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American Indian College Fund Receives $600,000 Grant from Strada Education Network to Study Economic and Social Impact of Tribal Colleges

Denver, Colo., April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced today a new effort to study the impact of tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) on the overall well-being of graduates from five institutions. The study will occur over two years and is funded through a $600,000 grant from Strada Education NetworkSM, a national nonprofit dedicated to strengthening pathways from education to employment.

Working with the North Dakota Association of Tribal Colleges, the College Fund will determine the statewide and individual institutional economic and social return on investment of five TCUs in North Dakota to illustrate the value of a TCU education and the importance of continued public and private investment of these dynamic institutions. Participating TCUs include Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, Sitting Bull College, United Tribes Technical College, Turtle Mountain Community College, and Cankdeska Cikana Community College.


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