Shelly Pelletier of Greenfield was named to the Dean’s List at Community College of Vermont (CCV) iin Montpelier, Vt.
A new nursing course at the Windham Regional Career Center promises to connect students to jobs while also prepare them for future educational opportunities. The Nursing and Health Careers program aims to create multiple bridges into the health-care field. “We’re offering eight health-careers courses, six of which offer dual college credit,” said Paul Cohen, a […]
Max Emmons said he’s not a Five Guys fanatic or anything. The creator of the “Bring Five Guys Burger & Fries to Rutland” Facebook group wasn’t even first through the door when the burger chain — known for its generous servings of fries — finally opened for business at 11 a.m. last Wednesday. Emmons had […]
Four high schools have been chosen to pilot a new, much-anticipated course to strengthen math proficiencies in high school students before they graduate. Beginning with the 2019-20 academic year, the course, Essential Math for College and Careers, or EMC2, will be offered at Green Mountain Union High School, Richford Junior/Senior High School, Springfield High School […]
The Depot Street Garage may finally have a new use this summer as a craft distillery and tasting room. After two rounds of requests for proposals that were due in August 2018 and again in January, SC Spirits, LLC has emerged as the front-runner for putting the former town highway garage to use, with the […]
Community College of Vermont (CCV) student Sandy Sherman received a $2,500 medical assisting scholarship from the Brattleboro Rotary Club Gateway Foundation at a Feb. 7 award ceremony at CCV’s Brattleboro academic center. Sherman is the fifth recipient of the Jesse M. Corum IV Scholarship. The Brattleboro Rotary Club Gateway Foundation established the scholarship in September […]
Education, and learning in general, has consistently been the world’s greatest equalizer since the beginning of time. Need to stay warm? Learn to harness energy and create fire. Need protection from the elements? Learn to create simple tools and how to build structures. Can’t keep up with your predators? Learn to run faster.
The University of Mississippi School of Applied Sciences has named Steven Soifer as chair for the Department of Social Work. Soifer previously was chair of the Department of Social Work in the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Memphis. He was responsible for overseeing all aspects of curriculum design, delivery […]
In some college towns, the school sits on a hill, or on the outskirts. Not so in Poultney, where the Green Mountain College campus anchors the rural southern Vermont community’s downtown, its historic red-brick Ames Hall looking out over the eateries and shops of Main Street.