Ilisagvik College

Current Events

Alaska tribal college celebrates 20 years

Ilisagvik College in Barrow is unique in Alaska – it's the only tribal college in the state. And this year marks its 20th anniversary of providing vocational and academic education to a diverse student population.

Grantee Stories

Learning and culture at the top of the world

I bought my first telescope, a Unitron 2.4 inch refractor for about $120 back in the early 1960s. As a struggling college student at Marquette University in Milwaukee Wisconsin, I had to pay it off in twelve installments. It survived the long trip to Barrow in 1985 and has been my basic scope for arctic stargazing ever since.

Current Events

Barrow dentist wins national award

Dr. Ashley has long recognized the importance of building support for oral health care from within the community itself. She identified a staffing shortage in 2003 as an opportunity to build from within and created a program to train dental assistants through the Ilisagvik College.

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