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Campus sponsors multiple voting efforts

Campus sponsors multiple voting efforts

Rebecca Flieder

November 9, 2018


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On election day, students had many opportunities to get down into town to vote in the midterm elections. Along with three shuttle rides organized by Director of Student Activities and Community Service Krista Swahn, students could also choose to attend the 10 a.m. walkout organized by Mackenzie Murdo...

NVU enrollment up 12 percent

NVU enrollment up 12 percent

Patrick Bell

November 9, 2018


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In the first year of the Johnson and Lyndon merger, the university has seen a 12 percent increase in enrollment as Northern Vermont University, after several years of a decline. Dean of Enrollment and Marketing at both NVU campuses, Michael J.Fox is new to NVU this year as he was hired over the summer...

Collins delivers an upbeat address

Collins delivers an upbeat address

Adriana Eldred

November 9, 2018


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With a message of optimism and hope, Northern Vermont University President Elaine Collins gave the annual state of the university address to a packed Stearns Performance Space on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Her presentation comes at a time when the university is just beginning to see results after its rebrand...

Women’s triathlon finishes fifth in National Championship meet

Women’s triathlon finishes fifth in National Championship meet

Patrick Bell

November 9, 2018


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In their first year as a program at NVU-J, the women’s triathlon team placed fifth at the Division III National Championship, which was held in Tempe, Arizona. Senior Margaret Connelly came in eighth, posting team-best times for the 20k bike ride and the 5k run. Sophomore Ellery Kiefer finished...

NVU internship requirements on the rise

NVU internship requirements on the rise

Adriana Eldred

October 29, 2018


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Internships are an essential part of the college experience, and often one of the biggest stresses; at NVU’s Johnson campus, it just got a little harder. For all new internship contracts, the credit hour requirement has gone from 40 to 45. This change has been made&nb...

Serve plans a busy fall

Serve plans a busy fall

October 29, 2018


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This month there are going to be several community events put on by NVU-Johnson’s Serve office. Serve supplies NVU Johnson with community service opportunities and supports students who want to make a difference in their community. It also gives students on-campus jobs, work-study, opportunities to...

Focusing on community

Focusing on community

Danielle Christina

October 29, 2018


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Every Monday and Wednesday evening at six o’clock, students begin to file into classroom 213 of the Willey Library Learning Center. The instructor greets the class with a smile, introducing himself as he takes a seat among the many chairs arranged in a small circle. He’s excited to begin today’s l...

NVU-J campus holds third-annual self defense class

NVU-J campus holds third-annual self defense class

Ciarra Annis

October 29, 2018


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The R.A.D. women’s self-defense program is running on the Johnson campus for the third consecutive year starting on Oct. 24. The Rape Aggression Defense system is a four-week course meeting once a week that seeks to teach young women realistic self-defense techniques to create a safer future for th...

Public Safety releases campus crime and fire stats

Public Safety releases campus crime and fire stats

Rebecca Flieder

October 29, 2018


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Every year, Johnson’s Public Safety department releases a Campus Fire and Safety report, which alerts students, faculty, staff and other interested parties about the happenings on campus. This report outlines not only the fires that have occurred in the last three years, but also campus crime. "Thou...

Performing arts fest draws high school students from around Vermont

Performing arts fest draws high school students from around Vermont

Magnificent Schmidl

October 29, 2018


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It’s a brisk but sunny Friday morning as students dressed in black and blue make their way to Dibden Center for the Performing Arts, carrying their hot teas close to their faces and clutching their folders to their chests. Girls are tripping over their skirts and boys are hurriedly straightening their ...

15 to Finish initiative targets timely graduations

15 to Finish initiative targets timely graduations

Thomas Streeter

October 29, 2018


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Only 42 percent of Freshman go on to their Sophomore year with 30 credits, a statistic that has multiple implications for students as they try to complete their university education in four years. The 15 to Finish initiative puts students on path for a timely graduation by encouraging them to take 1...

NVU takes a 15 percent hit under new funding formula

NVU takes a 15 percent  hit under new funding formula

Robbie Maher

October 29, 2018


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At the end of September, the Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees approved a recommendation from the board’s Finance and Facilities Committee that changes allocation of state appropriation funding within the VSCS, changes that mean NVU will lose 6.1 percentage points or approximately 15 percent ...

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