University Relations and Communications

MSU Billings representative to visit Missoula area high schools

February 25, 2009


Dan Carter, University Relations, 657-2269

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 Missoula next week to talk about academic, scholarship and student life options.


Kealy Dowd, a new student specialist from MSU Billings, will be at Missoula Sentinel High School Wednesday, March 4. Students interested in learning more about academic and scholarship opportunities with MSU Billings may meet with Dowd at Missoula Sentinel at 1:20 p.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 Missoula visit, contact Gail Sutherd at 728-2403 or contact Kealy Dowd in New Student Services at or 896-5910.