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Daya Tibi: The House of Good Living

November 8, 2019 - 10:04am

Fitness and wellness centers are integral to the health of a community—especially a college community.

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Arctic Adaptability: Infrastructure at Iḷisaġvik College

November 8, 2019 - 10:04am

Since its founding, Alaska’s only tribal college has made its home at a Cold War-era naval research facility. But by building partnerships and seeking new funding opportunities, Iḷisaġvik College is envisioning and planning a new campus.

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NTU Builds Second Campus

November 8, 2019 - 10:04am

Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) Chinle instructional site began in 2006, and was originally housed in a modest 936- square-foot rental space within a strip mall.

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Mercede Johnson Crowned Miss Diné College 2019-2020

November 6, 2019 - 6:42pm

Johnson, who is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in public health, excited the crowd when she sang a traditional Navajo Mountain Song for her traditional talent segment while her contemporary talent was a demonstration on how to perform CPR.

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New North Dakota Blue Book Released with Chapters Honoring Aviation, 50 Years of UTTC

November 6, 2019 - 6:42pm

Current UTTC president Russ McDonald says the college is glad to get the recognition for its longevity. He says going forward, workforce development will be a critical issue to help address the state’s roughly 30,000 open jobs.

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Culinary Arts Students Prepare Indigenous Cuisine at Fundraiser

November 6, 2019 - 6:41pm

Each year the American Indian College Fund (AICF) schedules events to raise money toward scholarships for American Indian students attending a tribal college or university. Denver E.A.T.S.S. was a promotion to share food and culture through the revitalization of Native American food.

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FDLTCC Wins Marketing and Communication Awards

November 6, 2019 - 12:36pm

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) was honored with two awards for excellence in public relations, marketing, and communication in the 2019 National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 5 Medallion Awards competition.

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Diné College to Offer New Degree, Expand Education Program Next Year

November 6, 2019 - 11:11am

College President Charles "Monty" Roessel told members of the New Mexico Rural and Economic Development Committee that the program will start in January and will focus on general, plant science and animal science.

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NTU Science Club Connects with Navajo Prep Students

October 30, 2019 - 1:29pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) biology students recently visited Navajo Preparatory High School to give science presentations on behalf of the Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics (BiCEPs) Club.

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College to Host Thunder Film Festival

October 28, 2019 - 10:09am

The fifth annual Thunder Film Festival presented by Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) takes place on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at the college’s campus in Cloquet.

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New Funding for Equipment at Leech Lake Tribal College

October 24, 2019 - 6:27pm

The college has had the grant since 2001 and has received over $2 million over that time. The grant will cover all types of equipment such as steel book cases, classroom and office items and snow plows.

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USDA Honors 25 Years of Tribal Land-Grant Universities

October 24, 2019 - 6:26pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture honored the 25th anniversary of the legislation that recognized 29 tribal colleges and universities, includiing Aaniiih Nakoda College at Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and Stone Child College at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, as land-grant institutions.

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Students Put Knowledge to the Test at NTU Skills Fest

October 24, 2019 - 6:25pm

Freda Joe, dual credit coordinator at NTU, said the event provides students the opportunity to learn about the university's academic offerings.

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Cost of College Was Unchanged for All Students at Tohono O’Odham Community College

October 18, 2019 - 7:14pm

Tuition and fees were unchanged for 2018-19 at Tohono O'Odham Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

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3 Minnesota Tribal Colleges Awarded Grants

October 18, 2019 - 7:12pm

Grants were awarded to Red Lake Nation College, White Earth Nation College and Leech Lake Tribal College.

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Stauber Applauds USDA \Grant for Leech Lake Tribal College

October 18, 2019 - 7:12pm

“I am incredibly happy to announce that the USDA has decided to make this significant investment in the Leech Lake Tribal College,” Stauber stated in a news release.

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American Indian College Fund and Lannan Foundation Create $3 Million Endowment for Native American Scholarships

October 17, 2019 - 3:20pm

Only 14% of American Indian and Alaska Native students have a college degree, less than half the rate of other groups—and one barrier to getting a higher education is often cost.

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FDLTCC’s Pumpkin Run and Walk Set for October 19

October 16, 2019 - 9:01pm

It’s time to lace up your running shoes and register for northern Minnesota’s oldest Halloween-themed race! Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) will be hosting the 14th annual Pumpkin Run and Walk on Saturday,

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NTU’s Automotive Technology Program Works towards National Accreditation

October 16, 2019 - 2:38pm

Several of Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) academic programs have obtained national accreditation in recent years, distinguishing the university as one of the premier higher education institutions in the Southwest.

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Bay Mills Community College Enrollment Continues to Increase

October 7, 2019 - 10:19am

BAY MILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Bay Mills Community College’s (BMCC’s) enrollment continues to increase, with the student count this fall reaching one of the highest points since the recession.

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