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Navajo Technical University Inducts Students into National Technical Honor Society

April 5, 2018 - 3:34pm

Thirteen Navajo Technical University (NTU) students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) during a candle light ceremony in NTU’s Hospitality Center. The ceremony also saw the installation of NTU’s new NTHS officers.

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Pendleton Introduces 2018 American Indian College Fund Blankets

April 4, 2018 - 9:39am

The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills are introducing two new, exclusive blankets to the American Indian College Fund Collection for 2018. The Butterfly blanket and the Future of the Plains blanket both honor the Lakota leader Chief Sitting Bull,

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Publishes Thunderbird Review Anthology

April 2, 2018 - 8:32pm

THE THUNDERBIRD REVIEW 2018

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

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American Symbols and the History They Hold

April 2, 2018 - 8:33am

Iconography is part of Americana. Unfortunately, many symbols including racist statues and sports mascots are predicated on a rationale that denies historical truth.

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Raymond Burns Named President of Leech Lake Tribal College

April 2, 2018 - 8:27am

RAYMOND BURNS NAMED PRESIDENT OF LEECH LAKE TRIBAL COLLEGEThe Board of Trustees at Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) has named Raymond Burns as the college’s new president. Burns succeeds the interim president,

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FDLTCC to Host Bone Marrow Drive

March 30, 2018 - 3:02pm

Johnson, who studied law enforcement at FDLTCC, said it is important that those who are mixed race also get on the registry, especially those of Native American decent.

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The Andrew Mellon Foundation and American Indian College Fund Partner to Invest in Tribal College Faculty Development

March 30, 2018 - 11:19am

The Trustees of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have approved a grant of $2.024 million to the American Indian College Fund to continue support for graduate degree completion fellowships for tribal college and university (TCU) faculty.

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UTTC Spared from Losing Pell Grant Eligibility in Omnibus Spending Bill Provision

March 26, 2018 - 10:31am

United Tribes Technical College was spared from losing federal funding in a provision in the omnibus funding bill that President Donald Trump signed into law on Friday.

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Sun Power: Red Lake Solar Project Takes Off

March 26, 2018 - 10:31am

McArthur said that Red Lake Nation College will soon offer trainings and teach students to work with the solar panel systems.

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STEM Showcase: Leech Lake Tribal College Holds Science Gathering for Community

March 26, 2018 - 10:30am

Goodwin's tutorial was one of several at the tribal college's third annual "Across the Universe" science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) showcase, which organizers said was designed to pique the Leech Lake community's interest in science and show that the field doesn't have to be shut away in a lab or classroom.

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A New Opportunity for Low-Income Students to Earn a Debt-Free Degree

March 26, 2018 - 10:27am

The Debt-Free College Act of 2018 is distinctive for its proposal to establish a long-term plan to do so, while paying particular attention to the financial needs of low-income students and students of color.

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Leech Lake Tribal College Receives Grant from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

March 21, 2018 - 6:58pm

LEECH LAKE TRIBAL COLLEGE

The Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) is pleased to announce that a $42,000 grant was recently received from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC).

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AIHEC Student Conference a Success

March 21, 2018 - 6:56pm

Between March 11-14, students, staff, and faculty from 35 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) gathered in Bismarck, North Dakota, for the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC’s) 37th annual student conference.

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Students Get Headstart at Salish Kootenai College Career Fair

March 16, 2018 - 6:31pm

Starting a career can be confusing but the annual Salish Kootenai College Career Fair aim is to provide support in the process.

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Red Lake Nation College Hopes to Close ‘Education Canyon’

March 16, 2018 - 6:31pm

While about one-third of Americans have obtained at least a bachelor’s degree, only about 1.5 percent of tribal members on the Red Lake Indian Reservation hold one. The Red Lake Band is on a mission to change that.

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Lights, Camera, Create

March 16, 2018 - 1:28pm

Add filmmaking to the list of skills and interests being developed at the College of the Muscogee Nation. This spring semester, a group of CMN students decided to undertake the daunting task of producing a short film.

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NASA Competition Held at Tribal College and University Student Conference

March 16, 2018 - 1:25pm

This four-day Tribal Colleges and Universities event at Bismarck Event Center, North Dakota, will offer students the opportunity to interact with NASA engineers and others professionals under the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program, where students learn about careers in science and engineering.

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American Indian Higher Education Conference Showcases Students’ Talents

March 16, 2018 - 1:25pm

Thirty-six tribal colleges have sent students to Bismarck this week to showcase their talents. Hundreds of students are at the Bismarck Event Center to show off their talents at the American Indian Higher Education Conference.

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The Next Generation of Agriculture at the Ag Outlook Forum

March 16, 2018 - 1:24pm

Among those representing the future of American agriculture were this year’s USDA Student Diversity Program winners, students from the Virginia chapter of the National FFA Organization, and students from the 1994 Tribal Colleges and Universities. These special guests shared their impressions of the event.

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Ilisagvik Student Spends College Semester in Arctic

March 16, 2018 - 1:23pm

Marceau's Arctic adventure started with a flyer he saw at his home college for the Semester in the Arctic program, through Iḷisaġvik College. Since the emphasis of the program was to do a cross-cultural exchange, Marceau said he looked at the opportunity as "an epic way to experience my brothers and sisters in the far north."

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