Is it possible to tell a life in vignettes — prose “snapshots” no longer than a few pages? The ultra-short form is certainly friendly to a culture that encourages us to shorten our thoughts to 140 characters. But Not a Place on Any Map, the first book from Vermont author Alexis Paige, reminds us that […]
This spring, Community College of Vermont (CCV) will expand workforce opportunities with its new Certified Public Bookkeeper (CPB) program, which provides a nationally-recognized credential in the field of accounting, according to a Jan. 6 news release. The CPB program can be completed in one 15-week semester.
Two students from technical schools in the Upper Valley are among the five whom the Vermont Agency of Education (AOE) nominated to represent the state in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The AOE nomination qualifies Shelby Andrews, who attends the Randolph Technical Career Center (RTCC), and Gabrielle Jolley, a student at River Bend Career & […]
By now the “I voted” stickers have fallen off the grave of Susan B. Anthony in Rochester, New York. Yes, on Election Day, Nov. 8, many voted for a woman candidate for president and then lined up to place their stickers on or near Anthony’s grave. Of course the famous suffragist never lived long enough […]
Rotary International, along with its various clubs throughout the world, has established January as Rotary Awareness Month. “A lot of people don’t know what Rotary International does. We want to get the word out,” said Jeff Hagstrom, Brattleboro Rotary Club president.
CCV is gearing up to start their new Certified Public Bookkeeper (CPB) program in Rutland http://certifiedpublicbookkeeper.org/. (link is external)It’s Monday and Thursday evenings for one semester. In addition to tuition and textbooks, this program has an additional $400 in course fees to pay for the certification exams. Our advisors will work with each individual on […]
Sen. Tim Ashe, D/P-Chittenden, the next President Pro Tempore of the Vermont Senate turned 40 in December, which will make him the youngest Senate leader since former Lt. Gov. Doug Racine held the position 28 years ago at age 37.
Governor-elect Scott and the new Legislature have a lot on their plate in the new year. There is one big decision to make that can’t be put off. Will they choose to provide the funding necessary to place the Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) on a sustainable path or not?
Pursuing a four-year degree as a registered nurse means embracing a world of exams. It means years of study groups and practical evaluations. It means passing an eight-week course to be a licensed nursing assistant before even entering a college program, and racing to pass the National Council Licensure Examination in the months after.
2016 was a year of expanding and improving programs at Bennington’s institutions of higher learning, while at the elementary and secondary level, schools struggled with the implications of Act 46.