Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees Chairwoman Martha O’Connor announced today that Governor Scott has appointed Janette Bombardier to the system Board. Bombardier joins the system’s 14-member board that is integrally involved with strategic planning, governance and financial matters for the five-college system.
Green Mountain Power Executive Janette Bombardier Appointed to the Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees
In order to get students thinking about potential careers, Mount Anthony Union Middle School hosted its second annual Career Fair on Wednesday. Over 25 representatives from local businesses and community organizations had tables set up to speak with the students. According to event organizer and school counselor Hannah Green said that while all three of […]
Here is a listing of high school and college graduations for the class of 2017.
Losing a major contract with the state, which accounted for 25 percent of its operating budget, could have meant the end of the Windham Child Care Association and the early childhood services it offers local families. The Brattleboro-based association last year learned it was losing a $101,605 contract with the Child Development Division of the […]
For more than 35 years, Windham Child Care Association has worked to support a variety of early childhood services and the families who depend on them. But a change last year at the state level abruptly eliminated a funding stream that accounted for about 25 percent of the organization’s budget. Fearing for the financial viability […]
More than 40 regional employers are set to be on hand this coming Wednesday with hundreds of jobs to offer. The River Valley Workforce Investment Board has worked for months coordinating this event to match area employers with job seekers. Full-time, part-time, seasonal and year-round positions are available in health care, business, banking, manufacturing, tool […]
University of Vermont professors will be teaching traditional liberal arts courses in some state prisons in hopes of educating inmates so they can better prepare for their lives after release. When professors begin offering the first courses at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility in South Burlington next spring, the school will be participating in the Consortium […]
Rutland Young Professionals recently hosted its inaugural gala, which organizers credited for giving the group a major boost in its numbers. “We had about a 35 percent increase in our membership just from promoting the gala,” said Sara Gilbert, the group’s president.
Throughout his run for president, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders preached tuition-free college, arguing that in a highly competitive global economy, the United States needs the best-educated workforce in the world. Though Hillary Clinton edged Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination, he is still trying to make college free with the College for All Act.
The Rally for Science Brattleboro will be held on Saturday, from noon to 5 p.m., as an official satellite event of the national Rally for Science. Positive Geek at 12 Flat St., is sponsoring the local event, which will center on science, STEM learning (science, technology, education, and mathematics), and the environment. Refreshments will be […]