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

Month: August 2019 Articles

Report: Tribal Colleges Offer Unique Approach to Native Student Success

Education has been heralded as the “great equalizer,” but today only 14% of Native Americans in the United States ages 25 and older have a bachelor’s degree or higher—less than half of that of other groups.

College Fund Hosts Indigenous Cooking Event with Premier Denver Chefs

Denver’s rich Native American history stretches back 13,000 years. Once the winter home of the Arapaho and a bustling trade center prior to the gold rush, today Denver is ranked as one of America’s best cities to live and is home to a burgeoning restaurant scene.

Structure and Characteristics for Successful Outcomes: A Review of Community College Internships Programs

The dynamic and emerging job market present a challenge to education and preparation of traditional degree-seeking students as education rarely keep steps with skills required by employers. Internships, or work-based learning, are a way to facilitate the transition from classroom learning to practical application and skill development.

Navajo Technical University Student Explores NASA’s Space Flight Technology, and the History of Her Own Tribe’s Technological Journey

As the country celebrated the 50th anniversary of humankind’s first visit to the moon, American Indian College Fund Student Ambassador and Scholar, Nylana Murphy, was working on the next generation of spaceflight hardware and connecting her community to the history of Navajo technology and creation.