Emily White Hat, J.D. (Sicangu Lakota), the Vice President of Programs at the American Indian College Fund, addressed the graduates at United Tribes Technical College’s 2021 Fall Commencement in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Month: December 2021 Blogs
Actor Zahn McClarnon Visits College Fund at LNI
The Student Success Services team had a surprise visitor at its booth last week at the 44th Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City, South Dakota. Actor Zahn McClarnon, starring in the 2021 FX on Hulu series Reservation Dogs (also known for his performances in Longmire, Fargo, and Westworld) stopped by to say hello.
American Indian College Receives $1 Million Grant
The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) announced that it has received a $1 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) to support the College Fund’s work helping Indigenous students access a higher education. The College Fund’s work creates greater education equity in Native communities, while lifting families out of poverty.
College Fund Works to Increase Native Student Enrollment
Denver’s Channel 9 interviewed Cheryl Crazy Bull about the College Fund’s mission and why it is important to her. College Fund student ambassador Chandra Norton also speaks about her journey from college to career.
TCUs to Benefit from Federal Program
Open Campus spoke with Cheryl Crazy Bull, President of the American Indian College Fund, about how Build Back Better will impact tribal colleges.
#Indigetern Native Student Intern Stories
#Indegetern is our new campaign to highlight stories and reflections of Native students who have interned in businesses, organizations, agencies, and tribal communities across the country. Meet our first intern, Carrie.