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New Sensory Garden at NWIC Early Learning Center

April 12, 2019 - 11:55am

The NWIC Early Learning Center’s newly installed Sensory Garden supports children’s education in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Prepares for Law Enforcement Career Expo

April 10, 2019 - 7:57pm

FDLCC LAW ENFORCEMENT BADGE

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) is hosting the 16th annual Law Enforcement Career Expo and Campus Visit Day from 10:00 a.m.

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New Position Created for Native American Outreach

April 10, 2019 - 6:11pm

Blackfeet Community College and Salish Kootenai College have a long history of coordination with UM. With this new position, they hope to expand on that relationship and get Native American students with associate’s degrees and certificates into undergraduate programs at UM.

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NTU Students Showcase Their Career and Technical Skills at the 2019 SkillsUSA State Competition

April 10, 2019 - 5:45pm

Ten Navajo Technical University (NTU) students will be traveling to Louisville, Kentucky in June to compete in the SkillsUSA national conference after winning gold medals at the SkillsUSA state competition at Central New Mexico Community College.

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The Science of Fun: Across the Universe Showcases STEM at Leech Lake Tribal College

April 10, 2019 - 10:44am

At Leech Lake Tribal College Thursday, it was the former in Michael Price's "StarLab," where he told attendees about Ojibwe star knowledge at the college's fourth-annual Across the Universe family night.

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A Celebration of Art for Oglala Lakota College Students and Staff

April 10, 2019 - 10:44am

The exhibit is hosted by The Heritage Center and includes 40 pieces of work submitted by both OLC staff and students that feature a wide array of mediums.

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American Indian College Fund Staff Publish Article on Role of Place and Ecology in Tribal Colleges and Universities

April 9, 2019 - 6:18pm

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, with Emily White Hat, Director, Strategy and National Outreach of the College Fund, have published a scholarly paper exploring how tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) incorporate tribal values and knowledge of land sustainability and ecology into their institutions, making them substantially different from other academic institutions.

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Students Learn about Natural Resources at Environmental Fair

April 8, 2019 - 5:20pm

Students from Baraga, L’Anse, Sacred Heart, and Arvon schools gathered at the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College on Wednesday for an environmental fair.

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IAIA alumni Tommy Orange and Terese Mailhot Receive PEN/Hemingway and Whiting Non-Fiction Awards

April 8, 2019 - 4:29pm

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Two alumni from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), both of whom have appeared on the New York Times Best Sellers List this year—Terese Mailhot (Seabird Island Band) and Tommy Orange (Cheyenne/Arapaho)—received major literary awards this month: Mailhot won the 2019 Whiting Award for nonfiction for her book Heart Berries: A Memoir 

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FDLTCC Receives NOAA Extreme Weather Education Grant

April 3, 2019 - 11:12pm

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENTRANCE SIGN

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) was awarded a $499,407 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Environmental Literacy Program to advance community resilience through environmental and climate education.

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Aaniiih Nakoda College Library Finalist for 2019 National Award

April 3, 2019 - 11:10pm

AANIIIH NAKODA COLLEGE CAMPUS BUILDINGS

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced that the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation’s Aaniiih Nakoda College Library (ANCL) is among the 30 finalists for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

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CCCC Student Carmencita Leaf Named to the All-North Dakota Academic Team

April 3, 2019 - 11:08pm

CANKDESKA CIKANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT POSES WITH OTHER ALL-ACADEMIC MEMBERS

Thirteen North Dakota community college students have been named to the 2019 All-North Dakota Academic Team, which recognizes the academic achievements of community college students.

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The Unique Role of Tribal Colleges and Universities

April 3, 2019 - 10:59am

TCUs are the most affordable colleges and universities in the United States, and 85 percent of TCU students receive federal financial aid.

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United Tribes Sunday Academy

April 1, 2019 - 6:02pm

United Tribes Technical College is encouraging high schoolers to consider STEM careers with a series of classes. The college is hosting a free North Dakota Epscor Sunday Academy Program.

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Seize Second Chances 

March 31, 2019 - 11:24pm

As addiction and incarceration reach epidemic levels, tribal colleges and universities offer those who have stumbled a chance to begin anew.

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FDLTCC College for Seniors Spring Courses in Full Swing

March 28, 2019 - 11:24am

The College for Seniors Program at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC) is up and running with a new schedule of spring semester 2019 courses.

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CCCC to Host North Dakota Tribal College Research Symposium

March 26, 2019 - 8:25am

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) and North Dakota Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (ND INBRE) have partnered for the seventh annual North Dakota Tribal College Research Symposium which will be held on Tuesday,

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Leech Lake Tribal College to Hold 4th Annual Across the Universe Event

March 22, 2019 - 12:41pm

LLTC'S 4TH ANNUAL ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

On Thursday, April 4, 2019, the Leech Lake Tribal College STEM department is hosting the fourth annual “Across the Universe” event, opening a window into the world of science,

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A Sense of Belonging: Robert Bible Puts Student Success First

March 22, 2019 - 12:27pm

For the president of College of the Muscogee Nation, creating community on campus is central to success in the classroom.

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Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Hosts Career Fair

March 21, 2019 - 12:36pm

The college had representatives from a number of careers available in the local community. The fair was open to not only students from a number of high schools, but to local community members as well.

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