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Diné College Adjusting to Online Delivery; Student Challenges; Postpones May Graduation

March 30, 2020 - 11:07am

“For students, this online format was most challenging because many students lack computers, internet and cell phones,” Garrity said.

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We Must Listen to the Earth

March 30, 2020 - 9:58am

Since time immemorial, Indigenous peoples have respected and listened to the Earth and all her inhabitants. With the spread of COVID-19, those lessons are more essential than ever.

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College’s Accreditation Is Reaffirmed

March 27, 2020 - 3:16pm

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has reaffirmed the regional accreditation of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) in Cloquet, Minnesota.

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Congress Provides Tribal College Aid in Response to COVID-19

March 26, 2020 - 1:19pm

Early Thursday morning, the U.S. Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which allocated urgently needed funding to tribal colleges and universities (TCUs).

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Alaska Pacific University Appoints New President, Continues Efforts at TCU Status

March 25, 2020 - 3:03pm

Alaska Pacific University (APU) has announced the appointment of Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson as its next president. When Davidson succeeds current APU President Bob Onders on April 25th,

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What We Each Can Do While Quarantined

March 24, 2020 - 1:47pm

As we hunker down and wait out the COVID-19 virus, we must each reflect on what we can do to help someone else get to the other side.

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Tribal Colleges Need Immediate Funding to Confront COVID-19 Challenges

March 24, 2020 - 9:50am

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) is calling on all of us to phone and email our representatives and senators to request special, set-aside funding for tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to confront and help mitigate the coronavirus pandemic that is hitting our communities.

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Blackfeet Community College Awarded Funding for Missing Persons Database

March 23, 2020 - 12:28pm

The funding was made possible by the Looping in Native Communities (LINC) Act, which created the LINC network grant that provides funding to tribal colleges and reservations without tribal colleges for the creation of an online database.

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Diné College to Permit Employees to Work from Home and Start a Four-Day Work Week

March 23, 2020 - 12:27pm

Diné College will move to a four-day work week beginning March 23, 2020, and majority of employees will work remotely. The move is in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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TMCC Teacher Education Department Donates Baskets of Cleaning Supplies to the Elderly

March 18, 2020 - 7:36pm

Baskets were filled with toilet paper, laundry soap, dish soap, disinfectant cleaning supplies, paper towels and more.

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Everything You Need to Know about How Tribes Are Handling COVID-19

March 18, 2020 - 7:35pm

Blackfeet Community College (BCC) will be closed March 16-20. The college's spring break is the following week and will remain closed until the 27th. BCC administrators are developing online courses and working to find a solution for students without internet access, according to BCC Vice President Carol Murray.

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Creativity, Curiosity Merge at Diné Maker Nation Faire

March 17, 2020 - 11:11am

Wingate High School student Terri Joe never tried wood burning art until the opportunity came up at the Diné Maker Nation Faire at Navajo Technical University.

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Oglala Lakota College Goes Online in Response to Coronavirus

March 16, 2020 - 12:30pm

OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGEDue to the coronavirus outbreak in South Dakota, Oglala Lakota College (OLC) President Thomas Shortbull announced that there will no longer be face-to-face classes with a faculty member for the remainder of the spring semester.

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Turtle Mountain Community College Moves Classes to Online Only

March 16, 2020 - 11:20am

The College says, during the four week period, it will continuously assess the COVID-19 status within the community, the state, and the nation, and act accordingly.

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SKC First Tribal College to Offer Bachelor’s in Nursing

March 13, 2020 - 7:39pm

According to Lisa Harmon, the college’s nursing program director, entry-level requirements for nurses worldwide are trending toward a mandatory bachelor’s degree and the nursing department at SKC is leading the way for tribal colleges by initiating this change.

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Leech Lake Tribal College to Extend Break, Red Lake Nation College to Go Online-Only

March 13, 2020 - 7:38pm

“Prevention is our big focus,” RLNC President Dan King said Thursday. King said the school is well-prepared to go online-only, due to often needing to close for days at a time during harsh weather conditions.

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Blackfeet Community College Tapped To Start Work On Missing Indigenous Persons Database

March 13, 2020 - 11:14am

The state Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force has awarded its first $25,000 grant to Blackfeet Community College to develop what will be the first piece in a statewide tribal network tracking missing Native American persons.

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Oglala Lakota College Relying on Online Teaching Amid Coronavirus Concerns

March 13, 2020 - 11:13am

Oglala Lakota College will no longer be teaching studnets face-to-face on account of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in South Dakota.

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Tribal College Journal Gives Voice to Native American Higher Ed

March 11, 2020 - 7:10pm

The Tribal College Journal has been around since 1989, recounting the news of tribal college students and institutions from across the country.

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Leech Lake Tribal College to Hold Family STEM Event

March 9, 2020 - 7:44pm

On Sunday, March 29, the Leech Lake Tribal College STEM Department will be hosting the 5th annual Across the Universe community event.

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