Rocky hosts annual indoor soccer tournament, sports article by Tanja Staben

  From Friday, Feb. 1, to Sunday, Feb. 3, Rocky Mountain College hosted its annual indoor soccer tournament. Twenty-three alumni, student athletes, coaches, and high school teams competed against each other in a total of 52 games during the three days. Head soccer coach Richard Duffy stated, “The primary purpose for hosting the tournament is[…]

Spotlight on RMC’s Black Student Association, article by Roman Jones

  In honor of Black History Month, The Summit is spotlighting Rocky Mountain College’s Black Student Association, a student-run organization formed in 1971. According to library archives, the BSA was founded in order to voice a “basic concern for Black consciousness” and “expose the campus to some aspects of Black life, particularly the awareness of[…]

Rocky prepares for International Week, feature by Kayla Solis

  Rocky Mountain College’s sixth annual International Week is next month, and Rocky needs its students to vote for this year’s theme. Amber West-Martin, director of international programs, and Tracy Mouser, the student activities coordinator, have been working together to set up the week long event. Each year, there is a theme for International Week[…]

Rocky celebrates 109th Candlelight Dinner, article by Jocelyn Anderson

The Candlelight Dinner has been an annual tradition since the start of Billings Polytechnic Institute, now called Rocky Mountain College. The founders, Ernest and Lewis Eaton, wanted to celebrate the college and its students. Due to construction, the opening of the college was delayed. This forced students to take classes in downtown Billings for the[…]

RMC custodian receives AIMHO service award, editorial by Roman Jones

  Laurie Thompson, a Rocky Mountain College custodian, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Intermountain Housing Officers after being nominated by RMC Residence Life last year. Thompson has performed maintenance and custodial duties at Rocky for 15 years. She just started her 16th year last month. Housing director Shaydean Saye spoke about[…]

The life of a working college student, editorial by Kajlea Richards

Many believe that it is the work students do while in class that is important for their success, but often the work students are doing outside of class makes the larger impact. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “In 2007 nearly half (45 percent) of ‘traditional’ undergraduates worked while enrolled.” Rocky Mountain College’s[…]

Leading by example: a spotlight on Tim Lohrenz, article by Paul Quinn

Rocky Mountain College’s Director of Outdoor Recreation, Intramurals, Student Activities and New Student Orientation, Tim Lohrenz, fills many roles centered around activities on the RMC campus and beyond. Lohrenz is a graduate of RMC who met his wife, Cara, while they were both attending the college. As an RMC instructor, Lohrenz has a reputation for[…]

Meet Brad Coffield, RMC’s newest librarian, article by Kayla Solis

Coffield poses in front of library shelves. Photo by Kayla Solis.   Rocky Mountain College recently hired Brad Coffield as an assistant librarian for the Instruction and Web Developer position.   Coffield started working at RMC last May. Hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Coffield has a bachelor of arts in creative writing and philosophy and a[…]

How to Save a Life: RMC hosts Frank King, article by Megan Logan

Frank King addresses RMC students in Losekamp Hall. Photo by Megan Logan. Mental health issues and suicide are not uncommon on today’s college campuses. In order to spread awareness on mental health and suicide prevention, the Stand Up RMC program invited speaker Frank King to Rock Mountain College on Jan. 23. King was chosen to[…]

Rocky celebrates Military Appreciation Night, feature by Jocelyn Anderson

RMC’s women’s basketball team honor veterans with a game against Carroll College. Photo by Deja Nicole. On Thursday, Jan. 17, the Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears basketball teams played against Carroll College on Military Appreciation Night. The event celebrated all military personnel past and present, and specifically honored veterans killed in action and soldiers who[…]