Press Release

August 12, 2016
Joint Press Release

Ben Jones
Entrepreneurial Director
Navajo Tech Innovation Center


RE: Navajo Tech to provide advanced manufacturing opportunities

CROWNPOINT, NM – Nationally-recognized tribal college Navajo Technical University takes a leading step in education by collaborating with organizations statewide to provide future generations with technological tools to improve economic conditions across the Navajo Nation’s 27,000 square miles.

The Navajo Nation is one of the largest American Indian tribes in the states of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. According to the 2010 US Census, more than 40% of tribal members live below poverty and less than 10% possess a college degree.