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American Indian College Fund Receives Emergency Relief Grant from Mellon Foundation

April 22, 2020 - 12:20pm

AICF PRESIDENT CHERYL CRAZY BULLThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced a $4 million grant to the American Indian College Fund to support college students whose educational progress has been most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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Earth Week 2020 Virtual Activities Scheduled at FDLTCC

April 20, 2020 - 11:41am

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) will continue the annual campus tradition of celebrating Earth Week through a week-long celebration of Planet Earth set for April 20-24,

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College Fund Recognizes Tribal College Students of the Year

April 16, 2020 - 9:18pm

The American Indian College Fund has announced the names of the 35 tribal college students of the year and is honoring them with a $1,200 scholarship.

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BCC Announces Rocky DuBray Wins American Indian College Fund Student of the Year Award

April 16, 2020 - 6:09pm

DuBray has grown academically across a wide range of disciplines appropriate to his educational level during his time at Blackfeet Community College.

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NTU Showcases Student Research and Capstone Projects Prior to COVID-19

April 16, 2020 - 6:08pm

Navajo Technical University’s 8th Annual Research Day was held March 5 and featured research, capstone, and science fair projects from students throughout the region.

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The American Indian College Fund Honors First Generation Scholars

April 14, 2020 - 10:09pm

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUNDThe American Indian College Fund was set to honor 36 American Indian first-generation scholarship recipients at its 2020 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet in Albuquerque,

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Diné College Science Professors Awarded NIH Grant

April 14, 2020 - 10:06pm

DINE COLLEGETwo Diné College science instructors recently received a $60,000 National Institutes of Health equipment grant to develop research opportunities and infrastructure, officials stated. The college is a partner institution with the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLAST).

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Northern, Stone Child, Aaniiih Nakoda Receiving Pandemic Emergency Funding

April 14, 2020 - 6:41pm

Stone Child College on the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will receive $216,798, and Aaniiih Nakoda College on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation willl receive $114,359.

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Coping with the Contagion: How Tribal Colleges Are Responding to COVID-19, A Special Report

April 14, 2020 - 12:55pm

Chronic under-funding has impaired tribal colleges in adapting to the pandemic. But resilience rooted in a shared historical experience is a hallmark of TCUs and Native communities.

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UTTC Giving Full-Time Students $150 Check for Food, Gas Expenses

April 13, 2020 - 11:12am

United Tribes Technical College is giving a one-time, $150 check to full-time students who are in need of food, gas, internet hotspots or other COVID-19 related costs.

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Leech Lake Students Sew Masks to Aid in Fight Against COVID-19

April 10, 2020 - 6:13pm

The college students are working with the local business Squeaky Wheel Pottery as a place to make and ship the masks to those who request them.

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Bay Mills Community College Producing and Donating Face Shields to Hospitals

April 8, 2020 - 7:27pm

While regional health and community facilities are scrambling to order safety supplies to protect their staff from the coronavirus, Great Lakes Composites Institute (GLCI) has risen to the challenge.

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College Fund Publishes Report on Increasing Graduates in Health Fields

April 8, 2020 - 9:40am

American Indians and Alaska Natives have significantly higher rates of chronic diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is more important than ever that tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) create greater opportunities in the health sciences fields to better serve Native peoples.

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How a Small Tribal College Stepped up to Make Face Shields For Health Workers

April 7, 2020 - 2:09pm

Bay Mills Community College, a tribal college in Michigan, received a request from its community two weeks ago to make face masks for local workers providing key services during the coronavirus emergency. The school’s advanced manufacturing program got to work, designing a lightweight, reusable face shield.

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American Indian College Fund Honors Sandra Boham, President of Salish Kootenai College

April 3, 2020 - 6:29pm

SANDRA BOHAMThe American Indian College Fund has named Sandra Boham, president of Salish Kootenai College, as its Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year.

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Tips and Best Practices for Moving Your Tribal College Classroom Online

April 3, 2020 - 6:14pm

For educators with little to no experience teaching online, migrating to a virtual classroom can be daunting. This simple, easy-to-use guide offers a selection of resources on basic skills and best practices for online instruction.

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Our History: Memories of the Tribal College Movement (Podcast 8)

April 3, 2020 - 2:20pm

Veteran TCU leader Tom Davis discusses the passage of the 1994 Land Grant Act and how it opened up new opportunities for tribal colleges.

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Benefiting the Community: Land Grant Tribal Colleges

April 3, 2020 - 1:54pm

In 1994, Congress designated 26 tribal colleges as land grant institutions through the Equity in Educational Land-grant Status Act. This video explores how three such institutions are uplifting tribal communities.

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Suni S. Vizcarra Wood of IAIA Wins TCJ Student Best Film Award

April 3, 2020 - 1:01pm

Suni S. Vizcarra Wood of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is the recipient of the 2020 TCJ Student Best Film Award for his original work,

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