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Stand with Native Students in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

Month: March 2019 Articles

College Funder Shares Tips for Native Students Seeking Non-Profit Careers

If you are a Native American student interested in a career in the non-profit world, College Fund employee Darrick Silversmith has useful tips for you.

College Admissions Scandal: Why Native Americans Are Not Surprised

When the news hit about the higher education admissions scandal dubbed Varsity Blues, in which wealthy parents perpetrated fraud to get their children into prestigious colleges and universities, we at the American Indian College Fund were not only disappointed, frankly, we were angry.

Threading the Needle from Theorist to STEM

Early Childhood theorists have influenced educators’ practice in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for many years. Through the Gimaadaadizimin (We All Start A Journey) Project, supported by the American Indian College Fund’s For the Wisdom of the Children: Strengthening the Teacher of Color Pipeline, the Early Childhood Education Department at Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (KBOCC) have strengthened and expanded our future teachers’ knowledge in STEM.

Sinte Gleska University Connects GED Classroom to Community, Culture

In 2019 the Sinte Gleska University Adult Basic Education (ABE) Department began offering community-based learning opportunities. The program introduces and enhances knowledge and skills relevant to GED students, their families, and community members.