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"If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent." -- Isaac Newton

I get lots of e-mails and phone calls about stories on MATR but I wanted to highlight this comment that was recently posted as an example of our outstanding education system in Montana: ""BRAVO, FVCC! You gave me my start. With that start, I went from earning $6.00/hr as a computer illiterate to a Masters of Computer Science from the University of Montana. The encouraging environment of FVCC helped this mother of 5 get off food stamps!--Nora McDougall-Collins " Study: Flathead Valley Community College has brought in millions of dollars in regional income to Northwest Montana. ... 34654 -- I'm currently attending the MEDA Spring conference where we're learning about the wide array of stimulus funding that's available to businesses. Here's just one example from Keith Kelly, Commissioner MT Department of Labor & Industry that will have a major impact on business and workforce training in Montana: "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Competitive Grants for Green Job Training in Montana" ... .html

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