Native Leader Fellowships Awarded by United Tribes May 8, 2014
Two of the most promising students of United Tribes Technical College have received fellowships to continue their training and development as leaders in their chosen disciplines. At left, Heather Demaray (Three Affiliated) and Antonia Valdez (Wind River) are recipients of the 2014 David M. Gipp Native American Leader Fellowships.
HLC approves new master's program at SBC May 5, 2014
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has notified Sitting Bull College (SBC, Fort Yates, ND) that its new master’s program in environmental science has been approved and accredited. The notice came following a comprehensive HLC evaluation that granted SBC 10 years of continued accreditation.
Washington Primary students create xeriscape May 2, 2014
Salish Kootenai College donated more than 100 Montana native plant starts to Washington Primary School in Hamilton, and the young students are planting them to create a “xeriscape.”
“A xeriscape is landscaping that requires little to no watering, other than what Mother Nature provides,” said Washington first-grade teacher Karen Dowling.
NTU offers B.S. in Early Childhood Education May 1, 2014
Navajo Technical University (NTU, Crownpoint, NM) has added its ninth bachelor’s degree program in early childhood multicultural education after receiving approval from the Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Alaska men sign three for 2014-15 basketball season April 29, 2014
Silvas comes to Fairbanks from Tohono O’odham Community College in Sells, Ariz. The Tuscon, Ariz., native is the first member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe to earn a college basketball scholarship.
Spirit Lake Head Start now aligned with tribal college April 29, 2014
The Spirit Lake Head Start program will be closing for the summer for reorganization and restructuring under the auspices of Cankdeska Cikana Community College.
The college was asked by tribal government to take over management last year.
White Earth college to test online instruction this summer April 28, 2014
MAHNOMEN, Minn. -- The White Earth Tribal and Community College in Mahnomen is, for the first time, dipping its toes into the world of online classes.
The school is launching this summer what it says is a pilot program to hold hybrid classes, in which students will put in a small amount of time in class and the rest online.