Education on the Fort Peck Reservation May 20, 2014
Education for Native Americans started long before the 1800s, when our Native people roamed free on their own land. The elders of our people were the educators. They taught the young how to respect every living thing: the trees, the grass, the animals, and the person standing next to you. They all took care of and looked out for one another. It was their way of life.
SKC students engineer NASA satellite May 19, 2014
PABLO - Salish Kootenai College in Pablo is a small tribal college with just over 1,000 students but despite the small size, a team of students and faculty are working on a satellite for NASA.
LCO College provides education to inmates May 17, 2014
In its ongoing mission to serve the community, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College continued a jail education program with sheriff’s departments in Ashland, Sawyer and Bayfield counties and the LCO Halfway House this school year.
NIGA recognizes Native-focused programs with award May 15, 2014
Also during the luncheon, IGT and NIGA presented the American Indian College Fund with a $25,000 check that will be awarded via the International Game Technology Tribal Scholarship Program to deserving American Indian students pursuing higher education at tribal colleges and mainstream institutions across the country.
SKC Nursing program gets rave review May 15, 2014
The two-year program was the only one in the last two years in the state to be reviewed and get a great rave, while other nursing programs across the state received warnings.
Who Gets to Graduate? May 15, 2014
There are thousands of students like Vanessa at the University of Texas, and millions like her throughout the country — high-achieving students from low-income families who want desperately to earn a four-year degree but who run into trouble along the way.