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Diné College Ranked in Top Five for Most Associate Degrees Awarded to Native Americans

January 8, 2020 - 4:59pm

DINE COLLEGEDiné College graduates a large number of students with associate degrees, according to a recent survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics that was published in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

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ASKK Participants Graduate from Lay Health Advisor Program

January 6, 2020 - 5:24pm

The class graduated from the program and received their certificates at the Red Lake Nation College, which has been a strong advocate and partner to Planned Parenthood and the ASKK program, the release said.

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Leaving the Reservation for Higher Education: The Story of Two Brothers

January 6, 2020 - 5:22pm

Josh’s curiosity about chemistry grew, so he enrolled in some Adult Learning Center courses at Salish Kootenai College (SKC) and earned his GED, or high school equivalency diploma. His younger brother Caleb, who looked up to Josh, enrolled in the courses and earned his high school degree from SKC as well.

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Committee Begins Work to Preserve, Promote Navajo Language

January 6, 2020 - 5:20pm

Additional tasks for the subcommittee include working with Navajo language teachers, public and immersion schools and others, improving and supporting the tribe's certification of Navajo language teachers, and ensuring that Navajo language immersion projects with Diné College and Navajo Technical University are adequately funded.

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Our History: Memories of the Tribal College Movement (Podcast 6)

January 2, 2020 - 6:28pm

In this sixth installment, veteran TCU educator Tom Davis discusses the undergirding ideals that have driven the tribal college movement since its inception.

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Experts to Brainstorm on Starting a Law School

December 20, 2019 - 6:08pm

No matter how you say it, a law school on Navajo is an institution that Diné College is seriously looking into. And last week the college held a Navajo law symposium at the college’s main campus in Tsaile to figure out just how feasible it is.

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Tommy Orange Named Guest Editor of TCJ Student

December 20, 2019 - 9:28am

TOMMY ORANGETribal College Journal is pleased to announce that Pulitzer Prize finalist, American Book Award winner, and bestselling author Tommy Orange (Cheyenne/Arapaho) will serve as guest editor for the 2020 edition of TCJ Student.

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FDLTCC Students Awarded Spirit of Sovereignty Scholarship

December 19, 2019 - 12:38pm

Emily Lockling and Shania DeLille, current students at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC), were awarded the Spirit of Sovereignty Scholarship which is given to well-qualified students attending tribal colleges across the country.

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Diné College Green Club Introduces Solar-Powered Bins on All Campuses

December 19, 2019 - 11:05am

Diné College’s Green Club oversees the recycling efforts. The bins sit directly next to each other, unless it’s an instance where there is only one bin.

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NTU Engineering Students Attend National Women Technologist Conference

December 19, 2019 - 11:04am

The event gathered over 26,000 women technologists from around the world to network, exchange industry ideas and support workforce equality. The students represented NTU’s Electrical Engineering program to learn about current trends that can be applied in their education and professions.

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Legal Scholars Meet to Plan a Law School at Diné College

December 18, 2019 - 10:40am

Several legal scholars from prominent law institutions across the country met last week at Diné College to lay out plans for a law school.

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NTU Students Host Powwow for Graduating Class of 2019

December 18, 2019 - 10:38am

Navajo Technical University’s (NTU’s) Skyhawk First Nations student organization held its annual social powwow at the wellness center on NTU’s main campus.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills Gives Inspirational Message at United Tribes

December 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

The 82-year-old was in town as part of a joint venture with Runners Against Destructive Decisions, which is a running group formed to help those recovering from addiction and other destructive decisions and to increase awareness of addiction issues in our community.

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NTU Selects Optomec LENS 3D Printing for Bi-Metallic NASA Project

December 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

As part of a project led by the Navajo Technical University (NTU), Optomec’s LENS 3D printer will be used to produce bi-metallic rocket engine parts that will support NASA’s mission to send astronauts back to the moon by 2024.

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Optomec 3D Metal Printing Technology Chosen by Navajo Technical University for NASA Mission

December 13, 2019 - 6:21pm

Work on this grant is a collaboration between the Navajo Technical University (NTU), who is acting as the lead on the project, with the Marshall Space Flight Center Advanced Manufacturing Center (MSFC), University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH), V&M Global Solutions and Optomec.

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FUTURE Act Helps Provide Funding for Tribal Colleges in Montana

December 13, 2019 - 2:00pm

The US Senate unanimously voted to renew the FUTURE Act which helps provide $255 dollars annually for tribal colleges, HBCs and other minority serving institutions.

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Oglala Lakota College Takes a Step into the Future

December 13, 2019 - 1:58pm

A classroom at Oglala Lakota College in Kyle features new smart technology, one of 10 that will ultimately receive this upgrade. And it's all thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine program.

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Tribal College Gets Big Grant

December 13, 2019 - 1:58pm

The Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College was awarded $144,000 through a USDA grant for tribal colleges.

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Diné College Faculty and True Warrior Loses Battle with Cancer

December 13, 2019 - 1:57pm

Career Navajo educator LaFrenda Frank, a former instructor of English and advanced reading at Diné College, passed away the evening of Dec. 2 in Albuquerque. Frank died after a two-year battle with cancer.

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Bay Mills Awarded Sustainable Agriculture Grant

December 12, 2019 - 9:21am

BAY MILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Bay Mills Community College (BMCC) has been awarded the Eastern Upper Michigan (EUP) Sustainable Agriculture Curriculum Initiative grant, funded by the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) competitive grant program.

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