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  • United Tribes leader to focus on new challenges
    United Tribes leader to focus on new challenges
    February 17, 2014
    The long-time leader of United Tribes Technical College is stepping into a new role with the college to focus on the challenges of growth and development. The United Tribes of North Dakota board has tapped Dr. David M. Gipp to secure the future for one of the nation's leading tribal colleges. The board named him United Tribes Chancellor at a meeting January 21 at the college in Bismarck.
  • VIDEO: Cankdeska Cikana Community College Improves Life for Community
    VIDEO: Cankdeska Cikana Community College Improves Life for Community
    February 17, 2014
    Cankdeska Cikana Community College Improves Life for Community Whether it be job training, a college education, bringing business to the reservation, or important health care programs, the Cankdeska Cikana Community College is helping its community members lead more productive lives.
  • Higher Learning Commission Approved Sitting Bull College to Begin a Master’s of Science Degree
    Higher Learning Commission Approved Sitting Bull College to Begin a Master’s of Science Degree
    January 28, 2014
    On Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Sitting Bull College (SBC) was officially notified of the results of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools reaffirmation of accreditation evaluation visit completed on October 7-9, 2013. The evaluation was completed by a team of four peer reviewers from various educational institutions in the north central area of the United States. As a result of this evaluation, SBC was granted another ten years of continued accreditation with the next accreditation visit scheduled for 2023-2024.
  • 2014 Montana Tribal College / Career Fair Circuit
    2014 Montana Tribal College / Career Fair Circuit
    January 27, 2014
    You Are Invited to Attend a Fair in Your Area to Search for College and Career Options and Win Money! 6 Tribal College events throughout the state will feature colleges, universities, military branches, agencies, and many career options and a chance to win scholarships and prizes!
  • Secretary of the Interior Appoints Board of Trustees for the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund
    Secretary of the Interior Appoints Board of Trustees for the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund
    January 15, 2014
    The Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, announces the selections of her appointees to the Board of Trustees for the Cobell Education scholarship fund.
  • American Indian College Fund Named a Finalist for Family Engagement Investment
    American Indian College Fund Named a Finalist for Family Engagement Investment
    December 6, 2013
    The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announced that the American Indian College Fund (The Fund) is part of a group of 45 innovative organizations from across the country will compete for possible funding of up to $500,000 for one to three years to implement effective family engagement models in early childhood education.
  • American Indian College Fund Receives $100K in Support  from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
    American Indian College Fund Receives $100K in Support from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
    December 4, 2013
    The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, located near Highland, Calif., provided the American Indian College Fund with $100,000 to support of various program elements, including $50,000 for the scholarship program; $25,000 for the Sovereign Nations Scholarship Fund Endowment; and $25,000 to sponsor the College Fund’s annual fundraising gala.
  • American Indian College Fund Named in Better Business Bureau Advertisement
    American Indian College Fund Named in Better Business Bureau Advertisement
    December 3, 2013
    The Better Business Bureau (BBB) named the American Indian College Fund, along with several other charities they selected for its prestigious Wise Giving Alliance (WGA), in a full-page ad in USA Today. The BBB awards a WGA Charity Seal to preferred charities to help people choose charities who are wise stewards of donations.
  • Giving Library to Kick Off $100,000 “Share to Give” Campaign on #GivingTuesday
    Giving Library to Kick Off $100,000 “Share to Give” Campaign on #GivingTuesday
    December 2, 2013
    Giving Library to Kick Off $100,000 “Share to Give” Campaign on #GivingTuesday Campaign will direct money to charitable organizations through “shares” on Facebook and Twitter
  • Comcast Commits $2.4 Million in Support and Services to the American Indian College Fund
    Comcast Commits $2.4 Million in Support and Services to the American Indian College Fund
    November 28, 2013
    As Native American Heritage Month comes to a close, the American Indian College Fund announced today that Comcast and the Comcast Foundation pledged more than $2.4 million to promote Native access to higher education. The American Indian College Fund received more than $2.4 million in support from Comcast for scholarships, a fundraising gala, and national advertising to promote public awareness, and College Fund President and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull participated in Comcast’s Native American Heritage Month events as part of its employee enrichment activities.