Textbook Initiative Q&A on Wednesday
Provost Tom Maughs-Pugh will be available at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 in the Gorge Atrium to answer any questions students may have concerning the Rafter360 textbook initiative that provides required texts to all students in all classes.
AmeriCorps VISTA Jobs Available
VCC AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers serve on Vermont campuses to develop programming to increase access to and retention in higher education for low income individuals. VCC VISTA also strives to promote service learning and civic engagement initiatives to strengthen communities. The 2015 positions begin in August. Benefits include a post-service education award, a monthly living allowance and student loan forbearance. To review available positions at six Vermont colleges, visit http://www.vtcampuscompact.org/2015-2016-vista-program-recruitment.html
Shuttle Schedule Posted
The end-of-year GMC Shuttle Service schedule, with transport to Albany Airport and the Castleton Train Station, has been posted here. The service is available to all GMC students, faculty and staff.
Delicate Balance Poster Symposium April 30th
Stop by Withey Lobby Thursday, April 30th and see student posters depicting the various Delicate Balance Projects completed this semester. Delicate Balance students will be on hand from 10-11 a.m. to discuss their projects and posters. Voices of Community students will also be attending to cast ballots for outstanding projects and posters in a variety of categories.
GMC Tennis Wins End of Season Honors
The Green Mountain College men’s tennis team was rewarded for its breakout campaign in 2015, claiming several of the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) post-season awards which were announced last week. Connor Braden ’16 was named the 2015 NAC Player of the Year while head coach Ted Panasci was honored with the 2015 NAC Coach of the Year award. The Eagles also claimed two spots on NAC All-Conference teams.
Joining Connor on the NAC All-Conference team is Nate Berner-Tobin. He paired with Connor on the NAC All-Conference doubles first team. The Eagles’ top duo went 7-3 overall and 4-2 in NAC play.
GMCJobLink Information Session Wednesday
On Wednesday, April 29 from 11-12 in the CAT Center, come sip on smoothies and hear about the Office of Career and Personal Development’s GMCJobLink– your connection to job and internship opportunities! Find out how you can use this tool as both a current student and alumnus to search for jobs, post resumes and apply directly to positions, and connect with potential employers. Presented by peer advisor, Andrew Gansenberg!
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) recognized Earth Day last week by holding a planting day in West Haven as part of the largest elm tree restoration project in the Northeast. Several GMC students helped plant a new strain of oaks that naturalists hope will be resistant to Dutch elm disease and grow into mature trees. The seedlings were grown at the Nature Conservancy nursery at Green Mountain College. See the Rutland Herald’s front page story.