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Native American Community Colleges See Enrollment Declines

April 15, 2021 - 5:21pm

Native American community colleges serve some of the most rural and remote populations across the U.S., and with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many of those schools online for the first time, they’ve seen big declines in student enrollment.

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New Bipartisan Sinema Bill Expands Opportunities at Tribal Colleges

April 5, 2021 - 5:36pm

The legislation creates the Telecommunications Workforce Training Grant Program, allowing TCUs to partner with industry stakeholders and apply for grants to train students.

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Leech Lake Tribal College Hosts Virtual Conference on Distance Learning

April 5, 2021 - 8:56am

Panelists will discuss the future of online education and how it fits into nation-building and tribal colleges’ service to their communities.

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College Fund Honors Students of the Year, Coca Cola Scholars, and Honoree of the Year

April 5, 2021 - 8:38am

The American Indian College Fund honors students of the year, Coca Cola First Generation Scholars, and its 2020-21 Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year, Cory Sangrey-Billy.

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BMCC Establishes Sarah Gardner Weber Memorial Scholarship

March 31, 2021 - 12:19pm

BMCC student Sarah Gardner Weber lost her battle with COVID-19 late last year and her family has established a scholarship to keep her memory and legacy alive.

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Iḷisaġvik Congratulates Mary Williard for Prestigious Dentistry Award

March 31, 2021 - 12:16pm

Iḷisaġvik College began working in partnership with ANTHC in 2016 by offering a two-year associate’s degree in dental health therapy.

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IMPACT Act Would Improve Minority Participation and Careers in Telecommunications

March 29, 2021 - 3:24pm

The legislation would create a grant program that would award $100 million in grants to Tribal Colleges and Universities and other minority-serving institutions to develop job-training programs to educate and train students to participate in the telecommunications workforce.

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Little Priest Tribal College Gets New Buildings and Updates Classrooms

March 29, 2021 - 3:19pm

Little Priest plans to use the latest funding to develop a 10-acre parcel adjacent to the campus, which is owned by the Winnebago Tribe, into more buildings and campus space.

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FDLTCC Distributes Spring Food Bundle to Students

March 29, 2021 - 3:07pm

Student government leaders at FDLTCC determined that the spring semester food bundles would help address the food needs of students and their families.

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Tell Your Senators to Pass VAWA

March 29, 2021 - 2:53pm

It’s past time for the United States to afford more protections to women. The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act will do just that while also expanding tribal sovereignty.

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One Generation Away: Diné College Fights to Keep Navajo Culture Alive During Pandemic

March 26, 2021 - 11:23am

Since the beginning of the outbreak last March, 1,187 Navajo living on the reservation have died, with those older than 50 succumbing at a disproportionately high rate.

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Salish Kootenai College Foundation Expands McDonald and Sharyon Family Endowments

March 25, 2021 - 1:39pm

The McDonald family and Robert Leon Sharyon endowments represent the unique way in which donor generosity can serve both immediate student needs while ensuring long-term institutional impact.

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Haskell to Invite Students Back for Fall Semester

March 22, 2021 - 4:43pm

An announcement from the Office of the Registrar said that Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) will be offering “face-to-face lectures (in classrooms), hybrid (class and online), and online classes” for the fall semester. Meanwhile, summer courses will only be offered online.

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S&K Engineering and Research Teams with Salish Kootenai College and FEMA to Improve Emergency Management training for tribal communities

March 19, 2021 - 3:23pm

SKER and SKC are updating three educational courses. This includes revising course content, student manuals, resource guides, and instructor guides. New exercises and multimedia aids like videos are also being created.

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Some Tribal Colleges Are Growing Amid the Pandemic

March 19, 2021 - 3:23pm

A handful of tribal colleges are actually growing during the pandemic. Eight schools had an uptick in first-time student enrollment.

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Trying Times for Tribal Colleges

March 17, 2021 - 10:18am

Lack of internet access, declining first-year enrollment and increasing student withdrawals are just some of the pandemic-related challenges. Many students have also lost family members to COVID-19.

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Oglala Lakota College Celebrates 50 Years

March 15, 2021 - 11:11pm

One of the “Original Six,” Oglala Lakota College has been a trailblazer in tribal college governance and curricula for half a century. In this special video presentation, OLC leaders and educators recount the college’s history, while friends of the college offer their congratulations. Watch Video

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BMCC Ranks Among the Top Colleges in Michigan

March 10, 2021 - 3:13pm

BAY MILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGEBay Mills Community College (BMCC) has been awarded top-ranking status as one of the best colleges in Michigan by Intelligent.com. BMCC was listed among thousands of public institutions in the nation,

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AIHEC and FDLTCC to Host Digital Multimedia Festival

March 8, 2021 - 11:58pm

Students, faculty, and staff from AIHEC’s 37 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) are invited to submit works in photography, audio, animation, and film for awards including $100 VISA gift cards and one-year licenses to the entire Adobe Creative Cloud software collection.

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