Every year, hundreds of college students travel to Dillon, Mont. from near and far. Many of them have probably never seen Dillon before they arrive, much less know anything about the town they will be living in while attending the University of Montana Western.
Award-winning educator and Montana Western alumna Angela McLean was appointed by Gov. Brian Schweitzer as the newest member of the Montana Board of Regents. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Montana Western alumna Denise McRea took her poetry to the national stage as a performer at the 2010 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering at Elko, Nevada from Jan 23 to 30.
The 2009 Outstanding Baccalaureate Professor of the Year, Rob Thomas, returned to Dillon and the University of Montana Western for a reception on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009.
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On Sunday, Nov. 8, the Montana Western Departments of Drama and Music presented their last showing of "Little Shop of Horrors."
Montana Western students may have been greeted by faces of Pink, Neil Patrick Harris, or Lance Bass on their way to class last week. Those three celebrities were only a few examples of people chosen by LAMBDA Alliance to represent the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community for National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11, at UMW.
The University of Montana Western marked the 9/11 eighth anniversary and National Day of Service and Remembrance with a campus-wide call to service on Friday, Sept. 11, 2009.
Anaconda educator Angela McLean is the recipient of the 2009 University of Montana Western Distinguished Alumni Award.