TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL

Mullin Visits College of the Muscogee Nation

A student asked him what his thoughts were on Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrations around the country and the state replacing Columbus Day. “It doesn’t make me any difference, and I know it sounds bad on this. I’m not a big holiday person anyways. I’m not the right person to speak about that, because I’m not really big into celebrations and stuff,” Mullin said.

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UH Hilo’s Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program Receives International Accreditation

The University of Hawai`i at Hilo Ka Haka `Ula O Ke`elikōlani (KH`UOK) College of Hawaiian Language’s Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program received a 10-year accreditation from the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC).

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American Indian College Fund Co-Sponsors National Dialogue on Native Teacher Education at National Indian Education Association Conference

The work session will unveil NIEA’s new initiative to create a national Native Professional Educators Network (NPEN) to provide a national voice for strengthening Indigenous culture-based teacher education programs, shared practice, and models in ways that serve high concentration Indigenous communities, Indigenous immersion language programs/schools, and Native-focused and culture-based based programs/schools through four critical areas of focus.

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Navajo Technical University Seeks to Restore Gardening Practices on the Navajo Nation

Navajo Technical University (NTU) has been offering free gardening workshops to community members in order to increase the knowledge base in the Navajo Nation about healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound methods.

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Prepares for Annual Pumpkin Run

It’s time to lace up your running shoes and register for northern Minnesota’s oldest and largest Halloween-themed race! Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) will be hosting the 13th annual Pumpkin Run and Walk at 10:00 a.m.

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Navajo Technical University Engineering Programs Earn ABET Accreditation

Navajo Technical University (NTU) reached another milestone in establishing itself as a premier university in the Southwest after its electrical and industrial engineering programs received notice of approval for accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

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An ‘Azhoogan’ to BSU: AIRC Hosts Annual Tribal College Preview Day

Students from Red Lake Nation College, Leech Lake Tribal College, White Earth Tribal and Community College, and Fond du Lac spent a night in the university dorms, ate a couple meals in Walnut Hall, toured the campus and spoke to university advisers.

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National Science Foundation Invests in Tribal STEM Education

Through the National Science Foundation's Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP), the agency has awarded $14 million in grants to four tribal colleges and universities to establish Tribal Enterprise Advancement centers with a focus on science and engineering.

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NSF Awards New Level of Support for Tribal Colleges, Establishes STEM Centers

The Tribal Enterprise Advancement (TEA) centers will build upon the scientific and engineering (S&E) expertise at the TCUs to prepare the next generation of scientific professionals who will serve as the decision-makers and intellectual resources for their tribes and communities.

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