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MSU Billings-Rocky ROTC program has benefit dinner

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For the seventh year in a row, cadets in the Montana State University Billings-Rocky Mountain College ROTC are hosting a dinner to benefit the program. The dinner, which will include a silent auction, live auction, dessert auction and raffle, is set for Friday, Feb. 9, at the Radisson Hotel. Ten percent of the proceeds will go to support the Stars N Stripes Wrestling program for kids, which is coached by military veterans; the rest will help fund the ROTC program. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Coal Board OKs $500,000 for MSUB science building

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The Montana Coal Board has voted to award $500,000 toward the completion of the new Yellowstone Science and Allied Health Building on the campus of Montana State University Billings. The Coal Board, which happened to be meeting on the MSU Billings campus Thursday, voted to approve the full $500,000 requested by the school. It was the largest of nine requests totaling more than $1.4 million on the board’s agenda. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Baucus, Simpson to talk about fixing broken politics

At a public forum next week, former U.S. Ambassador to China and former U.S. Sen. Max Baucus of Montana and former U.S. Sen. Al Simpson from Wyoming will discuss the current dysfunction in the U.S. Senate and the political system and the role civility may play in repairing the political process. (more…) Continue Reading →

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MSU Billings food pantry will benefit from road race

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MSU Billings’ Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry has been selected as one recipient of this year’s Run! Turkey Run! 5K race. This will be the seventh annual race, which is held on Thanksgiving Day. The Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry is one of four recipients, selected by a committee, to receive race proceeds this year. Continue Reading →

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Fall enrollment at MSU Billings up over last year

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Enrollment is up at Montana State University Billings this fall semester. MSUB announced Wednesday that as of its official 15th class-day count, 4,401 students are enrolled, up slightly from the headcount of 4,366 students in fall 2016.  Of the 4,401 students, 2,830 are at University Campus and 1,571 are at City College. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Women faculty members showcased at MSUB event

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Montana State University Billings scholars will talk about their current research in an accessible way during the second annual “Showcasing Women’s Scholarship” event. The “TED Talk”-style presentations will be delivered from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday in Liberal Arts Room 205. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Opinion: For MSU Billings, the day of reckoning has come

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The impending departure of Montana State University Billings Chancellor Mark Nook to become the president of the University of Northern Iowa raises the question of whether Montana and Billings are really invested in the future and success of MSU Billings. In the past decade, MSUB has had four chancellors, four provosts and four deans of the College of Business. It also saw the departure of a long-time director of libraries. The MSU Billings Foundation has its third president in three years. (more…) Continue Reading →

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