native American and Alaska Native juniors with financial need.

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Never Distant: Addressing the Pandemic in Indian Country

May 4, 2020 - 2:04pm

Tribal colleges, like many Native organizations, fill a lot of gaps in basic services. “That’s what the tribal colleges do,” she said. “We’re really, really good at understanding the needs, the dynamics of our students, their families’ lives. It’s really encompassing the whole person.” Lindquist also runs a Head Start program, which has pivoted to delivering food and books to children on the reservation while they’re sheltering in place. The college’s COVID-19 Angel Fund offers gift cards for groceries and gas—anything to keep them in school.

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American Indian College Fund Awarded $250,000 Grant To Strengthen TCU Leadership

May 4, 2020 - 11:36am

The money will benefit four TCU research initiatives, which include hosting an annual TCU faculty research convening; publishing the annual TCU Research Journal (TCURJ); hosting an annual writing retreat for faculty to develop their manuscripts; and offering professional development stipends for conference attendance.

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Little Priest Tribal College Announces New President

April 30, 2020 - 6:08pm

The Little Priest Tribal College Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Mr. Manoj Patil as the new president of Little Priest Tribal College (LPTC).

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Diné College President Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 29, 2020 - 4:16pm

Close to 300 people representing the arts and humanities, education, law, business, politics, science, the armed services, human rights, and other sectors, are the newest members of the Cambridge,

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Coronavirus News Roundup

April 29, 2020 - 11:39am

Carrie Billy, president of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, about how tribal colleges and their students are dealing with the pandemic.

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Our History: Memories of the Tribal College Movement (Podcast 9)

April 29, 2020 - 10:31am

In this ongoing podcast, longtime TCU leader and educator Tom Davis reminisces about the vital role that Gerald One Feather played in launching Oglala Lakota College and the tribal college movement.

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The Jewel of Benson County: Students Reflect on the Importance of CCCC in Their Lives

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

Since 1974, Cankdeska Cikana Community College has served the higher education needs of the Spirit Lake Nation, offering degree programs and career pathways but also a sense of community and a place to call home.

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NTU’s Family Housing Opens Opportunities

April 27, 2020 - 10:22pm

Today, many tribal college and university (TCU) students are not straight out of high school. They have often started a family or have had a job.

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