Carroll’s Brad Maddock, assistant director of student activities and leadership as well as director of CAMP, was recently included in a front page article of the Helena IR for his collaborative work in creating climbing routes on Mount Helena. “It really just came from a love of rock climbing and wanting to do it as a community thing, to bring more of the community of Helena into climbing,” Maddock said. Read it here: At the whim of the rocks': Rock climbers work with city to establish routes on Mount Helena.
|Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Matthews, professor of education, for successfully defending his USA Track & Field’s National 40K Racewalking Championship in the 60-64 age group on September 9 in Owego, New York. Matthews, 61, finished fourth overall, against all competitors, with a time of 4:08:56. Joining him was Professor of Computer Science Steve Harper. Harper was disqualified in the 40K race but had been on pace for an age-66 record when he was forced to retire at the 37K mark. Dr. Matthews is an instructor for the HPE 101 Fitness Race Walking course at Carroll. Read more.|
|Carroll College recently lost one of our former directors of Theatre, the dynamic Kim DeLong. Kim passed away on September 22, 2017. Kim came to Carroll in the late 80’s and rebuilt the theatre program, forming alliances with the Helena Symphony, the Civic Center, Grandstreet Theatre and the Myrna Loy. Many graduates under his mentorship found work and careers in the world of theatre. He was a passionate advocate for the arts and he will be greatly missed. Read more about Kim including an interview from April 2005 in the Helena IR as he was preparing to retire from Carroll.|
|TALKING SAINTS WIN ON HOME TURF|
Carroll College debate teams swept to victory at the Carroll BP World Debate tournament held on Carroll's campus, September 15-17. The field included teams from New York, Washington, Idaho and Montana. The Talking Saints placed three of the four teams in the finals.
"We call this event a Teaching Tournament," said Carroll coach Brent Northup, "because of all the training that takes place during the weekend. It’s all designed to jumpstart the year. The schools all seemed to enjoy their time at Carroll." Read more.
|Preston Antila ‘14, patient care services (PCS) RN was recognized as a DAISY award winner for Extraordinary Nurses of 2017. DAISY winners are selected quarterly from nominations submitted by St. Peter’s Hospital patients and their family members. His nomination letter included the following from the husband of a patient, “He was so compassionate, helpful and very kind. He had no problem understanding what my wife was saying or having a conversation with her. Both of us were just so impressed with the care, compassion, and how kind Preston was.” Read announcement here.|
Dr. Larryn (Krause) Peterson ‘04, assistant professor of chemistry at Rhodes College, has won a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant with Dr. Keri Colabroy, associate professor of chemistry at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa. This competitive award supports their collaborative investigation of an unstudied family of enzymes that could be used in the production of biofuels derived from plants. Dr. Peterson has a B.A. in chemistry from Carroll College. Read more.
Mary Ann Forster Bertolino Dugan, '51 – read more about her life here.
|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: |
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Confederate Monuments: History or Hate?, Oct. 3, 7 p.m., Lower Campus Center, Carroll College
Annual Carroll College Blessing of the Animals, Oct. 4, 3:30 p.m., Fountain Lawn, Carroll College
“Harvey” presented by the Carroll College Theatre Department,” Oct. 5-8, Carroll FLEX Theatre, Lower Campus Center, Carroll College
Homecoming & Family Weekend 2017 – Oct. 5-8
Alumni, parents and families are all invited to return to campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend. Join us for special lectures, performances, sporting events and campus tours. Special reunions will be held for the classes of 2007, 1992, & 1977 and all history and international relations majors. For a full schedule of events and to register visit: www.carroll.edu/alumni.
- Class of 1987 Social, Oct. 7, 7-9 p.m., Bert & Ernie’s, Helena
Appetizers provided with no-host drinks.