Month: March 2017 Articles

USA Today Diversity Campaign Features College Fund

The American Indian College Fund joined national industry leaders to educate and empower business leaders about expanding diversity in the workforce. Native American students have unique perspectives to offer employers and their voices and perspectives helps strengthen the quality of American commerce.

Experts Consider Need for and Promotion of Corporate Diversity

American Indian College Fund President and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull weighs in on how companies can make the workplace friendly to diverse employees.

Native Higher Ed. Professionals and Students Earn Top Awards from the College Fund and Adolph Coors Foundation

The American Indian College Fund honored 34 American Indian tribal college students of the year, tribal college president Dr. Laurel Vermillion, and U.S. Department of Education employee John Gritts on March 19 at the 2017 Student of the Year and Coca Cola Award Banquet in Rapid City, South Dakota in conjunction with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Spring Student Conference.

American Indian College Fund Honors Two Leaders in Native Higher Education

The College Fund named Dr. Laurel Vermillion, President of Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates, North Dakota and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, the 2017 American Indian College Fund TCU Honoree of the Year. This honor recognizes a distinguished individual who has made a positive and lasting impact on the tribal college movement.