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Someone You Should Know: Ryan Brown Returned Home to Spirit Lake to Help Make a Difference in His Community

February 27, 2018 - 11:46am

It was through Cankdeska Cikana Community College that he got involved with PEEC and NATURE camps that sparked in him an interest in and an aptitude for engineering.

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Haskell to Host Its First ‘Two-Spirit’ Powwow; Event to Celebrate Native LGBTQ Identities

February 27, 2018 - 11:45am

The cultural event, Smiley says, is one of the first of its kind, a celebration of those within indigenous communities who identify as two-spirit.

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College Takes Action to ‘Let the Sunshine In’

February 27, 2018 - 11:43am

Whether it was the 10,000 lumens of light blasting their winter-weary bodies or simply the company, the SunSpot bus was a happy place to be on the last day of Mental Health Week at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College earlier this month.

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The University of Montana Western Foundation Announces Gift to Support Indigenous Educators

February 20, 2018 - 2:01pm

The University of Montana Western Foundation recently received a gift in the amount of $25,000 to support Professor Vikki Howard’s work through the University of Montana Western’s collaboration with the Blackfeet Community College and Browning Public Schools.

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to host 12th annual Dakota/Lakota Summer Institute

February 20, 2018 - 2:01pm

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will host the 12th annual Dakota/Lakota Summer Institute June 4-22 at Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates.

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Udall, Heinrich Commemorate National Tribal Colleges And Universities Week

February 20, 2018 - 2:00pm

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined a bipartisan group of 22 senators in passing a resolution unanimously in the Senate recognizing the week of February 11, 2018, as National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week.

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Working Together

February 20, 2018 - 11:34am

Cankdeska Cikana Community College and Lake Region State College will soon offer an Associate in Arts degree in Social Work.

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How Much Do Trump and Congress Agree on Higher Ed Funding Priorities?

February 20, 2018 - 11:29am

As part of the efficiency movement, the president's budget also calls for several funding grant programs for minority-serving institutions and historically black colleges and universities to be consolidated.

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American Indian College Fund Early Childhood Initiatives Spur International Self-Determination Movement as Detailed in New Report

February 20, 2018 - 11:28am

Today the College Fund released a landmark report detailing its findings from the work that has inspired an international movement, titled Tribal College and University Childhood Education Initiatives: Strengthening Systems of Care and Learning with Native Communities from Birth to Career.

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Diné College Students to Update Econ Textbook

February 20, 2018 - 11:27am

For their capstone project at Diné College, students aren’t just going to read or study from a book on tribal economics — they’re going to update a book on the subject.

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Sitting Bull College Launches Mobile App to Help Strengthen Campus Community

February 20, 2018 - 11:26am

Sitting Bull College, the primary higher education institution on the Standing Rock Reservation, today announced the launch of a new mobile app to help students navigate and engage in campus life.

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USDA Launches Partnership with Navajo Technical University, Establishes Student Enrichment Program for Tribal Colleges

February 20, 2018 - 11:25am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Navajo Technical University (NTU) marked the start of a cooperative agreement that will provide students with internship opportunities to increase their knowledge of agricultural career opportunities.

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United Health Foundation, Cankdeska Cikana Community College Launch New $1.2 Million Partnership

February 20, 2018 - 11:24am

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) and United Health Foundation are launching a new partnership to expand access to substance abuse treatment for the Spirit Lake Dakota community and support long-term recovery and wellness. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp joined in the announcement to mark the beginning of the partnership.

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Learn from the Past, Plan for the Future

February 18, 2018 - 9:47pm

The long history of instability in federal Indian policy makes tribal colleges’ role in creating jobs and a prosperous economic future for Native nations all the more vital.

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Keep Power in the Hands of the People

February 18, 2018 - 9:47pm

In 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ruled in favor of net neutrality, endeavoring to ensure equal access to all lawful web content by preventing internet service providers (ISPs) like Verizon and AT&T from charging for better delivery of content or for giving priority to certain websites.

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NTU’s Innovation Center Nurtures Emerging Businesses

February 18, 2018 - 9:47pm

The U.S. Census indicates that nearly 56% of the Navajo population 16 years or older is unemployed or out of the workforce. The Navajo Technical University (NTU) Innovation Center seeks to address this persistent unemployment and to fulfill the university’s mission of fostering sustainable economic development.

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Advanced Manufacturing Initiative Promotes STEM-Based Development

February 18, 2018 - 9:47pm

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) and a group of tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) are working to create economic opportunities through advanced manufacturing initiatives.

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Ancestral Lands Program Works for Tribal Communities

February 18, 2018 - 9:47pm

In the 1930s, under the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Civilian Conservation Corps was established as an effort to provide men with opportunities to work for the benefit of their communities and to gain valuable work skills in the process.

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Workforce Training at UTTC Benefits from Simulators

February 18, 2018 - 9:47pm

The advent of the modern, computerized training simulator is an important benefit to technical education. It is the convergence of computers, digital proficiency, and classroom instruction.

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AIHEC Student Congress Sets Goals

February 18, 2018 - 9:47pm

Every year, a new student congress is elected at the annual American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) spring conference. The congress consists of 10 students from tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) throughout the country,

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