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States Move to Require the FAFSA for High School Graduation

If the FAFSA were a requirement for graduation, presumably, more students would complete the form, learn of aid availability and matriculate on to postsecondary education.

University of Montana Team, Charmed, Accepted Into Techstars Accelerator Program

Charmed, a Missoula-based startup company assisted by the University of Montana, has been selected for the prestigious Techstars Boulder Accelerator program, which accepts less than 1% of applicants.

Montana State University $50K Venture Competition – 4/16 – Bozeman

This competition is open to all MSU students (undergraduate and graduate), MSU faculty and staff, and recent MSU alumni (10 years or less).

Wind River Indian Reservation Startup Challenge launched by University of Wyoming

Two new ventures will be eligible to receive startup funding from a $25,000 seed fund.

FVCC offers hands-on experience for Kalispell high school students

Hundreds of students from Glacier High School and Flathead High School learned about the importance of careers in the trade industry on Thursday.

Montana State seeks STEM role models, sponsors for Expanding Your Horizons conference

Montana State University Academic Technology and Outreach is seeking female professionals to volunteer and deliver presentations or serve as role models for junior high-aged girls interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers.

Montana State University Mountains & Minds Fall 2019

You will find many examples of that culture and the impact of MSU research on these pages. We hope you enjoy them. Waded Cruzado

Military funding bills have big bucks for Montana State University

Like a Christmas fruitcake, the $1.4 trillion federal spending package just passed by Congress is chock-full of rich goodies for Montana State University and other Montana campuses.

Montana apprenticeship program graduates first brewer

The State of Montana’s Registered Apprenticeship Program participants completed 8,400 apprenticeships from 2000 through last year.

How to Keep Alumni Engaged With Your Higher Education Institution

Rather than alienating graduates and alumni with repeated asks for donations, tap into the nostalgia and goodwill of graduation season and offer programs and communications with additional value and benefits for alumni.