Tag Archives: Castleton University

Local News
August 8, 2018

Colleges count gaming as a sport

By Katy Savage

CASTLETON—Sitting before a screen may not seem like a sport, but colleges and universities are starting to offer gaming at the varsity level.

The College of St. Joseph added esports to its list of varsity sports last year while Castleton University announced

Local News
May 23, 2018

CU implements plan to align budget

CASTLETON—Castleton University announced a series of updates Thursday as part of its ongoing process to align its budget with current and future enrollment trends. The plan currently being implemented is a result of a four-month-long collaborative, exhaustive, and transparent approach to an organizational restructure that…

Paramount to repair roof
Local News
May 23, 2018

Paramount to repair roof

RUTLAND—During routine maintenance inspections, Paramount Theatre staff discovered potential roof damage, according to a news release Friday, May 18.

“Out of an abundance of caution, and after consultation with our engineers and building partners, a decision to temporarily suspend theatre performance operations has been made,”…

“Pink the Rink” supports RRMC Breast Care Program
News Briefs
April 26, 2018

“Pink the Rink” supports RRMC Breast Care Program

RUTLAND—On Monday, April 16, the Castleton University women’s hockey team presented the physicians and staff at Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Foley Cancer Center with a giant pink check representing proceeds raised from the 10th Anniversary Pink the Rink event to benefit the RRMC breast care…

State News
March 21, 2018

Castleton closes Polling Institute, eliminates two dean positions

By Kelsey Neubauer, VTDigger

The state’s only polling institute is among the casualties as Castleton University seeks to address a $1.5 million budget gap. Two dean positions have also been eliminated.

Castleton spokesperson Jeff Weld said Tuesday, March 13, that the university had cut the positions…

Local News
February 28, 2018

Layoffs ahead; University to cut nearly 10 percent of operating budget

CASTLETON—Castleton University announced Friday, Feb. 23, that as part of a comprehensive response to a projected operating loss of $1.5 million for the current year, it will restructure its current workforce through a combination of layoffs, position eliminations, and early retirements. The restructuring will also enable the…

Local News
February 21, 2018

Kristel Fillmore: living her dream at Killington

By Karen D. Lorentz

KILLINGTON—With parents who were avid skiers, Kristel Fillmore was one of the lucky kids who skied from an early age. Although she was born in Somers Point, N.J., her parents took the family

to Pico Mountain where Fillmore learned to ski…