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Loeffler named new XC coach as Woods steps down

Loeffler named new XC coach as Woods steps down

Patrick Bell, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

Starting next season, Kim Loeffler will be taking over for the men’s and women’s cross country team. Loeffler is no stranger to NVU-Johnson, as she is currently the women’s triathlon head coach. Under her leadership for the last two years, the triathlon team has gained instant success. In their...

NVU offers precautionary measures for flu season, coronavirus

NVU offers precautionary measures for flu season, coronavirus

Justin Robertiello, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

On the last day of January, all NVU students, staff and faculty received an email or text informing them about the outbreak of coronavirus worldwide. The message is still available on the portal, under announcements. “U.S. and international health agencies are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory...

NVU to host State House reception

NVU to host State House reception

Adriana Eldred, Photo & Web Editor

February 20, 2020

Northern Vermont University will host a reception at the State House on Feb 26. As legislators prepare for the new budget, NVU is putting its presence in the minds of those determining it. “The legislature has heard loud and clear, both from the chancellor’s office and from our president and...

New campus program to focus on mental health

New campus program to  focus on mental health

Patrick Bell, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

The JED Campus program has arrived at NVU-Johnson with a focus on supporting student mental health. According to their website, JED Campus is a signature program of the JED Foundation, designed to guide institutions through a collaborative process of comprehensive systems, programs and policy development...

Sciences search for professors

Magnificent Schmidl, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

New tenure track positions in the Environmental and Health Sciences department have been authorized and active searches are underway. A tenure track biology position is open, and according to Provost Nolan Atkins, there was a strong pool of candidates that applied. A couple will be brought in to interview...

Where is our shade?

Rebecca Flieder

November 21, 2019

It has become increasingly more frustrating to “go along with the flow” during unification. Last week, at her State of the University address, President Collins showed the crowd all kinds of improvements that the university has made since unification. You can read all about that on page 2. She spoke...

Long Range Planning Committee outlines next steps

Adriana Eldred

November 21, 2019

On Oct. 21, the Long Range Planning Committee – comprised of members of the VSCS executive team, including the board of trustees and Chancellor Jeb Spaulding – released a memo highlighting the next steps in securing the future of the Vermont State Colleges System. The memo emphasized the previously...

President Elaine Collins offers optimism, hope for NVU’s future

Rebecca Flieder

November 21, 2019

On Tues, Nov. 5, NVU President Elaine Collins gave the President’s State of the University Address to a crowd in the Stearns Performance Space of mostly faculty and staff. An invitation email for the event from Darcie Miles said, “President Collins will discuss the past year at NVU, including ke...

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