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  • Thunder fall to undefeated Itasca

    Tom Urbanski|Sep 20, 2019

    The Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Thunder Football team lost 39-6 to undefeated Itasca Community College at Terry Egerdahl Field in Proctor on Saturday, Sept. 14. The Thunder loss dropped them to 2-2 on the season and 1-1 in Minnesota College Athletic Conference Eastern Division play. "We took a tough loss on a day when we had trouble generating offense," said Thunder Head Coach Robert Smith. "We also were plagued with giving up big plays on defense and getting penalties at crucial...

  • Thunder football rolls over Vermilion

    Tom Urbanski, FDLTCC|Sep 13, 2019

    The Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Thunder Football team improved to 2-1 on its 2019 season with a 42-14 victory over Vermilion Community College at NBC Stadium in Superior on Saturday, Sept. 7. The Thunder win was in Minnesota College Athletic Conference Eastern Division play. "It was important for us to get off to a good start in the game, and we scored quickly on our first possession," said Thunder head coach Robert Smith. "The touchdown came right after a great defensive start...

  • FDLTCC publishes 'Thunderbird' literary and arts anthology

    Tom Urbanski, FDLTCC|Apr 19, 2019

    Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College has published the seventh edition of its literary and arts anthology, "The Thunderbird Review." The journal features writing and art submitted by students from Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College and residents of northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin communities. The Thunderbird Review anthology provides an opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in writing, editing, and publishing at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community...

  • FDLTCC College for Seniors classes are in full swing

    Tom Urbanski, FDLTCC|Apr 5, 2019

    The College for Seniors Program at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is up and running with a new schedule of Spring Semester 2019 courses. College for Seniors is a unique program featuring a variety of non-credit courses that local seniors can enroll in for a small fee, and which take only a short amount of time to complete. The program was established to provide lifelong learning programs within a supportive environment, targeted at learners 50 years of age and over but open to everyone. Sprouted in 2009 and nurtured by a small group...

  • FDLTCC awarded nearly $500,000 to build resilience to weather and climate hazards

    Tom Urbanski, FDLTCC|Apr 5, 2019

    Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College was awarded a $499,407 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Environmental Literacy Program to advance community resilience through environmental and climate education. The college’s proposal was one of just nine projects across the United States that were awarded funding. The selected projects for NOAA’s Environmental Literacy Program use education to build the foundation for resilience to weather and climate hazards. Together these projects, spread across eight state...

  • FDLTCC helps students via Mental Health Days event

    Tom Urbanski, FDLTCC|Feb 15, 2019

    Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College hosted its second annual Mental Health Days on campus Feb. 5-7. Each day was filled with unique events and activities to help combat and bring recognition to mental health challenges. "The goal of our Mental Health Days was to bring awareness to common mental health issues of college students, and to provide experiences for students and employees using strategies that help ward off the winter blues and avoid the mid-semester slump," said Ashley Tegels,...

  • What's the buzz about beekeeping?

    Tom Urbanski, FDLTCC|Feb 8, 2019

    Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, in partnership with the Northeast Minnesota Beekeepers Association, is hosting a daylong workshop, Beekeeping and More! on Saturday, Feb. 16, for anyone interested in learning about beekeeping as a hobby or as a commercial enterprise. The symposium will open at 8:30 a.m. and classes run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., starting in the college commons. Preregistration is encouraged. The first Beekeeping and More workshop held in 2016 drew in more than 150...

  • FDLTCC contributes estimated $49.5 million to regional economy, according to study

    Tom Urbanski, FDLTCC|Jan 25, 2019

    Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven state universities, recently shared the results of a study that estimates the contribution of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College to the regional economy it serves to be $49.5 million annually, and supporting and sustaining 448 jobs. "The college's activities and the economic boost generated by our employees and students contribute to the vibrancy of our local community; a community that we are proud to be a part of," said...

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