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BCC Nursing Program Earns State Approval

February 7, 2020 - 12:30pm

“Our goal is to have home-grown programs with access to education and employment in the hospital, schools and government,” President Bird said. “With this approval, now we’re going for national accreditation and developing a partnership with the Indian Health Service.”

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American Indian College Fund Announces STEM Scholarship for Women

January 31, 2020 - 6:52pm

The four-year, $300,000 grant will “help grow the number of Native American women — a group with the lowest representation in the STEM fields,” the Denver-based Fund said in a statement.

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American Indian College Fund Publishes Free Career Planning Guide

January 30, 2020 - 7:41pm

The guide is filled with culturally relevant career preparation resources, including the advice of Native professionals and teachers shared from their own valuable experience.

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Keeping Their Culture Alive

January 29, 2020 - 6:10pm

Red Crow Community College brought representatives from other First Nations Indigenous colleges and institutions throughout the province together to tackle the issues of losing Indigenous language and culture with their youth.

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Aaniiih Nakoda-MSU Partnership Encourages Research

January 29, 2020 - 6:10pm

Researchers from Montana State University, cell biology and neuroscience assistant professor Christa Merzdorf and postdoctoral researcher Jennifer Forecki, Monday concluded a research project - in which students at Aaniiih Nakoda College on Fort Belknap Indian Reservation studied the effects substances had on development of zebrafish embryos - with presentations of the research results.

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Little Priest Tribal College and Briar Cliff University Sign Transfer Agreement

January 28, 2020 - 6:32pm

Students who complete a liberal arts degree at Little Priest can now transfer to Briar Cliff's social work program.

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Local Control of Tribal Artifacts Stored at SKC in Danger

January 23, 2020 - 6:38pm

The tug of war between the Army Corps of Engineers and US Forest Service, and the CSKT Preservation Office over the tribal archeological artifacts stored at Salish Kootenai College continues.

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Welcomes New President

January 22, 2020 - 6:14pm

Stephanie Hammitt started serving as interim president in July 2018 after the retirement of the previous president, Larry Anderson.

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Diné College, University of Arizona in Full Swing with $1.3M Neuroscience Partnership

January 22, 2020 - 6:13pm

The focus of the project is to create a pipeline of scholars to go from Diné College to neuroscience programs at top-tier research universities around the U.S.

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Funding for Revitalization of Tribal Languages Announced

January 22, 2020 - 6:13pm

“On the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, the Montana Indian Language Program has brought together language and culture specialists from five reservation districts,” said Dr. Richard Littlebear, president of Chief Dull Knife College, Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

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NTU Starts Navajo Language Translation Program for Elections

January 21, 2020 - 6:58pm

The program is designed to address the need for interpreters to be present and available for Navajo voters when they are seeking information about elections or when casting ballots, according to a press release from the university.

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Diné College Receives Federal Grant to Combat On-Campus Violence

January 21, 2020 - 6:58pm

Diné College is the recipient of a federal grant to develop and strengthen campus security and programs that address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking on campus.

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UTTC, UMary Team Up for Mid-Winter Powwow

January 21, 2020 - 6:57pm

Martin Luther King Day is about celebrating a man who promoted the idea of inclusiveness. The University of Mary and United Tribes Technical College teamed up to celebrate that message and create a new tradition in Bismarck.

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Food for Thought Raises $25K

January 21, 2020 - 6:57pm

The event raised over $25,000 for student scholarships at the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, said Mary Soyring, a member of the foundation's board of directors.

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Montana Tribes Receive Funding to Preserve, Revive Native Languages

January 17, 2020 - 6:13pm

Stone Child College at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, the Fort Belknap tribal government and the tribal government serving the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians are among the agencies receiving funds, the Montana Department of Commerce announced this week.

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‘Food for Thought’ Program Raises Money for Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

January 17, 2020 - 6:12pm

Tables-full of delicious food help raise scholarship money for Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.

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Diné College Receives Grant to Fight Domestic Violence, Assault, Stalking

January 17, 2020 - 6:11pm

Resources that serve domestic violence or sexual assault victims can sometimes be scarce, especially in rural areas. But the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is helping to bridge that gap by partnering with Diné College.

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Lumina Foundation Grants American Indian College Fund $650,000 for Research

January 17, 2020 - 6:11pm

Under the grant, the American Indian College Fund will establish a two-part and 30-month project aimed at analyzing completion rates under factors such as the rising cost of college and high rates of poverty among American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) communities

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SD Colleges Make List of Top Schools for Indigenous Students

January 9, 2020 - 6:21pm

South Dakota schools on the list are: • Black Hills State University • Oglala Lakota College • Sinte Gleska University • South Dakota State University • University of South Dakota.

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Year in Review: The Most-Read Articles of 2019

January 9, 2020 - 2:08pm

Tribal College Journal’s articles are read across multiple platforms, sharing Indigenous perspectives and the success of the tribal college movement. Here are our most popular pieces of the past year.

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