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NVU offers new mental health graduate programs

NVU offers new mental health graduate programs

Adriana Eldred

September 18, 2018


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On the same date Northern Vermont University became official – July 1, 2018 – the new institution also adopted an additional graduate program: Program in Clinical Mental Health, or PCMH. The program is taught in five states, including Maine, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Alaska and Vermont. Retrospectively,...

Chef Michael stresses local sourcing

Chef Michael stresses local sourcing

Kylie Brown

September 18, 2018


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Among many other changes occurring on the Johnson campus, Northern Vermont University welcomes new chef, Michael Klein. Klein began his career working for a restaurant associated with the CIA (Culinary Institute of America), located in New York. He then furthered his craft by working with a certified...

Merger brings IT improvements

Merger brings IT improvements

Rebecca Flieder

September 18, 2018


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Since the NVU merger in July, IT has worked to unify the two campuses digitally. According to Michael Dente, chief technology officer for both NVU campuses, not only does this mean a more cohesive system for Johnson and Lyndon, but new alignments between the two campuses’ IT policies. Four years...

About each other

About each other

Jessica Malskis, President of the Student Government Association

May 11, 2018


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Note: This article is from the SGA Seniors Shavonna Bent and Katharine Abdel-Fatah have been two of the hardest working, intelligent, dedicated, and inspiring students Johnson’s campus has seen. When speaking to either of them, you would never know just how much they do considering how humble, swee...

Public Safety officer receives Freda Hebb award

Adriana Eldred

May 10, 2018


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Freda Hebb is a JSC alum from the class of 1925 who worked at the college for almost 40 years as the president’s secretary, as well as a one-person registrar, bookkeeper, personal and business manager, taking on more than fit in her job description. Her legacy lives on today, in the Freda Hebb Room...

BFA exhibits up through May 12

BFA exhibits up through May 12

Story and photo by Agathe Fredette

May 10, 2018


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On Thursday, May 3, Johnson State College seniors Kali Covell, Mikayla Messier and Forest Mattern presented their senior Bachelor of Fine Arts thesis exhibitions and accompanying artist talks. On the rainy spring afternoon, the Julian Scott Memorial Gallery was packed with students, teachers, faculty,...

Symposium highlights multiple disciplines

Symposium highlights multiple disciplines

Story and photo by Phil O'Neil

May 10, 2018


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Johnson State College’s second annual student symposium went off without a hitch, prefacing several full-length performances and presentations that will close out the semester for a few dozen seniors. The symposium provides a unique opportunity for students to learn and practice professional etiquette...

SERVE increasing community service events

Patrick Bell

May 10, 2018


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Another year is in the books for SERVE as they continue to work with groups in the Johnson area to better life here in this small community. Andie Flavel, graduate assistant for leadership and service, took over SERVE at the beginning of the school year and hasn’t looked back, organizing and planning...

Drag show stays abreast of spring fashions

Drag show stays abreast of spring fashions

Story and photo by Adriana Eldred

May 10, 2018


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Johnson State College hosted their second annual Drag Show Competition in the Stearns Performance Space on Friday, April 27. Hosted by professional drag queens Emoji Nightmare and Nikki Champagne, this competition features a drag make up tutorial a few hours before show time, several hilarious performances...

On the alternative edge: CBD offers hope

On the alternative edge: CBD  offers hope

Story and photo by Phil O'Neil

May 10, 2018


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While some Vermonters are gearing up for the legalization of recreational marijuana use that kicks into effect on July 1, others may have already noticed a sharp increase in the number of “green” products around the state. Cannabidiol, or CBD, products have been legal in Vermont since 2013 when...

NVU Cuba trip planned for February break 2019

NVU Cuba trip planned for February break 2019

Agathe Fredette

May 10, 2018


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Over the 2019 February break at Northern Vermont University, students will have the chance to travel to Cuba for an immersive arts and cultural experience like no other. Professor Tyrone Shaw, associate professor of the Writing and Journalism department, and Professor Ken Leslie, professor and chair...

Delightfully devoted to Diatoms: Genter to retire from teaching after fall 2018 semester

Delightfully devoted to Diatoms: Genter to retire from teaching after fall 2018 semester

Story and photo by Adriana Eldred

May 10, 2018


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A diatom is a microorganism that lives within water, from oceans to rivers to lakes and canals. Scientists can measure water quality based on how diverse in diatoms a stream or river is and if the ecosystem is healthy or not. If Johnson State’s Environmental and Health Sciences department were a...

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