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.
Montana Western TRIO Program to Hold Event for National TRIO Day
On February 20, 2020, students involved in Montana Western’s TRIO Student Support Services will be holding a tabling event in the hallway outside the office at Main Hall 215 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The campus community is invited to stop by to meet the inspiring students in the program, learn more about the services that TRIO SSS offers, and have a cup of coffee or cider.
Dillon Community Participates in Early Childhood Education Courses at UMW
Montana Western students studying Early Childhood Education taught local children, ages 3-5, in the Model Classroom at UMW. Instructor Aaron Cashmore taught Early Childhood Curriculum and Environments during block four, followed by Integrated Early Childhood Curriculum in block five.
Iola ‘Olie’ Else Inducted into Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame
The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame (MCHF) inducted its newest members during the annual Circle the Wagons event and ceremony held in Great Falls, Mont., Feb. 7-8, 2020, including retired Montana Western rodeo coach, Iola ‘Olie’ Else.