Montana Community and Two-Year Colleges Partner with InsideTrack to Prepare Students for Careers in Advanced Manufacturing and Energy

Partnership will provide students with executive coaches to support them in completing their degrees and provide colleges with valuable data on the student experience

InsideTrack announced today that it has partnered with the Strengthening Workforce Alignment in Montana’s Manufacturing and Energy Industries (SWAMMEI) consortium to expand and improve training and employment opportunities for students.

About InsideTrack

InsideTrack works with colleges and universities to improve student and institutional success. Our one-on-one student coaching, process expertise, analytics and technology have been proven to increase graduation rates by an average of 15 percent and enhance the student experience. Since 2001, we’ve partnered with a broad range of universities to drive continuous improvement, including Penn State University, University of Dayton, Arizona State University, and Columbia University. For additional information, please visit:

Rural Health Education Scholarships Available

The Montana Rural Health Information Technology Workforce Network Grant project is providing scholarships for tuition, fees, and books for incumbent workers at rural health care facilities. Scholarships can be used to complete a Health Information Technology Certificate from Missoula College, Montana Tech, Great Falls College, or Flathead Community College. Further information on this scholarship is available through Cindra Stahl ( at the Montana Office of Rural Health/AHEC. Further information on the Health IT Certificate at Missoula College can be found online at Applications can be downloaded here:

CIA Chief Technology Officer Speaks on Cybersecurity

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Chief Technology Officer Gus Hunt is slated to present on the future of Cybersecurity Tuesday, December 17 from 10-11am at the University Center room 330. Students and faculty are encouraged to attend. Mr. Hunt joined the CIA in 1985. He has served as Director of Architecture and Systems Engineering (ASE), Chair of the CIA Architecture Review Board and the Architecture and Systems Engineers Occupational Panel, and Chief of the CIO's Advanced Technology Group within the Directorate of Intelligence (DI). He also served as Chief of Research and Development for the Director of Central Intelligence's (DCI) Crime and Narcotics Center and Deputy Chief of the Operations Support Group in the DCI’s Non‐Proliferation Center.