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The American Indian Graduate Center seeks a Chief Operating Officer

The COO is a key member of the senior management team, reporting to the Executive Director, and is responsible for the oversight and management of daily operations including direct responsibilities for finance. This role will serve as second-in-command and ensures the effectiveness and efficiency of the organization. The COO will maintain control of diverse organizational

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Nicole Johnny

The American Indian Graduate Center Stands in Solidarity with Nicole Johnny

AIGC condemns the racially motivated harassment Nicole Johnny endured at the Los Angeles KKW Beauty pop-up shop. Albuquerque, New Mexico On June 30th, 2018, Nicole Johnny, an AIGC scholarship alumna, affirms she was subjected to racially-motivated discrimination and harassment at the Kim Kardashian West Beauty Brand pop-up shop in Los Angeles, California. Nicole, a citizen

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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. The $50,000 AIBL

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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

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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

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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

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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, Executive Director,

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The American Indian Graduate Magazine Fall 2017

The American Indian Graduate Magazine Fall 2017– Inside this Issue: President’s Message A Message from the Executive Director 9th Annual AIGC Reception From GED to Graduate Degree It’s Okay to Cry and Ask for Help #MakingTheGrad ANAHSAT And more… Download PDF…

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AIGC Board President Nationally Recognized

August 3, 2017 Contact: Stephine Poston (505) 379-6172; 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, 2017 – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) congratulates Board President, Holly Cook Macarro (Red Lake Band of Ojibwe) who

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