With tag: education
Oxen Destined For College Cafeteria
The days are numbered for two oxen that have
worked the fields at Vermont's Green Mountain College farm for more than a decade.
U.S. Labor Secretary Visiting VTC
U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will be in Randolph Tuesday, touring a
dairy farm at Vermont Technical College. She's here to highlight a
training program that
supports agricultural businesses.
VTC Nets Department Of Labor Grant
Vermont Technical College, in Randolph, is getting $3.4 million
from the U.S. Department of Labor. The money will support training programs in agriculture,
food production, waste disposal and energy production.
Millennial Writers On Stage
Millennial Writers On Stage featured the works of 15 writers from throughout Vermont. VPR's Reuben Jackson joined Robin Fawcett of the Young Writers Project in hosting the event.
UVM Staffers Vote To Unionize
Hundreds of University of Vermont employees have voted in favor of union representation
but haven't given a clear majority to either union on the ballot.
Union Vote At UVM
800 staff workers at the University of Vermont are slated to vote this week on whether to join a union.
UNH Hosting College Fair
The University of New
will host a two-day college fair featuring more than 230 colleges and
Bear Sighted At UVM
UVM students are being warned after a bear
was spotted on campus.
Dartmouth Dedicates Visual Arts Center
Dartmouth College is launching a year-long celebration of the arts on
campus, starting with Friday's dedication of a new visual arts center.
Lawmakers Encourage School Districts To Merge
By Steve Zind
Lawmakers hope a new approach to getting more Vermont school districts to merge will help augment an
earlier effort to cut down on the number of school boards. Education
officials argue mergers would result in better governance, more student
opportunity and possible cost savings.