Youth Catalytics grant rescission short-sighted — Susan Hong

The recent abrupt rescission by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of $2.25 million in grant funds to develop evidence-based and effective pregnancy prevention programs for youth is alarming. (Charlotte nonprofit loses $2.25 million in federal budget cut, Aug. 3) Charlotte-based Youth Catalytics and its collaborators excel in using scientific findings to develop… Read More »

CCS principal leaves for new position within school district

CCS principal leaves for new position within school district

Just two years after joining Charlotte Central School as its lead principal, Barbara Anne Komons Montroll is leaving her position at the school to take on the role of director of communications and public relations within the newly formed Champlain Valley School District. Komons Montroll announced her departure through an email to the CCS community… Read More »

Vermont investors take to the road to hear pitches for next hit business venture

Vermont investors take to the road to hear pitches for next hit business venture

By Gillian English Any entrepreneur has dreams of pitching their business or product to enthusiastic investors who can give them a chance to launch their vision. This summer, several dozen Vermont small businesses got that chance with the fourth annual FreshTracks Road Pitch. Cairn Cross, co-founder of the Shelburne venture capital firm FreshTracks, came up… Read More »

UVM Earns Top Score in Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll

UVM Earns Top Score in Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll

The University of Vermont is one of 24 universities nationwide to make the Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll in recognition of sustainability-related practices, policies, and academic offerings. “The schools on our Green Rating Honor Roll demonstrated a truly exceptional commitment to sustainability across critical areas we looked at — from course offerings and recycling… Read More »

Johnson and Lyndon State Colleges receive grant to revamp curriculum

Johnson and Lyndon State Colleges have received a grant from the Davis Educational Foundation in Yarmouth, Maine for $224,646 over three years to support revising the general education curriculum and fund professional development opportunities for faculty once the two institutions merge next July to become Northern Vermont University. Under the merger, the two-campus institution of… Read More »

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Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y. Charles Vallee was awarded the spring 2017 Dean’s Award with Distinction. Rice Memorial High School, South Burlington Sister Laura Della Santa, principal at Rice Memorial High School, proudly announces the following students from Shelburne achieved Honor Roll status for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 school year. First honors: Ashley Bessery,… Read More »

Shelburne Village Dentistry announces name change, welcomes Dr. Susan Grimes

Shelburne Village Dentistry announces name change, welcomes Dr. Susan Grimes

The dental practice in Shelburne village announces two important changes with the addition of a new dentist and a name change from Shelburne Restorative Dentistry to Shelburne Village Dentistry. Dr. Philippe Charlebois and staff recently welcomed Dr. Susan Grimes to the practice. Grimes will expand the office’s comprehensive oral health care and add pediatric care… Read More »

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