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  • Commerce awards tribal college grant to Cankdeska Cikana Community College for workforce develo
    January 21, 2014
    BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced a $488,500 tribal college grant for Cankdeska Cikana Community College located on the Spirit Lake Dakota reservation in Fort Totten, ND. The grant will support Cankdeska Cikana Community College efforts to develop a student entrepreneurial center. The funds will also assist with development costs for instructor training and certification in business development.
  • Building better homes in Indian Country
    January 20, 2014
    There's no other house like it on the Oglala Sioux's 2 million-acre Pine Ridge Reservation: Its walls are insulated by 18-inch strawbales rather than plastic sheeting, and its radiant-floor heating is much cheaper than the typical propane or electric. A frost-protected shallow foundation inhibits mold and is more energy-efficient than the damp basements common here.
  • MLK Karaoke Speech
    January 18, 2014
    Jennifer Cordova-James reads a speech by Muhammad Ali during a Martin Luther King Jr. Karaoke Speech workshop at the 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Conference held in the Syre Center at Whatcom Community College on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Bellingham. Read more here:
  • MLK Karaoke Speech
    January 18, 2014
    MLK Karaoke Speech
  • College Fund Board President Attends White House Meeting for Student Opportunity
    January 17, 2014
    CROWNPOINT, NM – On January 16, 2014, Navajo Technical University President Dr. Elmer J. Guy attended a special White House event in Washington D.C. on increasing college opportunity for low-income and disadvantaged students.
  • SKC receives national award
    January 8, 2014
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) announced recipients of its inaugural IHEP Champions of Access and Success Awards in December. Winners of the Institutional Champions of Access and Success Awards and Champion of Champions Awards include postsecondary institutions and individuals who have successfully advanced strategies that increase opportunity, persistence, and degree completion for low-income, first-generation, minority, veteran, and other underserved students. Recipients of the Institutional Champions of Access and Success Awards are being recognized for scaling and institutionalizing their access and success strategies.
  • Navajo Tech Awards First Degrees as a University
    December 18, 2013
    In spite of a snowstorm that swept the northern border of New Mexico and Arizona, Navajo Technical University awarded its first degrees as a university to over 50 students in a small graduation ceremony at the Chinle Community Center on December 13, 2013.
  • College Fund Mellon Faculty Ph.D Fellow Takes Leadership Role at Tribal College
    October 3, 2013
    Devils Lake Journal Azure steps into new responsibilities at Cankdeska Cikana Community College To look at the new Vice President of Academic Affairs at Cankdeska Cikana Community College you’d think he had been doing his job there for many years.
  • Navajo Technical College to host international consortium’s annual board meeting
    July 29, 2013
    A year removed from hosting its annual conference in Taiwan, the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) will be convening for their annual board meeting at Navajo Technical College’s Crownpoint campus from August 4-6, 2013.
  • 'The Lone Ranger': Johnny Depp's Tonto proves divisive
    July 15, 2013
    Dr. Cheryl Crazy Bull quoted in Los Angeles Times article about the character Tonto in The Lone Ranger.