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2906, 2022

CINC to host Sold-Out Native Basketry Workshop with Lorene Sisquoc

By |June 29th, 2022|Categories: Student Affairs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

CINC with Lorene Sisquoc are hosting a SOLD-OUT Beginners Basketry Workshop with an in-depth overview of the history and process of Native Basketry. If you missed this registration period; stay tuned to join us for the next cultural workshop announcement! 1-Day Basketry Workshop (Sold-Out) SATURDAY July 9th, 2022 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. (Lunch Break to be included)  

2406, 2022

CINC offers Adult Education; a gateway to Higher Ed.

By |June 24th, 2022|Categories: Academics|Tags: , , , , , , |

California Indian Nations College is appreciative of the continued support of our community partnerships. CINC and Coachella Valley Adult School have partnered to bring Adult Education to the Tribal Community through a fully accredited high school diploma program. A gateway to higher education and more career opportunities! Thank you to Coachella Valley Adult School and Coachella Valley Unified School District for helping us continue our mission of educating, strengthening and [...]

2106, 2022

SAVE THE DATE: Gathering Under the Stars

By |June 21st, 2022|Categories: Student Affairs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

CINC Announcement: "Save the Date" for our Gathering Under the Stars community event taking place on Saturday, November 5th. To submit vendor applications or for more details, please see attached contact information.

206, 2022

CINC Graduation: Saturday, June 4th 2022

By |June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Student Affairs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

CINC is excited to celebrate the accomplishments of 4 Honors graduates this coming Saturday, June 4th @ 11am. Ceremony being held at: UCR-Palm Desert Auditorium. (Face Masks Required) 2022 CINC Graduates: Victoria Chubb- Morongo Band of Mission Indians, California Marguerite Pablo- Morongo Band of Mission Indians, California Sallie Thurman- Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota Rebecca Waters-Morongo Band of Mission Indians, California  

106, 2022

CINC announces 1st Summer Cultural Workshop: Cahuilla Culture Series

By |June 1st, 2022|Categories: College News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

CINC is extremely excited to announce its very 1st 6-week, Summer Cultural Workshop featuring The Cahuilla Culture Bearers. This workshop is open to the public and awards participants CINC college credit. Please see attached announcement for more details. To enroll please visit: https://cincollege.org/admissions/apply/undergraduate-admissions-application/ For questions, please call (760) 636-8253.

2605, 2022

Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians continues to support emerging tribal college, CINC

By |May 26th, 2022|Categories: CINC in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

KESQ News, Channel 3, reports: 29-Palms Band of Mission Indians pledges $9 million in support towards CINC, emerging tribal college in California! View article here: Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians pledges a commitment of $9 million to tribal college initiative - KESQ

2303, 2022

CINC Family Night-Save the Date!

By |March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Student Affairs|Tags: , , , |

Come celebrate with us for Family Night! Save the date: May 19th! CINC would like to invite you to come celebrate with us! Come out and enjoy a night of fun, celebration and dinner featuring special guests and a silent auction! For more information please contact: Joanna Blackston jblackstone@CINCollege.org 760.834.0593

1803, 2022

CINC “Beading with Birdie”

By |March 18th, 2022|Categories: Student Affairs|Tags: , , , , |

CINC will be "Beading with Birdie" Bríghid Pulskamp in a wonderful SOLD OUT 3-hour workshop to create this beautiful collar necklace and matching earrings! We are honored to bead with “Birdie," the extraordinary Diné Artist/Designer of June Beach Designs. 1-Day Beading Workshop SATURDAY March 26, 2022 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Stay tuned to join us for the next one!

2007, 2021

California Indian Nations College celebrates Theresa Mike as 56th AD Woman of the Year

By |July 20th, 2021|Categories: CINC in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

CINC in the news! Thank you to Desert Charities News​ Online for this feature on CINC founder and visionary, Theresa Mike! https://www.dcnnews.com/california-indian-nations-college-celebrates-theresa-mike-as-56th-ad-woman-of-the-year/

1805, 2021

Online Learning Increases College Access for Underserved Native American Students

By |May 18th, 2021|Categories: CINC in the News, COVID-19|Tags: , , , , , |

Thank you to EdTech Magazine for their feature on CINC increased enrollment during the onset of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Online Learning Boosts College Access for Native Americans (edtechmagazine.com)

1101, 2021

Desert Sun: ‘We’re still growing’: Tribal college in Palm Desert pushes forward virtually amid COVID-19

By |January 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Thank you to the Desert Sun for this wonderful article about the College and our students. https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/education/2021/01/09/palm-springs-area-tribal-college-pushes-forward-despite-covid-19/6548219002/?fbclid=IwAR2HYiW0erfH01jeCP2KRTcFEN_Vb5G_elGBtR_Jq1QU2jBx7uHLQRKM8fE

2811, 2020

Giving Tuesday

By |November 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Giving Tuesday December 1, 2020 “California Indian Nations College is a unique opportunity to increase Native student college graduation rates while nurturing the spirit and soul. Course work allows students to take accredited courses for transfer to a four-year college or university in a setting of acceptance and cultural growth.” ~ James C. Ramos (San Manuel Band of Mission Indians) California State Assemblymember, District 40 For this year's Giving Tuesday, we hope that you consider giving to [...]

1911, 2020

Virtual CINC Family Night – 11/18

By |November 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We would like to thank Keynote Speakers Chairman Ken Ramirez of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and CINC alum Roseanne Rosenthal, Special Guest Chairman Jeff Grubbe of Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, World Champion Youth Hoop Dancer Nanabah Keediniihii, and Pai Nik Tem Bird Singers of Agua Caliente for joining our students in Family Night.

1310, 2020

By |October 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

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909, 2020

Thank-you Cahuilla Casino!

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The California Indian Nations College would like to thank the Cahuilla Casino and their Board of Directors for their donation to the College.  We are greatful for your generousity and support for our students.  

909, 2020

Thank-you Cahuilla Band of Indians!

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The California Indian Nations College would like to thank the Cahuilla Band of Indians for their generous donation to the College. We appreciate the support that they have given to the College and our students.

3108, 2020

Article from Cronkite News

By |August 31st, 2020|Categories: College News|

Click here for the article about the Quarantine Dance Special 2020. https://cronkitenews.azpbs.org/2020/08/11/native-dance-digital-pandemic/

704, 2020

FACULTY

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Online Instruction and Services Resources Introduction to bringing your course online  Faculty Resource Guide Resources for online course transitions Guidance for hard-to-convert courses Software                                         Microsoft Office 365 is now available to adjunct faculty. There is no cost for this suite of products. This program provides access to the cloud-based version. Access is granted as long as there is an assignment within a 3-year period. How The following resources walk you [...]

704, 2020

STUDENTS

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Stay Connected Charter Communications Charter Communications announced on March 13 that for 60 days the company will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access to homes with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a subscription. Installation fees will also be waived for these households. Enroll by calling 844-488-8395. Charter will also continue Spectrum Internet Assist, a program offering low-cost broadband internet of 30 Mbps for low-income households without [...]

704, 2020

RESOURCES

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

RESOURCES COVID-19 Websites California Department of Public Health Website Coronavirus Disease 2019 Update Higher Education Guidance Mass Gatherings Guidance Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 19 Website College of the Desert Information and Resources California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Coronavirus Website Riverside University Health System-Public Health Website Riverside County's 2019 Novel Coronavirus Website What you need to know Stay home if you are sick   FACULTY  |  STUDENTS

704, 2020

Resources

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

RESOURCES Covid-19 Websites California Department of Public Health Website Coronavirus Disease 2019 Update Higher Education Guidance Mass Gatherings Guidance Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 19 Website College of the Desert Information and Resources California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Coronavirus Website Riverside University Health System-Public Health Website Riverside County's 2019 Novel Coronavirus Website What you need to know Stay home if you are sick

604, 2020

Additional COVID-19 Information

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Additional COVID-19 Information Covid-19 Websites California Department of Public Health Website Coronavirus Disease 2019 Update Higher Education Guidance Mass Gatherings Guidance Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 19 Website California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Coronavirus Website Riverside University Health System-Public Health Website Riverside County’s 2019 Novel Coronavirus Website What you need to know Stay home if you are sick Handwashing Tips […]

1603, 2020

Notifications on COVID-19

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|Tags: |

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 3/18/20:  In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, officials from the Riverside County Public Health Department issued a mandate on March 13th closing all community colleges, preschools, K-12 public, private and charter schools, and universities in the county between March 16 and April 30, 2020. All CINC facilities will be closed to students, "non-essential" staff, and the public during this time period.​​ [...]

1511, 2019

Native American Students Feel Invisible. A New SoCal College Hopes To Change That

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Link to audio story: https://www.scpr.org/news/2019/11/15/90527/native-american-students-feel-invisible-a-new-soca/ By Adolfo Guzman-Lopez Afton Johnson is a member of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians. She enrolled in a business class at California Indian Nations College. (book) Education advocates in California say one of the biggest problems facing Native American college students is that they feel invisible. Savana Saubel is one of those students. A member of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians from Palm Springs, [...]

611, 2019

California Indian Nations College celebrating one-year anniversary Saturday with public event

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

By Risa Johnson Sewa Contreras, a student of California Indian Nations College prepare to take a class at UC Riverside Palm Desert Campus on September 9, 2019.  (Photo: Omar Ornelas/ USA Today Network) The California Indian Nations College is celebrating its one-year anniversary on Saturday with "Gathering Under the Stars." The event, which will be free and open to the public, promises Native American arts and crafts, performers, artists, authors, and free [...]

1609, 2019

Meet the first students of California Indian Nations College in Palm Desert

By |September 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sewa Contreras, a student of the California Indian Nations College, prepares to take a class at the UC Riverside Palm Desert campus on September 9, 2019. (Photo: Omar Ornelas/ USA Today Network) By Risa Johnson Enrollment at California Indian Nations College in Palm Desert has nearly doubled to about 70 students in its second year of operation, administrators say. The plan is to keep growing, with a goal of doubling enrollment each [...]

2907, 2019

Native American Enrollment In Community College Has Plummeted 60% In 20 Years. Here’s Why

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

By Adolfo Guzman-Lopez A class at California Indian Nations College in Palm Desert. (Courtesy California Indian Nations College) The numbers scream at you: in the 1997-1998 academic year, there were about 26,000 Native American students enrolled in California's community college system. Twenty years later, that number was down to about 10,000. "It's pretty shocking to see this giant decline in numbers," said Robert Przeklasa, vice president at California Indian Nations [...]

2405, 2019

California Indian Nations College celebrates inaugural graduating class

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Event included Native American bird singers and students wore full tribal regalia as their graduation gowns California Indian Nations College (CINC) is pleased and proud to recognize students from its inaugural course offerings who are graduating from their respective colleges. “These students took California Indian Nations College’s first course offerings in 2018 and received the credits needed to fulfill their requirements; and now we are recognizing and commending their achievements,” [...]

1301, 2019

Program Directors Work to Keep Centuries-Old Promises to American Indians

By |January 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

By Julia Piper Shelly C. Lowe (right) with Harvard U. Native American Program staff members Even at universities whose founding charters mention the education of American Indians among their defining goals, the commitment to recruiting Native students and understanding the challenges they face when they arrive on campus has been inconsistent. Several colleges, among them Ivy League institutions and colleges near reservations, have positions devoted to serving Native American students, [...]

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