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LCO Ojibwe College Signs Transfer Agreements with UW-Madison, St. Scholastica

May 30, 2019 - 6:53pm

A signing ceremony was held Thursday, May 16, at the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) cementing a new transfer agreement between the community college and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to enable LCO students to transfer to the Madison campus.

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Oglala Lakota College Opens New College Center

May 30, 2019 - 6:53pm

On Thursday, May 16, students and staff were joined by college administrators at the opening of a new Pejuta Haka College Center in Kyle.

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Diné College Graduates Near Record Number Of Students

May 28, 2019 - 7:27pm

Several hundred family members and friends packed Diné College’s Piñon Pit recently for the 50th graduation commencement, which consisted of a near record number of bachelor’s degree and certificate recipients.

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CWC, Northern Arapaho Tribe Partner to Bring College to the Reservation

May 28, 2019 - 10:52am

Initially, courses will be offered at the Wind River Tribal College in Ethete. CWC hopes to expand services to other locations on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Celebrates Commencement

May 28, 2019 - 10:51am

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College celebrated their Commencement Ceremony, honoring 41 graduates.

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‘Wherever They Need Me’: Red Lake Nation College Grad to Head to BSU and Back

May 24, 2019 - 6:36pm

Jourdain, 34, is set to graduate from Red Lake Nation College on Thursday, then head to the university for a degree in Indigenous Studies with a minor in the Ojibwe language, plus a teaching certificate.

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Leech Lake Tribal College Graduation

May 24, 2019 - 6:28pm

The College had a total of 31 graduates this spring. Students earned an array of degrees including majors in: Liberal Education- STEM Emphasis, Business, Law Enforcement, Indigenous Leadership, Early Childhood Education, Integrated Residential Building, Residential Carpentry, and Forest Ecology.

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Tribal Tutelage: The California Indian Nations College Celebrates a Year of Offering Classes—But the School Has a Lot More Work to Do

May 24, 2019 - 6:28pm

While the school didn’t start offering courses until the fall of 2018, its genesis occurred in 2015, when Theresa Mike began meeting with local tribal leaders and academic leaders in Southern California.

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Diné College to Expand Successful Arts Certificate Program; NCAP Receives a $540,500

May 24, 2019 - 6:27pm

Diné College’s Navajo Cultural Arts Program (NCAP), which offers classes, workshops and lectures on silversmithing, weaving, basket-making and moccasin-making, has has announced that it will continue its Navajo Cultural Arts Certificate Program.

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First Tribally Affiliated Medical School to Change Indian Country From a ‘Desert of Primary Care Physicians to an Oasis’

May 24, 2019 - 6:27pm

The new, accredited medical school campus will be located on the W.W. Hastings campus in Tahlequah, and is the first Tribally-affiliated medical school on Tribal land in the United States.

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Salish Kootenai College Annual Graduation Powwow Honors Students, Graduates

May 24, 2019 - 6:27pm

The annual SKC Graduation Powwow drew in a hearty round of 15 drums, 120 registered dancer, including nearly 60 nonregistered dancers including tiny tots.

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Umonhon-Ponka Gathering Underway at Nebraska Indian Community College

May 22, 2019 - 4:07pm

The four-day event offers free classes to help improve fluency in the Omaha and Ponca languages.

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FDLTCC Celebrates the Class of 2019

May 22, 2019 - 11:06am

There were 202 students listed for Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College's Class of 2019 during its commencement Thursday, May 16.

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Ranger Loney: Leech Lake’s Valedictorian Hopes to Work at Chippewa National Forest

May 20, 2019 - 4:43pm

The 20-year-old class valedictorian is set to graduate from the tribal college today with a forest ecology degree. From there, it's on to Salish Kootenai College in Pablo, Mont., for a four-year degree and, maybe one day, a district ranger post at the Chippewa National Forest near Walker, his hometown.

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Navajo Technical University Confers First Honorary Doctoral Degree to John Pinto

May 20, 2019 - 4:42pm

The ceremony on Friday included the university bestowing its first honorary doctoral degree to state Sen. John Pinto. The 94-year-old held the honorary Doctor of Public Service degree after it was given to him by NTU President Elmer Guy.

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LCO College President States Big Achievements, Goals at Investiture

May 20, 2019 - 4:41pm

Dr. Russell Swagger, the ninth president at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, spoke at his Ceremony of Investiture on Friday, May 10, culminating in a week of events.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Hosts Climate Workshop in Support of Tribal Resiliency

May 20, 2019 - 8:23am

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) has been broadening its experiential learning and training options in natural resources, most recently by hosting the climate summary workshop,

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Elmo Community and Salish Kootenai College Work Together to Ebb Diabetes

May 17, 2019 - 7:21pm

The Elmo community came up with their own idea to start a support system for each another “to do better,” said Junior Caye, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Health Department Guided Care Elmo Community Advocate.

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Oglala Lakota College Opens New Building in Kyle

May 17, 2019 - 7:20pm

Students on the Pine Ridge Reservation were smiling Thursday as the brand new Oglala Lakota College Center building opened in Kyle.

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LCO Professor Recalls Trips to Costa Rican Research Station

May 17, 2019 - 7:20pm

During December 2017 and 2018, Heim traveled to Costa Rica with two LCO college students per trip to the Las Cruces Biological Station, where the students conducted field research.

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