Msla College Professor Presents on Health IT

Applied Computing & Electronics Professor, Tom Gallagher, delivered the presentation Building an Education Program to Develop Qualified IT Professionals for the Clinical Health Environment to students and faculty at the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology (SEAT) at Massey University in New Zealand. The seminar provided a brief overview of Health IT developments taking place in the United States and the successes and challenges at UM in developing a new program of study for educating individuals for careers in Health IT. The presentation was delivered from the Palmerston North campus and simulcast to the Auckland and Wellington campuses. Professor Gallagher has been working from Massey's Palmerston North campus throughout Spring Term.

Missoula College Professor Bradley Layton Discusses Energy Technology on Talk Back

Layton gives interview on KGVO's Talk Back. 

Energy Technology Program Director, Bradley Layton was recently interviewed by Bob Seidenschwarz of the Montana World Affairs Council, Jon King and Peter Christian on Talk Back. During the interview, Layton had the opportunity to discuss peak oil, energy returned on energy invested, and some of the issues surrounding energy security. He also had the opportunity to tout many of the unique features of Missoula College's unique Energy Technology Program.

Missoula College Kiwi Reunion

Missoula College IT program graduate Tim Friendson (2010) and IT program director Tom Gallagher were recently reunited in Wellington New Zealand. Tim is an international exchange student at Massey University’s Wellington Campus, while Tom is stationed at Massey’s Palmerston North campus. Tim is completing media arts courses while on exchange. He will be graduating from UM in May 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Media Arts.

Tom was in Wellington working with Massey faculty as a consultant in the use of simulation software for New Zealand extramural (online) students.