Monthly Archives: May 2013

FVCC President Honors Van Kirke and Helen Nelson with Mentor Award

Flathead Valley Community College President Jane Karas honored Dr. Van Kirke and Helen Nelson with her eighth annual Montana Mentor Award during the 18th annual President’s Donor Dinner May 16.  The award was created in 2006 to honor a community …

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Mercord Family Presented FVCC’s Eagle Award

The Mercords, a family of longtime supporters of Flathead Valley Community College, were presented the college’s prestigious Eagle Award for the 2012-2013 academic year by FVCC President Jane Karas, Ph.D., during the 18th annual President’s Donor Dinner May 16.  The …

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“Rockin’ to the Rhythm of Service” Customer Service Training Coming to Whitefish and Columbia Falls in June

Area business owners, managers, and front-line staff are invited to attend the free Montana Superhost statewide seminar, “Rockin’ to the Rhythm of Service.”  Sponsored by the Montana Office of Tourism’s Montana Superhost Program and Flathead Valley Community College, this customer …

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Local Native Plant Expert to Present Lecture in FVCC Arboretum

Local native plant expert Bill McClaren will present a free educational lecture on planting and caring for native plant gardens June 5 at 7 p.m. in the Flathead Valley Community College Arboretum behind Blake Hall on the Kalispell campus.  McClaren …

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FVCC Scholars Conference on Student Research Winners Announced

Approximately 100 students from Flathead Valley Community College, The University of Montana, and Whitefish High School presented their research projects to the community May 10 during the FVCC’s fourth annual Scholars Conference on Student Research. Approximately 20 student presentations and …

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Ceramics Festiva to Feature Renowned Ceramicists

Flathead Valley Community College ceramics instructors David Smith and Stephen Braun will see one of their most recent visions realized next week when 17 ceramics artists from Montana and around the United States will come together for the first Ceramics …

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FVCC to Pin Practical Nursing Graduates

Flathead Valley Community College will honor 21 practical nursing graduates during a traditional pinning ceremony on May 17 at 2 p.m. in the large community meeting room inside the Arts and Technology Building on the college’s Kalispell campus. The following …

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Montana State University Online Programs Info Session at FVCC

Flathead Valley Community College will welcome Montana State University’s director of online learning on May 20 to help residents learn more about MSU-Bozeman’s online programs, including a new bachelor’s degree completion program in Liberal Studies. Peg Wherry, Director of Online …

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FVCC Student Ruth Rickenbacher Named Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact

Campus Compact has named 181 student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country as 2013 Newman Civic Fellows.  Among the honorees is Flathead Valley Community College student Ruth Rickenbacher of Bigfork.  …

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FVCC Scholars Program Now Accepting Applications for Fall

The Scholars Program at Flathead Valley Community College is now accepting applications for its fifth class that will begin this fall.  The program launched in fall of 2009 to provide academically capable and motivated students opportunities to experience academically rigorous …

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