November 10, 2017 Insider: November News

Monday, November 13, 2017
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SCIENCE AND THE LIBERAL ARTS
chemistry majors Lauren Rhoda ‘17 and Victoria Kong ‘17 pose for a snapshot
Carroll College takes pride in our intellectually well-rounded students who thrive in our liberal arts environment. When writing their theses, chemistry majors Lauren Rhoda ‘17 and Victoria Kong ‘17 displayed the cognitive flexibility and curiosity we nurture in pre-professional majors at a liberal arts college like Carroll. Check out their unique approaches to their theses with Lauren taking a musical route while Victoria tackled hers with an artistic eye at: The art of science at a liberal arts college.
ENGINEERS IN THE COMMUNITY
In October, two Carroll College Civil Engineering students, Wyatt Roberts (junior, Environmental Emphasis) and Harrison Clement (sophomore, Broadfield Emphasis) installed anchor brackets for a concrete structure that will be used as a Community Chalkboard. The chalkboard structure is located at Helena’s Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church and is the end product of a senior design project by 2016 Carroll students Cody Noffsinger and Dawson SollyRead more.
Wyatt Roberts (junior, Environmental Emphasis) and Harrison Clement (sophomore, Broadfield Emphasis) installing anchor brackets for the Community Chalkboard
TALKING SAINTS
Kelsie Watkins smiles for a photo
The Carroll Talking Saints swept to victory at the Northwest College Trapper Rendezvous, held in Powell, Wyoming, November 3-4. The team won first place in school sweepstakes by sweeping the top four places in BP debate and the top eight speaker awards. The team added 17 awards in speech and drama. Leading the team was sophomore Kelsie Watkins from Snohomish, Washington, who reached finals in six events. Read more.
CAMPUS NEWS
Photo of some issues of The Propector
Looking to dig up some news about Carroll College?  Check out the latest Prospector – Carroll’s student-run newspaper.
ONLINE BOOKSTORE 
Screenshot of the Saints Shoppe website
Looking to buy some Saints gear but don’t live in town?  No problem.  Check out the new online Carroll College Saints’ Shoppe for all your Carroll needs.
SAINTS IN SERVICE
ASCE Students cleanup a two-mile stretch of interstate 15
Students from the Carroll College ASCE Student Chapter conducted their annual cleanup of a two-mile stretch of Interstate 15 south of Helena on October 22. Seniors Forrest Walker, Elly Schmeltzer, Kellen Miller, Brenden Borges, and Raymond Gomez led this community service effort. The students took about 3 hours to pick up litter along the right-of-way and median of the Interstate. 
Faculty & Staff News
SAINTS IN THE NEWS
Carson Cunningham in Indiana to play the Purdue Biolermakers
Carroll men’s basketball coach Carson Cunningham recently brought the men’s team to Indiana to play the Purdue Boilermakers, his former college and team. The Post-Tribune sat down with Cunningham where he shared his thoughts on being back at Mackey Arena:
Former Purdue star Carson Cunningham proves you can go home again(Photo courtesy of the Post-Tribune.)
Alumni News
SAINTS IN THE NEWS
Jodi Majerus Delaney ‘04 at the state capitol in Helena with her class to receive the Montana History Teacher of the Year award
Jodi Majerus Delaney ‘04 learned earlier this summer that she had received the 28th Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award honoring the Montana History Teacher of the Year at the fourth- through sixth-grade level. As part of the honor, Delaney (dressed as Jeanette Rankin) and her class attended a ceremony at the State Capitol in Helena on November 8 and rang the Montana Statehood Centennial Bell for 60 seconds at 10:40 a.m., the exact minute Montana became the 41st state 128 years ago. "Her talent, her intelligence and her fun personality challenge us all to think outside of the box and dare us to be different," Broadwater Principal Sue Sweeney said about Delaney. (Photo courtesy of the IR.)
Class Notes
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
James E. Tucker Jr. ’01 received the Lodging Person of the Year Award from the Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association (MLHA) during their annual awards banquet held September 26. Tucker has served on the board of MLHA for the past two years and actively participates as co-chair of the Membership Committee as well as serving as a leader on the association’s Legislative Committee. Currently, he is the General Manager of the Comfort Suites Airport Hotel in Helena.
CAREER NEWS
Anna (Stitt) Horne '11, CPA, Manager, Anderson ZurMuehlen, Helena, MT – read announcement here.
Laura (Gittens) Craft '13, CPA, Supervisor, Anderson ZurMuehlen, Helena, MT – read announcement here.
Employment News
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
Upcoming Events

International Education Week, Nov. 13-17

Grateful Saints Blood Drive, Nov. 15, 9-4:30 pm, Lower Campus Center, Carroll College

Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 22-26
Carroll College will be observing Thanksgiving break from Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 26. There will be no classes Nov. 22-Nov. 24. Administrative offices will also be closed during the break.  Campus housing will remain open. Happy Thanksgiving!

Carroll College Jazz Band Fall Concert: Kick, Bounce & Sizzle, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m., Campus Center, Carroll College