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Higher Education Programs

Institutional Characteristics

Historically underserved learners

Location of School - City

Type of Institution

Classification of Institution

Recruit historically underserved learners

Improve ACCESS for all learners in more languages

Implement strategies to retain historically underserved learners

Increase ACCOUNTABILITY through transparency and documentation

Publish description of program goals and requirements

Publicize efforts to increase historically underserved student enrollments

Publicize definition of student success

Levels of language offered

Keys to Access and Accountability

Recruit faculty from HUL communities

Partnership with education

Partnership with philanthropic foundations

Offer language immersion opportunities

Provide financial assistance

  • Rocky Boy, Montana is home to the Chippewa Cree Tribe, and the community has two heritage languages, Cree and Chippewa (Ojibwe). With the support of an Administration for Native Americans (ANA) grant, Stone Child College (SCC)… … Read More
  • This certificate is designed for all students interested in increasing their knowledge of Anishinaabe people, language, and culture. Students will attain a novice-intermediate proficiency level upon completion of the program.… … Read More
  • The Native American Studies Associate of Arts degree program is a specialized degree focusing on Mvskoke Language or Mvskoke Studies with opportunity for alternative tribal courses. Students will develop an informed and tribal-… … Read More
  • The Lakota Studies Department offers four degrees and a Lakota Language Certificate. The department also provides the focus for the entire college in maintaining a Lakota perspective. All students are required to take courses… … Read More
  • We adjust course offerings so that students can gain proficiency as rapidly as possible. For example, we offer both regular-paced and intensive first-year Russian during the academic year, and we offer third-year Russian both… … Read More
  • We adjust course offerings so that students can gain proficiency as rapidly as possible. For example, we offer both regular-paced and intensive first-year Russian during the academic year, and we offer third-year Russian both… … Read More
  • The Utah Bridge Program focus is centered on supporting access to bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural citizenship, and meeting each student’s potential in college pathways. The University of Utah partners with our state's… … Read More
  • To address the state-wide need to prepare teachers of less commonly taught languages, the Graduate Certificate/M.A.T. in Foreign Language Education offers teacher licensure in American Sign Language, Arabic, Cherokee, Chinese,… … Read More
  • Building partnerships with local school districts. … Read More
  • The Dakota Studies Department at Sisseton Wahpeton College provides multiple avenues for learning the Dakota language, including a Dakota Language Teaching Certificate, which prepares students to teach the Dakota Language and… … Read More