Montana College Access Network Releases Impact Info

May 10, 2019

MISSOULA – The statewide Montana College Access Network has created an infographic report that highlights the organization’s collective impact.

The report highlights how MCAN serves more than 40,000 students, recently offered $1.8 million in scholarships and held over 800 workshops. To view the infographic, visit

The network includes schools, higher education departments, state agencies and nonprofits, including University of Montana units such as TRIO Student Support Services, Upward Bound, MonTECH and Montana Campus Compact.

MCAN works to support, serve and enhance the efforts of affiliate members to increase post-secondary participation and completion for all Montanans. Established in 2008, the organization is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that helps advance the goal of all Montanans to achieve their career and lifestyle aspirations through higher education.

The network is expanding its membership in 2019-20, and potential partners should visit

For more information on MCAN’s accomplishments or to join, email Peter Donaldson with TRIO Student Support Services and MCAN board member at


Contact: Peter Donaldson, academic adviser, UM TRiO Student Support Services, 406-243-4202,; Josh Vanek, associate director, Montana Campus Compact, 406-243-5175,