January 18-22, 2021


We would like to formally invite you to join Montana State University Billings in celebrating Power of One week. This year's theme is suicide and mental health awareness and the power of overcoming the stigma attached to suicide and mental health.

Monday Jan. 18th

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Bell Ringing Ceremony at MSUB held virtually.

Bell Ringing Ceremony

9:30am, Virtually on Facebook.
Main Contact: Center for Engagement
Montana State University Billings will commemorate Dr. King’s Jr. life with a Bell Ringing Ceremony. The ringing of the bell symbolizes the quest for peace, along with justice, human rights, and social and economic progress for all people. The symbol of the bell also embraces America’s historic Liberty Bell, the representation of independence. Montana State University Billings has been honoring Martin Luther King Jr. for over 20 years.  The ceremony will be held virtually this year. 

I have a Dream display on the MSUB University campus
Tuesday Jan. 19th

Jackets, Java and Jams

7:00pm, Stinger and SUB Atrium
Main Contact: Breanna Allen

MSUB's Student Activities Board will be hosting their bimonthly event, Jackets, Java and Jams with a performance by Jackson McMurrey and free coffee drinks from Stingers. Come for a relaxing and fun evening with friends, meet new people, and come see the hearts on display to recognize those lost to suicide in Montana. 

Wednesday Jan. 20th

Keynote: Adam Grabowski

6:00pm, Held Virtually over Zoom

Invite: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7088992326

Main Contact: Center for Engagement 

Join the Zoom presentation with Adam Grabowski, Mental Health Advocate, Lecturer and Comedian, as he discusses how you can find your voice and talk about your own mental health journey. There will also be a giveaway. 

Thursday Jan. 23rd

HEROES's Ask Jerry 

3pm - Wellness Center

Main Contact: HEROES

Come by the Wellness Center in the SUB to ask Jerry, a trained phycologist, anything about mental health and suicide awareness. Feel free to stop in and come with your questions, no matter how big or small. 

How to Ask

5pm - Outside hallway to Dining Room

Stop by HEROES's table on the way to the dining hall and grab a pamphlet on how to talk about mental health concerns. 


Friday Jan. 22th


2pm till sundown - Plains to Peaks
Main Contact: Student Activities Board (SAB)

Weather to be determined!

Join SAB with a fun end to the week with sledding at Plains to Peaks behind the LA Building. Sleds will be provided, along with hot beverages. The event is limited to 25 people in attendance at a time.