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FY 2005 Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Construction Grants

Bay Mills Community College
Brimley, MI

Contact: Michael Parish
906-248-3354 (office)

Project Description:

Funds for this project will be used for the renovation of a facility for disabilities accessibility, and to establish a facility with appropriate indoor and outdoor classroom spaces, housing for workshop and special event participants, and large meeting spaces for workshops and conferences. The facility will provide faculty and students involved in the Native Studies and Ojibwe Language Education Program unique space geared specifically to current and future needs. The facility will become the focal point for college and community efforts aimed at preserving and studying a language and a way of life that is unique to the indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes.

Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College
Cloquet, MN

Contact: TBD

Project Description:

The project is designed to renovate the existing library space and build a library addition including Ojibwe Archives to the Ruth A. Myers Library.

Leech Lake Tribal College
Cass Lake, MN

Contact: Dr. Leah J. Carpenter, President
218-335-4200 (office)

Project Description:

The project is designed to complete the construction of classroom and office buildings to meet instructional and student services needs, provide a safe and handicap accessible facility, and to achieve a singular, consolidated college campus.

Salish Kootenai College
Pablo, MT

Contact: Dr. Joseph McDonald, President
406-275-4800 (office) 406-275-4801 (fax)

Dr. Michael O'Donnell, Project Director
406-275-4800 (office) 406-275-4801 (fax)

Project Description:

The project is designed to construct a Health and Physical Fitness Education Facility to assist in strengthening the college's academic quality and, student services. Specific impact expected from constructing the facility includes: offering a greater number and variety of much needed health, wellness, and physical education courses; and, increasing Indian student enrollment and decreasing Indian student dropout rate thus increasing the institutional budget.

Little Big Horn College
Crow Agency, MT

Contact: Dr. David Yarlott, President
406-638-3107 (office) 406-638-3169 (fax)

Project Description:

The project titled, “The Path Ahead is Good,” aims to construct a new library. The construction of the library will meet the needs of Little Big Horn's students. The facility will house archives and administrative offices.

Fort Berthold Community College
New Town, ND

Contact: Keith Smith
Project Director
701-627-4738 (office)

Project Description:

The Fort Berthold Community College Science and Technology 2nd Floor Addition Construction Project is designed to build a second floor above the Student Services Wing. The enhancement to the building will provide adequate space for teaching science, including laboratory instruction which will enhance curricular offerings with four state-of-the-art science and technology classrooms and two laboratories. The added space will result in better teaching conditions for faculty, and improve learning for students and opportunities for increased student enrollment.

Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, SD

Contact: Dr. Thomas Shortbull, President
605-455-6020 (office) 605-455-6023 (fax)

Project Description:

The plan to build two student residence buildings is aimed at addressing students' need to live away from home, home were often two to three families reside making it difficult to study. It is believed that the residences will help increase student retention thereby increasing graduation rates.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
Hayward, WI

Contact: Dr. Betsy McDougall, President
715-634-4790 ext. 127 (office)

Dr. Dan Gretz, Project Director
715-634-4790 ext. 171 (office)

Project Description:

Funds will be used to complete the second and final phase of a library construction project in progress, funded by other sources.

College of the Menominee Nation
Keshena, WI

Contact: Dr. Donna Powless, Project Director
(715) 799-4689 (office) (715) 799-1308

Project Description:

Construction of a library to address the existing needs of student enrollment, academic programs, and community service requests. Completion of this project will permit the College of Menominee Nation to remain on the forefront of education in providing, currently as well as in the future, quality education to its students and community.

Northwest Indian College
Bellingham, WA

Contact: Dr. David Oreiro, Vice President
Center for Tribal Prosperity
360-392-4249 (office)

Project Description:

Funds for this project will be used for the construction of a classroom building at the Swinomish Extended Campus which will address the college's commitment to partnering with tribal communities that host an NWIC extended campus in building permanent classroom facilities. The construction of the classroom facility will increase teaching capacity. The building will also serve as a model for learning facilities at other NWIC Extended Campus Sites.

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