ALBUQUERQUE, NM (May 21, 2019) – The American Indian Graduate Center is pleased to announce and welcome Dr. Corey Still (United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) as the new Director of Scholarship Operations.
“AIGC is honored to have Dr. Still join our team as we embark on celebrating our 50-year legacy. The greatest part of our legacy is service to our students. His advocacy work on behalf of Native students aligns with our commitment to our mission and vision. We are thrilled to have an individual with his level of commitment to join our team,” stated Angelique Albert, AIGC Executive Director.
“I am extremely excited to be working with an organization that has provided so much, for not only me but for Native students across the country to pursue and attain a college education,” said Dr. Corey Still. Dr. Still is an American Indian Graduate Center Scholar who received the Gates Millennium Scholarship in 2009. AIGCS is the partner organization that administers the GMS program to American Indian and Alaska Native awardees.
Dr. Still, a recent graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Ph.D. program in Adult and Higher Education, has dedicated his professional career to serving Native students. He has developed and taught a number of indigenous courses at the university level. His research focuses specifically on the perspective of American Indian students in the college-going experience and Native American Men in Higher Education.
About the American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC)
AIGC and AIGC Scholars are the largest scholarship providers to Native students in the United States. We award over $15 million dollars in scholarships annually and have awarded more than $200 million in scholarships since inception. We are proud to empower Native students from over 500 tribes in all 50 states through educational funding and support services. We fund undergraduate, graduate and professional students at any accredited college or university in the United States. AIGC is the center for Native Scholarships.