Month: February 2011 Articles

Tribal College Tour Inspires Walmart Partner

Ronnette Smith is the Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs – Constituent Relations for Walmart, a corporate supporter for the American Indian College Fund (the Fund). As part of her duties, Ms. Smith had the chance three years ago to attend a tribal college tour of Montana with the Fund, visiting two tribal colleges there to learn more about how Walmart support was helping to change the face of American Indian education. Little did she know that the tour would also change her.

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