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Erin Griffin of American Indian College Fund Awarded 2022 Bush Fellowship

Erin Griffin (Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of Sisseton, South Dakota), a Program Officer for Indigenous Education at the American Indian College Fund, is one of 24 extraordinary leaders who was selected by the Bush Foundation for a 2022 Bush Fellowship.

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Tohono O’odham Community College Pre-College GED program

Tohono O’odham Community College Pre-College GED program

By Anselmo Ramon, Chair, Academic Programs in Workforce and Community Development Even with a pandemic, the Tohono O’odham Community College’s Pre-College GED Program successfully reached out to its GED community on the Tohono O’odham Nation. Over a year later, the transition in the fall of 2020 to an online GED zoom class has proven to be a success! Students and instructors were both challenged with the transition to an online learning model. The concept of teaching and learning online via...

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February 24: TCUs and Native American-Serving Institutions Webinar

February 24: TCUs and Native American-Serving Institutions Webinar

February 24: TCUs and Native American-Serving Institutions Webinar Cheryl Crazy Bull of American Indian College Fund to Explore How Place-Based Education Transforms Native Students and CommunitiesCheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, will present a webinar on February 24, 2022, from 1-2 PM Eastern Time (11 AM-12 PM  Mountain Time) about how Tribal Colleges and Universities and rural Native-serving institutions connect Indigenous students to their identity...

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President Cheryl Crazy Bull of American Indian College Fund: Statement About the Washington Commanders Football Team Name Change

President Cheryl Crazy Bull of American Indian College Fund: Statement About the Washington Commanders Football Team Name Change

President Cheryl Crazy Bull of American Indian College Fund: Statement About the Washington Commanders Football Team Name Change I can’t think of a better metaphor for the need for respectful visibility of Native people in America than the Washington football team’s announcement that it will be changing its name to the Commanders—on Groundhog Day. At the American Indian College Fund, we are relieved that the Washington team has finally changed its former offensive name. We are deeply thankful...

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American Indian College Fund Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Academic Year 2022-23 

American Indian College Fund Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Academic Year 2022-23 Millions of Dollars Available for Native American Students Denver, Colo.--February 1, 2022--Native students across the country can make their career dreams a reality with an American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship. Applications open online February 1, 2022, at www.collegefund.org/scholarships, for students seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees in the 2022-2023 academic year....

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American Indian College Fund’s Tiffany Gusbeth, VP of Student Success Services, Named A “Leading for Equity” Fellow

American Indian College Fund’s Tiffany Gusbeth, VP of Student Success Services, Named A “Leading for Equity” Fellow

American Indian College Fund’s Tiffany Gusbeth, VP of Student Success Services, Named A “Leading for Equity” Fellow National College Attainment Network and UMB Program to Develop C-Suite Leaders of Color Denver, Colo.—January 24, 2022– Tiffany Gusbeth (Northern Cheyenne Nation), Vice President of Student Success Services at the American Indian College Fund, was one of 12 individuals chosen nationwide to participate in the inaugural cohort of Leading for Equity Fellowship program through the...

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In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

On January 17 the nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his life’s work and contributions to civil rights in America. This year the commemoration is particularly poignant for Indian Country as we also mark the loss of Clyde Bellecourt, the last remaining founder of the Native American activist and civil rights group, the American Indian Movement (AIM). Bellecourt, known by his Ojibwe name, Nee-gon-we-way-we-dun, Thunder Before the Storm, passed of cancer at the age of 85 on Tuesday,...

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