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  • American Indian College Fund Receives $50,000 Grant from Nissan North America, Inc.
    American Indian College Fund Receives $50,000 Grant from Nissan North America, Inc.
    July 2, 2012
    Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) granted $50,000 to the American Indian College Fund to continue the Nissan Corporate Scholars Program. The program has provided scholarships to Native scholars attending tribal colleges and mainstream universities for more than a decade.
  • College Fund Staffer to Discuss Fund’s Early Childhood Education Program on Television
    College Fund Staffer to Discuss Fund’s Early Childhood Education Program on Television
    June 27, 2012
    Tarajean Yazzie Mintz, program officer for the American Indian College Fund’s Wakanyeja “sacred little ones” early childhood education initiative, will appear on a television program to discuss early childhood education and how programs that incorporate culture and community enhance student achievement.
  • American Indian College Fund and Yale University Partner  for Early Childhood Education Project
    American Indian College Fund and Yale University Partner for Early Childhood Education Project
    June 7, 2012
    The Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones” Early Childhood Education Initiative at the American Indian College Fund announces a partnership with the Yale Child Study Center at Yale University of New Haven, Connecticut, for an early childhood education institute at the end of this month to receive training in working with children and families with special needs.
  • Scholarship Recipient Karen King Featured on German Television
    Scholarship Recipient Karen King Featured on German Television
    June 6, 2012
    Karen King (Navajo), a nursing student at Diné College, was featured on German television station Deutsche Welle. King talked about the importance of a college education and how a scholarship from the American Indian College Fund is helping her meet her education goals. She also spoke about her desire to work in her own community after graduation.
  • The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community College Closed After Fire Damage
  • AT&T Continues Longtime Support of American Indian College Fund
    AT&T Continues Longtime Support of American Indian College Fund
    May 5, 2012
    AT&T contributed $15,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund), continuing two decades of supporting Native American students’ pursuit of higher education. The AT&T Tribal College Scholarship Program provides scholarships to students studying science, technology, engineering, mathematics and/or business at the nation’s tribal colleges and universities.
  • Florence M. Garcia and Albert Gaylor  to Join American Indian College Fund Board of Trustees
    Florence M. Garcia and Albert Gaylor to Join American Indian College Fund Board of Trustees
    May 4, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund Board of Trustees has confirmed the addition of Florence M. Garcia, president of Fort Peck Community College in Poplar, Montana, and Albert Gaylor, vice president of industry relations and diversity for Sysco Corporation, to the boar
  • Sitting Bull College’s Mobridge Site Offers Community Head-Start in College
    Sitting Bull College’s Mobridge Site Offers Community Head-Start in College
    May 3, 2012
    When Sitting Bull College (SBC) opened a new building for a satellite campus in January, administrators were pleasantly surprised. Nearly four times as many students (45) than in the past enrolled for classes at the tiny site in Mobridge, South Dakota.
  • Charity Navigator Awards American Indian College Fund  Third Consecutive Four-Star Rating
    Charity Navigator Awards American Indian College Fund Third Consecutive Four-Star Rating
    May 2, 2012
    Charity Navigator, the nation’s top charity evaluation system, has awarded the Denver-based American Indian College Fund (the Fund) a coveted four-star rating for sound fiscal management and transparency. This is the Fund’s third consecutive four-star rating.
  • Richard Williams: The Journey
    Richard Williams: The Journey
    April 26, 2012
    More than 15 years ago I was selected to serve as the Executive Director of the American Indian College Fund. At that time, I had been working at the University of Colorado-Boulder for 17 years and needed a change. I had several job offers within a two-week period, and I consulted several friends. They all suggested that the American Indian College Fund was the place I could make the biggest difference for Indian people. I was about to begin a journey that would change my life forever.