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Education
Fort Berthold tribal college signs partnership


Students at Fort Berthold Community College in North Dakota will be able to work towards a four-year degree under a partnership with Minot State University.

The agreement is the first of its kind for the college, which serves the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation. Tribal students will able to apply their coursework towards degrees at MSU and will be able to take classes over the state's Interactive Video Network.

The partnership also calls on faculty and students to work on projects at both institutions.

Get the Story:
University, college are partners (AP 12/13)

Relevant Links:
Fort Berthold Community College - http://www.fbcc.bia.edu
American Indian Higher Education Consortium - http://www.aihec.org
Tribal Colleges and Universities - http://www.ed.gov/about/inits/list/whtc/edlite-index.html
American Indian College Fund - http://collegefund.org

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