New Oil Class at Fort Berthold Community College March 5, 2013
KFYR-TV - The oil and gas industry in North Dakota is in constant need of more workers. The Fort Berthold Community College faculty says they should come from right here in North Dakota. So they are starting a beginners oil class later this month. The Lease Operations class will help familiarize students with oil and gas operations in the Bakken.
Fort Berthold Community College to offer Lease Operations Class March 4, 2013
Fort Berthold Community College (FBCC) will offer an oil industry related class called “Lease Operations,” during the Block C Session of this spring 2013 semester. The class will familiarize students with operations and vocabulary of production processes. It is an entry level course for students who wish to develop careers as technicians in the oil industry.
From the ground up: Tribal college to launch basketball program February 23, 2013
Red Lake tribal college is starting a basketball team, under the direction of a local legend. The team will host an exhibition game Saturday against Turtle Mountain (N.D.), and Red Lake sees the addition of a basketball team as a chance to grow its prestige and enrollment.
Senate passes bill for tribal college grants February 19, 2013
The North Dakota Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that provides workforce development grant money to state tribal colleges.
Under Senate Bill 2218, $5 million in grants would be divided among all of the tribally controlled community colleges in the state. The bill now goes to the House for consideration.
The grant program would will be administered by the Division of Workforce Development within the North Dakota Department of Commerce.
FBCC welcomes Joseph Bear as Land Grant Coordinator February 5, 2013
Earlier this year Fort Berthold Community College (FBCC) welcomed Joseph Bear as the Land Grant Coordinator for the college’s Agriculture Department. The Fort Berthold Community College Agriculture Department works closely with students, community members, and the Mandan, Hidatsa, & Arikara Nation to deliver agriculture-related information and education.