The University of Montana Western today announced its reaffirmation of accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The accrediting body, the largest in the country, includes 163 colleges in a seven-state region.
Three University of Montana Western students are giving Dillon a better picture of the city’s public tree population, and their inventory could provide a blueprint for future greening efforts, including participation in a national tree planting effort.
Lydia Mild, a 2002 graduate of the University of Montana Western, was just named the 2010 Rural School Teacher of the Year by the Montana Small School Alliance and the Montana Association of County School Superintendents.
Five students from a University of Montana Western environmental interpretation class are making a lasting mark on two of Montana’s most famous historic mining towns, Virginia and Nevada Cities.
Two professors from The University of Montana Western recently took their teaching abroad to the Saint George’s University School of Arts and Sciences on the island nation of Grenada.
University of Montana Western environmental sciences professor Rob Thomas has been named Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges Professor of the Year by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Four-hundred and seventy-five students were named to the 2009 Fall Semester Dean’s List at the University of Montana Western — an 18 percent increase from the fall of 2008.
The University of Montana Western is making national news in U.S. News & World Report again, this time as the second-ranked university on a list of “Colleges that Offer Small Classes on a Budget.”
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer made an impromptu visit to the University of Montana Western to congratulate the 2009 Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges U.S. Professor of the Year Rob Thomas on Friday, Dec. 11.