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Enrollment spikes at Diné College. See more education news here

| July 10, 2018
Enrollment spikes at Diné College. See more education news here

Diné College reported it’s highest summer enrollment in eight years at each of its campuses for 2018, according to information from the Diné College Registrar’s Office.

‘The last time we had over 500 students for the summer was in 2010 when we had 716 students,” said Priscilla Leonard, director of enrollment management. “This is a 12 percent increase from last summer.”

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Collaborating to improve higher education. See more Lake Powell Chronicle education stories here

| September 7, 2016
Collaborating to improve higher education. See more Lake Powell Chronicle education stories here

A joint effort by Coconino Community College, Dine’ College and Navajo Technical University could greatly expand the educational opportunities at the CCC Page Campus.

On Friday, Lena Fowler, chairman of the board of supervisors for Coconino County led a tri-educational meeting at the Page Campus and leaders from the three colleges as well as NAU discussed ways they could work together.

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Diné College introduces changes in science, math, Navajo language and culture

| March 30, 2016
Diné College introduces changes in science, math, Navajo language and culture

Diné College, the Navajo Nation’s community college serving more than 1,600 students, is preparing to make significant academic changes that will improve the quality of education for all of its students.

Helping to lead this significant change is Interim Provost at Diné College Dr. Henry Fowler. Fowler plans to encourage more participation and focus on science and mathematics as a way to build the Navajo Nation. He initially came to the college as a math teacher and realized the programs could be strengthened.

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Diné College and Northern Arizona University sign agreement to collaborate. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

| March 16, 2016
Diné College and Northern Arizona University sign agreement to collaborate. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

Diné College and Northern Arizona University (NAU) finalized a partnership agreement Feb. 29 that allows the two schools to maximize their educational resources and expertise to increase educational opportunities on the Navajo Nation.

Diné College President Martin Ahumada and NAU President Rita Cheng signed the memorandum of understanding in Flagstaff. The agreement outlines academic programming, faculty collaboration, and student success initiatives.

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Students in Flagstaff get a peek at post-high school jobs. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| March 9, 2016
Students in Flagstaff get a peek at post-high school jobs. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

High school students from across the city got a taste of different employment opportunities for high school graduates at Coconino High School’s employment encounter Thursday afternoon, which provided information on careers and expectations, as well as mock job interviews for practice.

About 65 employers based locally and nationally set up booths or mock interview sites in the CHS cafeteria and common area. Representatives from the organizations brought information about jobs in each field and answered questions from students.

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Tuba City Gates Millenium Scholars prepare for college career. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

| September 16, 2015
Tuba City Gates Millenium Scholars prepare for college career. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

Tuba City High School Gates Millenium Scholarship winners attended a reception at Arizona State University Aug. 21 where the students and their families learned about college readiness resources.
Of the seven Tuba City High 2015 Gates Millenium winners (cohort 2015) five of the winners are attending Arizona State University, one is attending Northern Arizona University (NAU) and one is attending University of Arizona(UofA).

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