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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.

Sara Lee Foundation Renews Scholarship Sponsorship with American Indian College Fund

The American Indian College Fund received a grant from the Sara Lee Foundation to continue Sara Lee’s Tribal College Scholarship Program for Women for the 2011-12 academic year. This program will continue to provide scholarship support to American Indian females that attend our nation’s tribal colleges and universities and are primary residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Nancy Allison Perkins Foundation Grants $10,000 to American Indian College Fund

The American Indian College Fund received a grant of $10,000 from the Illinois-based Nancy Allison Perkins Foundation for college scholarship support to American Indian students.

Naming and Claiming Intellectual Capital Increases Self-Efficacy at Tribal Colleges

“Without question, Native peoples have always believed in education and its ability to draw out inner potential to promote self-sufficient, self-confident, positive thinking and knowledgeable people with the emotional intelligence to build quality lives.” Dr. Henrietta Mann