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Navajo Technical University receives funding to expand broadband access

 

Last updated 11/24/2018 at 4:22pm

Navajo Technical University

Thanks to a new grant, Navajo Technical University in Crownpoint, New Mexico will offer students broadband for advanced opportunities.

WASHINGTON, D.C-Navajo Technical University (NTU) has been awarded $667,909 by the National Science Foundation to improve broadband connectivity for Native students, expanding access to educational opportunities and workforce training throughout the region.

NTU is the country's largest tribal university, offering academic and research programs to students across Navajo Nation, particularly in the science, technology, education, and math (STEM) fields. But uneven Internet access has long hampered effective classroom instruction and prevented successful participation in distance and online le...



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