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Law Enforcement Program at Fond du Lac Provides Update About Training

July 2, 2020 - 11:56am

They pride themselves on being the first college program to use something called PATROL, Peace Office Accredited Training Online, from the League of Minnesota Cities.

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AT&T Contributes $350K to American Indian College Fund

June 30, 2020 - 6:34pm

Thanks to the continued support of AT&T with a $350,000 contribution to the American Indian College Fund’s Braided Success: Fostering Native Student Success from High School to College and Career program, high school and college students in the Tohono O’odham Community College in Sells, Arizona and College of Muscogee Nation in Okmulgee, Oklahoma communities continued and will continue to be supported in their quest for a higher education.

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Condensed Fall Semester Will Balance Online, Face-to-Face Instruction at NTU

June 30, 2020 - 4:22pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) will implement a hybrid-learning environment and condensed 15-week schedule when it opens for the fall semester on August 10. Courses will be delivered online;

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Salish Kootenai College Press Releases New Tribal History Book

June 25, 2020 - 6:42pm

The third volume of documents of Flathead Reservation history published by the Salish Kootenai College Press covers the 1890s, a period of turmoil and change for the Salish, Pend d’Oreille, and Kootenai tribes

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Tribal Colleges’ Major Shift in a COVD-19 World

June 25, 2020 - 6:42pm

As colleges and universities across the country struggle to figure out how to bring back students, tribal colleges are doing the same thing. The global COVID-19 pandemic is causing many to rethink how the upcoming fall semester will look for students.

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Haskell Students Will Not Return This Fall; All Classes to Be Held Online

June 25, 2020 - 6:42pm

The cancellation of in-person classes is a different approach from other nearby colleges, such as the University of Kansas and Baker University, which will welcome students back to campus but shorten the fall semester to end with the start of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Research and Summer Enhancement Programs for Diné College Students Moves Online

June 25, 2020 - 11:13am

This year, all in-person activities have been eliminated, and students will not have the opportunity to work directly with any public health organizations on Navajo Nation. All lectures at the beginning of the program were through Zoom, including the opening prayer by Avery Denny, medicine man and a staff member at Diné College.

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In Your Words: Ilisagvik College Celebrates First Bachelor’s Degree Graduate

June 19, 2020 - 7:04pm

Darian Danner is the first to graduate with a bachelor's degree in business administration since the program began in fall 2017.

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Navajo Tech Reaches Students Across U.S.

June 17, 2020 - 6:07pm

Navajo Technical University (NTU) was recently named fourth out of 23 institutions in BestValueSchools.org’s ranking, which evaluated tuition and graduation rates in addition to academic excellence and a devotion to non-traditional learning.

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First Student Earns Bachelor’s Degree from Ilisagvik College

June 17, 2020 - 6:07pm

After transferring credits from the University of Alaska Anchorage two years ago, Danner expedited her diploma in the college's new business administration program. Danner says she'd like to use her new degree to further her work in the Alaska Native community.

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Nihe’iina’ Náás Yiilyéél (Perpetuating Our Way of Life): Diné Local Goverance from Tradition to COVID-19

June 16, 2020 - 6:47pm

Scholars from Diné College’s policy institute illuminate how the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered and impacted community, ceremony, and traditional medicine in Navajo society.

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Finding His Place: Mendoza Named LLTC Dean of Student Affairs

June 15, 2020 - 10:59am

His immigrant upbringing and military training have given him the tools to be an excellent motivator and thrive in his new role as the Dean of Student Affairs.

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New Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported on Flathead Indian Reservation

June 15, 2020 - 10:59am

The free testing clinic runs June 17-20 at the following times and locations: June 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Celebration Grounds in Arlee; June 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Salish Kootenai College in Pablo.

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American Indian College Fund Receives Grant to Expand Tribal Scholars Program

June 12, 2020 - 9:17am

The United Health Foundation (UHF) is increasing its support of the American Indian College Fund’s United Health Foundation Tribal Scholars Program to ensure that Native American communities have access to urgently needed healthcare with a $430,000 grant to provide 13 scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Natives studying in the health and dental fields.

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SKC Graduates Celebrate Virtually

June 10, 2020 - 6:10pm

Graduates, faculty, family and friends tuned in to view a live ceremony that featured drums, songs, and messages from tribal leaders, fellow students and faculty, and 178 students were honored for completing programs at the college.

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Navajo Technical University Summer Pathway Programs Go Digital

June 8, 2020 - 6:33pm

The COVID-19 outbreak reached the Navajo Nation in March, forcing classes at Navajo Technical University (NTU) to switch to an emergency distance education model. Four months later,

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Life is Sacred: A Statement of the Nation’s Tribal Colleges and Universities

June 8, 2020 - 6:04pm

“The nation’s American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Colleges and Universities, which are the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, stand, kneel, pray, and act with our Black brothers and sisters and all who are oppressed and have felt the dehumanizing impact of racism, invisibility and hate.”

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Michael Parish Announces Retirement from Bay Mills Community College

June 8, 2020 - 11:50am

BMCC PRESIDENT MICKEY PARISHAfter leading Bay Mills Community College (BMCC) for nearly 20 years, President Michael “Mickey” Parish has announced his retirement. Parish began at BMCC in 2002.

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San Carlos Apache College Celebrates Its First Ever Graduating Class

June 5, 2020 - 7:14pm

The college is honoring Cosen and its three other grads in a Friday morning virtual ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it was still a historical moment for the school and the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation, said school President Martín Miguel Ahumada. The graduates represent the tribe’s dreams becoming a reality and its new dreams for the future.

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We Stand in Solidarity: American Indian College Fund Issues Statement on Race

June 4, 2020 - 8:05pm

“We call upon our brothers and sisters nationwide to raise a unified voice to demand a humane, just, and equitable nation for people of color for the next seven generations.”

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