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Turtle Mountain Community College Moves Classes to Online Only

March 16, 2020 - 11:20am

The College says, during the four week period, it will continuously assess the COVID-19 status within the community, the state, and the nation, and act accordingly.

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SKC First Tribal College to Offer Bachelor’s in Nursing

March 13, 2020 - 7:39pm

According to Lisa Harmon, the college’s nursing program director, entry-level requirements for nurses worldwide are trending toward a mandatory bachelor’s degree and the nursing department at SKC is leading the way for tribal colleges by initiating this change.

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Leech Lake Tribal College to Extend Break, Red Lake Nation College to Go Online-Only

March 13, 2020 - 7:38pm

“Prevention is our big focus,” RLNC President Dan King said Thursday. King said the school is well-prepared to go online-only, due to often needing to close for days at a time during harsh weather conditions.

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Blackfeet Community College Tapped To Start Work On Missing Indigenous Persons Database

March 13, 2020 - 11:14am

The state Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force has awarded its first $25,000 grant to Blackfeet Community College to develop what will be the first piece in a statewide tribal network tracking missing Native American persons.

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Oglala Lakota College Relying on Online Teaching Amid Coronavirus Concerns

March 13, 2020 - 11:13am

Oglala Lakota College will no longer be teaching studnets face-to-face on account of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in South Dakota.

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Tribal College Journal Gives Voice to Native American Higher Ed

March 11, 2020 - 7:10pm

The Tribal College Journal has been around since 1989, recounting the news of tribal college students and institutions from across the country.

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Leech Lake Tribal College to Hold Family STEM Event

March 9, 2020 - 7:44pm

On Sunday, March 29, the Leech Lake Tribal College STEM Department will be hosting the 5th annual Across the Universe community event.

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KBOCC Will Host 3rd Annual Career Fair Thursday

March 9, 2020 - 7:39pm

Megan Haataja, a business instructor at KBOCC, says there will be over 60 employers in attendance from across Upper Michigan who are looking to fill a variety of positions, including full-time, part-time, seasonal and internships.

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NTU to Host Maker Faire and Product Challenge

March 9, 2020 - 2:35pm

Last year, Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) inaugural Diné Maker Nation Faire put Navajo ingenuity on display to the theme of the “Evolution of Diné Makers,” while detailing in four worlds how the art of making has evolved over time.

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SKC Program Allows Children to Study Heartbeats

March 6, 2020 - 6:48pm

This science experience emphasized that research is for everyone, even children. During their week of scientific outreach, the STEM Academy hosted four elementary schools in the Mission Valley, reaching 140 students.

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SKC Press Release Second Book on Tribes’ History

March 6, 2020 - 6:48pm

“You Seem to Like Your Money, and We Like Our Country” edited by Robert Bigart and Joseph McDonald is a collection of documentary sources of tribal affairs from 1875 to 1889. The title is a quote from a speech by Chief Arlee.

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Sitting Bull College

March 6, 2020 - 6:46pm

Many influential people on the Standing Rock reservation had seen need for higher education, and on September 21, 1973, the Tribal Council granted a charter for Standing Rock Community College, which would offer Associate-level degrees.

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Survival Stories: Medicine for Future Native Leaders  

March 6, 2020 - 6:03pm

Narratives of persistence can fortify and inspire future Native leaders by helping them to understand that they play a part in continuing the self-determination of Indian people.

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Tommy Orange Announces Tribal College Student Creative Writing Winners

March 5, 2020 - 10:59am

TCJ Student guest editor and bestselling author Tommy Orange (Cheyenne/Arapaho) has announced the winners of the 2020 TCJ Student creative writing contest. This year,

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NTU Among the Most Affordable Schools for Electrical Engineering

March 5, 2020 - 9:54am

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According to Affordable Schools, an online higher education resource, Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering (EE) ranked 18 among the 50 most affordable EE degree programs in the nation.

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Aaniiih Nakoda College to Offer First Baccalaureate Degree Program

March 2, 2020 - 10:57am

With support from an American Indian College Fund grant, in 2017, college faculty and administrators launched an intensive curriculum development process for the new bachelor of science degree.

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Diné College’s First-Year Experience Orientation Meetings a Success

February 26, 2020 - 6:25pm

The sessions are required meet-and-greet opportunities to welcome and introduce first-time freshmen and transfer students to Diné College’s vision, mission, philosophy, values and student code of conduct.

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Officials Say Attainment Gap in Higher Education Is No Longer Acceptable

February 26, 2020 - 6:23pm

Staff from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education met with local tribal college leaders Tuesday to share ideas on how to close post-secondary attainment gaps with Native Americans.

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Diné College Art History Department Receives $230K in Grants

February 25, 2020 - 6:45pm

Intentional Navajo art and design is about much more than making beautiful objects. Paul Willeto, the dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, and English at Diné College,

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Do Cattle and Prairie Dogs Mix?

February 25, 2020 - 6:23pm

North Dakota State University, along with Sitting Bull College in North Dakota, came together to study the ecology of rangeland with a long history of prairie dog activity almost 10 years ago.

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