Tag Archives: Dave Wolk

Spartan Stadium to be renamed in honor of ex-pres. Dave Wolk
Featured
December 7, 2017

Spartan Stadium to be renamed in honor of ex-pres. Dave Wolk

CASTLETON—The Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) Board of Trustees announced Friday, Dec. 1, that Castleton University’s Spartan Stadium will be renamed Dave Wolk Stadium in honor of his 16 years of visionary service as University President.

Governor Phil Scott was on hand to read the official VSCS…

Karen Scolforo assumes presidency at Castleton University
Featured
December 7, 2017

Karen Scolforo assumes presidency at Castleton University

CASTLETON—Karen M. Scolforo, Ed.D., has began her tenure as President of Castleton University. Officially, her first day at the helm was Dec. 4.

Scolforo is the fourth woman to lead the University since its founding in 1787, and the tenth president of the modern era….

Rutland Blooms doubles
Local News
April 13, 2016

Rutland Blooms doubles

By Steve Costello

Volunteers plant  a tree last year for the Rutland Blooms project.

RUTLAND—With Castleton University joining Green Mountain Power as lead partners and a host of significant contributions from the business community, Rutland Blooms will kick…

Local News
April 13, 2016

Castleton University pledges affordability for Vermont students

Castleton University’s commitment to educating Vermont students recently took another step forward in the form of a guaranteed scholarship available to all Community Colleges of Vermont graduates. The Transfer Success Scholarship is designed to bring the cost of Castleton tuition in line with that…

Local News
March 2, 2016

Castleton University to house students in downtown Rutland

RUTLAND–Already with a strong presence in the Opera House in the heart of downtown Rutland, Castleton University is planning a two-floor, efficient living space nearby that could become a model for others. In collaboration with Mark Foley, Jr., Castleton and Green Mountain Power will…

Op - Ed
February 9, 2016

60 reasons I love Rutland

By Steve Costello

I’ve long believed that one of Rutland’s greatest problems is a tendency toward overly negative self criticism, so when I heard about McNeil and Reedy’s contest celebrating its 60th anniversary, I was thrilled. The contest is simple: List 60 things you love…

Sports
November 12, 2015

Castleton University gets bid for Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl

CASTLETON–The Board of Governors of the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, at its October meeting, voted to hold the 63nd annual Bowl game at Castleton University. The game will be played Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, with the usual spectacular parade at 3 p.m., followed by the…

Local News
July 29, 2015

It’s time for Castleton University

By Dave Wolk, Castleton University President

There is a legendary and enduring section of sidewalk that runs parallel to Calvin Coolidge Library on the Castleton campus. Engraved in successive pavement stones are a series of names and dates: Rutland County Grammar School, 1787-1828; Vermont Classical…