University Relations and Communications

MSU Billings representative to visit Flathead area high schools

February 25, 2009



Kealy Dowd, New Student Services, 896-5910
Dan Carter, University Relations, 657-2269


MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — A representative from Montana State University Billings will be visiting high schools in the Flathead Lake area next week to talk about academic, scholarship and student life options.


Kealy Dowd, a new student specialist from MSU Billings, will be at Glacier High School in Kalispell on Thursday, March 5 and at Flathead, Ronan and Polson high schools on Friday, March 6. Students interested in learning more about academic and scholarship opportunities at MSU Billings may meet with Dowd at Glacier High School at 10:10 a.m. on Thursday; at Flathead High School on Friday at 9:05 a.m.; at Ronan High School at 11:30 a.m.; and at Polson High School at 1:30 a.m. No appointment is necessary.


Specific information about the more than 100 degree options will be available and students can learn about some of the scholarship opportunities available to them.


Students can also find out how to get started through courses delivered online. A variety of introductory eight-week courses will be available online starting March 9 and are open to high school students. The new “MSU Billings Career Stimulus Plan” provides people the opportunity to investigate a subject matter over the next eight weeks. Subjects include data processing, business, psychology and philosophy.


MSU Billings is a comprehensive university based in Montana’s largest city and offers one of the best values in the Montana University System. Students can earn two-year and four-year degrees through the colleges of Allied Health Professions, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Technology.


For more information for the Glacier High School visit, contact Billy Crawford at 758-8600; for the Flathead High School visit, contact DeAnn Thomas at 751-3504; for the Ronan visit contact David Meyers at 676-3390; for the Polson visit contact Emily Peck at 883-6350. Or contact Kealy Dowd at MSU Billings New Student Services at or 896-5910.