College president and community members at ribbon cutting


  • Betzy Valdez Family Photo

    Alumni Spotlight - Betzy Valdez

    June 01, 2021
    Betzy Valdez is not one to back down from a challenge. “Right after high school, there were so many challenges and I felt like obtaining a college degree was something unattainable for me. I lost hope.”
  • Eric Himler walking by jet

    Faculty Spotlight - Eric Himler

    May 11, 2021
    Eric Himler had a lustrous 25-year career in general, military and commercial aviation. He flew over 700 combat hours and served as the commanding officer of the Marine Corps training unit for KC-130 pilots. He is also a former Blue Angel C-130 Demonstration Pilot where he would participate in airshows and the impressive C-130 JATO (Jet Assisted Take Off) maneuver, taking off at a 45-degree angle subjecting him to over two G’s of force.
  • Val Lopez headshot

    Alumni Spotlight - Val Lopez

    May 01, 2021
    As one of eleven children, living the first several years of life on the Rocky Boy Reservation, home to the Chippewa Cree tribe, Valeriano (Val) never thought about going to college.