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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…

Helena College of Technology sees growth of school, community tied together – City might be asked to pitch in for College

“(The students) do need to meet a higher quality of work,” Hoffman says. “Hopefully we provide the students a great opportunity to expand.”
Hoffman agrees with Hoyle’s equation that growth of the college benefits the local economy. “It’s very important that as a business grows that your workforce grows with it,” he says.

Meeting prompts dialogue of Board of Regents’ duties, efficacy

Among the items listed was the elimination of low-productivity degree programs, a new strategic plan for the Montana University System, and emphasis on economic development and outreach to business groups.

2-year training programs could bolster area workforce

MSU-Billings Chancellor Ron Sexton said he believes there is a mismatch in Montana with only a small number of students heading for two-year degrees. More knowledge about the jobs requiring less training than a college degree would help keep workers closer to home, he said.

Space Invaders: NASA Conference hits U of M – Nov. 18-21- Missoula

Ever want to meet an astronaut, study microgravity or learn how outer space research benefits life on Earth? All this and more will be possible when The University of Montana hosts a NASA Educational and…

High School alum fills in digital divide little byte at a time in Wisconsin

(Do we have or can we develop a similar program in Montana that includes continued tech training of our educators by our business professionals?- Russ)

Celebrate Billings group to discuss education issues in community

The Greater Yellowstone Business and Education Council will hold its second meeting Tuesday and discuss educational issues facing the community and begin developing a process to address them. Gazette Staff Dr. Leo Presley, a leadership…

Creators have big vision for health care informatics

When Ray Rogers and Pat Dudley start talking about their health care informatics plans, it’s hard to contain their excitement. “ This could be done anywhere in the country,” said Dudley, director of human resources…