Montana Western’s Colt Challenge and Sale

Part 1– The Challenge April 1, 2022 9:00 a.m. Students in our sales preparation class compete on the colts they have been working with through a ranch/obstacle style course along with students from MSU. This is an exceptional experiential learning opportunity to start a colt and ready it for competition. Part 2– The Preview & […]

Montana Western Community Rodeo Banquet

The 52nd Annual Montana Western Community Rodeo Banquet will be help on Friday, April 1, 2022. Ticket Pricing is as follows: Single Dinner Ticket $45, Reserved Table of 8 (Rows 1 - 4) $450, Reserved Table of 8 (Rows 5 - 8) $350, Dance Only Ticket $15. You can contact the UMW Foundation Office at […]

Montana Western Colt Preview and Sale

Part 2– The Preview & Sale April 2, 2022Preview: 10:00 a.m. Lunch: 11:30 a.m. Sale: 1:00 p.m. Montana Western and the community of Dillon are excited to present the annual colt sale. The UMW colts will be available at the sale. The sale is a fundraiser for the Natural Horsemanship Program at Montana Western, and […]

Dr. Jane Helm Maddock Service Award Ceremony and Dinner

On April 6, 2022 Montana Western will honor three outstanding community members for their service and support at the annual Dr. Jane Helm Maddock Service Awards Ceremony. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Lewis & Clark Room, located in Mathews Hall on the UMW Campus. The 2020 recipients that we were […]


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Color Run

Come join the fun at the first UMW Color Run to honor sexual assault awareness month! Wear white, eye protection, and dress for the weather! Five stations will be placed on the route of the run to COLOR students in Teal Colored chalk honoring Sexual Assault Awareness. 400 Paw Prints will be awarded to students […]

Education Hall of Fame “Night of Stars” event to Honor Excellence in Education

The University of Montana Western’s Education Department and Alumni Office in partnership with Stockman Bank present the Ninth Annual Night of Stars, to be held on Saturday, April 23, 2022 on the Montana Western campus. The schedule of events includes the Education Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at 6:00 pm in the Beier Auditorium, followed […]

All Campus Research Symposium

This two day event (Friday and Saturday) features posters and oral presentations of Montana Western student theses, internships and other scholarly work.

MythFest 2022 (Live Production)

Directed by Miranda ZentFeaturing UMW Students Mythfest is a performance festival featuring UMW students in collaboration with guest artists from Arizona State University (including myth and ritual artist/scholar Oscar Giner ). Join us for stories of singing cowboys, frontier women, Salem witches, ancestral memories, songs of the Caribbean, Shakespeare, and more in this festival of […]

The Knickerbockers’ Theatre of Titilation and Talent: A Vaudeville Variety Show

Under the auspice of the University of Montana’s Western branch in Dillon Montana, THE KNICKERBOCKERS’ THEATER OF TITILLATION AND TALENT will offer a public demonstration of EIGHT uproarious acts of Vaudevillian spectacle for ONE TIME ONLY on WEDNESDAY, MAY 4TH, 2022, AT 1 o’clock p.m. on the third floor of the University’s Main Hall in […]

Luncheon Honoring J.P. Gallagher and the UMW Classes of 1972 and 1997

The Montana Western Alumni Office will host a luncheon in the Lewis and Clark Room in Mathews Hall on Friday, May 6, at 11:30 a.m. to honor Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient, J.P. Gallagher, and the Montana Western classes of 1972 and 1997. Tickets are $15 and available by calling 406-683-7306. Gallagher will be recognized for […]

Legacy Plaza Ceremony

We would like to invite you to this year’s Legacy Plaza Celebration, honoring our 2022 Graduating Class. This celebration is part of a special tradition at Montana Western that occurs twice each year. The first event, held at the beginning of each academic year as part of Convocation, welcomes our incoming class in the Legacy […]

VanDerveer Community Dribble

Please join Stanford Hall of Fame Coach, Tara VanDerveer, for this community event on Saturday, May 7th at 4:30 PM at Legacy Plaza on the University of Montana Western campus. Please bring a non-perishable food item to Legacy Plaza and all proceeds will benefit the Beaverhead Community Food Pantry. All registered participants will receive a […]

Public Lands Community Conversation

To make sure we’re doing the best we can to shape the future of the public lands you love, Wild Montana wants to hear from the people who know them best: you! That’s why we’re excited to invite Beaverhead County residents to join us for our second community conversation in Dillon focusing on what you […]

UMW TroyStrong Blood Drive

Swysgood Technology Center Great Room 710 S. Atlantic St., Dillon, MT

The UMW TroyStrong Blood Drive will be held June 29 in the STC Great Room from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. To make your appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767), download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or go online at

Shakespeare in the Parks to Perform “King Lear” at Montana Western

Legacy Plaza & Pioneer Federal Amphitheater at UMW 710 S. Atlantic St., Dillon, Montana

Celebrating their 50th season, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will be holding a free performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy “King Lear” on Monday, July 25, at 6:00 p.m. at the University of Montana Western Pioneer Federal Amphitheater on Legacy Plaza. Just bring your lawn chair, blanket, and a picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of Shakespeare! […]