University Relations and Communications

MSU Billings representative to visit 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 area high schools in March to provide information on academic, scholarship and student life options at MSU Billings.


Kealy Dowd, a new student specialist from MSU Billings, will be at Anaconda and Drummond high schools on Wednesday, March 4. Students interested in learning more about academic and scholarship opportunities with MSU Billings may meet with Dowd at Anaconda High School at 9:30 a.m. and at Drummond High School at 11:30 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 Anaconda visit, contact Sara Novack at 563-5269. For information on the Drummond visit, contact Jim Oberweiser at 288-3281. Or contact Kealy Dowd in New Student Services at or 896-5910.