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Aug
11

Ursa Major Announces B Corporation Certi􏰀cation

Ursa Major, a clean skincare company making forest-infused, adventure-inspired essentials, proudly announced its newly-earned B Corp certification, solidifying the company’s ongoing commitment to making a positive impact on people and planet. By joining the Certified B Corp community, Ursa Major becomes part of a global movement of for-profit companies dedicated to using business as a […]

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Vermont Groups Advance Plan to Transform Policing 

Calling on candidates and policymakers to reimagine role of police, including end to qualified immunity and police in schools FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2020 CONTACT: S. Beth Nolan, 802-223-6304 x111, sbnolan@acluvt.org MONTPELIER, Vt.—In the midst of a nationwide movement to address police abuse of power and end systemic racism, a diverse group of Vermont-based organizations […]

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STERLING COLLEGE APPOINTS HEIDI MYERS AS ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Craftsbury Common, VT –– Aug. 3, , 2020 –– Vermont native Heidi Myers has joined the staff of Sterling College to fill the newly created position of Associate Dean for Marketing and Communications. Myers, from Lake Willoughby, VT, is a graduate of Champlain College, and worked for twenty years as the custom sales and marketing strategist for […]

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Jul
22

Norwich Technologies Wins U.S.Department of Energy Grant for Solar Power Research and Development

Norwich Technologies Wins U.S. Department of Energy Grant for Solar Power Research and Development $1.1 Million Grant Will Help Vermont Small Business Commercialize a Hybrid Concentrating Solar-Thermal and Photovoltaic System Using Thermal Storage to Deliver 24/7 Renewable Power WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT, July 20, 2020 –Norwich Technologies announced today that the company has been awarded a […]

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Jul
15

A Braver Little State – Opinion piece by Paul Dragon, CVOEO Executive Director

When I was 10 years old, I was riding my new bike with my cousin in Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island. The park borders South Providence, referred to then as the “ghetto” and comprised of mainly Black people while just north was our neighborhood in Cranston: white, Catholic, and struggling economically. The dividing […]

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Jul
08

CVOEO Announces New Executive Director

PLEASE JOIN US IN WELCOMING CVOEO’S NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PAUL DRAGON Over the past 15 years, Paul has worked at the Agency of Human Services in several roles, including the Deputy Secretary for the Agency, the Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity, and currently as the Director for Field Services. In each of these […]

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Jul
01

STERLING COLLEGE FARM CREATES FOOD HUB TO HELP SMALL GROWERS AND REDUCE FOOD INSECURITY

CRAFTSBURY COMMON, Vt.––July 1, 2020––Throughout the pandemic, the Rian Fried Center for Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems at Sterling College––home to the campus farm––, has been busy, growing and expanding its Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program while observing COVID-specific health and safety procedures. But of all the adaptations implemented during this unprecedented time, “perhaps the […]

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Jun
29

CEOs, Speaking Out on Racial Justice is Expected from You! (Frank Sadowski)

Once upon a time, we may have fooled ourselves into believing that business leaders just needed to pay attention to their businesses and let others focus on the social issues of the day. If that ever was true, it is crucial for you and your business to know that time is long gone. Today, the […]

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Jun
25

Vermont Senate Votes to Approve Critical Climate Bill

A coalition of business and environmental organizations released the following statement today after the Vermont Senate overwhelmingly voted to approve the Global Warming Solutions Act. The groups commend President Pro Tem Tim Ashe, Majority Leader Becca Balint, Chairman Senator Bray, members of the Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee, and the Climate Solutions Caucus for […]

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Sterling College Announces Living & Learning Pods  for the Fall Semester

Reopening with health and quality of education in mind CRAFTSBURY COMMON, VT,  June 16, 2020—Sterling College is embracing the attributes that make it unique—small enrollment, rural location, field programs, and professional studies opportunities—and welcoming students back to campus for the Fall Semester under a creative, multifaceted plan that values both the health and welfare of […]

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