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SKC Announces Scholarship Recipient

June 3, 2020 - 6:12pm

Rachel Matt, a student at Salish Kootenai College, was one of two awarded the third annual Harvey Lincoln scholarship and will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses to attend college, including tuition, fees, books, supplies or living expenses.

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NTU Ranked among the Best Online Schools in New Mexico

June 3, 2020 - 3:10pm

Days after BestValueSchools.org ranked Navajo Technical University (NTU) in the top five online schools in New Mexico, the university received notice that the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC SARA) had renewed its participation in an agreement that allows students from throughout the country to take coursework at NTU.

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Diné College Professors Research High COVID-19 Rate on Navajo

June 2, 2020 - 10:44pm

A new study authored by two Diné College science professors clarifies the transmission, virulence, and impact of COVID-19 on Native American communities.

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The Navajo Nation Hit the Highest COVID-19 Infection Rate in the Country. What Does That Mean for Its Tribal College?

June 2, 2020 - 11:43am

Diné College – a Navajo tribal college serving more than 1,500 students across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah – has been busy weathering this crisis. Students and faculty alike were infected with the coronavirus during the spring semester. Now, summer enrollment is down roughly 25%.

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SKC Student Awarded Harvey Lincoln Scholarship

June 1, 2020 - 7:01pm

A Salish Kootenai College (SKC) student has been recognized for her dedication to serving her community and for her outstanding achievements. Rachel Matt was one of two students awarded the third annual Harvey Lincoln scholarship.

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IAIA to Hold Virtual Graduation Ceremony

June 1, 2020 - 6:58pm

After consulting with New Mexico health authorities, faculty, staff, and students, the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) has made the decision to conduct a virtual graduation ceremony.

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Keith Braveheart: Art In The Age Of COVID

June 1, 2020 - 11:34am

Keith Braveheart has seen the effects of COVID-19 as an artist, and also through the eyes of his art students at Oglala Lakota College.

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United Tribes Technical College Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

June 1, 2020 - 11:12am

UTTC said in a statement: “Our thoughts and prayers are with that person as they combat their illness. Any buildings where this individual worked are receiving deep and repeated disinfection and will be closed until deemed safe to reopen. Our Emergency Action plan has been activated and we are working with the ND Department of Health in regards to following all safety protocols.”

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Tipi Tragedy

June 1, 2020 - 11:11am

Tragedy swept through the Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) community on May 9th as individuals woke up to news that a tipi erected to honor HINU spring 2020 graduates burned down earlier that morning.

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HINU Follows National Trend in Native American/Alaska Native Enrollment

June 1, 2020 - 11:09am

Data collected by the National Center for Education Statistics show national enrollment numbers for Native Americans and Alaska Natives have dropped 30.8% from 2009-10 to 2017-18 (12-month enrollment). Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) 2009-2019 fall enrollment numbers follow the national trend mirroring the 30.8% drop.

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Our History: Memories of the Tribal College Movement (Podcast 10)

June 1, 2020 - 9:15am

In this ongoing podcast, veteran TCU educator Tom Davis discusses the leadership and legacy of Sinte Gleska University president, Lionel Bordeaux.

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UTTC Cancels International Powwow and Events Week

May 29, 2020 - 6:25pm

Out of concern for the safety of thousands of participants and spectators, the 2020 United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) International Powwow has been cancelled,

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Montana Tribal Colleges in Line for Almost $10 Million in Stimulus Funding

May 29, 2020 - 2:30pm

The money comes from a different pot than previously announced allocations to universities in the state. It aims to aid minority-serving institutions that often work with students who face barriers to accessing higher education.

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Diné College Donates Meals to Tsaile Senior Citizens Center

May 28, 2020 - 8:23pm

As part of an effort to give back to the community during the coronavirus pandemic, Diné College offers daily meal delivery to Navajo elders in the Tsaile,

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A Commencement Address for Those Who Didn’t Get One

May 27, 2020 - 12:09pm

The fanfare surrounding commencement at tribal colleges may be muted, but that doesn’t mean the graduates’ achievement is any less monumental.

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Tohono O’odham Community College Offers Free Summer Classes

May 26, 2020 - 12:01pm

The public tribal college in Pima County proposed a tuition-free summer to aid students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, according to Paul Robertson, president of Tohono O'odham Community College.

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Twelve Graduate from Red Lake Nation College in 2020

May 26, 2020 - 12:01pm

It was a most unique graduation ceremony that allowed us to acknowledge our graduates’ achievements and still follow safe, social distance policies similar to an “old school” drive-in movie theatre.

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Navajo Technical University to Develop Environmental Engineering Program

May 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

NTU announced in a press release that it received almost $2.5 million from the NSF to increase science, technology, engineering and mathematics curricular offerings and research capacity by introducing the new program, which will center on uranium mine remediation and mitigation.

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Diné College Donates Meals to Tsaile Senior Citizens Center

May 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

“We’ve donated over 3,000 meals to elders during this time,” Diné College President Charles M. Roessel, said. “It’s costing us about $10,000 in donating the food, but where else are they going to get that food? And that came from our students. They said: “’What happens to our elders? We want to deliver the meals.’”

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SKC Student Earns PEO Scholarship

May 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

The scholarship recognizes an outstanding Montana woman who is pursuing a degree in elementary education.

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