Carroll College, Helena Montana

Free Workouts for Students, Staff and Faculty!

Twice each school year, six fitness centers in town have agreed to let Carroll faculty, staff and students try out their facilities – for one week for free!

The YMCA
Fuel Fitness
Capital City Health Club
Broadwater Hot Springs & Fitness
Crossroads Sports & Fitness
Loft Yoga Studio @ Great Northern

Just show your Carroll ID and enjoy the gyms! Attend a class. If married, bring the spouse. Check their websites for programs and hours of each club! And, if you fall in love with one, they’ll be thrilled to provide you details on the Carroll College discounts for membership.

Starts Friday morning, Jan. 22, 2016, the first weekend after classes start, and ends Sunday night, Jan. 31, 2016, nine days later. That’s two weekends to fall in love with working out. Swim, lift weights, row a boat, ride a bike, be elliptical, tread ’til you sweat, strike the eight-angle pose, stretch while you Om, take a class!

Brought to you by your Carroll health and wellness committee. Questions? Ask Brent, bnorthup@carroll.edu or (406) 459-2371.

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We Need Debate Judges!

Carroll's High School Debate tournament is Dec 4-5 and is the largest ever! Could you judge a round or two? We offer three types of debate:

  1. Policy debate will discuss domestic surveillance by the Federal Government.
  2. Lincoln Douglas debate will discuss whether juries should be given the power to acquit someone if they believe the law violated was unjust. (It's called "jury nullification.")
  3. Public Forum debate whether standardized testing in K-12 schools is beneficial or harmful.

We need judges at4, 6 & 8pm Fri;8 & 10pm Sat; and1pm Sat (quarterfinals). Ask your teachers about extra credit for this community service - quite a few teachers agreed last year! Sign up online.

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Student Life

Philosophy Circle - FRI

Join us for the Philosophy Circle on Friday at 7pm in the St. Charles Lobby where will discuss the topic, “What is the best moral system?” And as always, there will be pizza and drinks! Students from all majors and faculty and staff are invited to join us.

Lenten Rice Bowls

The Hunthausen Center is participating in Catholic Relief Services Lenten rice bowl campaign again this year. We will have rice bowls on tables in the STAC for people to fill with change. All money raised goes to CRS' efforts both abroad and in Helena. Individuals can also fill up their own rice bowls throughout the Lenten season. Please let us know if you would like a rice bowl to participate in the campaign.

Halo-grams and Bake Sale - FRI

Friday from 11am-1pm in the Upper Campus Center.

Halo-grams: Have a special someone you want to say "Happy Valentine's Day" to? Or perhaps you would like to tell a staff, faculty member, or good friend how much you appreciate them? What better way to show you care than to buy them a Valentine's Day Halo-Gram sponsored by RHA that can be delivered anywhere on campus!

Bake Sale: Valentine's Day themed bake sale to raise money for the Carroll Psychology Club.

Campus Ministry Opportunities

Ski Retreat - February 19-20
We will be going to Lost Trail Powder Mountain South of Missoula in the Bitteroot Valley. This will be an overnight trip including not only a great day of fellowship and skiing (or snowboarding) but also time to meet new people, pray, and reflect to get your spring semester started on the right foot (or ski)! Find out more and register online

Spring Headlights Registration - March 5-12
Campus Ministry Headlights trips will be going to McAllen, TX, Denver, CO, and Chicago, IL during spring break from March 5-12. These trips are opportunities to immerse yourself in an experience that will help you to better understand the realities and needs of people with economic, education, cultural and social challenges.
Find out more and register online

Apply for 2016-17 Leadership

There are all sorts of leadership opportunities for 2016-17. Check out what's available for next year and appy!

Emergency Preparedness - Earthquakes

In case of an earthquake, the key points to rememeber are: DROP, COVER and HOLD ON. Learn more

Summer Camp Counselors needed!

The St. Kateri Institute for Integrative Learning at Carroll College provides Catholic high-school youth with a spiritual and academic experience that develops their understanding of the relationship between faith and reason under the beautiful big skies of Montana. The Institute will be hosting a summer camp June 25 - July 1, 2016 at Carroll and Yellowstone National Park, and we are looking for counselors! Camp counselors will receive a stipend of $500.00 for weekly meetings throughout the semester and a stipend of $1,500.00 for their one week of work during the camp. Apply online

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Campus Events

Friday, Feb 12
9am-1pm: Love Dogs Love Horses
11am-1pm: Halo-grams & Bake Sale
5:30pm: WBB vs LCSC
7pm: Philosophy Circle
7:30pm: MBB vs LCSC

Saturday, Feb 13
7pm: Game Night
7pm: Mimeprov
8:18pm: Pulp Fiction

Sunday, Feb 14
8pm: Sunday Night Mass

Monday, Feb 15
11am-1pm: Let's Talk About Sex

Tuesday, Feb 16
6:30pm: The Hunting Ground

Wednesday, Feb 17
3pm: NZ Study Abroad
7pm: Understanding the Hookup Culture

Thursday, Feb 18
6:30pm: Queer Conversations
7pm: Comedian Erin Jackson

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