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  • Four Tribal Colleges Awarded Three-Year Grants to Preserve and Restore Traditional Native Art
    Four Tribal Colleges Awarded Three-Year Grants to Preserve and Restore Traditional Native Art
    June 17, 2014
    The American Indian College Fund has awarded four three-year grants of $50,000 each to tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) in the upper-Midwest through a program designed to increase the intergenerational transfer of artistic and cultural knowledge and processes from elders to adults and children and to provide direct support for Native artists, while stemming the tide of lost and endangered cultural art forms in tribal communities. The program is funded by a grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation.
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants $500,000 to Strengthen Family Engagement
    W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants $500,000 to Strengthen Family Engagement
    April 16, 2014
    W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants $500,000 to American Indian College Fund to Strengthen Family Engagement in Native American Communities
  • Cheryl Crazy Bull to Speak at the Association of Community College Trustees Leadership Congress
    Cheryl Crazy Bull to Speak at the Association of Community College Trustees Leadership Congress
    April 14, 2014
    The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today announced that Cheryl Crazy Bull, president and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, will be a featured keynote speaker at the 45th Annual Community College Leadership Congress, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago this October 22 - 25, 2014.
  • The College Fund to Support Environmental Science and Sustainability Programs
    The College Fund to Support Environmental Science and Sustainability Programs
    March 27, 2014
    American Indian College Fund to Support Environmental Science and Sustainability Programs, Fellowships, and Internships
  • The Coca-Cola Foundation and American Indian College Fund Honor 36 First-Generation Scholars
    The Coca-Cola Foundation and American Indian College Fund Honor 36 First-Generation Scholars
    March 20, 2014
    The Coca Cola Foundation and the American Indian College Fund honored 36 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2013-14 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Billings, Montana.
  • Thirty-four Students Honored at American Indian College Fund Student of the Year Awards
    Thirty-four Students Honored at American Indian College Fund Student of the Year Awards
    March 20, 2014
    The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) honored 34 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2013-14 Student of the Year reception at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Billings, Montana. The program, sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation, awarded each honoree a $1,000 scholarship.
  • SIPI President Named Tribal College Honoree of the Year
    SIPI President Named Tribal College Honoree of the Year
    March 5, 2014
    TCU President Dr. Sherry Allison of Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) Named American Indian College Fund Tribal College Honoree of the Year.
  • 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.