Tribal colleges introduce bill for $5M in grants March 8, 2013
Minot Daily News - North Dakota tribal college presidents are expressing support for state legislation that would provide $5 million for workforce development grants at the colleges. The funding would come from the North Dakota Department of Commerce.
Tribal Colleges aim for workforce development grant March 7, 2013
Dickinson Press - FARGO — The North Dakota Association of Tribal Colleges is hoping the state House will move forward with a $5 million grant to improve workforce development programs among the five schools.
http://diverseeducation.com/article/51722/# March 6, 2013
Diverse Issues In Higher Education - Unless the stalemate over sequestration is resolved, July 1 will commence a dreary fiscal year for the nation’s tribal colleges and universities, according to school administrators and advocates.
New Oil Class at Fort Berthold Community College March 5, 2013
KFYR-TV - The oil and gas industry in North Dakota is in constant need of more workers. The Fort Berthold Community College faculty says they should come from right here in North Dakota. So they are starting a beginners oil class later this month. The Lease Operations class will help familiarize students with oil and gas operations in the Bakken.
Fort Berthold Community College to offer Lease Operations Class March 4, 2013
Fort Berthold Community College (FBCC) will offer an oil industry related class called “Lease Operations,” during the Block C Session of this spring 2013 semester. The class will familiarize students with operations and vocabulary of production processes. It is an entry level course for students who wish to develop careers as technicians in the oil industry.