November: NISOD is Excited to Share Member Updates
NISOD is Excited to Share Member Updates!
We extend a warm welcome to our new and returning members and look forward to serving your professional development needs in the years to come.
Fort Peck Community College
Where: Poplar, MT
About: Fort Peck Community College (FPCC) is a tribally controlled community college chartered by the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes. Fort Peck Community College believes that the opportunity for higher education must be provided on the Fort Peck Reservation. FPCC is committed to preserving Indian culture, history, and beliefs, and to perpetuating them among the Indian people of all ages. FPCC promotes self-awareness through education necessary to build a career, a lifestyle, and to achieve a true sense of self-pride. Although FPCC does not deny anyone the opportunity for higher education, the institution’s primary purpose is to serve the American Indian population of the Fort Peck Reservation.
About:Cankdeska Cikana (Little Hoop) Community College (CCCC) is one of 36 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) in the United States. CCCC was chartered by the Spirit Lake Tribal Council in 1975 and has graduated over 600 students. Achieving a degree from a tribal college or university has the added benefit of learning more about tribal culture, history, and language and using college education as a way to perpetuate that knowledge. Higher education is a good pathway toward self-improvement and self-responsibility while also demonstrating how to take better care of our families and community. We believe and try to practice, Think Dakota, Live Dakota.
About: In 1982, a task force of educators and parents undertook the establishment of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, now Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College. The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College mission is to provide Anishinaabe communities with post-secondary and continuing education while advancing the language, culture, and history of the Ojibwe. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College fosters the highest level of student success in academic and personal growth by providing an advanced technological education that integrates Ojibwe culture throughout the curriculum. We are an institution that serves the educational and cultural needs of the community and individual student goals, while empowering purposeful, skilled action that sustains Ojibwe culture.
About: Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) serves eight counties in northeast Iowa and surrounding areas. Offering academic programs of study in a variety of disciplines, in addition to online and blended learning, customized business and industry training, short-term certification options and adult education and literacy, the College is committed to affordable, high-quality education and training to ensure the growth and vitality of northeast Iowa.