|Winners have been announced in the 2017 Simperman Art Contest: Science in Art. The contest, sponsored by the ASCC senior senators, Alex Kurtz (pictured left), Margaret Korus, Christian Dresback, and Pierce Peasley (pictured right), hopes to become an annual event. The winners have graciously donated their artwork to the college to be displayed in Simperman Hall.|
First Place: Integrative Theology (collage on stretched canvas)
Second Place: Darwin’s Finches (colored pencil on canvas board)
Third Place: Ceci n'est pas un coléoptère (acrylic paint on canvas)
Honorable Mention: Black-eyed Susan (chalk on canvas)
|Class of 2017 anthrozoology canine grad, Anna, has been a big hit in her new career as a therapy dog at Troy High School in Troy, Mont. Anna, a yellow lab, was trained by anthrozoology student Breanna Caldwell from August 2016 until her recent move to Troy. Read the story in the Western News: Troy High School’s Therapy Dog Anna Settling In.|
Former faculty member Mary Munger was recently featured in the “Making Your Mark” series for the Helena IR. She taught public health at Carroll full-time for six years and part-time for 10 years until she retired in 1991. In addition, she helped Carroll with the accreditation process for the nursing program. Read the article here: Making Your Mark: Mary Munger has dedicated her life to public service.
We are saddened to share the news that Father Jeremiah Lowney, who taught in the Carroll College Sociology Department from 1992-2009, has passed away.
A vigil will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Parish in Butte on Sunday, May 21, at 7 p.m. Most Reverend George Leo Thomas, Bishop of Helena, will celebrate the Funeral Mass on Monday, May 22, at 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit Church. Cremation will follow with burial at the Priest Plot at Holy Cross Cemetery in Butte on Tuesday, May 23, at 2:00 p.m.
Fr. Lowney’s obituary can be found here.
Joe Racicot ’03, general counsel for Montana Rail Link, recently became a member of the National Judicial College's Board of Visitors. Read announcement here.
William "Bill" Carroll '43 – read more about his life here.
Mariann Mikes '75 – read more about her life here.
Dr. John T. Noonan, class of 1957 – read more about his life here.
|Carroll is expanding its summer program offerings for high school students. Please share the following summer opportunities with the high schoolers in your life:|
- Students enrolled in Field Ecology in the Rockies can earn 3 college credits while experiencing two weeks of outdoor adventure and science activities. From mountain biking to fish and wildlife surveys, this program will be an unforgettable experience for entering high school seniors.
- Do you know a student interested in math and computer science? Math in the Mountains is an innovative camp for high school students that focuses on the real-world applications of problem solving through data science.
- The St. Kateri Institute for Integrative Learning returns for its second year. The institute provides high school youth with a spiritual and academic experience that develops their understanding of the relationship between faith and reason surrounded by the natural beauty of Montana.
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:
Carroll College Blood Drive, July 6, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Lower Campus Center, Carroll College
Symphony Under the Stars – ROCK ON!, July 15, 8:30 p.m., Carroll College Lawn
Homecoming 2017 – Oct. 6-8
Save the date for October 6-8. All are invited to attend. Special reunions will be held for the classes of 2007, 1992 & 1977.
Alumni & Friends Travel Opportunity: Spain & Portugal, Oct. 14-26
Details are available online but city highlights include: Lisbon, Sintra, Fatima, Seville, Madrid, Segovia, Toledo and an optional tour extension to Barcelona! Visit www.carroll.edu/alumni for details and registration or contact Kathy Ramirez at 406-447-5185, firstname.lastname@example.org.