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Healthcare in Montana: Tribal Efforts to Heal the Consequences of Old Wounds

December 15, 2017 - 5:15pm

Salish Kootenai College (SKC) had already been running a nursing and dental assistant program. To help train more qualified medical professionals, the college created the Allied Health department which began operating in the fall of 2016.

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Estimated Effects of the House Higher Ed Bill on Titles III and V

December 13, 2017 - 6:51pm

Although HBCUs and tribal colleges are exempt from the completion requirement for now, it is important to note that some would be at risk if the measure were to be applied to them.

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Navajo Technical University Honors Grads at Fall Commencement

December 11, 2017 - 1:14pm

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Navajo Technical University (NTU) conferred a broad range of degrees and certificates at the university’s fall commencement held in Crownpoint, New Mexico,

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Gary Halvorson, PhD, Honored by Marquis Who’s Who for Professional Excellence in Soil Science

December 11, 2017 - 12:15pm

Dr. Halvorson has worked as an agri-business and science instructor at Sitting Bull College (SBC) since 1997. He was SBC Division of Agriculture Director from 1998 to 2014. He has been director of Sitting Bull Laboratories since 2006.

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MSU Researcher to Present Initial Scientific Findings from Eclipse Ballooning Project

December 11, 2017 - 12:13pm

A Montana Space Grant Consortium team that included students from MSU, University of Montana, Chief Dull Knife College and Miles Community College launched 19 of the helium-filled balloons before, during and after the eclipse from locations near Fort Laramie, Wyoming.

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Ilisagvik College Waives Tuition for Alaska Native Students

December 11, 2017 - 10:37am

Iḷisaġvik recently announced that starting next semester, Native students who are over the age of 18 will be able to apply for a tuition waiver to attend both distance learning and campus-based classes.

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Northrop, S&K Electronics Forge Mentor-Protege Relationship Under DoD

December 6, 2017 - 5:50pm

Under the program, the Salish Kootenai College will offer training and certification on the use of three-dimensional printers and potentially administer other related training.

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USDA’s NIFA announces support for tribal extension and research programs

December 6, 2017 - 5:48pm

The funding is made possible through two NIFA programs: the Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program and the Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program.

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FDLTCC Hosting Campus Open House

December 6, 2017 - 5:48pm

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet is hosting an Open House event from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7. The campus-wide event is free and open to the public.

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Minority-Serving Institutions Anxious Over Tax Bill

December 6, 2017 - 5:47pm

According to a report published by the Center for American Progress, an older law called the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go, or PAYGO, Act, in conjunction with the GOP’s tax plan would result in the “complete elimination” of certain funds for HBCUs, Hispanic-serving institutions and tribal colleges, funds intended to help expand institutional capacity and student success.

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Good News for Jobs in Native American Communities

December 6, 2017 - 5:47pm

Here in Montana places like the Blackfeet Community College and Kicking Horse Job Corp provide job training in culinary arts, nursing programs and construction, among other occupations.

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American Indian College Fund Offering New Scholarship to Attend Harvard Law School

December 5, 2017 - 8:46pm

Native scholars at Harvard Law School have what it takes to succeed. A law degree is the foundation to creating strong future leaders.

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Iḷisaġvik College Extends Tuition Waiver to All Alaska Native Students

December 2, 2017 - 12:14pm

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Continuing in the Iñupiaq tradition of sharing, Iḷisaġvik College is pleased to announce that it will be extending its tuition waiver program to all qualified Alaska Native students for the spring 2018 semester.

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Educational Partnership Mixes Math with Native Design

December 1, 2017 - 6:42pm

It also establishes an associate degree program in Northwest Coast arts at UAS. The goal is for students studying Native art at UAS to then be able to transfer to the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to complete four-year degrees.

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An Outstanding Investment: Tribal Colleges and Their Contributions to Montana

December 1, 2017 - 6:40pm

This report brief discusses the important role that TCUs in Montana play in higher education and the state economy.

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Lady Bison Progressing

November 30, 2017 - 5:09pm

The Salish Kootenai College women’s basketball team is working on getting prepared for the second half of their tribal schedule and to make another run at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium basketball tournament.

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Commerce Awards Tribal College Grants to Turtle Mountain Community College for Workforce Development

November 30, 2017 - 5:09pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced a $500,000 tribal college grant for Turtle Mountain Community College located in Belcourt, N.D. The grant will support Turtle Mountain Community College’s efforts to enhance their commercial vehicle operations and welding programs.

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Blanket Collection Produced with Iconic Pendleton Earns the Colorado Non-profit Resourcefulness Prize

November 28, 2017 - 5:23pm

The American Indian College Fund was awarded the $10,000 grand prize in CPA firm Eide Bailly’s Resourcefullness Award 2017 for Colorado.

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Native Blockbusters

November 28, 2017 - 8:44am

Indigenous artists are reaching larger audiences, and they're doing so by employing the values that have always guided their people.

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Federal Watchdog Will Review EPA’s Uranium Cleanup On Navajo Nation

November 27, 2017 - 11:28am

The EPA and Dine College have found high concentrations of uranium in the soil and groundwater. Uranium has been linked to many health problems, including cancer.

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