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The University of Montana Western Foundation exists to inspire generosity and connect donors with their passions in order to promote access and excellence in higher education at the University of Montana Western.

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The University of Montana Western is always looking for nominations for the following recognition events in order to acknowledge our outstanding alumni and friends. If you know an outstanding individual who meets the criteria of the following categories, please share your nomination with us today. Jane Helm Maddock Service Award, Education Hall of Fame, Distinguished Alumni Service Award and Athletic Hall of Fame. See criteria and nominate here.

News & Notes

The University of Montana Western’s Equine Studies Department has scheduled its Third Annual Colt Challenge and Sale for March 29-30, 2019. The event will be held at La Cense Montana, located at 4600 Carrigan Lane in Dillon, Mont.

Author Doug Ammons, from Missoula, Mont. will be sharing his nonfiction work at the “Dances with Words” series on Dec. 13, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Each performance in the series takes place at The Cup, Montana Western’s coffeehouse located below the library on campus.

Montana Western students Ava Nelson and Shayla McGregor, along with PATH advisor Lexi Benson, joined the nearly 500 individuals in attendance at this year’s NASPA conference, known as the General Assembly, held Nov. 1-4 in Kissimmee, Florida. Over 100 universities from around the nation were represented.

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