American Indian College Fund Staff Member to Speak at Mental Health Summit
The American Indian College Fund’s Transfer and Admissions Program Administrator, Nicolette Weston, will speak at the National Scholarship Providers Association’s (NSPA) Mental Health Summit on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. The National Scholarship Providers Association focuses on advancing the collective impact of scholarship providers and the awards they offer.
The Land: Meaning, Perception and Worldviews
by Kai Teague Language is a means of communication and can take many forms, shapes, colors, and sounds. Language is essentially a code embedded with meaning. Meaning is derived from our experiences in life. In order to learn a different language, it is likely you 1)...
The Land: Thoughts Into Action
by Kai Teague What does water do? What does any seed, shoot, or root do? What does any other animal do? Buffalo, and birds What about moss or matts that grow on rocks? They disrupt, stir, break…ground, soil, rocks, and seeds. Water and wind move over, and through,...
American Indian College Fund Conducts Unique Student Support Services Research at Tribal Colleges and Universities
American Indian College Fund Conducts Unique Student Support Services Research at Tribal Colleges and Universities The study examines how TCUs define and achieve student success. April18, 2023, Denver, Colo. — The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) is...
American Indian College Fund to Host NYC Indigenous Food Event Featuring Five Indigenous Celebrity Chefs
American Indian College Fund to Host NYC Indigenous Food Event Featuring Five Indigenous Celebrity Chefs May 2 EATSS Event to Benefit Native American College Students Denver, Colo., April 14, 2023--Can you imagine a world without chocolate, blueberries, or guacamole?...
Tohono O’odham Community College’s Pre-College Program Graduates Three GED Students in 2022 and Launches Pre-College GED FAST TRACK Option in 2023
Tohono O’odham Community College continues to make strides in pre-college pathway options for Native students, setting them up for success in their college and career journeys.
American Indian College Fund Announces Tribal College Faculty Fellows Pursuing Masters and Terminal Degrees
The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) is supporting 28 tribal college and university (TCU) faculty and staff pursuing master or doctoral degrees with grants totaling $406,975. Funding from several fellowship programs helps build greater educational expertise in Indian Country and the academic capacity of the 35 TCUs the College Fund supports.
Standing In Our Power
The Standing in Our Power Ojibwe cultural project is working to reduce the impact of the long history of cultural genocide. The project aims to provide women with the opportunity to learn cultural roles and teachings to take back power and reclaim their sacredness as women.
American Indian College Fund Receives $100,000 Investment for Future Energy Professionals Project
Marathon Petroleum contributed $100,000 to the American Indian College Fund’s (College Fund) Future Energy Professionals Project to provide scholarships and academic and career services to Native college students pursuing post-secondary credentials at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) in New Mexico and North Dakota. The focus of the program is on students who plan to enter energy fields, where Native people are underrepresented.
American Indian College Fund Research Develops Preliminary Framework for Tribal College Sustainability
The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) is releasing three briefs with findings from a three-part research project on tribal colleges and universities it conducted in 2020-21. The focus of the research includes tribal college and university (TCU) student support services, program development and review, and sustainability.