News

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.

Two Tribal Casino Management courses added this Winter

Northwest Indian College will be offering two courses - Introduction to Casino Management (HRCM 111) and Tribal Casino Management Practicum (HRCM 197) - starting Monday, Jan. 10.  Both courses will be taught by Frank Cornett and offered via ITV from Port Gamble.

The two courses can be taken with Business Law (BUAD 202) and Financial Accounting (BUAD 212), also offered Winter Quarter, and count towards an Award of Completion in Tribal Casino Management.

Students Thank American Indian College Fund

More than 6,000 scholarships were awarded to hard working Native American college students through the American Indian Scholarship Fund.  Here is a link to a thank you video from a few of those students.  Please watch!

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New Supervisor at the NWIC Early Learning Center!

Fall is here, students are settling into their class schedules and the sounds of children fill the rooms at the NWIC Early Learning Center.  Shelley Macy, NWIC Early Childhood Education Coordinator and Faculty, is the new ELC Supervisor for the department's manager. Shelley has worked in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years.

HUD Awards $800,000 to Northwest Indian College!

We are pleased to announce that Northwest Indian College was awarded $800,000 through the HUD Tribal Colleges and Universities Program.  Northwest Indian College intends to use the HUD grant to build a new NWIC library/information services (IS) center which will replace the campus’s cramped current structure built in the 1930s.

I am Northwest Indian College!

 "I am Northwest Indian College" is a one minute video  produced by Longhouse Media.  Longhouse media interviewed students who shared their thoughts on NWIC to create this public service announcement.  To view the video on Youtube click on the link below.

I am Northwest Indian College

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President Crazy Bull announces NWIC's accreditation

"I am pleased to announce that we have received our notification from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities granting accreditation to Northwest Indian College at the baccalaureate level and reaffirming our associate degree level accreditation.  The bachelor’s degree accreditation is effective September 1, 2008.  This is the normal process associated with our prior candidacy.