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Expansion: CCISD Continues with Plans to Increase CTE Offerings

January 23, 2018 - 11:58am

They’ve met with Michigan Technological University, Finlandia University, Gogebic Community College and Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College for plans to place CTE classes on the campuses.

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CCSD Opens Bond Wilson Technical Center

January 23, 2018 - 11:57am

Milo McMinn, coordinator of academics for Bond Wilson, said the classes were developed by the district and in collaboration with Raytheon Co., the Navajo Transitional Energy Co., North American Coal Corp.'s Bisti Fuels, the Arizona Public Service Co. and Navajo Technical University.

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New Initiative Seeks to Unite Native-Serving Institutions

January 23, 2018 - 11:56am

While tribal colleges often emphasize cultural heritage, 90 percent of American Indian or Alaska Native students attend institutions that serve broader populations. To provide a more inclusive setting for these students, the grant from Lumina will help establish cultural affinity groups and academic support resources at the 26 participating institutions.

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American Indian College Fund Announces Recipients for Environmental Design and Stewardship Program to Restore Native Knowledge

January 20, 2018 - 11:33am

SCHOLARLY EMERGENCE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AND STEWARDSHIP

Groundwater contamination, erosion, lack of access to healthy foods, and poor air quality are just some of the environmental concerns facing American Indian communities across the United States.

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Hosts Third Annual Beekeeping Workshop

January 17, 2018 - 6:43pm

BEEKEEPER AT FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC), in partnership with the Northeast Minnesota Beekeepers Association, is hosting a day-long workshop entitled “Beekeeping and More!” on Saturday,

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Videos Teach Native Americans How to Check Their Blood Pressure in Their Own Languages

January 17, 2018 - 5:39pm

Tribal health officials, the Little Big Horn College and Crow elders helped get the production finished.

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Dayton Proposes Bonding Bill; Mixed Bag for Duluth Projects

January 17, 2018 - 5:37pm

The governor's bill did include funding for other Northland projects, including $775,000 for design and renovation of the "Start to Grow" facility at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College.

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Leech Lake Tribal College Receives Grant from College Fund for Environmental Education

January 10, 2018 - 9:44am

Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) is pleased to announce that the American Indian College Fund has awarded the college $100,000 as part of the Scholarly Emergence for Environmental Design and Stewardship (SEEDS) program.

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The Year in Review

January 4, 2018 - 11:09am

In 2017, tribal colleges and universities continued to move ahead with innovative programs, extending their reach in local communities and beyond. Below is a list of TCJ's most popular articles published this past year.

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Five Native Films You Should be Streaming in 2018

January 4, 2018 - 9:16am

For the third year running, the professor from College of Menominee Nation announces his top five films of the year.

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Haskell Installs New Fence Around Cemetery After Vandalism

January 3, 2018 - 5:07pm

After an incident about a year ago that saw gravestones yanked from their plots, Haskell Indian Nations University’s historic cemetery now has a taller, sturdier fence meant to protect the property from future vandals.

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Nursing Students Pinned at LCO College

January 3, 2018 - 2:19pm

Ten Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College nursing students were pinned Friday, Dec. 15, at the college auditorium and are ready to serve their community in health care.

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The Local Foods Scene

January 3, 2018 - 1:55pm

Brian McGinness now is working at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, where his department is starting a sustainable agriculture program, and Angela McGinness is pursuing a nursing degree.

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Oglala Lakota College Archives Honored

January 3, 2018 - 1:51pm

A national spotlight shines today on the the archives at Oglala Lakota College in Kyle. The National Endowment for the Humanities tapped the collection as part of its 50 States of Preservation series highlighting small and mid-sized museums in each state of the union.

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Humanities Montana Develops Partnerships for Language Revitalization

December 15, 2017 - 7:57pm

Humanities Montana is the state’s independent, nonprofit, state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Since 1972, Humanities Montana has provided services and grants to hundreds of Montana organizations in support of public programs in history,

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Healthcare in Montana: Tribal Efforts to Heal the Consequences of Old Wounds

December 15, 2017 - 5:15pm

Salish Kootenai College (SKC) had already been running a nursing and dental assistant program. To help train more qualified medical professionals, the college created the Allied Health department which began operating in the fall of 2016.

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Estimated Effects of the House Higher Ed Bill on Titles III and V

December 13, 2017 - 6:51pm

Although HBCUs and tribal colleges are exempt from the completion requirement for now, it is important to note that some would be at risk if the measure were to be applied to them.

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Navajo Technical University Honors Grads at Fall Commencement

December 11, 2017 - 1:14pm

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Navajo Technical University (NTU) conferred a broad range of degrees and certificates at the university’s fall commencement held in Crownpoint, New Mexico,

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Gary Halvorson, PhD, Honored by Marquis Who’s Who for Professional Excellence in Soil Science

December 11, 2017 - 12:15pm

Dr. Halvorson has worked as an agri-business and science instructor at Sitting Bull College (SBC) since 1997. He was SBC Division of Agriculture Director from 1998 to 2014. He has been director of Sitting Bull Laboratories since 2006.

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MSU Researcher to Present Initial Scientific Findings from Eclipse Ballooning Project

December 11, 2017 - 12:13pm

A Montana Space Grant Consortium team that included students from MSU, University of Montana, Chief Dull Knife College and Miles Community College launched 19 of the helium-filled balloons before, during and after the eclipse from locations near Fort Laramie, Wyoming.

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