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2014-05-20 16:28:05

POULTNEY, Vt., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College further advanced its reputation as a sustainability pioneer in higher education by graduating the nation's first cohort of online graduate students in food systems on May 17th. Launched in January 2012, the Masters in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS) builds upon nearly a decade of bioregionally focused online education at Green Mountain College. The MSFS features a suite of interdisciplinary courses that...

2011-08-17 16:45:00

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Sierra magazine has placed Green Mountain College among the top schools in the country for environmental programming and operations. GMC is ranked second in the nation in the magazine's fifth annual "Coolest Schools" list, which recognizes colleges and universities for their efforts to address climate issues and operate sustainably. The cover story in Sierra magazine's September/October issue cites Green...

2011-04-27 11:30:00

POULTNEY, Vt., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College announced today that it will offer a distance-learning master's degree in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS), which builds on the surging interest in food and agriculture issues in the U.S. and on the success of the College's undergraduate major in sustainable agriculture. The MSFS program has received accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and GMC plans to launch its first cohort...

2010-08-16 10:00:00

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sierra magazine has recognized Green Mountain College for its innovative efforts in sustainability, ranking GMC as the greenest college in the nation in its annual "Coolest Schools" feature. The cover story in the magazine's September/October issue cites GMC for its commitment to sustainability in several categories including energy efficiency, food, academics, purchasing, transportation, waste management, administration, and financial...

2010-08-03 08:48:00

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College received a score of 98 out of a perfect 99 in the Princeton Review's annual college "green" rankings. The education services company features GMC in the new 2011 edition of its guide, The Best 373 Colleges. Only about 15% of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the book, which is the Princeton Review's flagship college guide. GMC also ranked fourth in the category "Class...


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