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Friday Five: June 20, 2018

Here are five stories from around Montana about the high tech world and entrepreneurship that you should know about!

1. Sweet Peaks, From Hobby to Success 

As the saying goes, “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” and this Montana couple has made their mark on the ice cream world. Sweet Peaks, which began in Whitefish, has now expanded across Montana and even outside the state. Learn more about Sweet Peaks here.

2. MSU to offer new bachelor of arts degree in computer science 

Montana State announced earlier this month that it will offer a bachelor of arts degree in computer science starting this August. It is a degree that combines computer science courses with concentrated areas outside of STEM, such as sociology, music, business or community health. Read the full press release here.

3. Tech leaders discuss the importance of the outdoors

We all love Montana for its pristine scenery and great outdoors, and tech companies echoed that same sentiment.Read about what tech leaders in Montana had to say about one of our state’s greatest assets here.

4. Journalism school highlights business across the state

The University of Montana School of Journalism recently produced short videos highlighting businesses in Montana. From manufacturers to honey makers, the possibilities are endless in the Treasure State. Check out the video here.

5. Vision Net invests in broadband 

As we talk about the importance of broadband to telecommuters and entrepreneurs, one company recently announced its investment of 70 miles of broadband fiber. Read more about Vision Net here.

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