May 13, 2016 Carroll Insider: Toasting Our Saints

Friday, May 13, 2016

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ceremonial groundbreaking for the new chapelNurturing the Spirit
Carroll hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday afternoon for the new campus chapel.  Bishop Thomas, President Tom Evans, board of trustee members and other dignitaries were in attendance to celebrate the upcoming construction. Read more.


Students with Champaigne  Tom Evans Speaking

Crowd Toasting  Students Gathered together

Saint Salute
Carroll’s class of 2016 raised their champagne flutes in a celebratory toast marking their approaching graduation in the annual President's Toast, which took place on the steps of St. Charles, Friday afternoon. Read more.


Dr. Erica Feuerbacher and DogPup Welfare
Dr. Erica Feuerbacher, assistant professor of anthrozoology, received a $20,000 grant to conduct a one-year research project to determine the stress level of temporary fostering on dogs from animal shelters, and to determine if any future adoptive home behaviors can be predicted from the experience.

“This is an exciting opportunity for the anthrozoology department to partner with Best Friends Animal Society and Arizona State University and engage our students in research that focuses on animal welfare. Our field is relatively new and there is a lot yet to be discovered. It's great that Carroll College will be a part of adding new knowledge to the field of anthrozoology,” said Feuerbacher. Read more.

Faculty/Staff News

Portrait of Mr. Philip Rose

Professor Emeritus
Carroll College is proud to award the title emeritus this year to Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Mr. Philip Rose.

Phil Rose recently retired after 31 years serving as a professor of computer science and mathematics. Read more.

Saints Athletic News

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Hall of Fame Nominations
Carroll College Athletics is seeking nominations to the Carroll Athletics Hall of Fame presented by Wendy’s.
Any Carroll athlete or team is eligible for the Hall of Fame when ten years have elapsed after their last season of play. A person must have been All-Conference or All-American for at least two seasons in order to be considered for election to the hall of fame. Read more.

Student News

Carroll Students, Circle of SuccessNine Carroll students were the recent recipients of Circle of Success scholarships sponsored by the Student Assistance Foundation. The scholarships are distributed to second, third and fourth-year students from across the state, assisting with education-related costs. Read more.

Partner News

Students acting goofy

WorldMontana is located on Carroll College’s campus in conjunction with the Artaza Center for Excellence in Global Education. We support their work in bringing international visitors to campus and into the Helena community.
WorldMontana is recruiting host homes for their exchange students this summer.  Learn more. 


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Upcoming Events

Carroll College Commencement, May 14, 2 p.m., Nelson Stadium, Carroll College 
A schedule of commencement activities can be found on the Carroll Commencement webpage. Carroll College graduates from the classes of 1956 and 1966 will also be honored. To accommodate our largest graduating class ever and associated family and friends, the Commencement ceremony will be held outside in Nelson Stadium. Due to the ongoing construction near the P.E. Center, there is less parking available. All other campus lots are open for Commencement parking. We encourage graduates and guests to carpool and plan accordingly for the extra time needed to secure parking. Please consult the Carroll campus map for parking lot locations. The commencement will be streamed live at

For Teachers Only - “Great Books and the U.S. Constitution” – Teaching Certificate Renewal Units, June 14, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Corette Library, Carroll College
This event, taught by Carroll faculty, provides 7 OPI-approved units and is free to teachers thanks to support from Carroll College and the Apgar Foundation. The event includes sessions on: The Declaration of Independence; The Constitution; Lincoln’s Task in the Second Inaugural Address; Religious Toleration and Enlightenment; and Teaching Great Books and Founding Documents. Register by June 7, 2016. For information and registration, contact Dr. William Parsons, Carroll College,, 406-447-5403. 
In addition, a summer course titled “The U.S. Constitution”  (PO 330) is being offered May 23-June 10 as part of Carroll College’s summer course offerings. Please contact the Registrar’s office for details, (406) 447-5435 or email