|Cierra Powell, a junior International Relations and Spanish major and Latin American Studies minor from Billings, Mont., is one of approximately 1,200 American undergraduate students from 354 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study or intern abroad during the summer 2017 term. Cierra is the only Montana recipient of this year’s award, and will participate in an international internship in Ecuador. Read more.|
|Check out the Prospector’s final issue of the academic year. Read it online. |
Carroll College is the winner of the 2016-17 Bandy Memorial All-Sports Trophy Award for an unprecedented 13th time in school history. The Bandy Award is presented each year to the Frontier conference school that has accumulated the most points based on its league finish in football, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, women's volleyball, and men's and women's golf. The Saints won Frontier Conference titles in women's cross country, women's volleyball and men's basketball to help rack up 98.5 points. Read more.
Accounting professor Belle Marie in the Carroll College Business Department delivered a peer-reviewed presentation at the April IACBE conference and assembly meeting in San Francisco. IACBE is an international accreditation council for business education and accredits the business program at Carroll College. Dr. Marie’s presentation, “Bridging the Employability Gap between the Academy and Industry,” discussed successful developmental interactions with the focus on a unique partnership with Montana Society of CPAs. The partnership with MSCPA provides professional networking and educational opportunities for Carroll accounting students including attendance at the annual fraud conference.
Dr. Willis Weight, Carroll professor of engineering, recently signed a book contract with Professional Group McGraw-Hill Education, New York, for the 3rd edition of his book titled: “Practical Hydrogeology: Principles and Field Examples.” The 1st edition was published in 1999 and the 2nd edition in 2008. This book is currently used in Engineering 325 at Carroll and other places all over the world, such as South Africa, France, Spain and across the U.S. This new edition is being reorganized for possible use as an introductory text and as a field course text with broad reach in academia.
Mandy Wright ’00 is on the English faculty at Great Falls College MSU and was recently named among the American Association for Women in Community College’s 40 Under 40. Read announcement here.
|Kacey Gollehon ’15 – Marketing Assistant, Stahly Engineering & Associates, Helena – read announcement here.|
|Jessy Matthews ‘08 – Volleyball coach, Loyola Sacred Heart, Missoula – read announcement here.|
|Clifford Kracher '51– read more about his life here.|
|William "Bill" Lannan '54 – 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:
Astronomy Day, May 6, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Carroll College
Carroll College Choirs Spring Concert, May 7, 4 p.m., St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Helena
Carroll ROTC Spring 2017 Commissioning Ceremony, May 12, 10 a.m., State Capitol Rotunda, Helena
Five of Carroll's graduating cadets will take their oaths of appointment and become commissioned officers in the United States Army. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend.
Carroll College Baccalaureate Mass & Commencement, May 13
Upcoming Alumni Events:
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.