Students who attend tribally controlled colleges praise the quality of their education and the support they receive from faculty and staff, according to a new report released by the Center for Community College Student Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin.
partial shutdown of the federal government is—for the moment–only indirectly felt
by many Americans. But on the nation’s Indian reservations, where federal funding
is vital for the day-to-day operation of many programs and services, the impact
Henry Luce Foundation has launched a new initiative to support the work of
Native “knowledge makers and knowledge keepers” through a competitive
fellowship program developed in collaboration with the First Nations
partial shutdown of the federal government is having a disproportionate impact on
science, curtailing the work of government scientists and darkening federal agencies
that fund college and university-based research—including many programs within
tribal and Native-serving institutions.
Navajo Technical University, a four-year tribally controlled institution located in Crownpoint, New Mexico, learned this week that its electrical and industrial engineering programs have received ABET accreditation.
The National Science Foundation’s Tribal Colleges and Universities Program is hosting a webinar to provide more information about Tribal Enterprise Advancement Centers on Monday, April 30 at 3 p.m. eastern time.