Board of Regents
From: Jane Karas, President
Re: January Campus Report
Date: January 14, 2002
FVCC Men’s Cross-Country team finished ninth overall at the national
cross-country championships with team member Brett Winegar capturing the
national championship. The women’s
team finished in seventh place overall, competing against twenty-seven
FVCC Libby Campus moved into their new building during winter recess. The new building is centrally located
and meets ADA requirements.
FVCC Foundation netted more than $27,000 from the seventh annual Christmas Tree Excellence (CTE)
benefit. CTE is a true community effort and over the past seven years, has
involved more than 325 community volunteers. Since its inception in 1995, CTE has raised over $325,281 to
support student scholarships at FVCC.
hosted the Montana Committee for the Humanities Speakers Bureau program,
“Why, That Dickens!” in December.
The presentation, by Bill Rossiter, portrayed the complex,
troubled, and brilliant Charles Dickens.
More than one hundred people attended the lecture.
students of FVCC Design I exhibited their artwork in the college library
in early December. The exhibit showcased
the diverse talents of art students and established artists alike, and
included a quilt, fabric wall hangings, paintings, drawings, sculpture,
photography, embroidery and mosaic.
College’s first capital campaign, Connecting
for the Community’s Future has now exceeded $3.6 million in gifts and
pledges. The campaign’s goal was $3 million.
Service Learning students have participated in tutoring reading, math and
science in local schools, and are also volunteering at a number of
agencies, including Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers Big Sisters,
Brendan House, Citizen’s for a Better Flathead, and the Hockaday Museum.
and community members from the spring 2001 FVCC art study trip to Venice
held an exhibition of artworks at the Whitefish Gallery in November. The collaboration of artwork ranged
from collages to watercolors, and from first-timers to well-established
Art Instructor John Rawlings and actor of stage and screen, David Ackroyd,
will present Sono Michelangelo…an
evening with the master, for the 6th Annual Wine &
Cheese Art Lecture benefit for Stumptown Art Studio, on January 26. The original play was written by
Rawlings and Ackroyd, and will be performed at the I.A. O’Shaughnessy
Center in Whitefish.