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  • World Premier Celebration for Disney's
    World Premier Celebration for Disney's "Lone Ranger" to Benefit Fund
    May 29, 2013
    Star-studded event to be held at Disney California Adventure Park on June 22.
  • Dr. Jill Biden Blogs About Navajo Technical College Graduation
    Dr. Jill Biden Blogs About Navajo Technical College Graduation
    May 22, 2013
    Dr. Jill Biden, a community college teacher and wife of U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, honored Navajo Technical College by speaking at their commencement ceremony. She writes about the important role Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) play in President Obama’s educational goal of making the United States home to the best-educated, most competitive workforce in the world.
  • College Fund Names Bill Black, Tom Brooks, and Jeffrey Fillerup to Board of Trustees
    College Fund Names Bill Black, Tom Brooks, and Jeffrey Fillerup to Board of Trustees
    May 21, 2013
    The American Indian College Fund named three new members to its Board of Trustees at its 2013 quarterly spring meeting in Green Bay, Wisconsin. New trustees include Mr. Bill Black, Vice President and Executive Director of the Comcast Foundation and Director of Community Investment for Comcast Corporation; Thomas S. Brooks, Vice President, AT&T External & Legislative Affairs; and Jeffrey Fillerup, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP.
  • Tribal Colleges Contribute Millions to State Economies
    Tribal Colleges Contribute Millions to State Economies
    April 11, 2013
    The five tribal colleges of North Dakota have contributed $182 million to the state’s economy after accounting for direct and secondary spending.
  • Survey Suggests College Fund Scholarships Important to Student Success
    Survey Suggests College Fund Scholarships Important to Student Success
    March 29, 2013
    The American Indian College Fund commissioned a survey of American Indian College Fund Full Circle scholarship recipients. The goal of the survey was to determine students’ financial need, program retention and completion rates, and respondents’ views regarding the relationship between their college experience and Native cultural perpetuation.
  • Coca-Cola Foundation and American Indian College Fund Honor 33 First-Generation Scholars
    Coca-Cola Foundation and American Indian College Fund Honor 33 First-Generation Scholars
    March 21, 2013
    The Coca Cola Foundation and the American Indian College Fund honored 33 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2012-13 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Thirty-three Students Honored as Student of the Year
    Thirty-three Students Honored as Student of the Year
    March 19, 2013
    The American Indian College Fund honored 33 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2012-13 Student of the Year reception at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The program, sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation, awarded each honoree a $1,000 scholarship.
  • AT&T Grants $100,000  to Support Native Scholarships
    AT&T Grants $100,000 to Support Native Scholarships
    March 13, 2013
    The AT&T Foundation contributed $100,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) to provide scholarship support for Native students in the American West studying at the nation’s tribal colleges and universities.
  • College Fund Named to Administer Education Endowment as Part of Cobell v. Salazar Settlement
    College Fund Named to Administer Education Endowment as Part of Cobell v. Salazar Settlement
    March 12, 2013
    The American Indian College Fund was named by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the plaintiffs of Cobell v. Salazar to administer the Indian Education Scholarship Holding Fund settlement for post-secondary vocational and higher education.
  • Sequester Would Harm Tribal Colleges and Native Students
    Sequester Would Harm Tribal Colleges and Native Students
    March 4, 2013
    The American Indian College Fund urges its supporters to contact their representatives today to find a budgetary solution without drastic cuts to tribal colleges and Native students.