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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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Our History: Memories of the Tribal College Movement (Podcast 5)

December 9, 2019 - 5:33pm

In this ongoing podcast series, veteran TCU leader Tom Davis discusses some of the funding obstacles tribal colleges had to overcome and underscores the importance of federal funding.

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IAIA Students Participate in Indianer Inuit film festival in Germany

December 9, 2019 - 5:07pm

Students and alumni from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) have been selected to participate in the Indianer Inuit: The North American Native Film Festival which takes place in Stuttgart,

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AIHEC Applauds Senate Passage of the FUTURE Act

December 6, 2019 - 3:21pm

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), which comprises the nation’s 37 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs), applauds Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN),

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The Best Native Books of 2019

December 3, 2019 - 12:04pm

Winter is a time for storytelling and gift giving. The professor from College of Menominee Nation highlights some of the best Native books published in 2019.

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Diné College Hosts Elderly Appreciation Celebration

December 2, 2019 - 8:55am

Carmelita Litson wove her way through a throng of student and administrative helpers Wednesday as they talked and mingled with dozens of senior citizens gathered for the second annual Elder Appreciation Celebration.

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New Program at Bay Mills Community College Offers Students Financial Assistance

November 26, 2019 - 3:36pm

BAY MILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS BUILDING

Bay Mills Community College (BMCC) is now offering students financial support through the Waganakising Odawa Career and Technical Education Program (WOCTEP). The program provides support for associate degree and certificate programs in medical office studies,

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Stephanie Hammitt Named President of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

November 22, 2019 - 7:08pm

STEPHANIE HAMMITThe board of trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Stephanie Hammitt to serve as the permanent president of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College (FDLTCC).

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American Indian College Fund Says New Proclamation Undermines Significance of Native People

November 15, 2019 - 4:46pm

“Native American Heritage Month allows us to honor our indigenous populations and for us specifically, the Native students we support,” says Cheryl Crazy Bull, president and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “While we are pleased that earlier this fall, President Trump still proclaimed November as Native American Heritage Month, we worry that this latest decree impacts the American understanding of the repercussions this country’s founding had on Native people.”

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