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UTTC and Elementary School Students Collaborate to Investigate STEM

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

STEM project-based learning is a successful instructional approach to improve students’ mathematical abilities. With support from the Intertribal research and resource Center (IrrC), faculty at United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) began work last spring developing a summer STEM outreach program involving students from Theodore Jamerson Elementary School (TJES) and preservice education students at UTTC.

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SKC Research Center Uses Indigenous Methodologies in STEM

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

Salish Kootenai College students

Salish Kootenai College (SKC) has established the Indigenous research Center (IRC), which seeks to diversify scientific thought and advocates that an Indigenous experience and approach to science is novel and innovative.

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Final Thoughts, Best Wishes, and Thank You

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

Recently, I announced that I will be transitioning out as Tribal College Journal’s publisher to pursue other professional and personal avenues. It was a hard decision to make because I know how much I will miss it.

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Diné College Takes New Approach with Research Program

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

dine college students

The Diné College Summer research Enhancement Program (SREP) includes students and administrators from area universities who participate in a series of presentations on public health and disease prevention.

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Native Voices: Indigenous American Poetry, Craft and Conversation

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

Edited by CMarie Fuhrman and Dean Rader
Tupelo Press (2019)
526 pages
Review by Luri Owen

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Becoming Mary Sully: Toward an American Indian Abstract

February 21, 2020 - 8:08am

By Phillip J. Deloria
University of Washington Press (2019)
336 pages
Review by Margaret MacKichan

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Achieving the Dream Conference Spotlights Tribal Colleges and Universities

February 20, 2020 - 6:20pm

This year’s conference placed a special emphasis on student success at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), featuring 12 concurrent sessions on their work and a luncheon for their representatives.

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Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College Joins NJCAA

February 20, 2020 - 12:56pm

LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWE COLLEGELac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) was recently approved to join the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). This critical step brings the college closer to their goal of launching a golf program in the 2020-2021 academic year.

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FDLTCC Receives $100,000 Donation for Endowed Scholarship

February 20, 2020 - 12:09pm

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) received a $100,000 donation from Beverly and Richard Fink to create an endowed scholarship for students attending the college.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College to Host David Treuer 

February 20, 2020 - 11:15am

DAVID TREUERCankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) will host Ojibwe scholar David Treuer at the amphitheater in Fort Totten,

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UTTC Hosts Annual Event for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

February 18, 2020 - 6:47pm

UTTC President Dr. Russ McDonald said hosting events like this helps bring awareness to not only students but also the Native American community.

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Indigenous Tools for Living Training Held at BCC

February 13, 2020 - 7:05pm

The workshop was facilitated by instructors and elders from the Indigenous Focusing Orientated Therapy Program, and consisted of three days of experiential training, where participants learned culturally relevant land-based skills and interventions that they could immediately apply to benefit clients, and to prevent and intervene with suicide.

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NWIC Students, Community Show Off Native American Artwork on Quilts in Tulalip

February 13, 2020 - 5:31pm

Colette Keith, Tulalip site manager for the accredited NWIC that is open to everyone, said students researched tribes across the nation. The quilt work reflects those five regions: Coast Salish, Southwest, Plains, Seminole and Northeast.

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NTU to Offer Degree Programs in Hotel and Restaurant Administration and Computer Science

February 12, 2020 - 1:25pm

The Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) granted Navajo Technical University’s request to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in hotel and restaurant administration and an Associate of Science in computer science.

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TCUs Present Priorities on Capitol Hill Amid Political Maelstrom

February 10, 2020 - 2:33pm

AIHEC LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT 2020

The tribal colleges of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) gathered in Washington, DC for their annual legislative summit and to present their 2020 priorities to Congress.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College Awarded Ag Grant

February 10, 2020 - 2:27pm

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) has been awarded a competitive Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) grant for 2020-2021. The grant, which is awarded for two years,

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Our History: Memories of the Tribal College Movement (Podcast 7)

February 10, 2020 - 2:22pm

In this ongoing podcast, longtime TCU leader and educator Tom Davis looks back at the growth and development of the tribal college movement.

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