"Home of the Pioneers"


September 2001

TO: Board of Regents

FROM: Darrel L. Hammon, President, Miles Community College

RE: Campus Report for Miles Community College

         MCC is again partnering with Custer County Art Center and Miles City Public Library in presenting the Miles City Speakers Bureau. James Welch, Ruth McLaughlin, Kathleen Meyer and Dave Romtvedt, historians, authors, and musicians, will present this semester.

         MCC's and Rocky Mountain College's first 2+2 Information Technology degree partnership began Fall 2001. The 2+2 program allows MCC's two-year Information Technology/Computer Science students to transition into Rocky'

         Students have been extremely busy this semester. They provided a day for horseback riding for the international students. Student Senate sponsored a BBQ and participated in Playfair, an opportunity for students to become acquainted with each other. The International Club created their favorite desserts in the annual "Dessert Party."

         Enrollment: Summer enrollment at MCC was up although fall numbers are down. MCC had a successful Kids College during, the summer. MCC graduated 50 GED students during FY200I

         Tad Torgerson, MCC graduate and most recently a practicing CPA in North Dakota, has been appointed Financial Aid Director.

         Mary Quintas, Nursingfaculty, is showing her Water, Water, Water Everywhere and Nary a Drop to Drink watercolor collection at the Willow Gallery in Miles City.

         MCC has initiated a Facilities Management Planning Group. We should complete the plan by March 1, 2002.

         MCC is sponsoring the MCC Educators Conference, October 18-19, 2002.