Sitting Bull College Information

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Sitting Bull College
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TypePublic tribal college
Established1973
AffiliationStanding Rock Sioux tribe of the Standing Rock reservation in south-central North Dakota
PresidentLaurel Vermillion
Undergraduates289 [1]
Postgraduates28 [1]
Location, ,
United States
Campus Standing Rock Indian Reservation
ColorsBlue & white
Website www.sittingbull.edu

Sitting Bull College is a public tribal college in Fort Yates, North Dakota. It was founded in 1973 by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe of the Standing Rock reservation in south-central North Dakota. The SBC campuses are located in Fort Yates, North Dakota and McLaughlin, South Dakota. It serves as the primary educational institution on the Standing Rock Reservation. [2]

History

In 1973, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council chartered Standing Rock Community College. The College name was changed from Standing Rock College to Sitting Bull College in 1996. [3]

Academics

Sitting Bull College offers the Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees. It also offers certificates. [4]

Partnerships

SBC is a member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), which is a community of tribally and federally chartered institutions working to strengthen tribal nations and make a lasting difference in the lives of American Indians and Alaska Natives. SBC was created in response to the higher education needs of American Indians. SBC generally serves geographically isolated populations that have no other means accessing education beyond the high school level. [5]

References

  1. ^ a b "College Navigator". U.S. Department of Education. 2019. Retrieved June 7, 2019.
  2. ^ American Indian Higher Education Consortium Archived June 14, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ American Indian Higher Education Consortium Archived June 14, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ http://sittingbull.edu/sitting-bull-college/programs/
  5. ^ American Indian Higher Education Consortium Archived June 14, 2012, at the Wayback Machine

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