Archive for December 2nd, 2016

Bringing the Community to Campus

December 2, 2016

The student involvement network at u-m is aiming to engage the Missoula community by hosting  events that bring the community to campus. Over the past week, um put on a harry potter extravaganza with multiple activities that included the growing sport of Quittage. The event brought um students together and it also attracted younger members of the Missoula community. Student involvement event director, Tessa Feemster says events like this help the university reach it’s goals. The student involvement network plans to continue to craft events that invite the public to participate.


Draught Works holds fundraising event “Cheers For Charity” in Missoula

December 2, 2016

cheersforcharitystillA local brewery in Missoula, Draught Works, holds a fundraising event named “Cheers For Charity”. This week, UM student created record label, Switchback records was able to attend Cheers for Charity to promote thier newly signed bang, Rot Gut Whines. Draught Works has worked with multiple organizations and charities from the Alzheimer’s association to various radio stations and student groups around Missoula. Photographer Ryan McKinley and reporter Jack Ginsburg attended Cheers for Charity this week.

Local Kennel and Dog Hiking Company Receives Turf from UM Statium

December 2, 2016

Used turv-maroon-puppy-turff from Washington Grizzly Stadium is impacting a local dog business in Missoula. Alpine Canine is using the old stadium turf to improve the kennels. The company is not your ordinary dog kenneling business, it also buses dogs in special buses to the hiking area. Reporter Tasha Cain and Grant Herzog fetched the story.

Neighborhood Ambassadors Build Community in University District

December 2, 2016

12-3-16-ambassadorsOne UM student group promotes quality of life in the University District. The Neighborhood Ambassador Program pays a monthly visit to each house. They follow up on complaints and help build relationships between student renters and permanent homeowners. Neighborhood Ambassador Bryce Rowe says he enjoys reaching out to the community. The program also communicates through their newsletter, blog, and Facebook page.

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