Tag Archives: Vermont Technical College

News Briefs
April 6, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region

Departing president gives building to college

POULTNEY—Exiting Green Mountain College President Paul Fonteyn and his wife Marsha are donating the Stone Valley Community Market building, 216 Main St., Poultney, to the college. The couple had purchased the building to aid in the Market’s start-up. Fonteyn…

News Briefs
March 30, 2016

Students compete in Olympiad of Architectural History

By Rebecca Reimers

The small group of students arrived at Rutland Middle School’s technology lab right after school ended one recent Wednesday, logged onto their computers, and began working on their projects before the school’s technology teacher, Jack Adams, returned to the tech lab…

Local News
February 24, 2016

VCRD Summit focuses on growing Vt’s green jobs

RANDOLPH – Strategies for keeping Vermont in the forefront of stimulating the growth of green jobs while reducing carbon emissions were abundant at the Feb. 22 Summit on Vermont’s Climate Economy at Vermont Technical College in Randolph.

Over 400 innovative business, non-profit, and community leaders, the Governor’s Climate Cabinet,…

News Briefs
February 17, 2016

Vermont Tech to offer two new degree programs for fall 2016

RANDOLPH – Vermont Technical College recently announced two new degree programs that will start in the fall of 2016. Both programs expand its connection to economic development in Vermont.

The college’s first-ever master’s degree, the Master’s of Science in Software Engineering, received approval…

Commentary
February 17, 2016

Sooner or later, climate change economy will happen

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Joe Fusco, who is a vice president of Casella Waste Systems Inc. He served as a member of the Vermont Climate Change Economy Council. He is also co-chair of the Advisory Board for the University of Vermont’s MBA…

News Briefs
February 8, 2016

Free executive training available to Vt. entrepreneurs

Vermont is seeking 15 small business owners to participate in the Emerging Leaders Initiative beginning in April at Vermont Technical College in Williston, Vt.

Emerging Leaders, established by the federal Small Business Administration, is a free, executive-level training program for entrepreneurs to learn how to…

VTC farmers’ workshops focus on soil science and trade skills
News Briefs
October 1, 2015

VTC farmers’ workshops focus on soil science and trade skills

Courtesy of Vermont Technical College

Students get to learn, “Why Isn’t This Thing Working?” in a trade skills workshop.

RANDOLPH–The recent Vermont state water quality initiatives, as well as flooding in recent years, has highlighted the negative impact on watersheds caused…