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2014
January
Feick Arts Center at GMC Presents Photography Exhibit “Telling Stories” from Radcliffe Roye
Green Mountain College Partners with Vermont Law School to Offer Accelerated Degree Programs
Dickinson Joins Green Mountain College in Eco League
Comedian and Bestselling Author Baratunde Thurston to Speak at GMC

February
Green Mountain College Announces Visiting Scholars Sustainable Food Systems Program
Green Mountain College Art Students Exhibit at Feick Arts Center
Dr. Douglas W. Tallamy is Sophomore Plenary Speaker

March
Economist and Author Michael H. Shuman Delivers 2014 John F. and Dianne S. Brennan Lecture at Green Mountain College
GMC Theater Presents Hit Comedy "Noises Off"
Jonathan Lash is Green Mountain College's 2014 Benson Lecturer
Sen. Patrick Leahy is Green Mountain College's 2014 Commencement Speaker

2013
January
Green Mountain College Launches Vermont Summer Academy
Green Building Expert Pliny Fisk III to Speak at Green Mountain College February 25
“Digital Regional” Photography Exhibit opens at Green Mountain College’s Feick Arts Center
Green Mountain College Hosts Timothy Patrick McCarthy, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard’s Kennedy School
Form and Function Unite in Solar Garage project at Green Mountain College
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events at GMC
Green Mountain College’s online Sustainable MBA named one of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Graduate Business Programs"

February
Farm Foundation President Neilson Conklin Speaks at GMC February 19
Dr. Alan Goldberg Named 2013 Benson Lecturer

March
Sophomore Plenary Speaker is Dr. William H. Schlesinger
Author and Human Rights Activist Angelica Harris Speaks at Green Mountain College
Peter Forbes, Green Mountain College’s Voices Plenary Speaker, Makes Public Address April 9
First Public Recital on GMC's New Concert Grand Piano Features Dianna Fanning
Green Mountain College Presents the Neo-Futurist Project

April
Green Mountain College Announces New Online Undergraduate Business Degree Completion Program
Dr. Alan Goldberg is Green Mountain College’s 2013 Benson Lecturer
GMC Earns Perfect Environmental Rating in Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges
Dianne Dillon-Ridgley is Speaker for Green Mountain College’s 176th Commencement

May
Green Mountain College Holds 176th Commencement
Green Mountain College Board Approves Divestment of Fossil Fuel Holdings

June
Green Mountain College Announces New Women’s Basketball Coach
GMC Receives $293,500 grant from the Davis Educational Foundation

August
John Van Hoesen Receives the 2013 Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching by the Geological Society of America
GMC Earns Perfect Environmental Rating in Princeton Review’s 
 The Best 378 Colleges
Green Mountain College Sixth in Nation in Sierra's "Coolest Schools" Rankings
Noted Author Robert Michael Pyle to Make Public Address at GMC Convocation
Graduate Programs Hold Fall Residencies

October
Green Mountain College Receives $2 Million Department of Education Grant
Journalist, Author Jim Sterba Presents "Nature Wars" at GMC on November 7
Author Tovar Cerulli Discusses Food Choices November 11

November
GMC Theater Program Presents "The Grapes of Wrath"

December
GMC Solar Array Now Generating Power
Green Mountain College Announces New Affordability Initiatives
OTIS a New Take on the American Dream?


2012
January
Mixed-Media Sculptor Jake Beckman Uses Tropical Storm Irene as Inspiration for Residency at Green Mountain College
Author Rick Bass Discusses Keystone XL Pipeline at Green Mountain College
The Feick Arts Center Opens Spring Semester with Vermont-based Artist Bill Ramage
Co-Founder of Ms. Magazine Speaks at GMC

February
Scholar in Residence Fred Kirschenmann Speaks at GMC
Windham Foundation Grant Will Support Commercial Kitchen at GMC

March
Author Bruce Piasecki to Speak at Green Mountain College
Green Mountain College Launches New Major in Eco-Design
Irene: How the Storm Made us Stronger
Shakespeare Meets the Wild West in Latest GMC Stage Production
GMC to Adopt Casella Waste System’s Zero-Sort® Recycling Program and Power of Three™ Closed Loop Recycling System
Tim Jennings and Leanne Ponder to Appear at Green Mountain College

April
Author, Scholar Gus Speth the Next GMC Benson Lecturer
Urban Revitalization Strategist and Peabody Award winning broadcaster Majora Carter is 2012 Commencement Speaker at Green Mountain College
GMC Hosts World-Renowned Population Expert
Acoustic Biologist Katy Payne to Speak at Green Mountain College
Green Mountain College Presents “The 39 Steps”
GMC Ranks Among Top Green Colleges

May
Green Mountain College Hosts 175th Commencement
Green Mountain College Hosts 175th Commencement, Graduates Largest Class
Green Mountain College Lawn-to-Edible Garden Project Unveiled

June
Green Mountain College Discovers Tower Clock
Green Mountain College Farm and Food Project and Salvation Farm Form Partnership for Hungry

August
Mitchell Thomashow to Make Public Address at Green Mountain College Convocation.
National Design/Build Expert Steve Badanes Presents Public Program August 29
Green Mountain College to Host Public Talks from Graduate Program Scholars in Residence.

September
GMC Graduate Program Introduces 2012-13 Scholar in Residence Marty Strange.
Duke Energy Foundation Aids in Creating GMC "Fablab"
Green Mountain College Endowed Chair Named for Former President
href="http://www.greenmtn.edu/news_events/new_releases/acoustic-biologist-katy-payne-to-speak-at-green-mountain-college-%281%29.aspx">Acoustic Biologist Katy Payne to Speak at Green Mountain College

October
Green Mountain College Inducts Three New Members to Athletic Hall of Fame
The Feick Arts Center Features Faculty Exhibition

December
Green Mountain College Announces Bon Appétit’s Helene York as Visiting Scholar for Graduate Program
Green Mountain College Releases Strategic Plan Sustainability 2020

2011
January
Green Mountain College and Hubbard Brook Research Foundation seek community-supported supply of biomass energy
Green Mountain College Farm and Food Project and Salvation Farm Form Partnership for Hungry

February
Author Stephen Kiernan Presents Authentic Patriotism at GMC

March
GMC Theater Presents 'Crimes of the Heart'
Feick Center Hosts Liza Myers Exhibit

April
Author Rick Bass to Deliver Annual Benson Lecture at GMC
Governor Peter Shumlin is 2011 Commencement Speaker at Green Mountain College
Green Mountain College announces Master's in Sustainable Food Systems
Princeton Review Rates GMC Among the Greenest

May
Green Mountain Graduates 186 Students; College President Declares Climate Neutrality
College Receives $100,000 Grant from Jane's Trust

June
Green Mountain College Receives Climate Leadership Award
Green Mountain College Morning Speaker Series

July
Duke Energy Foundation and Pierson Family Foundation Partner to Fund Green Mountain College Lawn-to-Edible Garden Project

August
Green Mountain College Receives a Top Ten Ranking in Princeton Review’s Best 376 Colleges
Brandon Photographer Opens New Exhibition at The Feick Fine Arts Center at Green Mountain College
Green Mountain College Second in Nation in Sierra's "Coolest Schools" Rankings
Nationally Recognized Cancer Researcher to Speak at GMC Convocation

September
Dr. John Crock Speaks on Recent Discoveries in Vermont Archaeology
GMC to Host Public Talks from Scholars in Residence
GMC Choir and "We Are the Men" Join in Benefit Concert
Feick Fine Arts Center Exhibit Features Work of Painter Leslie Parke

October
Solar Pioneer Steven Strong Presents at Green Mountain College
Outdoorsman, Author Steve Rinella Presents “Hunting for Food: An Ancient Path through Modern Life” at GMC
Green Mountain College Announces Affordability Plan
Green Mountain College Provost Appointed Board Chair of AASHE

November
GMC Theater Presents “The Madwoman of Chaillot”
Feick to Feature Work of Mixed-Media Sculptor Jake Beckman
A Green Mountain College Christmas
Green Mountain College Appoints New Sustainability Coordinator

December
Green Mountain College Receives Constellation Energy “E2 Energy to Educate” Grant for Plug-In Vehicle Project
Green Mountain College Class Designs Home for Champlain Valley Native Plant Restoration Nursery

2010
January
Prof. Van Hoesen Receives Fulbright Grant for Chile Study
"Red Mountain" to Open at Feick Fine Arts Center

February
Sustainable Agriculture Major Launched at GMC
GMC Choir & Cantorion to Tour Wales
Billings & Sacca to Exhibit Work at GMC's Feick Center

March
GMC Pre-Law Program to Host Speaker Series
GMC Discontinues Ski Program as Varsity Sport
GMC Sustainability Site Built on STARS Model
GMC Prof. to Receive VCC Engaged Scholar Award
Astronaut Alan Bean to Deliver Benson Lecture
2010 Commencement Speaker: Carol M. Browner

April
GMC Theater Department to Present One Act Play Festival
GMC Opens $5.8 Million Biomass Plant on Earth Day
Princeton Scientist to Speak on New Views of Universe
Mary Lou Willits Appointed New GMC Development Director
New Biomass Plant Moves GMC Closer to Carbon Neutrality

May
Obama Advisor Addresses GMC Class of 2010
"Art from Life" to Open at Feick Fine Arts Center

June
SAGE Hall Receives LEED Gold Certification

August
Princeton Review Gives GMC Top Environmental Grade
Green Mountain College "Coolest School" in the Country
Feick Fine Arts Center to Host Mariella Bisson Exhibit
Dismas of Vt. Founder to Speak at GMC Convocation

September
GMC to Welcome 2010 Scholars in Residence
GMC Community Gathers for 2010 Convocation Ceremony
Duke Energy Foundation Awards $12,000 Grant to GMC
GMC Partners with Zipcar to Offer New Transportation Option

October
GMC Hosts Welsh Harvest Festival
Silenced Voices Presentation at GMC
Dr. David Yemba Delivers Two Public Lectures at GMC
Robert J. Gould Appointed Vice President for Enrollment Management
William Feick Arts Center to Host J Henry Fair Photography Exhibit

November
GMC Presents Glass Menagerie
Brandon Artist at William Feick Arts Center

December
GMC Farm & Food Program Recieves Grant for Sustainable Agriculture Research
Tiny House Unveiled by Design/Build Class

2009
January
GMC Welcomes New Sustainability Coordinator
100 MPG Commute a Reality in Vermont Road Test
Tom McGlynn to Open Exhibit at Feick Fine Arts Center
GMC to Host Women in Leadership Seminar

February
Dale Allen Presents One-Woman Show in Ackley
Concordia University Prof. to Open Exhibit at Feick
GMC to Host Renowned Summer Language Academy
Green Mountain Announces New Athletics Director
Campus Greening at GMC a Democratic Process
GMC Named to Community Service Honor Roll

March
"The Yes Men" to Perform at Green Mountain College
GMC Launches New Sustainable Business Certificate
Author Presents “Democracy in Crisis”
GMC Offers Four-Year Guarantee for Incoming Freshmen

April
GMC to Celebrate Inauguration of Paul J. Fonteyn
"From the Forest" to Open at GMC's Feick Arts Center
New Chicken Coop a Project in Ecological Design
GMC to Host Inaugural Running of the Bulls Event April 25
GMC's Theater Dept. Presents Little Shop of Horrors
Vt. Rep. Peter Welch to Deliver Commencement Address

May
GMC Alum Opens Civil Rights-Themed Exhibit at Feick
GMC Celebrates First Class of MSES Graduates
GMC Honors Class of 2009 Graduates in Morning Ceremony

June
GMC Celebrates Resort & Hospitality Mgmt. Graduates
Photographer Returns to Vermont, Open Exhibit at Feick
Bulb Replacement Project Sheds Light on Energy Savings

July
GMC Welcomes New Residence Life Director
GMC Named to Princeton Review's Top 371 Colleges Guide
Feick Exhibit Opening August 3 to Feature Local Artists
GMC Welcomes Erin Bellomo as New Volleyball Coach

August
GMC to Host Public Talks from Scholars in Residence
Author & Activist Lois Marie Gibbs to Speak at Convocation

September
Feick Arts Center to Open Faculty Exhibit Sept. 7
Lois Marie Gibbs Speaks at GMC Covocation
GMC Establishes Green Jobs Corp Program
GMC Career Services to Host Graduate School Fair
GMC Announces Plan to be Carbon Neutral by 2011

October
Welsh Fiber Art Exhibit to Open at Feick
"Poetry From Wales" Performance at GMC October 27
GMC Student Receives Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship
American Buffalo the Topic of Upcoming Public Talk
GMC Student Ruth Larkin Blogs About Car-Free Living
GMC Presents "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

November
GMC Chartwells Team Earns Regional Award
GMC Presents Community Concert Band, Madrigal Concerts
Jazz Ensemble to Perform at Green Mountain College
College Receives Windham Foundation Grant
New Exhibit To Open at Feick Fine Arts Center November 30

December
Dubunking Junk: Fashion with a Message
Students Fund Greening Projects at GMC Campus

2008
Speaker to Discuss Mercury Contamination
GMC Hosts Concert with Welsh Flavor
Concert Band to Perform at GMC
Wildcrafters to Visit Green Mountain College
GMC Block Course Wins Governor's Award
Japanese Fulbright Scholar Visits GMC
GMC Choir to Perform at National Cathedral
Scholar to Discuss Urban Planning
GMC to Host Presentation on Racism & Privilege
Author to Discuss "The War on Bugs"
GMC to Host Two More Science Speakers
War Resister to Give Lecture at GMC
Three Women Named to All-Conference Hoop Team
GMC Names Dr. Paul J. Fonteyn as Next President
GMC Hosts First Speaker for Science Lecture Series
Outer Solar System Focus of Upcoming Lecture
Founder of Environmental Health News Visits GMC
GMC Philosophy Professor Named Fulbright Scholar
New England Board of Higher Ed. Honor GMC President
GMC To Host Focus the Nation Event
GMC Alum Opens Exhibit at Feick
Feick to Host Exhibit from Book Artist
GMC Education Professor Awarded Fulbright
GMC Celebrates First MBA Graduates
Trustee Exhibit to Open at Feick
Gov. Douglas to Deliver GMC's Commencement Address
GMC Awarded $285,000 Grant for Curriculum Assessment
GMC Appoints New Graduate Program Directors
Feick Arts Center Hosts Exhibit from Burlington Artist
GMC Presents "Voices for Sustainability" Series
College President Pushes Pedal Power
GMC to Host Community Energy Forum
State's First Mobile Freeze Unit Comes to GMC
VT Sustainability Leaders Develop New Speaker Series
Feick Fine Arts Center to Host Faculty Exhibit
GMC Farm & Food Project Receives $110,000 Grant
New Historic Marker Honors Life of Jeffrey Brace
GMC to Host Welsh Harvest Festival Oct. 18
Green Mountain College to Kick Off Storyteller Series
Vermont Artist to Open Exhibit at Feick Fine Arts Center
GMC Teams with Oldcastle Theatre Co. for "Our Town"
Award-Winning Storyteller to Present Kurdish Folktales
GMC Earns $250,000 State Grant for Energy Cogeneration
GMC to Host Methodist Heritage Symposium
Feick Fine Arts Center to Feature "Field Notes" Exhibit
GMC Welcomes Four New Trustees to Board

2007
GMC Theatre Dept. Performs "Major Barbara"
Philosopher to Discuss DU Weapons
GMC Hosts Local Harvest Event
GMC Concert Band to Perform
GMC Choir Presents 'Mostly Madrigals"
Photography Exhibit Opens at Feick
Mad Sheep Author Speaks at GMC
Welsh Print Exhibit Opens at Feick
GMC Hosts Welsh Harvest Festival
GMC President to Retire
GMC Receives National Sustainability Award

2006
GMC Becomes Cow Power Campus



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