News and Announcements
AIGC would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all graduates 2013 who worked so hard to complete their degrees!
If you are an AIGC scholarship recipient or Gates Millennium Scholar, we would love to hear your story and receive your graduation photo! Please contact AIGC at 1-800-628-1920, or email your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Indian Graduate Center Congratulates AICF, Thankful For the Cobell Indian Education Scholar
Albuquerque, NM – March 12, 2013 – Today, the Department of Interior announced that the American Indian College Fund (AICF) will administer the Cobell Indian Education Scholarship Fund, with AIGC handling a graduate education set aside.
The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is currently accepting applications for two (2) opportunities available to High School Seniors.
- The All Native American High School Academic Team; deadline March 16, 2013
- The Accenture Native American Scholarship Program; deadline April 27, 2013
Just what is the reality of higher education and whose needs it should be serving? It seems there are several views. Some tribal leaders are hoping the next generation will take on careers that will aid in nation building. Parents on the other hand often say they are hoping for their children to take on a job that makes them money so they can support them and their future families.
This article appeared in The American Indian Graduate Magazine, Spring 2012, pg 42.
It also appeared on Indianz.com on March 7, 2012 http://18.104.22.168/News/2012/004870.asp
In the fall of 1969 I received a call from Taos Pueblo merchant and civic leader John Rainer,
Indian Country Today Media Network featured a number of people in 2011 who deserve recognition for their contributions to Native American education.
Grayson Noley, Choctaw, is an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma and feels that Native Americans are vastly underrepresented in higher education administration.
AIGC selling NASCAR Coca Cola 600 Raffle Tickets
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) and Coca Cola have teamed to raise scholarship funds for American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing graduate and professional degrees. Only 2000 NASCAR Coca Cola 600 raffle tickets will be sold.