It was through Cankdeska Cikana Community College that he got involved with PEEC and NATURE camps that sparked in him an interest in and an aptitude for engineering.
The cultural event, Smiley says, is one of the first of its kind, a celebration of those within indigenous communities who identify as two-spirit.
Whether it was the 10,000 lumens of light blasting their winter-weary bodies or simply the company, the SunSpot bus was a happy place to be on the last day of Mental Health Week at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College earlier this month.
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The University of Montana Western Foundation recently received a gift in the amount of $25,000 to support Professor Vikki Howard’s work through the University of Montana Western’s collaboration with the Blackfeet Community College and Browning Public Schools.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will host the 12th annual Dakota/Lakota Summer Institute June 4-22 at Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates.
U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined a bipartisan group of 22 senators in passing a resolution unanimously in the Senate recognizing the week of February 11, 2018, as National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week.
Cankdeska Cikana Community College and Lake Region State College will soon offer an Associate in Arts degree in Social Work.
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As part of the efficiency movement, the president's budget also calls for several funding grant programs for minority-serving institutions and historically black colleges and universities to be consolidated.
Today the College Fund released a landmark report detailing its findings from the work that has inspired an international movement, titled Tribal College and University Childhood Education Initiatives: Strengthening Systems of Care and Learning with Native Communities from Birth to Career.
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For their capstone project at Diné College, students aren’t just going to read or study from a book on tribal economics — they’re going to update a book on the subject.
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Sitting Bull College, the primary higher education institution on the Standing Rock Reservation, today announced the launch of a new mobile app to help students navigate and engage in campus life.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Navajo Technical University (NTU) marked the start of a cooperative agreement that will provide students with internship opportunities to increase their knowledge of agricultural career opportunities.
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Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) and United Health Foundation are launching a new partnership to expand access to substance abuse treatment for the Spirit Lake Dakota community and support long-term recovery and wellness. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp joined in the announcement to mark the beginning of the partnership.
The long history of instability in federal Indian policy makes tribal colleges’ role in creating jobs and a prosperous economic future for Native nations all the more vital.
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In 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ruled in favor of net neutrality, endeavoring to ensure equal access to all lawful web content by preventing internet service providers (ISPs) like Verizon and AT&T from charging for better delivery of content or for giving priority to certain websites.
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The U.S. Census indicates that nearly 56% of the Navajo population 16 years or older is unemployed or out of the workforce. The Navajo Technical University (NTU) Innovation Center seeks to address this persistent unemployment and to fulfill the university’s mission of fostering sustainable economic development.
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The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) and a group of tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) are working to create economic opportunities through advanced manufacturing initiatives.
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In the 1930s, under the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Civilian Conservation Corps was established as an effort to provide men with opportunities to work for the benefit of their communities and to gain valuable work skills in the process.
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The advent of the modern, computerized training simulator is an important benefit to technical education. It is the convergence of computers, digital proficiency, and classroom instruction.
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Every year, a new student congress is elected at the annual American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) spring conference. The congress consists of 10 students from tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) throughout the country,
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