education

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Southwest Health System operates a summer intern program for youth interested in pursuing careers in healthcare. KSJD's Karen Childress spoke with the hospital's education director Mehgan Higman about how the program works and how community youth can get involved.

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Three members of Colorado’s congressional delegation are seeking to ease the financial burden on states for providing tuition-free higher education to Native Americans.


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KSJD's Austin Cope speaks with Dr. Patty Erjavec, President of Pueblo Community College, and Tonya Nelson, Executive Dean of Southwest Colorado Community College. He first asks Dr. Erjavec to address rumors that the college will leave the area.

Montezuma School To Farm Project

In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Kellie Pettyjohn talks with Sarah Syverson and Christine Foote from the Montezuma School To Farm Project about rebounding from their dire financial situation at the end of 2016 and how the project will continue to serve local students and the community moving into the future.

Courtesy of Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College in Durango has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education for producing the nation’s top number of Fulbright scholars. The college is tied with the U.S. Naval Academy in the ranking, and listed ahead of colleges like Bowdoin, Hampshire, and Middlebury for the "Scholars" category.

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