Monthly Archives: May 2011

FVCC President to Kick Off Her 10th Annual Community Conversations Next Week

Flathead Valley Community College President Jane Karas, Ph.D., will kick off her 10th annual Community Conversations June 6 in Bigfork.  The conversations provide Karas the opportunity to share the college’s current and future activities to community members while inviting guests …

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Creator of Worldwide Original Egg Game to Present at FVCC

Flathead Valley Community College will welcome Erich Jonas, creator of the “Original Egg Game,” to campus May 10 for a free interactive presentation he will deliver for the community.  Over the last 15 years, Jonas has worked with educators and …

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FVCC Protégé Salon and Muse Style Hold Fashion Show Benefit for Abbie Shelter

Flathead Valley Community College Phi Theta Kappa is teaming up with Protégé Salon and Muse Style to Inspire to host a Fashion Show fundraiser for the Abbie Shelter June 1 at FVCC.  The event will feature makeovers showcasing the hottest …

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FVCC President Honors George Ostrom with Mentor Award

Flathead Valley Community College President Jane Karas honored Flathead Valley radio icon G. George Ostrom with her sixth annual Montana Mentor Award during the college’s 43rd commencement May 13.  The award was created in 2006 to honor a community leader …

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Local Native Plant Expert to Present Lecture in FVCC Arboretum

Local native plant expert Bill McClaren will present an educational lecture on planting and caring for native plant gardens June 1 at 7 p.m. in the Flathead Valley Community College Arboretum behind Blake Hall on the Kalispell campus.  McClaren will …

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Highlights from FVCC Board of Trustees May Meeting

The Flathead Valley Community College Board of Trustees met May 23 for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Clerk of the District Monica Settles administered the oath of office to the recently elected Trustee candidates Robert A. Nystuen, Thomas K. Harding, …

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FVCC To Offer New Opportunity For Grandparent, Grandchildren To Learn Together

This summer, Flathead Valley Community College will debut a new intergenerational program inviting grandparents and their grandchildren to learn together.  Geared toward children in grades 4-7 and their grandparents, the interactive classes will take place June 17. “Side by Side …

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FVCC Celebrates AmeriCorps Week, Now Recruiting Student Volunteers

This week, Flathead Valley Community College Campus Corps members are celebrating AmeriCorps Week.  AmeriCorps Week spotlights the AmeriCorps organization and its impact on communities across the nation.   AmeriCorps members recruit, train and supervise community volunteers, tutor and mentor youth, …

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FVCC Named to Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has named Flathead Valley Community College to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its support of volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.   “We are extremely honored to have …

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FVCC Scholars Conference on Student Research Winners Announced

Nearly 170 students from Flathead Valley Community College and Whitefish High School presented their research projects to the community May 6 during the college’s second annual Scholars Conference on Student Research. Nearly 50 student presentations were delivered and more than …

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