May 2018 News
Montana Western Associate English Professor, Ashley Carlson, wrote and edited a collection of critical essays titled “Women in STEM on Television,” with the assistance of two English Majors, Erin Nicholes and Hope Crowell.
On May 3, 2018, Governor Steve Bullock visited the STARS Preschool classroom of teacher Mellonie Roesler-Begalke in Troy, Mont., who is currently enrolled in Montana Western’s Pre-Kindergarten-Third grade early childhood education program.
The theme of the third annual Southwest Montana Wine and Craft Beer Festival was the 125th Birthday Bash, highlighting 125 years of Montana Western’s continued innovation and success. The University of Montana Western’s Foundation and Alumni Office in partnership with Summit Beverage held the festival on May 19, 2018 on the Montana Western campus.
The University of Montana Western announced the appointment of Michael Reid to the position of Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance.
The University of Montana Western named 600 students to the 2018 spring semester Dean’s List.
Callie Kanthack, a recent Montana Western graduate, has received one of two 2018-19 Robert W. Sledge Fellowships nationwide from the college honor society Alpha Chi.
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte has honored Iola “Olie” Else, University of Montana Western’s rodeo coach, with the Spirit of Montana award for her long-standing dedication to education and the sport of college rodeo.
The University of Montana Western’s Foundation and Alumni Office in partnership with Summit Beverage present the Third Annual Southwest Montana Wine and Craft Beer Festival, to be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 6-9 pm in the Keltz Arena on the Montana Western campus. A fireworks show will be held following the festival.
Two Montana Western students are heading to NASA for the summer, where they will be participating in summer research internships at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Maryland.
The University of Montana Western held its annual Legacy Plaza Celebration and Commencement Ceremony on May 4 and 5, 2018, celebrating the achievements of the Class of 2018.
On April 19, 2018, author David Abrams visited the University of Montana Western campus as a guest of the “Dances with Words” series.