MISSOULA — A seven-acre patch of undeveloped ground on East Broadway will undergo a transformation over the next few years as Missoula College prepares to lay claim to its new location.
MISSOULA — More than 560 veterans attending the University of Montana and Missoula College may see an interruption in their benefits around the end of the month if Congress fails to settle its differences in Washington, D.C.
College enrollment counts are a mixed bag this fall at Montana institutions of higher learning.
And then there was one.
A community group opposed to locating Missoula College on the University of Montana’s South Campus renewed its threat of litigation this week, sending a letter of warning to the school’s legal counsel.
A model of a planned 145,000-square-foot building for Missoula College is displayed during an open house put on by the University of Montana on Oct. 3, 2012, to present its plans to build at the South Campus. The building would replace the aging and crowded facilities in use on South Avenue.
MISSOULA — Like setting a beautiful table for the holidays, a handful of Missoula volunteers on Friday helped to arrange a world-renowned exhibit of ancient and sacred relics of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni and other Buddhist masters.
MISSOULA — The University of Montana on Thursday said it will consider an alternative site on East Broadway for a new Missoula College, though officials said the South Campus location isn’t off the table.
HELENA — A Senate committee on Wednesday tabled the bill that would have appropriated nearly $100 million in state cash for some new university system building projects and renovations and a new Montana Historical Society building.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock’s budget director urged a Senate committee Tuesday to finance nearly $100 million worth of new and renovated state buildings by issuing bonds, instead of paying cash.
MISSOULA — Saying too much debate remains around Missoula College and where to build it, a Missoula legislator will attempt to strip funding for the project, while leaving intact other building plans requested by the Montana University System.
The sales pitch for the bonding bill presented to the 2013 Legislature is investing in infrastructure, providing higher education and taking advantage of low interest rates to complete long-delayed capital projects.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock tours the nursing school at Missoula College with instructor Lois Johnson on Friday afternoon. “Missoula College is an amazing educational facility, but it was built for 700 students and it now has 2,500 students,” said Bullock.
The University of Montana takes pride in its dynamic learning environment.
MISSOULA — An open house hosted by the University of Montana turned raucous Wednesday night when opponents of the school’s plans for the South Campus picketed the meeting and jeered officials for suggesting that education was more important than golf.
A model of a planned 145,000-square-foot building for Missoula College is displayed during an open house put on by the University of Montana in October to present its plans to build at the South Campus. The building would replace the aging and crowded facilities in use on South Avenue.
When the Alumni Challenge Athletic Field Corp. formed in 1912, it raised $25,000 to promote the general welfare of the University of Montana.
The University Golf Course is the likely location for the Missoula College to build a new campus. That plan is not embraced by everyone.
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