Dawson Community College is presenting a hybrid business skills class entitled ‘Graphics in MS Word & Newsletters’ from March 16th to April 5th. Marcia Holas, DCC Business Technology Program Director, will instruct the one credit class. Unique to this opportunity is that students will attend each classroom presentation at their personal computer via the Internet. To increase flexibility Holas will offer students two choices, Tuesdays at noon or Thursdays at 7pm to receive live instruction.
Laura Youngbird’s art work will be on exhibit at Dawson Community College Gallery 126 from March 22 through May 13.
Keith Robinson, President of Stockman Bank, presented Dawson Community College a check for ten thousand dollars to establish the Stockman Bank Endowed Scholarship Fund. The Dawson College Foundation will administer the fund and award a $500 annual scholarship to a Dawson Community College student studying in an agricultural-related field. “Stockman Bank has been a long-time friend and supporter of the college. We gratefully acknowledge this generous donation and appreciate Stockman for creating a permanently endowed fund for Montana students now and in the future,” says Dr.
Gloria K. Zuroff recently established the Dr. Roman S. Zuroff fund in honor of her father. Dr. Zuroff served as Chairman of the Dawson Junior College Board of Trustees from 1966 to 1970. He was elected President of the Board from 1968 to 1970. He served on the Board during the time the first building was constructed on the current campus site.
The MDU Resources Foundation and its member companies, MDU Utilities Group, Knife River Corporation, WBI Holdings, Inc. and MDU Construction Services Group awarded a five thousand dollar grant for improvements to the wellness facilities in the Toepke Center at Dawson Community College.
The MATHCOUNTS® competition was held at Dawson Community College February 17th between 9am and 3pm. DCC will host middle school students from 5 different schools: Terry, Lambert, Frontier, Luster and Glendive. The competition was held in the practice gym on the DCC campus. Mike Hunter, mathematics instructor at Dawson Community College, heads up the yearly MATHCOUNTS® competition.
Starting Monday February 22 Instructor Kristin Aus will begin Excel in Agriculture, a business department course, at Dawson Community College. This course, designed by Aus, will build confidence as farmers and ranchers use Microsoft Excel 2007 software and increase their understanding of the business management aspects of their agricultural operation.
Dawson Community College volleyball has started signing members of next fall's freshman class, starting with Livingston's Park High School senior Victoria Foster.
Coach John Marble recently announced Foster's commitment to the Lady Buccaneer volleyball team. "Victoria is a natural volleyball player and very athletic," he said. "She is loaded with potential."
Foster stands at 5'11" and is familiar with all positions at the net, playing outside hitter, middle blocker and right side in high school.
Comparison to FA07 and FA08
GLENDIVE, MONTANA-Dawson Community College has announced an increase in fall enrollment for the second consecutive year. College enrollment is expressed in full-time equivalent (FTE). Annualize FTE is calculated by dividing the number of credits taught in an academic year by 30. Term FTE is calculated by dividing the number of credits taught in a semester by 15. DCC reported a 7.3% increase for in-state term FTE and 3.7% for total term FTE.
R&SVP volunteers are currently preparing tax returns for the 2009 Tax year. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the R&SVP office at 377-4716.