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Tribal college conference takes place in N.D.
FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2003

The following is a press release from the American Indian Higher Education Consortium.

Bismarck, N.D. -- The annual conference of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) is scheduled for March 27 to April 1 in Fargo, North Dakota. Up to two thousand American Indian educators and students from the nation's 35 tribal colleges and universities are expected to attend. The theme of the conference is "E=TCU 30," Education equals Tribal Colleges and Universities to the 30th power, a reference to the 30th anniversary of tribal colleges.

The conference opens on Thursday, March 27 with an evening reception at 5 p.m. at the NDSU Alumni Center hosted by NDSU President Joseph A. Chapman.

Most of the conference activities are divided between two hotels and meeting centers in the southwest part of Fargo. Workshops, booths, and the conference powwow are planned for at the Ramada Plaza Suites and Conference Center, 1635 42nd Street Southwest. Registration is available there every day from Friday, March 28 through noon on April 1.

Student competitions and award dinners take place at the Holiday Inn Convention and Resort Center, 3803 13th Avenue South. Competitions are scheduled in business, speech, art, web site technology and the tribal knowledge bowl. Winners will be recognized at a student awards dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1st, followed by a student dance, the concluding event of the conference.

Other conference highlights are a "Meet the Author" student luncheon on Monday, March 31 at 12 noon in the Holiday Inn with Bea Medicine, Ph.D., author and university educator who lives on Standing Rock. A film festival is scheduled Sunday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Fargo Theater, 314 Broadway in downtown Fargo.

Other meetings associated with the conference include the AIHEC spring board of directors meeting March 26 to 28 at the Ramada Plaza Suites, a coaches meeting at the Ramada Plaza on Saturday, March 29 at 3 p.m., a national symposium about facilitating research opportunities for Native Americans at Land Grant Colleges and Universities on Saturday, March 29 at the Ramada Plaza Suites, and a meeting March 28 for tribal college information technology personnel.

A detailed conference agenda is available on the website of the North Dakota Association of Tribal Colleges, www.ndatc.org

The conference is hosted by the NDATC, which includes Cankdeska Cikina Community College, Fort Berthold Community College, Sitting Bull College, Sisseton Wahpeton College, Turtle Mountain Community College, and United Tribes Technical College.

More information or to arrange media coverage during the conference:
Phyllis Howard, AIHEC 2003 Conference Coordinator
701-223-4100
phyllis@ndatc.org

Relevant Links:
American Indian Higher Education Consortium - http://www.aihec.org
North Dakota Association of Tribal Colleges - http://www.ndatc.org

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