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2014-08-12 12:23:19

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College continues to attract nationwide attention as one of the top colleges in the country for environmental programming and operations. Sierra magazine, the official magazine of the Sierra Club, announced today that Green Mountain College ranked eighth in the nation in its annual "Cool Schools" survey. Earlier this month, GMC received a perfect green rating of "99" in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review's...

2014-07-24 12:23:57

POULTNEY, Vt., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 15, Green Mountain College will ban the sale of bottled water on its Poultney campus. Like many campus sustainability initiatives, the ban comes largely as a result of a student-led project. Andrea Roebuck '14 consulted with the College's sustainability coordinator Aaron Witham about the most effective way to go about banning the sale of bottled water. Roebuck's concerns were economic (bottled water is more expensive...

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...

2012-03-04 08:00:00

Kathleen LeSage, who owns New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont with her husband, Jimmy LeSage, M.S., has become a certified Health Coach. Ms. LeSage is now certified to teach solutions for healthy living to families, expecting moms and adults/seniors wishing to make healthy changes in their lifestyle. Ms. LeSage will be holding workshops and coaching sessions at New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont and in Southwest Florida. Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 Kathleen...

2011-10-28 17:10:00

Roughly two months after tropical storm Irene damaged the Northeast, Killington Resort opens for early season skiing and riding Killington, VT (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 Vermont is open for business! Killington Resort welcomes skiers and riders back to the slopes for the kick-off of the 2011-12 winter season on Saturday, October 29, 2011, nearly nine weeks after tropical storm Irene devastated the Northeast. Thanks to Mother Nature, Killington received nine inches of natural snow in the last...

2009-06-16 18:23:00

RUTLAND, Vt., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont and the Boston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) stated that today during an enforcement action led by ATF, nine persons were arrested for firearm or drug crimes and presented for their initial appearances in United States District Court in Rutland. Defendants were each charged with a single count contained in individual...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.