Basement Medicine

Crunching retention data

Elaine Harvey

Solil Devyn Borthwick, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2020

With NVU-Johnson’s Office of First-Year Experience no more and the future of the VSCS in the hands of the Vermont Legislature, efforts to retain students are more than ever essential for healthy enrollment. Determining how best to keep students enrolled is a large part of Director of Student Engagement...

Lights out, door locked: Office of First Year Experience gone, programs to be housed elsewhere

Nobody home...

Solil Devyn Borthwick, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

After being formed in 2006 under a Title III grant to increase first-year retention, the Office of First-Year Experience at NVU-J, which helped guide incoming students in their new home, has seen all of its staff leave the university for various reasons. Two left amidst the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Creative Audience persists despite distance

Solil Devyn Borthwick, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2020

Despite the chaos and the social distancing, NVU's Creative Audience class has been forging onward. "We have had wonderful participation so far," Tammy Johnson, Coordinator of First-Year Experience says on the virtual Creative Audience events. Unfortunately, not every student has been able to access...

Vermont’s silent voices

Vermont’s silent voices

Mariah Howland

November 1, 2012

They are all around us, but we do not see them. They help produce the food we feed our families, yet they labor under often difficult conditions without the protection of the laws we take for granted because they must live outside the law. On Nov. 14, JSC will host the showing of “Silenced Voices,”...

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