Stone Child College and Aaniiih Nakoda College’s libraries will pilot test the program and present their experiences at the Tribal College Librarians Institute held on the MSU campus in June. MSU will then work with other tribal college libraries that are interested in hosting the program.
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Tribal College Journal (TCJ) has announced that Celina Gray (Blackfeet and Little Shell Chippewa) of Salish Kootenai College will serve as TCJStudent.org’s new blogger. Gray’s selection comes after a month-long competitive search. Her blogspot will be called “Twiniversity” and will focus on her life as a tribal college student and mother of twins. She hopes (more)
As community hubs, Dine’ College and Navajo Technical University have served as meeting places for dialogues between the USDA and tribal members.
The visit to Haskell was partially for a meeting with Stephen Prue, executive assistant to University President Venida Chenault, in preparation for Haskell’s visit to Washington, D.C., next month.
Students thinking about college, trade school, and career options will be able to explore their many options at six locations during the Montana Tribal College Career Fairs. The American Indian College Fund is a proud sponsor of the event, supporting The Montana Post-Secondary Educational Opportunities Council and the Montana Tribal Colleges.
The Obama administration and Congress are finally putting more money into Indian schools and a bill introduced in the Senate on Wednesday aims to build on that momentum. The Safe Academic Facilities and Environments for Tribal Youth Act, or SAFETY Act, is sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington).
Northwest Indian College announced in a press release that it has been selected to host the annual American Indian Higher Education Consortium National Basketball Tournament March 2-6 on the Lummi Reservation. It will be the college’s first time hosting the tournament.
Emily White Hat was recently named as a 2015 Native American ’40 Under 40′ award recipient by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. A member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe who grew up in St. Francis. She has an associate of arts degree in Lakota history and culture from Sinte Gleska University.
New yellow-topped recycling bins have been strategically in place around campus, signaling that United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) has adopted the single-stream method of recycling. “We’ve had a system in place for quite some time for paper, plastic and cardboard,” says UTTC President Russ McDonald. “But now we’re in step with single-stream recycling.” Single-stream allows (more)
With its newest contribution, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced today that it has transferred $4 million to the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund, bringing the total transferred funds to nearly $35 million. The scholarship fund—endowed in part by the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations and authorized by the Cobell Settlement—provides financial assistance through (more)