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  • Tribal College and Colorado University Partner to Provide Reservation Housing
    December 9, 2011
    Indian Country Today: The University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) and Oglala Lakota College (OLC) in Kyle, South Dakota have teamed up for a two-tiered architectural enterprise. Not only will they provide hands-on learning opportunities to their respective students, they also expect to provide energy-efficient homes to tribal members of the Pine Ridge Reservation community.
  • Oglala Lakota College opens auto tech building
    December 8, 2011
    Oglala Lakota College is hosting an open house at its new automotive technology building on Thursday afternoon. The program accepted its first students in the spring of 2011 in makeshift quarters at the Piya Wiconi administrative campus.
  • Rasmussen College Partners With White Earth Tribal and Community College to Offer Bachelor's
    December 6, 2011
    Working together to provide enhanced educational opportunities to students in the surrounding communities, Rasmussen College and White Earth Tribal and Community College (WETCC) formalized an official articulation agreement to create seamless credit transfer policies and tuition discounts to its currently enrolled and potential students. WETCC is an Anishinaabe controlled liberal arts college and a member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and the National Association of Land Grant Institutions.
  • UTTC Students Serve Healthy Holiday Treats
    December 5, 2011
    KFYR-TV News: We`ve all heard the saying, "the proof is in the pudding," but for students at United Tribes Technical College it`s in the salmon puffs and meringue mints..
  • Educating the Next Generation of Native Leaders
    December 2, 2011
    Secretary Arne Duncan's Remarks at the 2011 White House Tribal Nations Conference
  • Education class visits Salish Kootenai College
    December 2, 2011
    Students in the University of Montana Western’s Multicultural and Global Education EDU 311 class received a firsthand multicultural experience during a September 2011 visit to the Salish Kootenai Tribal College (SKC) on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Pablo, Mont.
  • Obama Signs Executive Order on Education and Tribal Colleges
    December 2, 2011
    Indian Country Today: President Barack Obama made news this afternoon when the White House announced his signature of an executive order, titled, “Improving American Indian and Alaska Native Education Opportunities and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities.”
  • Obama: Relations With Tribes at Turning Point
    December 2, 2011
    Associated Press: President Barack Obama met for the third time with Native American tribal leaders on Friday, signing an executive order on tribal colleges and assuring them "you have a president that's got your back."
  • Transcript from today’s tribal summit
    December 2, 2011
    "This was the moment when we began to build a strong middle class in Indian Country; the moment when businesses, large and small, began opening up in reservations; the moment when we stopped repeating the mistakes of the past, and began building a better future together, one that honors old traditions and welcomes every Native American into the American Dream." -President Obama
  • Tribal College ‘Beats the Odds’ to Find Academic Success
    November 30, 2011
    Diverse Education: One of the most important and anticipated occasions on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota is graduation day, says Thomas Shortbull, president of Oglala Lakota College, or OLC, the nation’s second-largest and second oldest tribal college. OLC was founded in 1971.


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