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Coronavirus Pushes Schools Closer to a Computer for Every Student – What is your community doing?

“This is such a golden opportunity to transform teaching and learning into a more tech-based ecosystem,” said Leslie Wilson, the co-founder and former CEO of the One-to-One Institute, a nonprofit that consults with schools and districts.

Rural Students Are Less Likely to Go to College. Will the Pandemic Make Things Even Tougher?

Covid-19 has complicated everything about college — applications, classes, living arrangements, and extracurricular activities. Some administrators are trying to help rural students succeed in a rapidly changing educational environment.

Almost half of all jobs lost during pandemic may be gone permanently

All told, roughly 10 million workers might need to find a new employer after the pandemic wraps up, and some might need to switch gears and find a new profession altogether.

Millennials, Restart Your Life in a Small Town – Montana Offers Exceptional Opportunities

If you’re looking for professional opportunity, a lower cost of living, and a community that appreciates what you have to offer, downsize your city of residence.

A Third of U.S. Workers Want to Ditch Commutes and Work Remotely

And even more of them want to go into office a whole lot less.

U.S. hatches plan to build a Quantum Technology Internet that might be unhackable

The new network would sit alongside the existing Web, offering a more secure way to send and process information

Grow Your Future at The Experience One Program at the University of Montana Western

You’ll have an advantage as you enter the workforce or continue on with graduate studies because your portfolio will already contain real-world educational experiences and projects.

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Gallatin College to host open house and live virtual events for 10-year anniversary – 7/30 – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m

In honor of its 10-year anniversary, Gallatin College MSU invites the community to a virtual 25-minute tutorial on personal cyber and network security on Thursday, July 23 as well as an open house with safe tours and demos on Thursday, July 30.

Community Members, Organizations Invited to Open Forum on University of Montana’s Future Design – 7/24 – 10AM

“At this early stage in our process, it’s critically important we hear from our external constituencies and listen to their perspectives about the UM of the future,” said Paul Gladen, co-chair of the UDT and director of UM’s Blackstone LaunchPad. “Our community members are strongly encouraged to share their ideas and feedback about UM’s future.”

Montana Next Generation of Community and Economic Development Tools Report Released; Your Input and Recommendations Requested by July 27th

To help us prioritize our next steps, I am asking you to complete our brief survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NextGenComments   so we can hear from you – what topics and themes interest you.