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College Fund Survey Tracks Tribal College Student Success

September 4, 2019 - 11:34pm

Education has been heralded as the “great equalizer,” but today only 14% of Native Americans in the United States ages 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree or higher—less than half of that of other groups.

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Higher Education Organizations Call on Congress to Pass the FUTURE Act

September 4, 2019 - 10:45am

Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) president and CEO, Dr. Harry L. Williams, along with the presidents and CEOs of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium,

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United Tribes Technical College Celebrates 50th Anniversary

September 4, 2019 - 10:07am

UTTC first opened its doors on September 8th, 1969. It has served over 10,000 Americans Indians and students from all backgrounds.

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Turtle Mountain Community College Interim President Kellie Hall Named to UND Presidential Search Committee

September 3, 2019 - 10:19am

Hall will replace Cynthia Lindquist, Cankdeska Cikana Community College president, who resigned after being appointed to the North Dakota Ethics Commission.

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White Earth Tribal College to Host ‘Indianpreneurship’ Training

September 3, 2019 - 10:18am

The Native American Entrepreneurial Empowerment Workshop is culturally based with a focus on storytelling as a means to build a business.

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Two LCO-Extension Field Trips Offered

September 3, 2019 - 10:17am

The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College’s Extension Program will offer two natural history field trip programs for the public during the month of September.

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To Raise Numbers of Underrepresented Scholars, Mentorship and Time Are Key

September 3, 2019 - 10:12am

The shortage of Native faculty with graduate degrees at tribal colleges is often attributed to the low pay and often remote location of the colleges. But an even bigger challenge is the supply: Native Americans made up just over 1 percent of the U.S. population in 2017, but accounted for only 0.2 percent of the doctorates awarded that year.

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Our History: Memories of the Tribal College Movement (Podcast 2)

September 2, 2019 - 12:36pm

In this second installment, veteran TCU leader Tom Davis recounts the founding of the first Indian-controlled schools and the rough road toward accreditation.

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Custer is Still Dead: Momaday, Deloria, and the Next Native Renaissance

September 2, 2019 - 11:22am

As we mark the 50th anniversary of House Made of Dawn and Custer Died for Your Sins, let’s celebrate these seminal works in TCU classrooms and beyond.

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UTTC Summit to be Held Next Week

August 30, 2019 - 6:34pm

Leaders from North Dakota's five tribes will convene to discuss topics related to tribal leadership, governance and sovereignty. This year's theme is "Building on a Legacy of Success," with a focus on using education as a tool to solve tribal issues.

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Tester Announces $3.5 Million for Salish Kootenai College Indigenous Research Center

August 30, 2019 - 6:33pm

The grant will help establish the Salish Kootenai College Indigenous Research Center, enabling students and faculty to conduct Indigenous research methods and practices in STEM fields

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Salish Kootenai College Hosts Tribal College and Universities Summer Meeting

August 30, 2019 - 6:33pm

Last month 35 out of the 37 TCU’s attended the 28th annual SKC Tribal College University meeting from July 28 to August 1 with 135 registered attendees and nearly 150 total from walk-ins including SKC staff and faculty who were not officially registered.

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Aaniiih Nakoda College Swings into New School Year Looking to Build on Success

August 30, 2019 - 6:07pm

Aaniiih Nakoda College President Carole Falcon-Chandler said everyone is welcome to enroll at the accredited tribal college, named for the two tribes comprising the Fort Belknap Indian Community.

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Salish Kootenai College Gets Funding for Indigenous Research Center

August 29, 2019 - 3:49pm

Salish Kootenai College will receive a $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant to fund an Indigenous Research Center on its campus in Pablo, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., announced Tuesday

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Navajo Tech’s Trail Ride Raises Awareness

August 29, 2019 - 3:48pm

The nine-day ride began at NTU’s Chinle instructional site and crossed into New Mexico to NTU’s main campus in Crownpoint. The event also included 5K fun runs at select locations along the ride to promote healthy activity.

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Diné College Now a 4-year Institution, Students to see Big Improvements in Fall 2019

August 29, 2019 - 1:04pm

The Chicago-based Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approved Diné College’s four-year institutional status and two additional emphasis options within the BA of Fine Arts degree: silversmithing and weaving. The BFA program has an emphasis in five academic tracks. The college graduated its fourth largest class in school history in May.

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UNM, Diné College to Partner on Community, Cultural Identity Grant

August 26, 2019 - 12:03pm

The project focuses on empowering people at the grassroots level to revitalize their communities through place-knowing and cultural identity.

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Google Adds Community Colleges to Higher Ed Search Feature

August 20, 2019 - 10:27am

Prospective students using Google to search for information about colleges will now find details for two-year institutions and popular certificates and associate degrees at four-year colleges, the company announced.

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MSU Extension Awarded Grant to Develop Mental Health Awareness Campaigns for Youth on Reservations

August 20, 2019 - 10:26am

Montana State University Extension and Stone Child College in Box Elder, recently received a $1.28 million grant to develop mental health awareness campaigns on the Flathead and Rocky Boy’s Indian reservations.

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The Value of Tribal Agricultural Traditions: A Youth Perspective

August 14, 2019 - 10:58am

Food sovereignty – the ability to create a self-sufficient food system – is at the heart of the opportunities and challenges facing the Navajo Nation. This spring, Diné College students Tyler Begay, Korrie Johnnie, and Orean Roy were recognized for their exploration of this topic during the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Billings, Montana.

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