News and Announcements

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

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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. Mr. Stevens is currently serving

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Staff Kudos!

Recently AIGC’s very own, Josh Lucio (Pueblo of Zuni), was recognized by University of Arizona, American Indian Alumni Club for his exemplary special contributions to Indian education. Josh is the Program Associate for Scholarships and Programs. Sara LaBarge (Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin), Academic Advisor for the AIGC Scholars was named one of forty emerging

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The American Indian Graduate Magazine Fall 2016

The American Indian Graduate Magazine Fall 2016 — Inside this Issue: President’s Message A Message from the Director Fracturing Families Indigenous Language Revitalization ANAHSAT Achieving through Healing, Hozho Gates Millennium Scholars AIGC Installs New Board Leadership And more… Download PDF…

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American Indian Graduate Center Installs New Board Leadership

Board of Directors at Native Scholarship Organization Represent a Breadth of Expertise. Albuquerque, NM – August 8, 2016 – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving cultural and economic wellbeing for individuals and tribes through graduate education, recently announced the installment of its newest board leadership – Rose Graham (Diné)

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Admissions program focuses on cultural identity

Native American students learn about admissions, maintaining cultural identity at Lawrence University Story Highlights Sophie Skenandore-Wheelock, 17, of Oneida, attended the College Horizons program at Lawrence. The program brought 86 students from around the U.S. to Lawrence last week. The program guides Native American students through the college admissions process. It also helps them learn

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The First Lady’s Unforgettable Day at Santa Fe Indian School

14 Images from the First Lady’s Unforgettable Day at Santa Fe Indian School Santa Fe Indian School Principal Dr. Felisa Gulibert used the word “elation” to describe her school’s response to hearing that First Lady Michelle Obama had accepted their invitation to speak at the May 23 commencement ceremony. And the day was as magical

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Mescalero senior wins Bill Gates Scholarship

Dave Tomlin, Ruidoso News       May 10, 2016 A Mescalero High School senior has been named a Gates Millennium Scholar, an honor that comes with a guarantee of full financial support for his college and post-graduate studies and an array of other services and benefits. “It pays for everything,” said Albert Valdez, “tuition, meal

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