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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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Five Questions for Rosalyn LaPier on Native Americans in Science

March 16, 2018 - 1:23pm

The Willow AGEP Alliance--a joint effort of the University of Montana and two tribal colleges, Salish Kootenai College in Montana and Sitting Bull College in North Dakota — began this past August. The four-year program, funded by the National Science Foundation, focuses on mentorship and includes a research component to examine variables that might support or hinder professional development among Native Americans in STEM.

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LCO Community College Offers Educational Opportunities to All

March 16, 2018 - 1:22pm

Nelson says LCO offers associate degree programs, as well as, one-year certificate programs. Nelson says a common misconception is the thought that LCO is only open to Native Americans. This is not true, as all students are welcome.

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College Awarded Federal Grant to Study Lake Superior Bay

March 16, 2018 - 1:22pm

Bay Mills Community College has received a federal grant to study biodiversity and pollution levels in Lake Superior's Waishkey Bay.

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Leech Lake Tribal College STEM Department Is Hosting the 4th Annual “Across the Universe” Event

March 15, 2018 - 2:36pm

LEECH LAKE TRIBAL COLLEGE 4TH ANNUAL ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

On Thursday, March 22, the Leech Lake Tribal College STEM department is hosting the 4th annual Across the Universe event. Across the Universe opens a window into the world of science,

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American Indian College Fund Names Cynthia Lindquist Honoree of the Year and Announces Students of the Year

March 14, 2018 - 7:40pm

CYNTHIA LINDQUIST NAMED AICF HONOREE OF THE YEAR

The American Indian College Fund honored Dr. Cynthia Lindquist, president of Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) in Ft. Totten, North Dakota, for her outstanding contributions to American Indian higher education as its Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year.

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Think Indian Campaign Seeks to Increase Native Student College Enrollment

March 10, 2018 - 9:27am

THINK INDIAN - AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND 2018

At the center of the American Indian College Fund’s new campaign rests a goal to change a staggering statistic: only 14% of college graduates today are American Indian,

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Hosts River Watch Congress

March 5, 2018 - 6:49pm

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE SIGN

The sixteenth annual St. Louis River Watch Congress will be held at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) in Cloquet,

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Takin’ It to the Hill: The 2018 AIHEC Winter Meeting

March 5, 2018 - 4:58am

Tribal college students and presidents met in the nation's capital to advocate for American Indian higher education.

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Native Athletics in the Olympics and Beyond

March 5, 2018 - 4:33am

North America's first citizens have made invaluable contributions to sporting history. Sharing their stories can help affirm tribal college students' intrinsic pride in Native athletics.

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Navajo Technical University Culinary Arts Director Inducted into Distinguished Honor Society

March 4, 2018 - 3:40pm

The world’s largest chefs’ association, the American Culinary Federation (ACF), inducted Navajo Technical University (NTU) culinary arts director Robert Witte into its distinguished American Academy of Chefs.

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Graduates of the Institute of American Indian Arts Are Beginning to Make Their Mark

March 2, 2018 - 6:44pm

The Institute encourages writers who are building the idea of “Native Excellence” to set standards and foster deep convictions.

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Taking Its Time: KBOCC Seeks New President

March 1, 2018 - 5:28pm

Former President Debra J. Parrish resigned at the end of January after almost 30 years, said KBOCC Board Chairman Robin Chosa. Parrish left a large spot to fill. With this new task, the board is still figuring things out and determining what works.

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American Indian College Fund Launches New Repository of Research on Native Higher Education

February 28, 2018 - 7:40pm

 

The American Indian College Fund has created an online research repository to further understanding about Native higher education, tribal colleges and universities,

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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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