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American Indian Graduate Center Receives Grant

American Indian Graduate Center Receives $5000 Grant from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community to Support the American Indian Business Leaders Scholarship Fund

AIGC will use the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community grant to provide scholarships to Native American business students. 

Albuquerque, New Mexico

The American Indian Graduate Center announced a $5000 grant received from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community today. The grant will be used to support the recently endowed American Indian Business Leaders scholarship.

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Angelique Albert

American Indian Graduate Center, the largest Native American scholarship provider in the nation with 50 years of service to Native scholars is saddened and disappointed by the recent Colorado State University incident and questions-

Are schools doing all that is necessary to protect and affirm Native students, or are they merely accepting their tuition dollars?

(Albuquerque, New Mexico-May 8th, 2018)– Last week at Colorado State University, two young Native American brothers were stopped and questioned by university police while attending a campus tour as a result of a call made by a suspicious parent.

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“Making the Grad” campaign designed to showcase elite scholars

American Indian Graduate Center’s 2017 Students of The Year

AMERICAN INDIAN GRADUATE CENTER’S 2017 STUDENTS OF THE YEAR AT NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING ASSOCIATION TRADESHOW AND CON-VENTION

LAS VEGAS, NV (April 20, 2018) – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) has announced the inaugural selections for the “Making the Grad” campaign designed to showcase elite scholars. Brook Thompson (undergraduate) and Rebecca St Germaine (graduate) were selected as AIGC 2017 Students of the Year.

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AIBL Founders Larry Gianchetta, Dave Archambault with Angelique Albert, Ernie Stevens, Prairie Bighorn

AIBL Honors Founders’ Legacy for Training Native Business Leaders

PHOENIX  (May 1, 2018) – At the close of its annual leadership conference, American Indian Business Leaders (AIBL) honored its founding members on Saturday, April 28, 2018 by creating the AIBL Founders Scholarship. The endowment was established to honor Dave Archambault, Dr. Joe McDonald and Dr. Larry Gianchetta for their 24 years of dedication to empowering tribal business students.

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AIGC Director Appointed to Obama Foundation MBK Advisory Council

Angelique Albert appointed to My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Advisory Council
AIGC Executive Director joins business, academic leaders on Obama Foundation Initiative

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (March 28, 2018) –  My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, an initiative of the Obama Foundation, has announced its new Advisory Council with the appointment of five new members including Angelique Albert,

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AIGC Board President Nationally Recognized

August 3, 2017

Contact: Stephine Poston (505) 379-6172; stephposton@msn.com

American Indian Graduate Center Board President Nationally Recognized

Holly Cook Macarro Honored at Women Empowering Women for Indian Nations (WEWIN)

Isleta Pueblo, NM – August 3,

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American Indian Graduate Center Names New Board President

Holly Cook Macarro Will Lead National Native Scholarship Organization

Photo, left to right: Holly Cook Macarro & Rose Graham.

Albuquerque, NM – May 30, 2017 – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) recently elected Holly Cook Macarro (Red Lake Band of Ojibwe) President of the organization’s Board of Directors.

Cook Macarro is a graduate of the University of North Dakota with BBA and University of St.

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American Indian Graduate Center Welcomes New Executive Director

Angelique Albert, Joins National Native Scholarship Organization

Albuquerque, NM – February 2, 2017 – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC), is pleased to announce and welcome Angelique Albert (Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes) as the new executive director.

AIGC is embarking on a 50-year legacy of providing higher education scholarships and services to Indian students. 

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American Indian Graduate Center Announces New Board Member

Ernie L. Stevens Jr., Joins Cast of Leaders in Native Scholarship Organization

Albuquerque, NM – January 5, 2017 – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC), a non-profit organization embarking on a 50-year legacy of scholarships to Indian students welcomes Ernie L. Stevens Jr. (Oneida Nation) to the Board of Directors.

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