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SKC Student Earns PEO Scholarship

May 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

The scholarship recognizes an outstanding Montana woman who is pursuing a degree in elementary education.

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Celebrated Navajo Technical University Instructor Passes from COVID-19

May 22, 2020 - 8:41am

Frederick Thompson consistently inspired and motivated students to believe in themselves and to reach their highest potential.

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‘I Finally Got It’: RLNC Grad Follows in Valedictorian Footsteps

May 21, 2020 - 6:27pm

May preferred RLNC to high school, because she was able to focus on her passions and work independently. During her time at RLNC, she also had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. to lobby for funding for tribal colleges.

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Blackfeet Community College Announces Plan for Graduation Ceremony

May 21, 2020 - 6:26pm

Due to COVID-19, BCC says it will be hosting an outdoor ceremony with several safety precautions implemented. Students and their families will be asked to stay in their vehicles during the ceremony. Students will be able to individually exit their vehicles when it is time to pick up their diplomas.

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IAIA Reduces Tuition for the Next Academic Year

May 21, 2020 - 2:42pm

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) has announced a 10% decrease in tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic,

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The Navajo Nation’s Diné College Faces the Worst Coronavirus Outbreak in the Country

May 21, 2020 - 1:21pm

Many Diné College students are caring for family members who are sick with COVID-19. At the same time, students—many of whom already lived in poverty before the pandemic—have lost jobs, face child care shortages, and are without electricity or running water.

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Navajo Tech Hosts a Virtual Commencement in Place of Postponed Graduation

May 20, 2020 - 6:26pm

The commencement celebration will be housed on NTU’s website and honored 162 graduates, including the first student to obtain a degree from NTU’s Bachelor of Science program in Biology, Robinson Tom of Crownpoint, New Mexico.

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American Indian College Fund Names Five Tribal College Participants for $2.4 Million Cultivating Native College Student Success Program

May 20, 2020 - 6:26pm

The American Indian College Fund selected five tribal colleges and universities to participate in its new 30-month Cultivating Native College Student Success Program to increase TCUs' capacity to better recruit and work with students while increasing their sustainability as higher education institutions in the process.

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Pablo Woman Receives Prestigious Scholarship

May 20, 2020 - 6:26pm

Katelyn, who lives in Pablo, is a junior at the Salish Kootenai College. She plans to graduate in June of 2021 with a degree in Elementary Education.

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Tribal Colleges and Universities Are Putting Native Students First During the Pandemic

May 18, 2020 - 10:57am

With gains in education access, the number of Native Americans attending college has increased in recent decades. But advocates who spoke to Teen Vogue are worried these gains could be reversed by the outsized challenges Native students and TCUs are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent school closures.

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United Tribes Technical College to Receive Funding for STEM Initiative

May 18, 2020 - 10:56am

The Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP) will use the awarded funds to increase the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) instructional and research capacity of the United Tribes Technical College.

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Diné College Distributing COVID-19 Relief Checks to Students

May 18, 2020 - 10:55am

“The coronavirus pandemic disrupted normal student life and students who met the grant’s eligibility criteria will be issued a relief fund to assist them,” Diné College President Charles M. Roessel said. “These times are trying for all of us and we are doing everything possible to help our students.”

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College to Offer Baccalaureate Programs

May 15, 2020 - 4:35pm

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) has recently been authorized to offer fully accredited bachelor’s degree programs. Beginning next fall, the college will offer a Bachelor of Science in business administration and a Bachelor of Science in human services.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Honors Graduates Amid COVID-19

May 15, 2020 - 1:42pm

Former U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, college president Dr. Cynthia Lindquist, and others offered words of hope and encouragement to CCCC's class of 2020. Watch Video

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Navajo Technical University Awarded $2.5M Grant for STEM Instruction and Research

May 15, 2020 - 10:47am

The grant was awarded under the NSF’s Tribal Colleges and Universities Program that promotes STEM instruction and research.

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After Over a Year of Interim Leadership, Haskell Finds Permanent President

May 14, 2020 - 3:22pm

Ronald Graham, a former division dean of instruction at Victor Valley College in Victorville, California, started his new role as president of Haskell on Monday. Graham is a member of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma.

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College Fund Receives Grant to Assist Tribal College Faculty with Remote Instruction

May 14, 2020 - 1:54pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUNDThe Henry Luce Foundation granted the American Indian College Fund $250,000 to provide faculty at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) with the technology and support they need to make the transition to remote instruction during the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Denver Post Names the American Indian College Fund a Winner of the Colorado Top Workplaces 2020 Award

May 14, 2020 - 11:29am

The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged workplace cultures that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

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Red Lake Nation College to Hold Drive-In Graduation Ceremony

May 13, 2020 - 10:49am

Spring commencement at Red Lake Nation College will still go on as scheduled at 8 p.m. on May 21, with graduates remaining in their cars until their names are called to accept their diploma on stage.

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NTU Will Host a Virtual Commencement in Place of Postponed Graduation Ceremony

May 12, 2020 - 5:49pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) will be hosting a virtual commencement celebration on Friday, May 15, at 10 a.m. in celebration of its spring graduate candidates.

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