August 12, 2016 Carroll Insider: Carroll Countdown

Friday, August 12, 2016
INSIDE: More Dollars for Dogs, Changing of the Guard, Scholar Athletes, Alumni News, & Upcoming Events
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Dog Dollars
Dr. Erica Feuerbacher has received another grant for the anthrozoology program! This one is a $20,000 grant for a two-year project to research the effect of co-housing on shelter dogs.Dr. Feuerbacher, along with Carroll College anthrozoology student and research assistant Katherine Martineau, will be working with dogs from the Lewis and Clark Humane Society in Helena. The research will serve as Martineau’s senior honors thesis and was made possible through a grant from the WALTHAM Foundation. “Our research will help shelters make the best decisions for their dogs and improve the welfare of shelter dogs. I was incredibly honored to receive the grant from the WALTHAM Foundation and am so glad to be embarking on this research,” said Feuerbacher.Read more.
Faculty & Staff News
Changing of the Guard
Following the retirement of Gayle Agostinelli, who has led Annual Giving for the past 16 years, Kellie Dold has been appointed the new Director of Annual Giving in the Office of Institutional Advancement.
“As the new vice president for advancement, it was readily apparent to me that Kellie had been well prepared by Gayle and was immediately ready to step into her new role. She has been very effective for the past six years as our senior annual giving officer. I am confident she will do an excellent job cultivating relationships in our community on behalf of Carroll College,” said Michael Larkin, vice president for advancement.
Dold will take over the reins from Gayle Agostinelli who has worked in the Carroll College Office of Institutional Advancement for 24 years, serving as the Director of Annual Giving for the past 16 years.
“While we celebrate Gayle’s decision to enjoy life and her many activities and interests in retirement, her strong relationships with our alumni and Helena community will be a loss to the Carroll community. Her positive attitude and zeal for her work and her co-workers has been emblematic of her joy for life in all that she does. All of us at Carroll wish her happiness and joy with her family and friends in the well-earned next step of retirement,” said Tom McCarvel, vice president for community relations and facilities. Read more...
Saints Athletics
For the second consecutive academic year, all 15 Carroll College athletic teams were named to the NAIA Scholar Teams list.To be named to the NAIA Scholar Team list, a team must have a 3.0 overall GPA, this year each Carroll team tallied at least a 3.18 overall GPA.Women's golf led the way with a 3.54 GPA, followed by volleyball with a 3.48 and women's soccer with a 3.44. Read more.
The Women's Basketball Coaches' Association released their annual Academic Top 25 and the Carroll College women's basketball team were ranked No. 23 in the NAIA with a 3.421 GPA. Read more.
Saints in the News
20 Under 40
Congratulations to our Carroll alumniwho were once again well represented in the Helena IR’s annual "20 Under 40: Recognizing 20 outstanding community members under age 40" special issue.Adding to theseven Carroll graduatesthat were honored in the last two years,four Carroll graduateswere selected this year for their exceptional work in the Helena community.
Tyler Emmert: Helena Market President, Opportunity Bank of Montana

Erin Farris-Olsen: Executive Director, Montana Watersheds Coordination Council
Candyce Kepler: Registered Nurse, Rossiter and Jim Darcy elementary schools
Erin Lanigan:
Directress and teacher, Mountainside Montessori School
The 20 under 40 awards are meant to honor those who, through their industry and hard work, are moving the Helena community forward toward the future. The winners of this award arenominated by citizens of Helena and the surrounding valley.
Alumni News
Congratulations to Virginia Reeves '00 for being in the running for the prestigious Man Booker Prize. Virginia is one of 13 authors who have been longlisted for the highly-regarded award for her novel,Work Like Any Other.
The Man Booker Prize is the leading literary award in the English speaking world, and has brought recognition, reward and readership to outstanding fiction for over four decades. The longlist will be shortlisted to six authors in mid-September with a winner being announced in late-October.
Loren Brown ’04, chief executive officer, and Tom McGree ’08, chief operating officer, are a part of a group of Helena-area investors that have purchased of First Security Bank, Helena, MT. Read more.
Dalton Allen '15,Accountant, Junkermier, Clark, Campanella, Stevens, P.C., Missoula, MT. Read announcement here.
Reed Baker '14,Digital Ad Ops Specialist, KPAX/KAJ, Missoula, MT.Read announcement here.
Patrick Beddow '08, Attorney, Patten, Peterman, Bekkedahl & Green PLLC, Billings, MT. Read announcement here.
Carolyn Belling '16, Executive Assistant and Development Director, Helena Industries, Helena, MT. Read announcement here.
Patrick Couture '04, Ordained Priest, Spokane, WA. Read announcement here.
Michele Fairclough '90,Medical Services Director, Montana State Fund, Helena, MT. Read announcement here.
Nicole Marie Voeller '11, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree, University of Washington School of Dentistry. Read announcement here.
Jean Calcaterra '58- read more about her life here.
Vida Marie Avens-Melstad '72- read more about her life here.
Edward William Neuman '67- read more about his life here.
Employment at Carroll
Have you ever thought about working at Carroll? You should – we are pretty nice folks at a pretty great place. Check out our current openings.

Art Adjuncts
Nursing Clinical Lab Facilitator
Canine Training Assistant
Upcoming Events

Uganda Presentation & Spaghetti Dinner by Carroll College Engineers Without Borders with special guest Fr. Julius Bwowe, Aug. 18, 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1867 Washington St., Helena
The Carroll College Engineers without Borders (EWB) team will be giving a presentation of their recent trip to Uganda, Africa, during a spaghetti dinner prepared by the Knights of Columbus.The EWB team traveled to Kampala in May to plan a clean water project for Holy Trinity School and the surrounding community. Residents there currently rely on contaminated surface water carried uphill from a spring to the school.
Fr. Julius Bwowe from the Archdiocese of Kampala will be visiting Helena in August, and will be present at the dinner, which will run from 6:00-7:30 p.m. The cost of the dinner will be $7 for adults, $5 for children under 12, and all are welcome to attend. To learn more about Helena-based efforts to relieve the dire poverty in the rural areas served by Fr. Julius, visit the website of The Julius Foundation.

Fall Semester Schedule:
Aug. 18: New students arrive
Aug. 20: Returning students arrive
Aug. 22: Classes begin

Annual Constitution Day Lecture - The Anti-Federal Appropriation, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., Trinity Lounge, Carroll College
Sponsored by the Constitutional Studies Center at Carroll College and made possible by a generous gift from the Apgar Foundation, Carroll's Annual Constitution Day lecture will feature Dr.Jeffrey K. Tulis, an associate professor in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin.
In his lecture titled, “The Anti-Federal Appropriation,” Professor Tulis will explain how Anti-Federalists — those who originally opposed the U.S. Constitution — and their heirs "have exploited the iterative character of The Federalist to gain through interpretation what they lost in ratification of the Constitution regarding federalism, separation of powers, and executive power.”
All students, faculty, staff, and members of the community are invited to attend. This lecture is the first in a series of events designed to bring heightened attention to the tradition of constitutional government.

Mark your calendars– Upcoming Alumni Events:

Alumni Award Nominations
The Office of Alumni Relations is currently seeking nominations for the following alumni awards:
Alumni Hall of Fame Award
Young Alumni Award
Alumni Luminary Award

For details about these awards and how to submit nominations visit or email
Alumni awards are presented at the Founder's Day Dinner whichwill be held on Friday, November 4, 2016.

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