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  • Dr. Jill Biden to Deliver 2013 Commencement Address at Navajo Technical College
    April 17, 2013
    Second Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden will deliver the commencement address this spring at Navajo Technical College (NTC) in Crownpoint, NM. Dr. Biden, an educator for more than 30 years, continues to teach English full-time at a community college in Northern Virginia.
  • Fort Belknap Reservation, White Clay Language is Spoken
    April 16, 2013
    Fort Belknap Reservation is the only place in the world where the White Clay language is spoken. In addition to the uniqueness of the language, the White Clay Immersion School is unique because it is based at a tribal college: Aaniiih Nakoda College. Over the past 40 years, the tribal college movement has led the fight for educational self-determination among Indian people. The creation of tribal college-immersion school partnerships represents the next important movement for Indian education.
  • Tribal colleges contribute millions of dollars to North Dakota economy
    April 15, 2013
    Minot Daily News - Having five tribal colleges in the state means millions of dollars for the North Dakota economy. Last year tribal colleges generated $182 million in the state, according to a recently released report. That was the total impact of direct and secondary spending by the colleges and their students identified in a report commissioned by the North Dakota Association of Tribal Colleges.
  • Tribal colleges disappointed by workforce funding cut
    April 14, 2013
    Tribal college officials are disappointed by a lower appropriation for a Native workforce training bill before the state House. However, they still support Senate Bill 2218, saying it creates a plan that will lower unemployment on the reservations.
  • Navajo Technical College collects gold at SkillsUSA state competition, sends twenty to national
    April 9, 2013
    ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Navajo Technical College had a successful weekend competing against over five hundred students at the SkillsUSA state competition in Albuquerque, NM from April 3–6, 2013, bringing home 26 medals, 13 of which were gold.
  • Tribes see strong sovereignty as key to prosperous future
    April 9, 2013
    WYoFile - At a University of Wyoming conference yesterday, leaders from the Wind River Indian Reservation and around the nation reflected on how Indian tribes can strengthen the sovereignty that lies at the heart of Indian self-government.
  • Readout of Secretary Napolitano’s Visit to Philadelphia to Announce Campus Resilience Pilot Pro
    April 2, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA – Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today traveled to Drexel University to announce seven colleges and universities competitively selected to participate in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Campus Resilience Pilot Program (CR Pilot). DHS will work with the seven selected colleges and universities to draw on existing resources, collaborate with federal, state and local stakeholders and identify new innovative approaches to promote campus resilience—directly supporting the goals of the President’s Plan to Reduce Gun Violence, and making educational institutions safer and more prepared.
  • Navajo Technical College strives to be first-ever Navajo 'university'
    March 27, 2013
    The Daily Times - FARMINGTON — Navajo Technical College may be on its way to becoming Navajo Technical University.
  • Editorial: College of the Menominee Nation has positive impact
    March 26, 2013
    Green Bay Press Gazette - Last week in Ashwaubenon, members from almost a dozen tribal colleges and universities gathered for a consortium conference to discuss the future of education at Native American colleges. Representatives from universities and colleges in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and Nebraska came together as part of the Woodlands Tribal Colleges and Universities group to share experiences and focus on higher education. Close to 1,000 students participated in the event as well, which was held at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center.
  • Native Presence Grows on Colorado College Boards
    March 25, 2013
    Indian Country Today - Ernest House Jr., Ute Mountain Ute, executive secretary of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs, has been named to the Board of Trustees of Fort Lewis College, a former Indian boarding school in Durango, Colorado, commission board members were told March 22. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/03/25/native-presence-grows-colorado-college-boards-148349