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Osprey Research Aids Birds and Undergraduates (RMC)
Three separate prongs of research by Rocky Mountain College undergraduates are assisting osprey populations this year along the Yellowstone River. One effort has already resulted in a published paper with an RMC junior as lead author. Read more
Rocky Mountain College Picked to Win Frontier Conference Volleyball (Beartooth NBC)
2013 Frontier Conference tournament champion Rocky Mountain College received six first place votes and is the preseason favorite of the league's volleyball coaches to win the conference title for the 2014 season. Read more
Park City's Clancy Wins First Women's State Am (Ravalli Republic)
When it comes to the Montana State Women's Golf Association State Amateur, Kyla Clancy (RMC '17) has been a consistent, classy top 10 performer. Now, she is a champion. Read more
East Boys, Girls Sweep in Shodair Soccer Classic (Missoulian)
Winning the MVP award for the girls game was Gabi Heflin (RMC '18) from Billings Senior. The forward will continue her soccer career at Rocky Mountain College, and said she was a bit surprised by the honor. Read more
Osprey Study Looks for Pollutants in Birds (Danbury, Conn., News Times)
Researchers are using blood samples from osprey to determine whether pollutants from industrial sources are contaminating the birds' food supply along Montana's Yellowstone River. The three-year-study of the fish-eating birds of prey is being conducted through the Yellowstone River Research Center at Rocky Mountain College. Read more
Therapeutic Riding Students Attain PATH Certification (Apostrophe Magazine)
Rocky Mountain College combined its degree in therapeutic riding instruction with PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) certification in 2012 to further prepare students to secure employment right out of school. Read more
International Students Transcend Horizons To and From RMC (RMC)
Often thousands of miles from home, RMC has become home for many international students as they explore and adapt to a new culture. Read more
Torry Hill Ready to Start Coaching Career (NBC Montana)
It has been a busy off-season for former Lady Griz star Torry Hill. She recovered after tearing another ACL, graduated from the University of Montana and this week she officially accepted her first job as a basketball coach. On Monday it was announced that Hill has been named as both an assistant coach and an assistant athletic director at Rocky Mountain College in Billings. Read more
Idaho's Largest Winery Hires RMC Business Student as First Intern (RMC
Idaho's largest winemaker, Ste. Chapelle winery in Caldwell, hired their first ever intern, RMC student Tarah Anderson ('15), to learn the business of selling fine wine. Read more
Former Pronghorn Returns to Gillette as Rider's New Assistant (Basin Radio Network)
Head Coach Will Rider of the Gillette College women's basketball team has found his new assistant coach - Matt Strickland (RMC '14). At Rocky, Matt helped get the Battlin' Bears back to the NAIA national tournament. He graduated from Rocky Mountain this past spring with a bachelor's degree in sport science. Read more
Rocky Students Explore Religion, Literature (Billings Outpost)
No one can cram the themes of religion and literature into a month, but with radical openness and acceptance, three young Rocky Mountain College students took the summer session opportunity to study with Wilbur Wood, a poet, writer and gardener who has taught part-time at RMC for 20 years. Read more
Evan Connolly ('15) Brings Irish Perspective to RMC Campus (RMC)
"I'm under the radar because I don't look different," said Evan Connolly ('15), "but once I open my mouth, it's a different story." With his lilting brogue, "I'm thrown straightaway into the deep end." Read more
Loyola Promotes Stack to Head Boys' Hoops Coach (Ravalli Republic)
Loyola Sacred Heart is calling on a familiar face to fill its boys' basketball coaching vacancy. Eddie Stack (RMC '05) has been part of the program since the late '90s, save a five-year stint away playing college ball. Read more
Nesting Instincts: Osprey Chicks Examined as Part of Research Program (Billings Gazette)
Unamused, the osprey mama circled and squawked and even dove at researchers Monday morning as they carefully lifted her two chicks from their nest south of Laurel. Read more
PA Students Take Histories from Volunteers (RMC)
In the midst of their study of geriatric patients, physician assistant students at Rocky Mountain College learned from the pros Thursday, July 3, when they each worked several hours with a volunteer resident of the St. John's Lutheran Ministries campus in Billings. Read more
Malby Returns to Rocky as Assistant Men's Coach (Billings Gazette)
Jeff Malby is returning to Rocky Mountain College as an assistant men's basketball coach. Read more
RMC Student Tracks Lynx and Wolverines Across the Beartooths for YRRC (RMC)
Montana wilderness areas such as the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness (ABW) contain the last remaining suitable habitat for high elevation predators like wolverines (Gulo gulo) and Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) in the Continental United States. Read more
Largest Class Ever of Rocky PA Students Starts (Billings Gazette)
Retired Air Force Col. Darlene Sanders was living the dream Thursday morning. Read more
Economics Professor Joins Daughter with World Championships in Riding (RMC)
Assistant Professor of Business Ann Adair specializes in macroeconomic theory, but she has enjoyed riding and horses since childhood. Read more
Former RMC Defensive Back Chases NFL Dream (Bellingham Herald)
Former Bellingham High School athlete JT Fitzgerald has long dreamed of reaching the NFL. His father, Jamie, had achieved every football player's goal after playing two games for the Minnesota Vikings in 1987, and Fitzgerald felt he could do the same. Read more
RMC Art Student Creates Mystical and Magical Feather Art (Epoch Times)
A love of the natural world and a constant sense of wanderlust inspire Brenda Lyons' art. Read more
MSUB's Capouch, Kumm Transfer to Rocky (Billings Gazette)
Tenika Capouch and Brandy Kumm, who played basketball last season at Montana State Billings, are transferring to Rocky Mountain College in the fall. Read more
New Principals Recommended by RMC Master of Educational Leadership Program (RMC)
Twelve new educational leaders completed their RMC Master of Educational Leadership program work in June. Read more
Dawson's Wilkerson Signs with Rocky (Billings Gazette)
Forward Kendel Wilkerson, who played last season for Dawson Community College in Glendive, has signed with the women's basketball program at Rocky Mountain College. Read more
RMC Student Uses Class to Boost His Livestock Business (Billings Gazette)
Zane Holdbrook ('15) is tackling his newest livestock venture with the energy of a cowboy and the sensibility of an accountant. Holdbrook is studying accounting at Rocky Mountain College, and he developed a plan to support his sheep business in a new course for budding entrepreneurs. Read more
RMC Geology Professor Offers Insights on Billings' Rimrocks (Billings Gazette)
The Rims are primarily sandstone, but they also contain shale, made up of finer, clay-sized particles, said Emily Geraghty Ward, assistant professor of geology at Rocky Mountain College. The majority of the Rimrocks was deposited as sediment when the land was covered in a really shallow ocean around 85 million years ago, she said. Read more
PA Program Alumna Shares Lessons from Thriving Surgery Practice (RMC)
Stephanie [Ridgway] Hudson, who became a physician assistant in 2012 in the Rocky Mountain College Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program, spoke before current PA students as they prepare to begin their clinical rotations. Read more
RMC Among Best Baccalaureate Colleges in Washington Monthly (RMC)
For the second year in a row, Rocky Mountain College ranked among the nation's top 100 baccalaureate colleges in the prestigious Washington Monthly college ranking for 2014. Read more
Comedian Lukas Seely Returns to Home Turf to Record Comedy Album (Billings Gazette)
Lukas Seely ('04) returns from the West Coast to record two Billings performances this weekend for a live comedy album. Read more
Rocky Coaches See Parker's Hiring as "Great" Move (Billings Gazette)
When Bruce Parker was introduced last week as Rocky Mountain College's new athletic director, he looked out in the large crowd at the press conference and made note of all the Battlin' Bear coaches in attendance. "These people are looking for greatness, and I hope I can bring that to people," he said. "I hope I can take us to the next level, and be a power not just in the Frontier (Conference), but nationwide." Read more
Rocky Signs Sentinel's Harper (Billings Gazette)
Sam Harper, who was the starting center on Missoula Sentinel's state championship girls basketball team last season, has signed with Rocky Mountain College and will join the women's program at the NAIA Frontier Conference school in the fall. Read more
Parker Returns Home to be Rocky's Athletic Director (Billings Gazette)
"The big time is where you're at," Parker said during a press conference in front of a large gathering in the Fortin Center's Hall of Fame Room. "I think I'm at the big time now. I'm a Battlin' Bear, and this is going to be the greatest job." Read more
Students Learn Fly-Tying at RMC Summer Camp (Billings Outpost)
Kevin Davis spent June 9-13 wrangling whippersnappers in waders, hackles and bodkins. He coordinates an annual Fly Fishing Camp that uses Rocky Mountain College lawns and classrooms for casting and fly-tying practice. Read more
RMC Alumna Ellen Moak a "Country Idol" Finalist (Billings Gazette)
Five contestants will sing on Sunday, June 29, vying for the chance to be the first "Country Idol" in a contest co-presented by the Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale and The Billings Gazette. Read more
Color, Company, and Curriculum Combine in Art Camp (RMC)
Sally McIntosh's summer art camp at RMC helps build the next-generation of artists. From June 9 to 13, in the grand collegiate art spaces of Technology Hall on the RMC campus, McIntosh and staff offered 22 classes a day to 50 8- to 14-year-olds. Read more
RMC Business Professor Discusses Millennial's Entrepreneurial Efforts (Great Falls Tribune)
Scott Severance, professor of business and economics at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, has seen an entrepreneurial spark in his students. Read more
Rocky Golf Signs Four Recruits (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College's golf program has signed four more recruits to letters of intent for the 2014-15 season. Read more
Art Professor Reminisces About Painting Murals (Billings Gazette)
Fifteen years ago, club owner Angie Cormier called her buddy Jim Baken and asked him to paint on her building. Read more
National "Not in Our Schools" Training Meets Friday at RMC (Billings Gazette)
A national conference slated for next weekend is putting the focus back on what happened in Billings 20 years ago. Read more
Stopping Hate Before It Starts with the Institute for Peace Studies (Billings Gazette)
What does eating shark in Iceland have to do with teaching tolerance in Billings? It all comes down to exposure to new cultures. Read more
RMC Hosts Fly Fishing Camp (KULR 8)
A group of Billings kids are learning the basics of fly fishing -- free of charge. Read more
RMC's Wood Named All-American in Track (Cody Enterprise)
Rocky Mountain College's 3,200-meter relay team placed eighth in the finals May 30 at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala. Read more
Festival of Culture Fosters Acceptance (Billings Gazette)
International music and the smell of foods representing every corner of the world wafted over the campus of Rocky Mountain College during the Festival of Cultures under practically cloudless blue skies on Sunday. Read more
Rocky Golfers Make NAIA All-America Team (Billings Gazette)
Kyla Clancy of Rocky Mountain College has been selected as a first-team All-America performer by the NAIA Women's Golf Coaches Association All-America Committee. Read more
RMC Education Program Review Generates "Stellar" Acclaim (RMC)
An Office of Public Instruction (OPI) Board of Review certification heartily recommended and endorsed the RMC education program. Read more
RMC Alumna Retiring After 46 Years in the Classroom (Ravalli Republic)
After 46 years in education, Hamilton Middle School sixth-grade social studies teacher Virginia Opitz is retiring. Students at the school organized an appreciation celebration and marked her day with banners, signs, cards, hugs, applause and tears on Wednesday. Read more
Rocky Signs Forward from East Los Angeles (Billings Gazette)
Zach Hinton, a 6-foot-7 forward from East Los Angeles College, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Rocky Mountain College beginning next season. Read more
RMC's Kiprono Places 8th in NAIA Marathon (Billings Gazette)
Senior Noah Kiprono of Rocky Mountain College placed eighth in the marathon on a hot and humid Saturday morning at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Read more
Rocky's Clancy Ties for 15th at Nationals (Billings Gazette)
Kyla Clancy of Rocky Mountain College finished in a four-way tie for 15th place on Friday following the final round of the NAIA women's golf championships at Wilderness Ridge. Read more
Rocky's 3200-Meter Relay Places 8th at Nationals (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College's 3,200-meter relay team placed eighth in the finals on Friday night at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Read more
Rocky Golfers Miss Cut at Nationals (Billings Gazette)
The women's golf team from Rocky Mountain College missed the cut Thursday at the 27-team NAIA championships being played at Wilderness Ridge. Read more
Rocky Relay Qualifies for NAIA Finals (Billings Gazette)
The men's 3,200-meter relay team from Rocky Mountain College has advanced to the finals at the NAIA track and field outdoor championships. Read more
Water Slides Can Wait, Rocky Golfer Peterson Has Job to Do at Nationals (Billings Gazette)
Peterson will tee off with her teammates at the 72-hole national competition on Tuesday afternoon at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club in Lincoln. Read more
Melstone's Wacker Signs with Rocky (Billings Gazette)
Melstone's Brayden Wacker has signed a letter of intent to join the men's basketball program at Rocky Mountain College in the fall. Read more
Rocky Golf Team is "Band of Buddies" (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College will be represented by a band of buddies this week at the NAIA women's golf championships in Lincoln, Neb. Read more
RMC Grad Making Theatre Directorial Debut (Billings Gazette)
Chaslee Schweitzer is making her directorial debut on "Little Shop of Horrors." But in a way she has been preparing for this show since middle school. Read more
Rocky Golfers Remain 19th at Nationals (Billings Gazette)
Kyla Clancy and Katy Peterson shot 5-over par 77s on Wednesday, but Rocky Mountain College remained 19th in the team standings after Day 2 of the NAIA women's golf championships at Wilderness Ridge. Read more
Another Banner Year for Rocky's Richter (Billings Gazette)
What a remarkable run of success it has been for Ana Richter. Read more
Rocky Mountain College Offers Courses in Unmanned Aerial Systems (Stars & Stripes)
The future of flight may feature more unmanned aircraft hauling cargo, according to Rocky Mountain College aviation professor Scott Wilson, so he's helping to train pilots how to operate such unmanned aerial systems, or UASs. Read more
Rocky Women Advance to Nationals in Golf (Billings Gazette)
The women's golf team at Rocky Mountain College, ranked 15th nationally, has qualified for the NAIA championship tournament in Lincoln, Neb. Read more
Rocky to Send Six to NAIA Track Nationals (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College will have six athletes competing at the NAIA men's and women's outdoor track championships next week in Gulf Shores, Ala. Read more
RMC to Begin Interviewing AD Candidates (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College will begin interviewing candidates next week for its vacant athletic director position, and the Frontier Conference school is hoping to have the job filled by the end of the month. Read more
RMC Students Receive Academic Honors (RMC)
284 Rocky Mountain College students were named to the Spring 2014 Dean's List. Read more
Local Artist Jane Deschner has RMC Roots (Billings Gazette)
Deschner has been a big part of the Billings art scene since the early 1980s, teaching at Rocky Mountain College, serving as curator at the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery at RMC, and director and curator at Women's Center Art Gallery at St. Vincent Healthcare. Read more
Former Apollo Astronaut Walt Cunningham's Speech at RMC Available Online (Portal to the Universe)
Listen to Mr. Cunningham's speech, which features reminisces about Apollo 7 and Skylab experiences along with thoughts on STEM education. Read more
Special Olympics Based on Rocky Campus (RMC)
For the third year, the Montana Special Olympics state summer games based operations on the Rocky Mountain College campus the week of May 12-16. Read more
Unmanned Aerial Systems Buzz RMC Aviation Program (RMC)
An unmanned aerial systems (UAS) - drone - curriculum is flying high at the Rocky Mountain College aviation program, where Professor Scott Wilson's students flew six drone vehicles this spring while studying legal and physical ramifications of drone use. Read more
RMC Grads Look Forward to What's Next (KULR-8)
Rocky Mountain College's 132nd Commencement celebrated the achievements of students, who say they are looking forward to the future. Read more
RMC Commencement Graduates 240 Students (RMC)
Rocky Mountain College congratulates the following students who received degrees at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 3, in the Fortin Education Center. Read more
Gianforte's Rocky Mountain College Commencement Speech Welcomed with No Controversy (Missoulian)
Bozeman entrepreneur Greg Gianforte was greeted with applause from an attentive audience when he spoke Saturday at Rocky Mountain College's commencement. Read more
Savage's Rice to Transfer to Rocky (Billings Gazette)
Savage's Bridger Rice, who played women's basketball at Minot State University the past two seasons, is transferring to Rocky Mountain College in the fall. Read more
Rocky Women Sign Guard from Wyoming (Billings Gazette)
Guard Whitney Mitchell of Western Wyoming Community College will be joining the women's basketball program at Rocky Mountain College this coming season. Read more
Rocky Mountain College Wins Frontier All-Sports Award (Helena Independent Record)
Rocky Mountain College has won the Frontier Conference all-sports trophy for the 2013-14 school year. Read more
Frontier Golf Honors Rocky's Thompsett, Pohle (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College junior Daniel Thompsett has been recognized as the player of the year in Frontier Conference men's golf, while Battlin' Bears coach Aaron Pohle has been honored as the conference's coach of the year in the men's and women's ranks. Read more
Rocky Women 2nd in Frontier Golf (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College's women finished second and the Battlin' Bear men fourth Tuesday at the conclusion of 54 holes of play at the Frontier Conference golf championships, which were held over two days at Larchmont Golf Course. Read more
National Literary Journal Published at RMC (RMC)
Sun & Sandstone, a national and local literary journal for undergraduate students published by RMC students with funding from ASRMC (Associated Students of Rocky Mountain College), offered its first issue Tuesday in Bair Family Student Center. Read more
Rocky Mountain College Celebrates New Solar Panels (KULR-8)
Rocky Mountain College celebrated the installation of solar panels that will power a portion of the Bair Family Student Center. Read more
Rocky Golfers to Shoot for National Berths (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College golf coach Aaron Pohle said the goal of his men and women "is to win every tournament we step into." Read more
Rocky Mountain College Athletes Honored at 2013-2014 Celebration (RMC)
Rocky Mountain College student-athletes received recognition at an April 23 ceremony for leading their teams and programs in the 2013-2014 academic year, both on and off the field. Read more
Rocky Relay Qualifies for Nationals (Billings Gazette)
The 3,200-meter men's relay team at Rocky Mountain College has qualified for next month's NAIA championships. Read more
RMC Choir Prepares to Perform with Billings Symphony Orchestra and Chorale (Billings Gazette)
The Billings Symphony Orchestra and Chorale may break a record on April 26 for putting the most instrumentalists and vocalists on stage at the Alberta Bair Theater to perform "Carmina Burana." Read more
Rocky Captures Frontier Golf Titles (Billings Gazette)
The men's and women's golf teams at Rocky Mountain College are Frontier Conference champions. Read more
Rocky Football Ranked 10th in Spring Poll (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College is ranked 10th in the NAIA Football Coaches Spring Top 25 Poll, which was released by the national office in Kansas City, Mo., earlier this week. Read more
Employees Respect Political Process to Support Equal Pay for Equal Work (RMC)
Current and retired Rocky Mountain College teachers helped to lead Billings members of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) in lobbying efforts on April 8 that encourage recent federal efforts to create equal pay for equal work. Read more
Keim Signs to Play Football at Rocky Mountain College (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
Brandon Keim took a seat alongside nine Bozeman teammates Feb. 5 in the school's cafeteria. As many of them signed National Letters of Intent to play college football, Keim practiced writing his signature on a blank sheet of paper. Read more
Bethel's Desrosiers Signs Letter to Play for Rocky Mountain College (Vallejo Times Herald)
And you thought that the University of Connecticut men's basketball team beat the odds. That's nothing compared to what Bethel High senior Kiana Desrosiers has done the last 13 years. Read more
Wohlfeil's TD Catch Helps Highlight Rocky Spring Game (Billings Gazette)
Lanky wide receiver Rodd Wohlfeil emerged as one of the stars of Rocky Mountain College's spring football game on Saturday afternoon at Herb Klindt Field. Read more
Rocky Women Win Ryder Cup (Billings Gazette)
The Montana State Billings men and the Rocky Mountain College women won the annual Ryder Cup golf challenge between the two schools on Thursday at Peter Yegen. Read more
RMC Students Combine Book Smarts and Work Wisdom in Community Internships (RMC)
Organizations in Billings and Rocky Mountain College students both highly value RMC internships in the work world, said Lisa Wallace, director of career services. Read more
School Records in Sight for Baker, Battlin' Bears (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College's recent run of success in football has the Battlin' Bears in position this fall to make some serious history. Read more
RMC Enactus Team Shines at National Competition (RMC)
For the first time in 15 years of efforts, the Rocky Mountain College Enactus (formerly known as SIFE) team placed in the top 20 at the U.S. national Enactus competition in Cincinnati, Ohio. Read more
Sidney All-Around Athlete Signs with the Battlin' Bears (Sidney Herald)
Hard work in the offseason and a dedicated family core helped Sidney senior Caleb Benson to become the athlete he is today. Read more
Review of "Carmen's Tragedy" Featuring Two RMC Employees (Billings Outpost)
If you have always thought you ought to give opera a try but were intimidated by its over-the-top costumes, voices and dramatics, then the NOVA Center for the Performing Arts may have just the entry point for you. Read more
Pair of Linebackers Transferring to RMC (Billings Gazette)
Linebackers Will Peppard and Anthony Carrion from Cerritos College in California are transferring to Rocky Mountain College to play football in the fall. Read more
Aviation Program Signs Bridge Agreement with SkyWest to Formalize Career Path (RMC)
This week Rocky Mountain College formalized a "bridge program" agreement with SkyWest Airlines that smooths the path to employment with the airline for highly qualified RMC student flight instructors. Read more
RMC Making Headway in Spring Ball (Billings Gazette)
One third of the way through its spring football practices, Rocky Mountain College is making steady improvement. Read more
RMC Programming Competitions Show High School Computer Science Chops (RMC)
For 11 years, Andy Wildenberg and other RMC faculty have coordinated a programming competition that celebrates the strengths of students who pursue high school computer science. Read more
Rocky's Richter Qualifies for Nationals (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College junior Ana Richter ran a 11:37 in the 3K at the Yellowjacket Spring Open here on Saturday. Read more
RMC Women's Basketball Team Tops the List for the Most Academic All-Americans (RMC)
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced last week that six Rocky Mountain College women have been named 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Read more
RMC Alumnus Directs Play at Bismarck State College (Bismarck Tribune)
Bismarck State College will explore the "whole idea of revolution" during its spring musical. Read more
Billings West's Boehm Signs with RMC (Billings Gazette)
Stephanie Boehm of Billings West has signed a letter of intent with the women's basketball program at Rocky Mountain College. Read more
UND's Varner Transferring to Rocky (Billings Gazette)
Former Baker High School football standout Kodee Varner is transferring to Rocky Mountain College this fall after spending the past two seasons at the University of North Dakota, Battlin' Bears coach Brian Armstrong has announced. Read more
Irish Debaters Make a Stop in Billings at RMC (Billings Gazette)
A trio of Ireland's national champion debaters visited the college to debate a Rocky team as part of a 3-1/2 week tour of the United States. The tour is sponsored by the Irish Times and the National Parliamentary Debating Association of America. Read more
Wes Keller Named Head Women's Basketball Coach (RMC)
Rocky Mountain College announced that Wes Keller has been named the next head women's basketball coach at Rocky Mountain College. Read more
Robert Beers Resigns as Athletic Director (RMC)
Rocky Mountain College Athletic Director, Robert Beers, has announced that he will resign from his position at the end of the week. Read more
Community Forum Offered on Veteran Homelessness (RMC)
Social service professionals who make a difference for local veterans in need of housing will speak at a community forum at Rocky Mountain College Thursday, April 3, entitled "Joining Forces: Addressing Veteran Homelessness and the Role of Public vs. Private Funding." Read more
Frontier Conference Honors RMC's Noah Kiprono (Billings Gazette)
Noah Kiprono of Rocky Mountain College has been chosen as the Frontier Conference men's outdoor track athlete of the week. Read more
Suessville University 2014 (KULR8)
Rocky Mountain College was overrun by the Cat in the Hat on Friday. Read more
Three Battlin' Bears on NAIA All-America Team (Billings Gazette)
Seniors Joel Barndt and Jeremy Nicolas and junior Tyree Anderson, all of Rocky Mountain College, have been selected to the NAIA All-America teams, which were announced by the national office on Wednesday. Read more
RMC Freshmen Organize "Mini" Relay for Life (KULR8)
Two Rocky Mountain College freshmen are bringing the community together around a common cause: cancer. Read more
RMC's Barndt Scores 9 in NAIA All-Star Game (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College senior forward Joel Barndt scored nine points and grabbed seven rebounds on Saturday night as the NAIA Division I All-Stars beat the NAIA Division II All-Stars 120-107 at Municipal Auditorium. Read more
Osprey Class Offered April 3 (Billings Gazette)
Yellowstone Valley Audubon is offering a class about osprey, their habits and habitat, taught by Marco Restani on April 3. Read more
Walk for Water Helps Those in Need Around the World (KTVQ)
Fresh water can change lives in impoverished countries and Saturday, people in Billings helped raise the awareness about the problems and solutions. Read more
RMC Women Win Golf Tournament (Billings Gazette)
The Montana State Billings men and Rocky Mountain College women finished first on Thursday at the fifth annual Yellowjacket Spring Invitational, which called off after one round due to winds gusting up to 60 mph at Pryor Creek Golf Club. Read more
Student Analyses Use Remote Sensing to Offer Planners New Perspectives (RMC)
Students in Lucas Ward's Remote Sensing class at Rocky Mountain College present their analyses of the last 20 years of Billings' land cover change at the largest Geographic Information Systems (GIS) community event in Montana on Thursday, April 10. Read more
Avitus Group's Director of Online Marketing Educates Businesses at Rocky Mountain College's Micro Business Brew (Digital Journal)
Rocky Mountain College Enactus Group presented the Micro Business Brew to small businesses and professionals considering starting a new business. Read more
RMC Football Recruit Brady Pickering is Taking It to the Next Level (Ravalli Republic)
With a verbal commitment to Rocky Mountain College in Billings and a deep sigh of satisfaction, Florence football and basketball standout Brady Pickering is looking forward to the future. Read more
RMC Women Win First National Ski Championship (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College rode the blazing skis of freshman Frida Svedberg on Friday afternoon to its first United States Collegiate Ski Association women's national team championship. Read more
RMC Honors Women's Ski Racing Team as National Champions (Billings Gazette)
With the Rocky Mountain College alpine ski-racing team competing and practicing on slopes far away from campus, few people get a chance to cheer for them. Read more
Rocky Men Repeat as Dual Slalom Champions (Billings Gazette)
Rocky Mountain College's men repeated as national champion in the dual slalom races on Saturday as the 36th United States Collegiate Ski Association finals came to a close on Whiteface Mountain. Read more
RMC Men Fall to University of the Cumberlands at NAIA National Tournament (Billings Gazette)
Unseeded Cumberlands, Ky., used a flurry of 3-pointers on Wednesday morning to send ninth-seeded Rocky Mountain College packing during the opening round of the NAIA Division I men's basketball championship tournament. Read more
Director of Aviation, Dan Hargrove, Shares Thoughts on Flight 370 (KTVQ)
Many theories are spinning as to what happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. Those who work in aviation may be even more curious about the mystery of what happened to the plane. Read more
RMC Cuts Down on Waste (KTVQ)
The installation of two water bottle fillers on campus, by drinking fountains in Morledge-Kimball Hall and Fortin Education Center, will promote sustainable use of water and plastic. Read more
Noah Kiprono Named Rocky Mountain College Student-Employee of the Year (Billings Outpost)
Senior Noah Kiprono is Rocky Mountain College's candidate for Student Employee of the Year, a competition with state, regional, and national awards offered by the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators. Read more
Barndt, Nicolas Lead RMC Men into NAIA Basketball Tournament (Billings Gazette)
Joel Barndt and Jeremy Nicolas are both prominent basketball players for Rocky Mountain College, but they certainly aren't cut from the same cloth. Read more
RMC Women Ranked 10th in NAIA Golf (Billings Gazette)
The women's golf team at Rocky Mountain College is ranked 10th in the first regular-season edition of the NAIA Top 25 poll, which was released by the national office on Friday. Read more
RMC Alumnus Named Principal at Three Forks High School (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
The Three Forks School Board decided last week to offer the high school principal position to Belgrade High School Vice Principal Paul Lamb. Read more
World's Water Needs Spotlighted at Upcoming Event on Campus (Billings Gazette)
Throughout the world, 783 million people do not have access to clean water. That's partly because 80 percent of the sewage in developing countries is discharged untreated into bodies of water, such as ponds and streams. Read more
Experimental Writer Lucy Corin Talks and Teaches April 3 at RMC (RMC)
Emerging writer Lucy Corin presents a reading at Rocky Mountain College at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in Technology Hall Room 14. The RMC English Department hosts an informal reception with refreshments starting at 5:15 p.m. Read more
Opera Singer and Fight Director from RMC Tread Boards in Carmen's Tragedy (RMC)
Two stage artists, both RMC alumni and employees, are performing March 29 and 30 in Carmen's Tragedy, an adaptation at NOVA Center of the Performing Arts of perhaps the most popular of operas about lovers in the thrall of fate, Bizet's Carmen. Read more
RMC Men Rout Westminster to Win 2nd Straight Frontier Tournament Title, 93-64
Even though coach Bill Dreikosen was rocking his 1970s-style green sport coat and plaid pants for good luck on Monday night, the Rocky Mountain College coach got everything he needed -- and much more -- from his Battlin' Bears out on the court. Read more
RMC Men Sign Local Soccer Standouts
Three local athletes have committed to the men's soccer team at Rocky Mountain College this fall. Read more
Watch the RMC Ski Teams Compete at Nationals - Live Stream
Watch a live stream of the RMC Ski Teams as they compete at the USCSA National Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y. Read more
Sherman Alexie to Read at Rocky Mountain College in October
Renowned author Sherman Alexie is coming to Billings in October to give the 2014 Common Read Lecture at Rocky Mountain College. Read more
RMC Plays Host to Sculpture Exhibit
"Nature and Transformation," a sculpture exhibit by Richard Helzer at the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery at Rocky Mountain College, runs through March 7. An opening reception honored the Bozeman artist Feb. 12. Read more
RMC Men Ski to 1-2-3-4-5 Finish at Regionals
Day 2 of the United States Collegiate Ski Association Western Regional Championships featured yet another dominating performance by the Rocky Mountain College skiers. Read more
Two Laurel Gridders Sign with RMC
Matthew Martinez-Tillman and Mitch Kaufman will join the Battlin' Bears squad in the fall as part of their 2014 recruiting class. Read more
RMC Chaplain Interviewed About Millennial's Spiritual Life
The Rev. Kim Woeste, chaplain at Rocky Mountain College, says she works generally with three kinds of students. Read more
RMC Chaplain Interviewed About Millennial's Spiritual Life
The Rev. Kim Woeste, chaplain at Rocky Mountain College, says she works generally with three kinds of students. Read more
RMC Women Dominate Giant Slalom at Regionals
All five Rocky Mountain College skiers placed in the top 10 on Thursday as the Battlin' Bear women opened the USCSA Western Region Championship with a dominant performance in the giant slalom on Brundage Mountain. Read more
RMC Qualifies Eight for National Indoor Track and Field Meet
Rocky Mountain College will have eight athletes competing at the NAIA indoor track and field national championships, which are set for March 6-8 in Geneva, Ohio. Read more
RMC Skiers Sweep Regional Titles, Bound for Lake Placid
When it comes to ski racing, nobody can get to the bottom of the mountain faster than a Rocky Mountain College skier. Read more
Laurel's Kaufman, Skyview's Schaff Sign with RMC
Laurel's Mitch Kaufman and Billings Skyview's Gus Schaff have signed letters of intent to play football at Rocky Mountain College. Read more
RMC's Hart Takes 2nd in Mile
Rocky Mountain College's Rachael Hart finished second in the mile on Friday night at the Last Chance indoor meet held at Montana State. Read more
Hardin's Sharpe Signs with RMC Football
Erik Sharpe of Hardin will be joining the Rocky Mountain College football program in the fall. Read more
RMC Men Win 1st Frontier Conference Title in 20 Years
Rocky Mountain College claimed its first outright Frontier Conference men's basketball championship since 1994 on Friday night by beating Montana State Northern 77-66 in the Armory Gymnasium. Read more
Frontier Conference Singles Out RMC's Peden
Shawn Peden of Rocky Mountain College has been selected as the men's indoor track athlete of the week in the Frontier Conference. Read more
RMC Skier Svedberg Places 11th in Women's Slalom
Rocky Mountain College freshman Frida Svedberg finished 11th on Saturday in the women's slalom at the Jade Enterprises/University of New Mexico Invitational at Red River. Read more
RMC Runners Snag National Berths
Rocky Mountain College qualified two relays and two runners for next month's NAIA indoor championships while competing last weekend at the Birds & Bees Invitational meet. Read more
Father's Memory Keeps RMC's Brittany Kumm Going Strong
During the playing of the national anthem, Brittany Kumm has been taking a moment on the sideline this season to speak to her late father, John, and say a prayer for him. Read more
RMC Women Upended by Carroll College
Just when it looked like Rocky Mountain College might cruise to its first Frontier Conference win, Carroll College came back in typical Saints fashion. Read more
Cold Snap Keeps Campus Moving
The Rocky Mountain College campus dealt peacefully with the second cold snap of the winter season when low temperatures dropped to the negative teens or lower for three nights beginning Tuesday, February 4. Read more
RMC Carpenter Bill Kimmerle Reaches a Bowling Milestone
To see out the old year, Bill Kimmerle bowled his first-ever 300 game Thursday night, January 30, in the Consolidated league at Sunset Bowl in Billings. Read more
RMC Men Defeat Carroll, 71-61
Junior guard Tyree Anderson scored 23 points on Thursday night and No. 16-ranked Rocky Mountain College remained on top of the Frontier Conference standings with a 71-61 win over Carroll College in men's basketball. Read more
RMC Women Fall to Carroll, 68-54
Carroll College used a 14-0 run spanning the first and second halves on Thursday night to rally past Rocky Mountain College 68-54 in Frontier Conference women's basketball. Read more
RMC Signs Laurel's Martinez-Tillman
Laurel's Matthew Martinez-Tillman, an all-state and all-conference inside linebacker for the Locomotives, has signed a letter of intent with Rocky Mountain College's football program. Read more
RMC Lands Gillette's Williams
All-state linebacker Billy Williams of Gillette, Wyo., has signed a letter of intent to continue his playing days at Rocky Mountain College in the fall. Read more
RMC Signs Chinook's Molyneaux
Zach Molyneaux, a versatile all-state and all-conference football player at Chinook, signed a letter of intent to join the Rocky Mountain College program in the fall. Read more
Linemen Giebink, Marsh Sign with RMC
Offensive linemen Kael Giebink of Billings Senior and Weston Marsh of Billings Central have signed letters of intent to play football at Rocky Mountain College. Read more
RMC Announces Football Schedule
Rocky Mountain College will open its 2014 football season with three consecutive road games before playing Carroll College on Sept. 20 on Herb Klindt Field. Read more
RMC's Barndt Named Frontier Conference Player of the Week
Joel Barndt of Rocky Mountain College has been named the player of the week for Frontier Conference men's basketball. Read more
RMC Alumnus Drew Hedrick Honored in Billings Gazette's 40 Under 40
In football and in business, timing matters. When former college quarterback Drew Hedrick began selling real estate in Billings in late 2008, the nation was in the midst of the longest and deepest recession since the Great Depression. Read more
RMC Alumnus Cory Albin Honored in Billings Gazette's 40 Under 40
In 2001, Cory Albin, a football player at Rocky Mountain College, organized "Bears on Bulls," a fundraiser in which RMC's student athletes got a chance to test their skills against real bucking bulls. Read more
RMC Alumnus Adam Hanel Honored in Billings Gazette's 40 Under 40
When he got his first computer, Adam Hanel wasn't content to simply play games or type up his homework. The curious 9-year-old disassembles the machine to see how it worked. Read more
RMC Alumna Megan Kongaika Honored in Billings Gazette's 40 Under 40
Plunking a first-time teacher from Glendive into one of the roughest high schools in Anchorage, Alaska, could have been a recipe for disaster. But Megan Kongaika has fond memories of her two years as an educator. Read more
RMC Student Presents Lecture
Daniel Parod, a student at Rocky Mountain College, will present "Exploration of Vertical Integration of Renewable Electrical Generation Methods" at the 7 p.m. Wednesday community lecture series at Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Read more
RMC Men Defeat Westminster
Tyree Anderson knocked down the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:09 to play on Thursday night as Rocky Mountain College bumped off first-place Westminster College 94-90 in Frontier Conference men's basketball. Read more
RMC Men Get Back on Track with Win Over Carroll
Rocky Mountain College hit some big shots and made some big stops on Thursday night in coming up with a much-needed men's basketball victory over visiting Carroll College. Read more
RMC's Gore Scores Goal at MLS Combine
Rocky Mountain College's Oliver Gore scored a goal on Tuesday afternoon during the final day of competition at the 2014 Major League Soccer (MLS) Player Combine. Read more
RMC Professor Composes Score for Film
RMC Associate Professor of Music Sam Hamm composed the score for a new documentary about American theatre history. "Theatre of Rice and Beans" premiered at the University of Florida on January 13, 2014. Read more
New Exhibit at RMC Gallery Features Clay Artists
The Ryniker-Morrison Gallery in Technology Hall on the campus of Rocky Mountain College will present an exhibit from the Red Lodge Clay Center, which opens Thursday, Jan. 9, with a public reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The show runs through Feb. 7. Read more
RMC Peace Studies Institute Hosts Women's Conference
The Rocky Mountain College Institute for Peace Studies will host a conference for women, "Your Golden Years -- 24 Karat or Fool's Gold?" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 18. Read more
RMC Men Ranked 10th in NAIA
Rocky Mountain College remained 10th in the second edition of the NAIA Division I Top 25 men's basketball poll, which was released on Tuesday afternoon. Read more
RMC Men Beat UGF
Rocky Mountain College's Fortin Center was the place for some rousing -- sometimes dazzling -- basketball on a snowy Saturday afternoon. Read more
RMC Professor Helps Investigate the Effects of Smaller Ranges on Climate
The uplift of two mountain ranges in Central Asia beginning 30 million years ago expanded the Gobi Desert and set Central Asia on its path to extreme aridity, a Stanford study suggests. Read more
Donation Aims to Boost RMC Student Research
A financial gift to Rocky Mountain College will act as seed money for student research in math and science. Read more
RMC Volleyball Finishes at No. 18
The women's volleyball team from Rocky Mountain College was ranked 18th in the final NAIA postseason Top 25 coaches poll, which was released by the national office on Wednesday. Read more
Retired Wilkins Still Assisting Battlin' Bears
Len "Fuzzy" Wilkins' days on the bench and at practice ended after last season, but that doesn't mean he has stopped working to ensure Rocky Mountain College keeps racking up victories in men's basketball. Read more
NAIA All-America Football Teams Include Three Battlin' Bears
Three members of the Rocky Mountain College football team have received NAIA All-America recognition from the Beyond Sports Network. Read more
Globe-Trotting RMC Hitter Takes a Big Swing Overseas
Jayde Hair, a junior at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Mont., has completed five mission trips outside the United States. Read more
RMC's Gore Named NAIA Player of the Year
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2013 NAIA Men's Soccer All-America teams Monday. The NAIA All-America committee consists of the NAIA-Men's Soccer Coaches Association Executive Committee, the National Championship Games Committee and four men's soccer coaches--selected based on geography. Each team--first, second and third--consists of 11 members. Read more
RMC's Yang, Dewald Receive All-America Honors
Rocky Mountain College's Yang Yang and Anna Dewald have been selected to the NAIA's All-America volleyball teams. Read more
RMC Named a Top College for Veterans
With the number of veterans pursuing higher education continuing to rise, Billings colleges are working to expand the services they provide and recently earned national rankings for their efforts. Read more
RMC Volleyball Drops Final Match at Nationals
Rocky Mountain College wrapped up its stay at the NAIA national volleyball championship tournament on Thursday afternoon with a five-set loss to The Master's College of California, 25-21, 26-24, 18-25, 17-25, 15-8. Read more
Frontier Conference Honors 10 RMC Players, Coach Armstrong Named "Coach of the Year"
Ten Rocky Mountain College football players have been selected for all-Frontier Conference honors, and Battlin' Bear head coach Brian Armstrong has been chosen as the league's coach of the year. Read more
RMC Men Roll Past VCSU, 81-58
Rocky Mountain College ran its season record to 6-2 on Saturday afternoon by racing past Valley City State University 81-58 at the Milanovich Classic men's basketball tournament. Read more
RMC's Success in Football Worth Celebrating
There were plenty of moments to cheer this fall and numerous performances worth celebrating during the course of Rocky Mountain College's history-making football season. Read more
RMC Volleyball to Face Madonna in NAIA Opener
Rocky Mountain College will begin play at the upcoming NAIA volleyball national championship tournament against the winningest team in the country. Read more
RMC Football Falls to Morningside
They're both newcomers to a Morningside College football team that has been highly motivated by the disappointment of an overtime loss in last year's NAIA championship game in Rome, Ga. Read more
Rocky Soccer Loses in Overtime
Rocky Mountain College fell short in its bid for the Sweet 16 of NAIA men's soccer on Saturday night, losing to No. 14-ranked Hastings College 3-2 in overtime in a national play-in match. Read more
RMC Sports are on the Rise This Fall
Rocky Mountain College's No. 10-ranked football team isn't the only squad on campus preparing this week to make a championship run. Read more
RMC Football Headed to Iowa for First-Round Playoff Game
Rocky Mountain College's first NAIA playoff football game since 1999 will take place Saturday afternoon in Sioux City, Iowa. Read more
RMC Men's Soccer to Play in Nebraska
The men's soccer team at Rocky Mountain College will be playing at No. 14-ranked Hastings College of Nebraska on Saturday during the opening round of the 32-team NAIA national championships. Read more
RMC Volleyball Headed to Nationals
Rocky Mountain College's volleyball team earned a spot in the NAIA championships Saturday night by sweeping Montana State Northern 25-20, 26-24, 29-27 in the finals of the Frontier Conference tournament at McLaughlin Center. Read more
New RMC President Meets Challenges Head-On
In an interview, Dr. Robert Wilmouth, president of Rocky Mountain College, quickly gets the formalities out of the way. Read more
RMC Celebrates Anniversary, Honors Germeraad
Rocky Mountain College's aviation program, in its present form, began 25 years ago, although aviation has been part of the school a lot longer. Read more
Underriners Named Honorary Chairs for Black Tie Blue Jeans
A couple whose public service is recognized for bettering the Billings and Yellowstone County community will be this year's Black Tie Blue Jeans honorary chairs. The staunch support Bill and Mary Underriner have given to Rocky Mountain College will be celebrated at its annual scholarship benefit, Friday, Nov. 1 on the RMC campus. Read more
Thumbs Up for RMC River Clean Up
River cleanup. About three dozens volunteers picked up tons of trash in the seventh annual Yellowstone River Cleanup organized by the Yellowstone Research Center at Rocky Mountain College. Thanks to the students and other volunteers from local businesses who spent a Saturday on the river hauling and recycling tires, cellphones, bottles and other trash. Read more
RMC Graduates New Class of Physician Assistants
The graduates of Rocky Mountain College's physician assistant program will receive white coats as part of their graduation ceremony, which starts at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more
RMC Freshmen Spend a Day Serving Others
Rocky Mountain College's incoming freshmen had more than classes and football games on their minds Saturday. Read more
RMC Golf Coach Ties Course Record
Before his round at Peter Yegen Golf Club on Saturday, Aaron Pohle jokingly said he was going to shoot the course record. Read more
RMC Art Professor James Baken Shows in Red Lodge
James Baken, an artist and professor who spent his formative years in Red Lodge and now teaches at Rocky Mountain College, will exhibit his newest work during the month of September at the Carbon County Arts Guild. Read more
RMC Students Recount Summer Adventures
This week's FourSight question was answered Tuesday at Rocky Mountain College, where students had just returned to school on Monday. We asked, what was your most memorable summer adventure? Read more
RMC Women Win AVCA Academic Honors
The 2012 women's volleyball team at Rocky Mountain College was one of 46 NAIA teams nationally to receive a team academic award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Read more
RMC Brings Debate Program to Tribal Colleges
Meeting with students at Chief Dullknife Community College in Lame Deer this spring, debate instructor Shelby Jo Long-Hammond hoped to lead a spirited discussion on the pros and cons of mining on the reservation. Read more
RMC Honor Grad Wins Zonta Scholarship
The Zonta Club of Billings named RaeMarie Tcherneshoff of Joliet the recipient of its 2013 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship. Read more
RMC Students Studies Bats in Beartooths
The hiker who had paused along the trail to Mystic Lake looked skeptical. Read more
RMC Will Induct Corey, Bailey into Clara Klindt Hall of Fame
Corey, who is a former Rocky athletic director, and Bailey, a two-time NAIA All-America golfer for the Battlin' Bears, will be saluted during the school's Hall of Fame weekend on Sept. 7, Rocky athletic director Robert Beers announced on Wednesday. Read more
RMC Alumna Heads Physician Assistant Program
Winifred, Mont., was a long way from anywhere, and growing up there Heather Heggem understood the unique needs of a rural community. Read more
RMC Female Pilots and Crew Fly 'Unmanned' Aircraft
With totes and duffel bags in hand, the Billings Clinic MedFlight team loaded up their plane with all the necessary medical equipment they might need to successfully do their job. Read more
RMC's Retirees Begin New Chapters: Linaya Leaf
Linaya Leaf, 68, may be retiring from teaching poetry, but not from writing it. Read more
RMC's Retirees Begin New Chapters: Jane Van Dyk
Jane Van Dyk got a jump-start on her retirement by beginning some things she wants to continue in her new life. Read more
RMC's Retirees Begin New Chapters: Bill Kehler
Bill Kehler ushered Rocky Mountain College's library into the digital age. Read more
RMC 131st Commencement
Rocky Mountain College students from all over Montana, out of state and out of the country from Mongolia, England, Sweden, Scotland and Canada, graduated Saturday afternoon. Read more
Feature Photos: RMC Commencement
The commencement ceremony for the Rocky Mountain College class of 2013 was held at the Fortin Center on Saturday. Read more
RMC President's Cup Winner, Johnathan Diem, Featured
Johnathan Diem learned a lot about looking for a job by being on the other side of the table. Read more
RMC President's Cup Winner, Anudari Batjargal, Featured
Anudari Batjargal came to Rocky Mountain College in 2009 as a 16-year-old freshman from Mongolia. Read more
First RMC Graduate of ROTC Commissioned Officer
Amanda Newman pins second lieutenant shoulder boards on her husband, Travis Newman, during a ROTC commissioning ceremony Friday at Montana State University Billings. Newman is the first Rocky Mountain College student to be commissioned since the ROTC program returned to Billings five years ago. Read more
RMC's Jayme Green Directs "Closer Walk with Patsy Cline"
"You stick with me in the little ones, I'll stick with you in the big ones," Patsy Cline told a Carnegie Hall audience just months before her death in a plane crash in 1963. Read more
Athletes Honored at RMC Awards Ceremony
Bjorn Tuaz and Kirsty Montagnani of Rocky Mountain College were recognized as the school's outstanding senior male and female athletes during the Battlin' Bears' annual athletic awards ceremony on Wednesday night in the Losekamp Hall auditorium. Read more
Top RMC Writers, Artists to be Published
Winners in the Rocky Mountain College student writing and art competition have been selected. Their works will be published in "Soliloquy," the annual RMC fine arts journal. Read more
RMC Featured "Living Well"
Getting your health screened could be as easy as walking down the hallway of your workplace. Thanks to Saint Vincent Healthcare's Living Well program, checking in on their health was just a small break in the day for these Rocky Mountain College employees. "It's convenient," said Rocky Mountain College photography instructor David Shumway. "A lot of people won't take the time to go and have a physical, to go and have their blood work done, go and have a good health screening. But when it's on campus, you're at work, you walk over from your office, it takes five, ten minutes. It's something that people do then." Read more
RMC's Kiprono Runs Personal Best, Finishes 2nd at CSU Meet
Noah Kiprono of Rocky Mountain College ran a personal-best of 15:32.84 Saturday in finishing second in the 5,000-meter run at the Jack Christiansen Invitational hosted by Colorado State University. Read more
RMC Pitches in to Help with Make-A-Wish for 6-Year-Old Girl
Alli Duncan's smile beamed across the room. She had just received a pink Billings Mustangs ball cap from Homer Mustang, the team's equine mascot, and a shiny, green soccer jersey from the Rocky Mountain College soccer squad emblazoned with her last name and the number 1. Read more
RMC Board Confirms Wilmouth as President
Minutes after having the word "interim" dropped from his title, new Rocky Mountain College President Robert Wilmouth was rolling up his sleeves. Read more
Ready to Run: RMC Coach Eyes Boston Marathon
The reasons why Alan King runs are numerous. "Obviously, it's a love and a passion," the Billings marathoner said. "I think, ultimately, it's given me so much." Read more
RMC Students Serve Young Learners at Seussville University
Almost 200 first- and second-graders from Highland Elementary and Rose Park Elementary attended the Third Annual Seussville University at Rocky Mountain College on Friday. Read more
RMC's Niprano Wins 10K, Sets School Record, Qualifies for Nationals
Rocky Mountain College's Noah Kiprono won the men's 10K on Saturday in the Montana State Open track and field meet. Read more
RMC Senior Art Show Opens
The Senior Show in the Ryniker-Morrison Gallery in Tech Hall at Rocky Mountain College will run from April 8 through May 2. It features four graduating seniors who are all Montana-born. Read more
RMC Environmental Lecture Series / Climate Change is Real, Nobel Laureate Says
Montanans need to look no farther than their own state to see the effects of global warming, a University of Montana professor said Thursday. Read more
Registration Opens for Summer Art Academy
The Summer Art Academy, a camp for young artists ages 8-14, will be held June 17-21 on the campus of Rocky Mountain College. Read more
RMC's Washburn Ready 24/7 for Red Cross
Last summer as fire swallowed dozens of homes in a wide swath across southern Montana, Billings Red Cross volunteer Jill Washburn spent 91 days in the field. Read more
RMC Professor Mark Moak Explains Inspiration of Stained Glass
Nothing says sacred like stained glass. Light filters through jewel-bright windows, bestowing the interior of a church with ethereal beauty. Read more
RMC Professor McNamer: Resurrection Came to Life
Belief in the resurrection of the dead among the Israelites stems to the time of the exile, in fifth century B.C. Read more
Photo Expo at RMC
The Photographic Institute of the Yellowstone will hold its 11th annual Photographic Exposition at the Ryniker-Morrison gallery in Tech Hall on the Rocky Mountain College campus March 29-31. Read more
RMC Students Discuss Exhibit, Educational Experience in Italy
"Art is everywhere in Italy; it's in the architecture, in the sidewalk; it's so emotional, so much so that - it's exhausting," said Adrien Barrett, 21, from Shelbyville, Ind., a Rocky Mountain College art major. Read more
Astronauts Speak on Leadership at RMC Conference
Three men, who have been to outer space and back, are in Billings. Read more
RMC Students Perform with Famed Opera Soprano Saturday
Rocky Mountain College students Janie Rife, Koree MacMurdie, Travis Kuehn, Jacob Scharbrough and Keli Rhea Mitchell have been chosen to sing with famed opera soprano Pamela South at a recital Saturday. Read more
Nicolas Wins NAIA All-American Honors
Forward Jeremy Nicolas of Rocky Mountain College has received honorable mention NAIA All-America recognition for basketball. Read more
Astronauts on Campus
Four former astronauts will speak during a leadership conference at Rocky Mountain College on Friday. Read more
RMC Athletes Remember Where They Come From
Most people remember a lesson or bit of advice that was passed on to them from a relative or mentor at some point in their life. My grandpa was a lifelong Montanan, World War II veteran, and ranched his entire life. He was never really one who gave many heart-to-heart talks to his grandkids; rather, he would let us learn a lesson the hard way and point out our failings with a quick quip or saying. Read more
Opera Soprano Presents Recital March 23
A soprano who sang leading roles with almost every major opera company and with opera greats Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti and Beverly Sills will be a guest artist and teacher at Rocky Mountain College in March. Read more
RMC Skiers Capture Dual Slalom Championship
Rocky Mountain College's men won a national title in the first-ever dual slalom races Saturday as the United States Collegiate Ski Association championships wrapped up on Bald Mountain. Read more
RMC Slates Interfaith Forum
The idea for an interfaith forum at Rocky Mountain College came out of a conversation between Rocky's chaplain and the local Jewish rabbi. Read more
RMC Freshman Skier Makes History on Slopes
After a thrilling day of fast ski racing, Rocky Mountain College's Eloise Julliand went down in school history. Read more
RMC Shows Art from Students' Semester Abroad in Italy
The Ryniker-Morrison Gallery in Tech Hall on the campus of Rocky Mountain College will house the exhibit "Study in Italy" beginning Thursday with a public opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Read more
RMC's Battlin' Bears Knock Off Western to Earn Trip to Nationals
Another postseason of basketball excellence has Rocky Mountain College headed back to Kansas City for the NAIA men's national championship tournament. Read more
RMC's Crnkovich Named Frontier Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year
Rocky Mountain College senior guard Haleigh Crnkovich has been selected as the co-defensive player of the year in Frontier Conference women's basketball. Read more
RMC Students' Message: Give Tolerance a Chance
Molly Ouelette is an outgoing freshman at Rocky Mountain College with a sincere smile and a wide circle of friends. Read more
Opera Star Coming to RMC in March
A soprano who sang leading roles with almost every major opera company and with opera greats Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, and Beverly Sills will be a guest artist and teacher at Rocky Mountain College in March. Read more
RMC's SIFE Sponsors Farm and Ranch Meeting
Farmers and ranchers can learn how to save the family farm for the next generation at a farm and ranch meeting hosted by Rocky Mountain College, March 20, from 7:30 a.m. to noon in the Great Room of Prescott Hall. Read more
RMC Ski Teams Qualify for Nationals
It's that time of year when Rocky Mountain College begins to show its supremacy in ski racing. Read more
RMC Men and Women Win Basketball Playoff Berths
With an absolutely wild finish on Saturday night, Rocky Mountain College is postseason bound in Frontier Conference women's basketball. Read more
RMC Alumna Ellen Moak Finds Niche with Old School
For some recent college graduates, playing music with your dad and one of your college professors may not have much appeal. Read more
Deb Hayes, a Master of Educational Leadership Student at RMC, and Breanna Todd, RMC Teacher Education Graduate, Win $40,000 Classroom Makeover Contest
Christmas came early to a combination class of second- and third-graders at Fromberg Elementary on Tuesday. Read more
Parham Brings Excitement to Battlin' Bears
Don Parham has been one of the most entertaining basketball players to watch at Rocky Mountain College this season. Read more
Scholarships Help RMC Student Achieve His Dreams
Rocky Mountain College junior Shane McClurg dressed up for an awards ceremony Wednesday. Read more
SAS Betters Chances for RMC Students to Succeed
More than 60 Rocky Mountain College students are getting a little extra help to pursue their dreams. The Services for Academic Success program awarded scholarships to 57 students and 8 students were given travel awards to study abroad. Read more
KULR Reports: 'Go Bald' Remembers Rev. Kristi Foster, Raises Funds for Cancer Research
It's a show of solidarity. People are going bald to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Read more
RMC Skiers Hope to Continue Roll at Regionals on Red Lodge Slopes
Rocky Mountain College's string of success in ski racing could reach historic proportions this weekend at the United States Collegiate Ski Association Western Regional Championships, which will take place on the slopes of Red Lodge Mountain. Read more
Artist Explains "Baseball" as Theme for Art at RMC's Ryniker-Morrison Gallery
If baseball is more than a game for you-if it takes you back to your childhood, if it makes you think of long summer afternoons and evenings sitting on bleachers while spitting sunflower seeds-then Rocky Mountain College has an art exhibit which should have you aching for warmer weather. Read more
RMC's Ryniker-Morrison Gallery Features Essence of Baseball Works
It has been more than a decade since John Giarrizzo has exhibited in Billings, but his work will be featured beginning Wednesday and continuing to March 8 at Ryniker-Morrison Gallery in Tech Hall on the campus of Rocky Mountain College. Read more
RMC Skier Inspired by Aunt's Gold Medal Feat
When Heidi Armstrong was in fourth grade she had somebody special to present for show and tell: her aunt. Read more
Former RMC Football Coach Frank Mathew Honored with Kenison Memorial Award
Former Rocky Mountain College football coach Frank Mathew will be posthumously honored as the Ron "Swede" Kenison Memorial Award winner Thursday night during halftime of the Rocky-Carroll College men's basketball game at the Fortin Center. Read more
RMC's Jared Dickerson, Assistant Soccer Coach, Honored in Billings Gazette's 40 Under 40
Jared Dickerson is proud to have helped coach the Rocky Mountain College men's soccer team to a spot in the NAIA national tournament. Read more
RMC Alumna Amanda Lechner Honored in Billings Gazette's 40 Under 40
Without the efforts of hundreds of volunteers, the Yellowstone Art Museum probably wouldn't be able to put on Summerfair, the Yellowstone Art Auction and other signature events, says Amanda Lechner, the museum's special events and volunteer coordinator. Read more
RMC's Aaron Pohle, Head Golf Coach, Honored in Billings Gazette's 40 Under 40
"Golf, like the measles, should be caught young, for, if postponed to riper years, the results may be serious," observed author P.G. Wodehouse. Read more
RMC's Dave Shumway Honored in Billings Gazette's 40 Under 40
Dave Shumway became a shutterbug the first time he picked up a camera. Read more
RMC's Richter Sets Record, Qualifies for Nationals
Ana Richter of Rocky Mountain College established a school record in the mile Friday at the Montana State University Open indoor track meet and also qualified for the NAIA national championships. Read more
Go Bald: Remembering RMC Chaplain and Fighting
Last February, the Rev. Kristi Foster organized an event at Rocky Mountain College to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Read more
RMC Skiers Dominate at Stano Cup
Rocky Mountain College defended its home course at the Stano Cup ski racing event that concluded at Red Lodge Mountain Monday. Read more
RMC Father & Son: Joel Barndt on the Court, Gary Barndt in the Band
When the men's basketball team at Rocky Mountain College plays host to Montana Western on Thursday night, the Barndt family of Billings will help set the tone on and off the court. Read more
RMC Men Ranked No. 1 in Skiing
The men's ski-racing team at Rocky Mountain College is ranked No. 1 nationally in the first United States Collegiate Ski Association top 10 poll of the season, which was released Friday night by CollegeSnowSports.com. Read more
'Go Bald' at RMC Set for February 21
"Foster Kristi's Hope: The Second Annual Go Bald Event" at Rocky Mountain College in memory of late RMC Chaplain Kristi Foster. Held Feb. 21 halftime of the Battlin' Bears women's and men's games against Montana State University Northern, which start at 5:30 p.m. Read more
Dr. Wilmouth Takes Reins at RMC
Bob Wilmouth's daughters tease him about adjusting to his new job as interim president of Rocky Mountain College. Read more
Dr. Small, Former RMC President, Honored for Governor's Humanities Award
An academic career that includes appearances by Samuel Eliot Morison and Arlo Guthrie has to be interesting. Read more
RMC Knocks Off Unbeaten, Third-Ranked Lewis & Clark
Toppling previously unbeaten Lewis-Clark State on Saturday night proved to be as simple as 1-2-3 for Rocky Mountain College. Read more
RMC's Richter Qualifies for Nationals
Ana Richter of Rocky Mountain College won the women's 3,000-meter run Saturday at the Myrtle Hanson Yellow Jacket Open held at Black Hills State University. Read more
RMC's Equestrian Team Does Well in Utah; Tishman Qualifes for Western Regionals'; RMC to Host ISHA Show Feb. 17
Rocky Mountain College junior Josh Tishman, of Bedford, N.Y., has qualified for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Western Regional show after competing in three western shows Dec. 2-3 at Utah State University. Read more
Ballards Honored With YMCA's Fortin Humanitarian Award
Dr. Bill and Merilyn Ballard were honored on Dec. 6 by the Billings Family YMCA with the 2012 Philip N. Fortin Award. Read more
Perfect Day for RMC Skier
Rocky Mountain College freshman ski racer Harlan Collins of Sun Valley, Idaho, completed a perfect weekend Sunday at Red Lodge Mountain. Read more
RMC Skiers Sweep Team Titles in Red Lodge
The men's and women's ski-racing teams at Rocky Mountain College swept the giant slalom races Friday during a Grand Teton Conference meet at Red Lodge Mountain. Read more
Red Lodge Clay Artists Open New Year for RMC Gallery
The Ryniker-Morrison Gallery at Rocky Mountain College will open the new year with the exhibit "5 x 5," presented by five artists-in-residence from the Red Lodge Clay Center. They are Karin Solberg, Alexis Gregg, Tanner Coleman, Brittany Helms and Megan Mitchell. Read more
Best of 2012 Entertainment Includes Comedy Shows by RMC Alumnus
We survived plenty in 2012, from the Mayan Apocalypse to Honey Boo Boo and Psy. Billings lost its independent bookstore, Thomas Books. And just before Christmas, Laurel said so long to its lone movie theater. Read more
RMC's Kiprono Posts NAIA Qualifying Time; RMC's Runners Do Well
Rocky Mountain College's Noah Kiprono posted a NAIA national-qualifying time in the men's 3,000 meters on Saturday in the Black Hills State Holiday Classic indoor track and field meet. Read more
RMC Skiers Remain Force on the Slopes
Jerry Wolf is heading into his 12th season as the ski-racing coach at Rocky Mountain College. Read more
NAIA Salutes Eight RMC Soccer Players
Seven members of the women's soccer team at Rocky Mountain College and one member of the men's team have been selected as 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes. Read more
RMC's Winter Drill at Intermountain Equestrian Center Featured in Gazette Gallery
Members of the Rocky Mountain College equestrian program performed at the annual Winter Drill at the Intermountain Equestrian Center on Friday. Read more
RMC Students Help "Polar Express" Story Unfold at Depot
"Welcome aboard," children were told Saturday evening as they entered the historic Billings Depot on Montana Avenue. "Here's your ticket to the North Pole on the Polar Express." Read more
RMC's Uskoski Competing at Top Pro Level in Germany
Former Rocky Mountain College basketball star Devin Uskoski is competing with Mitteldeutscher BC in Germany's Basketball Bundesliga, which is its top professional level. Read more
RMC Students Help with Polar Express at Historic Depot
The historic Billings Depot is hosting the children's event, The Polar Express, on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8 and 9. There will be two shows each day at 4 and 7 p.m. Read more
RMC Professor Discusses Expanding Wildlife in Montana
Montanans are living in wild times. For proof, just look at the big picture. There are elk, bison and bighorn sheep grazing in the prairie regions of Eastern Montana where they had previously been exterminated. Large predators like grizzly bears, mountain lions and gray wolves prowl the western forests of the state after declining to record lows. Read more
Dr. Robert Wilmouth Named Interim President
Dr. Robert Wilmouth will become interim president at Rocky Mountain College January 1, 2013. The announcement was made today by RMC Board Chair Carl A. Hansen. Read more
Fundraising Professionals Honor Ballards
Health care and higher education have always been a passion for William and Merilyn Ballard, who have been named Outstanding Philanthropists for 2012 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Read more
RMC Alumna Will Head State's Industry and Labor Department
Gov.-elect Steve Bullock on Friday unveiled his first three Cabinet appointments, selecting two women and one man to head the departments of Labor and Industry, Commerce and Corrections. Read more
RMC Students Pitch in to Help with Military Christmas Party
Set-up continued today for the Schmitt family's annual Christmas party for local military members and their families. Read more
RMC Scholar-Athletes Timofeyev and Moullet Honored by NAIA
Rocky Mountain College seniors Esther Timofeyev and Bethany Moullet were two of the 408 NAIA volleyball players to be honored as Daktronics Scholar Athletes on Friday. Read more
RMC's Dewald Named to All-Region Team
Anna Dewald of Rocky Mountain College has received honorable mention recognition on the American Volleyball Coaches Association/NAIA All-Northwest Region team. Read more
RMC's "Lessons & Carols" Concert To Be Held December 2nd
Rocky Mountain College's annual holiday concert "Lessons and Carols," set for afternoon and evening performances on Dec. 2, will feature a performance by RMC flute teacher Heather Zimmerman and a guest appearance by the High Plains Chamber Singers. Read more
RMC Helps with Christmas Party for Soldiers
Lori Schmitt always is pleased that Montana National Guard soldiers and their spouses enjoy the Christmas parties that she and her husband have thrown the last five years. Read more
Read RMC Professor Tim Lehman's Story on "The Legendary Winter: 1886-87" in Magic: Billings' City Magazine
Read RMC Professor Tim Lehman's story on "The Legendary Winter: 1886-87" in Magic: Billings' City Magazine. Read more
RMC Gallery Showcases Seniors' Work
The final exhibit of the year at Ryniker-Morrison Gallery will be the combined senior show featuring the works of Rocky Mountain College students Lauren Schmitz and Kerry Breining, which runs Dec. 5-13. Read more
 
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