News

Yes, It Is Rocket Science!

Northwest Indian College just received the results from the First Nations Rocket Launch held May 6-8 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  NWIC took First Place at the First Nations Rocket Laynch Competition.  At the previous NASA USLI competition, NWIC placed 17th out of 33 competing against major engineering universities and colleges. Faculty Advisor, Gary Brandt stated "This experience was instrumental in preparing the team for this competition.  The reports, presentations, and other USLI project requirements really prepared the team to not only compete from a confident position, but also taught them what it takes to be a team and to truly believe in themselves".

Request for Audit Services Proposals

Northwest Indian College is inviting qualified CPA firms to submit proposals for single audits for the college and the NWIC Foundation.

Please see the RFP for information and specific requirements.

Please Join us in Celebration of our Students Success!

Friday, June 17th, the Northwest Indian College Board of Trustees is hosting a reception in honor of NWIC graduates. The Reception is scheduled from 2-4 pm in the Log Building on the Lummi Campus. Following the reception is the 2011 Commencement Ceremony scheduled at the Wexliem Community Building at 5:00 pm, dinner following. For more information, please contact the Center for Student Success at 360-392-4269 Or toll free at 866-676-2772.

NWIC installs new digital reader board sign

Northwest Indian College is now home to a state-of-the-art LED Watchfire digital reader board, which was installed Thursday, May 19.

The electronic sign is visible along Kwina Road, and will serve as a reliable source of up-to-date news, event notices and public service announcements about the college and community.

 

NWIC Native Foods Educators honored with food and farming fellowship

Northwest Indian College's Valerie Segrest, Community Nutritionist and Native Foods Educator for the Cooperative Extension Department, has been selected as an advocate for a prestigious Kellogg-funded food and farming program.

Northwest Indian College Biannual Report Available

Northwest Indian College has published a biannual report covering information for 2010-2012.  Please click on the link below for easy access to an electronic version in PDF.  Hard copies will be sent to donors and other interested parties.  Enjoy reading about all the wonderful things going on at NWIC and our success.  Click here to view the report in PDF Biannual Report

Online financial education available for Native Students

A series of four handbooks titled “Developing Your Vision While Attending College” has been co-developed by the American Indian College Fund and the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®).

Northwest Indian College Lummi Library now live on Evergreen

Northwest Indian College’s library at the Lummi Campus, located near Bellingham, Washington, has gone live with Evergreen library software as their next generation Integrated Library System (ILS).  Equinox Software oversaw the migration of data from the College’s previous system, provided staff training, and will continue to provide technical support.

National Endowment for the Humanities awards NWIC Challenge Grant

Northwest Indian College’s Coast Salish Institute is the recipient of a $500,000 capacity-building grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities for the continued preservation and revitalization of the highly-endangered Coast Salish languages and cultures.

NWIC presents Saturday Science Academy workshops

Northwest Indian College's Science Department is hosting a newfangled educational program at the Lummi Campus for high school and NWIC students. The next session will be held on Saturday, June 11th.