TRIBAL COLLEGE JOURNAL

USDA Launches Partnership with Navajo Technical University, Establishes Student Enrichment Program for Tribal Colleges

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Navajo Technical University (NTU) marked the start of a cooperative agreement that will provide students with internship opportunities to increase their knowledge of agricultural career opportunities.

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United Health Foundation, Cankdeska Cikana Community College Launch New $1.2 Million Partnership

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) and United Health Foundation are launching a new partnership to expand access to substance abuse treatment for the Spirit Lake Dakota community and support long-term recovery and wellness. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp joined in the announcement to mark the beginning of the partnership.

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Keep Power in the Hands of the People

In 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ruled in favor of net neutrality, endeavoring to ensure equal access to all lawful web content by preventing internet service providers (ISPs) like Verizon and AT&T from charging for better delivery of content or for giving priority to certain websites.

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NTU’s Innovation Center Nurtures Emerging Businesses

The U.S. Census indicates that nearly 56% of the Navajo population 16 years or older is unemployed or out of the workforce. The Navajo Technical University (NTU) Innovation Center seeks to address this persistent unemployment and to fulfill the university’s mission of fostering sustainable economic development.

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Ancestral Lands Program Works for Tribal Communities

In the 1930s, under the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Civilian Conservation Corps was established as an effort to provide men with opportunities to work for the benefit of their communities and to gain valuable work skills in the process.

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Cankdeska Cikana Community College and Lake Region State College Sign Program Delivery Agreement

Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) and Lake Region State College (LRSC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to deliver CCCC’s Associate in Arts degree in social work to students on the LRSC campus.

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