Tag Archives: American Indian College Fund

President Crazy Bull Visits South Dakota

On Monday October 1st, my husband Alex Prue and I enjoyed a beautiful drive from the He Sapa (Black Hills) down through the Maka Sice (Badlands) across vast prairies and valleys of fall gold cottonwoods and red sumac into the homelands of the Oglala. We visited Oglala Lakota College’s (OLC) main campus at Kyle. Sitting [...]

Student Blogger Amber: Alaska Winters and Subsistence Living

I remember the cold winters we had in the past, but this winter most likely beat the record low. Temperatures below zero are very common for Alaskan winters. Our winters typically last from mid-October to the end of May. This year we didn’t get our first snowfall until early November, so we thought maybe “Global [...]

Meet Therese, Student Blogger from IAIA!

I am Therese.  I just completed my first semester at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, New Mexico.   I am on Create My Canvas Path, majoring in studio arts and museum studies.  My Native affiliation is what I refer to as “mixed media”-Native, Mayan, and Mexican. Around three years ago, I [...]

Native Students Honored at AIHEC Conference

Over the weekend the American Indian College Fund held two events at the AIHEC Student Conference. On Saturday night the 33 American Indian College Fund Students of the Year (SOY) were recognized. Also honored was Dr. Verna Fowler (President of College of Menominee Nation) as the TCU President of the Year. Almost all of the [...]

Like the American Indian College Fund on Facebook and Help A Student

One click of the mouse helps our students! Through the generous support of our partner, USA Funds, the American Indian College Fund will receive $5 for every new person that likes our Facebook page. Thank you for liking and helping American Indian students go to college! Like us today!

The Making of Our Ad Campaign–See the Video

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to create a national advertising campaign? Wieden+Kennedy filmed a behind-the-scenes video to show you how it’s done. The video includes interviews with legendary director and video producer Joe Pytka, film photographer Anne Menke, Wieden+Kennedy founders Dan Wieden and David Kennedy, American Indian College Fund president and [...]

American Indian College Fund Director, Joe Pytka, Receives One Club Honor

Contrary to the above headline, advertising legend Joe Pytka is most known for the hundreds of commercials he’s directed for the world’s largest brands including Nike, Pepsi, McDonalds, and the NFL.  Pytka also directed iconic music videos such as Michael Jackson’s “The Way You Make Me Feel ” that had a profound impact on all [...]

Northwest Indian College Team Selected for NASA Student Rocket Launch

Congratulations to Team SkyWalkers, Northwest Indian College’s (NWIC) team that will be part of this year’s NASA Student Launch Initiative April 21 near NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. NWIC’s team was one of 42 nationwide selected to participate in the program this year. Team SkyWalkers is comprised of more than 12 students [...]

PSA Production goes to Oglala Lakota College

Our first day in South Dakota marked the arrival of account supervisor Hanna Nesper Newell, art producer Kimberly Wilder, creative director Patty Orlando, copywriter Casey Hall, and camera operator Matt Hayes. American Indian College Fund president Rick Williams made the trip up from the Fund’s headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Once everyone checked in to their [...]

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