|Coordinator: Jonnie Clifford
Phone: (605) 455-6047
Fax: (605) 455-2787
AIHEC Student Conference 2017
MARCH 19-21, 2017
Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center
2111 N Lacrosse St
Rapid City, SD 57701
The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) is the collective spirit and unifying voice of our nation's 37 Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs)—a unique 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.
Since 1973, AIHEC serves its network of member institutions through public policy, advocacy, research, and program initiatives to ensure strong tribal sovereignty through excellence in American Indian higher education.sinte
At the 2017 AIHEC Student Conference, each of the 37 AIHEC institutions will be represented by a broad array of students, faculty, and staff from tribal nations throughout the United States.
Students will engage in competitions designed to foster strong academic achievements in STEM, history, literature, and the arts. This event brings together future leaders of Indian Country and serves as a national gathering and training ground for native youth. The 2017 AIHEC Student Conference will be held in Rapid City, South Dakota
The 2017 Student Conference is hosted by the 4 tribal colleges in the South Dakota Region of AIHEC: