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Month: June 2016 Articles

Achieving the Dream

The Achieving the Dream (ATD) student success initiative is a three-year (2013-2016) grant for two TCUs. Diné College and Salish Kootenai College were awarded and participated in the Achieving the Dream student success initiative.

Return on Investment

This literature review is divided into four sections. The first provides a summary of the literature addressing the conventional ways in which individuals and institutions look at ROI. The second summarizes the small field of research that has expressly looked at what ROI means in the cultural contexts of TCUs.

Traditions for Native Grads more than Feathers, Moccasins and Regalia

Last week the 2016 graduating class at Salish Kootenai College (SKC) celebrated its graduation. Located on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana, SKC has served the Flathead Valley since 1978. This year  the school awarded baccalaureate degrees in the arts and sciences; associate degrees in the arts and sciences and associates of applied sciences; and and certificates to 127 graduates.

Education is Social Justice

Malcolm Macleod, President of the Johnson Scholarship Foundation, writes in the blog Giving Matters that the foundation stands with the American Indian College Fund to make scholarships a tool for social justice in achieving equity for Native peoples, mainly for education.