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NTU AIBL wins Chapter of the Year

CROWNPOINT, NM - On July 15, 2022, the Navajo Technical University (American Indigenous Business Leaders (AIBL) Chapter won First Place in the Chapter of the Year - Tribal College category. The AIBL Chapter of the Year Competition made history on July 15 at the Aqua Caliente Resort Rancho Mirage, Mirage, CA, with the National American Indigenous Business Leadership Conference.
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Navajo president signs pandemic aid priorities, $1B spend

CROWNPOINT, N.M. (AP) — Navajo Nation leaders have finalized an agreement on spending priorities for more than $1 billion in federal pandemic relief to improve water, sanitation, housing and communications infrastructure. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez on Friday signed an agreement from the Navajo Nation Council to deliver funding...
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Blessing of the Nursing Program

CROWNPOINT, NM - On July 6, 2022, Navajo Technical University reopened the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing. Dr. Michelle Kahn and a few of her assistants in the Nursing Program made the statement at a traditional blessing on the main campus. In 2015 there have been struggles with the...
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Commitment and Dedication

CROWNPOINT, NM - On June 12 – 16, 2022, Navajo Technical University’s very own Dr. Abhishek RoyChowdhury was nominated by Jim Gusek at the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reclamation Sciences (ASRS) in Duluth, Minnesota. Dr. Abhishek RoyChowdhury is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science...
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New Mexico duo indicted for kidnapping, murder in Indian Country

GALLUP, N.M. — Alexander Uballez, the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico, and Raul Bujanda, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Albuquerque Field Office, announced June 27, 2022 that Gilbert John, Jr., 33, of Brimhall, New Mexico, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, and Kendra K. Panteah, 34, of the Pueblo of Zuni, New Mexico, and an enrolled member of Zuni Pueblo, were arraigned in federal court, according to a press release.
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Prewitt man to serve 5 years for voluntary manslaughter

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Brandon Charley of Prewitt, New Mexico was sentenced on June 30 in federal court on voluntary manslaughter charges. Charley pleaded guilty on September 8, 2021. According to the plea agreement, Charley got into an argument with the victim and shot at him from a motor vehicle in an area near Prewitt. The […]
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NTU rodeo athletes compete among the nation’s best at 2022 College National Finals Rodeo

Casper, WY – Navajo Technical University (NTU) was represented by Rooster Yazzie and Hiyo Yazzie of Brimhall, NM at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, WY, June 12-18, 2022. The duo performed exceptionally well at the rodeo that featured approximately 400 of the top college cowboys and cowgirls competing for a national championship, both individually and as a team. NTU finished in 28th place with 120 points at the 10-day event held at the Ford Wyoming Event Center.
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10 police officers graduate from Navajo Police Academy

CROWNPOINT, N.M. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and First Lady Phefelia Nez had the honor of attending the graduation ceremony to recognize and congratulate the Navajo Nation Police Training Academy Class 57, comprised of 10 Diné men and women who received their Navajo Nation Police badge during the event held at Navajo Technical University on June 18.
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NTU rodeo athletes compete among the nation’s best at 2022 College National Finals Rodeo

Casper, Wyoming – Navajo Technical University was represented by Rooster Yazzie and Hiyo Yazzie both of Brimhall, NM at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, WY, June 12-18, 2022. The duo performed exceptionally well at the rodeo that featured approximately 400 of the top college cowboys and cowgirls from across the country competing for the national championships individually and as teams. Navajo Technical University men finished in 28th place with 120 points at the 10- day event held at the Ford Wyoming Event Center.
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Crownpoint man pleads guilty to sex abuse of a minor in Navajo Nation

ALBUQUERQUE – Alexander M.M. Uballez, United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico, announced on June 15 that Wade Dixon, 33, of Crownpoint, and an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a minor in Indian Country. Dixon will remain in custody pending sentencing.
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Navajo Nation graduates its 57th Police Training Academy class

Ten men and women have graduated from the Navajo Nation’s police academy. The new officers make up the 57th Navajo Nation Police Training Academy Class and attended a ceremony at Navajo Technical University in Crownpoint, N.M., last Saturday. The 28-week training course focuses on academics, crime scene management, de-escalation...
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Navajo Police Academy graduates 10 new police officers

CROWNPOINT, N.M.. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and First Lady Phefelia Nez attended the graduation ceremony of 10 new police officers in Crownpoint, New Mexico June 25. Class 57, 10 Diné men and women received their Navajo Nation Police badge during the event held at Navajo Technical University....
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Funnel cloud spotted in Crownpoint

CROWNPOINT, N.M. — Viewer video captured the moments a funnel cloud formed near Crownpoint, New Mexico, on Monday morning. According to the KOAT 7 Weather Team, the funnel that formed was a "tropical" funnel. A tropical funnel is similar to a cold air funnel. These types of funnel clouds form in areas experiencing high levels of moisture in the air.
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FBI: New Mexico Duo Indicted For Kidnapping And Murder

ALBUQUERQUE – Alexander M.M. Uballez, United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico, and Raul Bujanda, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Albuquerque Field Office, announced today that Gilbert John, Jr., 33, of Brimhall, New Mexico, and an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, and Kendra K. Panteah, 34, of Zuni, New Mexico, and an enrolled member of the Zuni Pueblo, have been arraigned in federal court.
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NTU Congratulates the Culinary Program for ACF Accreditation

CROWNPOINT, NM - On June 13, 2022, Navajo Technical University Culinary and Professional Baking Program passed the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Accreditation. The ACF is a process of self-review for the improvement of the academic quality of culinary arts/baking and pastry programs. The review takes place every 5 – 7...
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