News And Events
UMW Announces Donation Pledge of Land from John and Phyllis Erb
The University of Montana Western is excited to announce the pledge to donate 14 acres of land by John and Phyllis Erb adjacent to the UMW campus for the creation of a new stadium. The Erb family, whose donations have been the catalysts for numerous community enhancement projects in the Dillon area, including the Jaycee Park Renovation, have generously pledged to donate the plot.
High School Graduates to Celebrate College Signing Day Online
Amidst the challenges COVID-19 has brought to our lives, we must not forget to celebrate. And that includes College Signing Day. This year the event, which graduating seniors usually celebrate at their high school, is going virtual. The Montana University System and Reach Higher Montana are partnering to help students celebrate their post-high school plans online.
Montana Western to Celebrate Annual Commencement Virtually
University of Montana Western Chancellor, Beth Weatherby, has announced that the University of Montana Western's 123rd Annual Commencement will be celebrated virtually this year.
Over $135,000 Generated by Annual Colt Sale Held Online
It wasn’t the way it was planned, but it was a great success- the annual, national Colt Sale of the University of Montana Western, traditionally held every spring in Dillon, Montana. But this year was different. When the Coronavirus crisis hit, one of the nation’s leading equine education centers – the Montana Center for Horsemanship in partnership with the University of Montana Western, who coordinate this sale, were faced with a dilemma – 30-plus colts, well-trained and ready for the sale - what to do about the live auction scheduled at the end of March?