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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Butte native, business professor backs women leaders

Montana Standard

Author: Madison, Davey

Butte-born Marilyn Besich recognizes a successful businesswoman when she sees one.

One-time engineering student at Montana Tech, Besich, 63, took in the second annual Pay Equity Summit at Montana Tech on Saturday.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

STEM mentorship initiative launched

Helena Independent Record

Author: Madison, Davey

First lady Lisa Bullock and Lt. Gov. Angela McLean launched a program on Tuesday to pair Science, Technology, Engineering and Math professionals with female students interested in STEM fields.

The Montana STEM Mentors initiative was announced at ExplorationWorks! where 33 mentors signed up. The initiative has a goal of enlisting 100 mentors by the end of the school year, each of which are asked to volunteer 20 hours.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Montana colleges, universities to help fill state's nursing shortage

Ravalli Republic

Author: Madison, Davey

A program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor could help the state add more than 10,000 new health care workers by 2022, a projected need the Montana University System is preparing to meet, starting next year.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Governor, university system see dual-credit success by high-schoolers


Author: Madison, Davey

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and the Montana University System on Thursday reported huge gains in the number of high school students taking dual-credit courses ahead of college.

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