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".
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.
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 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
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’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.
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.