Montana Education/Business Partnerships

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University of Montana Business school report

This is just one of many fine articles in the new -Business Only- quarterly publication from the Missoulian– "Western Montana InBusiness"

Responding to the nursing shortage: Billings philanthropist, hospital create new nursing scholarship program

Ralph Nelles and his family are going to play a huge part in the lives of many local nursing students for the next few years. By SUZANNE KYDLAND Of The Gazette Staff Nelles, who has…

Images from space could mean more profit for farmers

If a picture is traditionally "worth a thousand words," Dan Long is upping the ante. Long, a soil scientist at the Northern Agricultural Research Center near Havre, is working with growers in different parts of…

Me and my shadow -Broadwater High juniors learn first-hand about their careers of interest.

Who knows what it takes to be successful in a variety of careers, from attorney to firefighter, from architect to hairdresser? By JOHN HARRINGTON, IR Business Editor The shadow knows — or in this case,…

The Greater Ravalli Foundation forms to help area students

(This is a great example of Business/Education Partnerships that extend well beyond the classroom. Are there similar organizations like this in MT.? If not, what can we do to encourage their development?- Russ)

Universities, communities reach out to meet each other’s needs in Arizona

"It’s a partnership to the nth degree," said Maimon. That partnership exemplifies the evolving relationship between the Valley’s business and educational communities. Particularly in an anemic economy, both have become increasingly aware that their future success is inextricably entwined. (How are our educational institutions and business entrepreneurs talking and working together on a daily basis?- Russ)

A Can’t-Lose VC Opportunity: Getting Poor Kids Into College

VCs on a Quest With few safe bets anymore, some Silicon Valley venture capitalists are putting their money behind what they believe will prove a can’t-lose proposition: backing a program that helps land gifted but…

The University of New Mexico is making aggressive strides toward becoming a major player in the city’s economic development

"On campus, our faculty and staff are realizing more than ever that as our state economy goes, so goes the university’s well-being," he said. "It has become, I would say, the most-discussed mission of this university."

Carroll breaks ground on lab funded by pair of donors

"That’s the reason we decided to offer civil engineering at Carroll," Scharf said. "We felt civil engineering was most appropriate for Montana – that’s where the jobs are."

Englewood Public Schools To Offer After-School Business Technology Camp

Students in the seventh through tenth grades can now take part in the Community Bridges BisTech Camp, a mini MBA and technology-certification program that will give students the opportunity to learn how to be an…