In July, Coby Nez of Cow Springs, AZ and Kaydrea Stevenson of Lake Valley, NM signed letters of intent to rodeo with Navajo Technical College (NTC) for the 2012-2013 rodeo season. Nez competed in the Western Junior Rodeo Association last year and will compete in the team roping event while majoring in NTC’s vet tech (more)
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Navajo Technical College’s (NTC, Crownpoint, NM) culinary arts program has been accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Education Foundation’s Accrediting Commission and earned a three-year grant of accreditation that will last until December of 2014. The culinary arts program accreditation is the first for a tribal college and was granted to NTC after a (more)
Hidden in the crevices of a land as desolate as the celestial bodies that NASA often explores lies the institution that NASA turns to when it needs work in digital manufacturing. Since 2006, Navajo Technical College (NTC, Crownpoint, NM) has been working with NASA, offering internships to students interested in developing skills in the digital (more)
Tribal colleges not only educate individual students, but also promote positive economic impact across reservations and regions.
In December, Navajo Technical College (NTC, Crownpoint, NM) welcomed a visiting team from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to evaluate the application by NTC for a proposed Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering. After a thorough evaluation of the program, the team indicated it would recommend approval of the degree to the HLC Board (more)
At Navajo Technical College, students are using technology to ensure the Diné’s cultural survival.
While enrollment in undergraduate degree and certificate programs has seen a dip at universities and colleges across New Mexico in recent years, for the fourth consecutive year Navajo Technical College (NTC, Crownpoint, NM) has reported an increase in student enrollment. In the fall 2011 semester, NTC enrolled a total of 1,143 students at both its (more)
In May, a total of 32 students from Navajo Technical College (NTC, Crownpoint, NM) were inducted into the NTC chapter of the National Honor Society. In order to become a member, the student must be enrolled fulltime, carry 12 credit hours per semester, and have a 3.25 cumulative grade–point average. The chapter was chartered in (more)
In April, the nonprofit Aspen Institute ranked the nation’s top 120 community colleges. Among the community colleges recognized were three tribal colleges: Navajo Technical College (NTC, Crownpoint, NM), Fort Belknap College (FBC, Harlem, MT), and Chief Dull Knife College (CDKC, Lame Deer, MT). To pick the winners, judges analyzed U.S. Department of Education data on (more)
NASA has selected 105 of its best and brightest interns and fellows for the NASA Student Ambassador Program, including six tribal college and university (TCU) students. The agency uses the program to engage undergraduate and graduate students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) research and interactive opportunities. The six TCU students are: Kody Ensely, (more)