AIHEC Student Congress
The American Indian Higher Education Consortium
(AIHEC) Student Congress is the representative body for the students attending
the 37 Tribal Colleges and Universities in the United States and Canada. The
AIHEC member schools are fully accredited institutions providing a full range of
services and educational opportunities both on and off the reservation. Degrees
are offered at all levels, from vocational certificates to the doctoral degree
in nearly all disciplines.
Founded in 1986, The AIHEC Student Congress (ASC)
works to promote leadership, self-governance, cultural preservation, education
achievement, community development, economical sustainability and success for
all Native people. Past accomplishments have included successful lobbying
efforts in Washington, D.C., student representation on national panels and
development of a leadership institute.