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Johnson State Colleges Sodexo staff set a fancy dinner place at the Dinner With the Boss event March 21. Alumni came to Stearns Performance Space to dine with and give advice to current students.

A night of food and networking

Victoria Greenia March 27, 2014

Once a year, Johnson State College administration hosts a night of food and networking, inviting successful alumni to share insight and advice with soon-to-be graduates. The Stearns Performance Space was...

The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing

Travis LeClair February 18, 2014

Imagine living in a reality where war criminals are celebrated as heroes for mass murder. Imagine that genocide goes unpunished and untried after 50 years. Now imagine befriending one of these executioners...

Advising Programs Coordinator Lizi Lyon teaches the workshop Working With Your Strengths on Feb. 7 at JSCs student leadership conference, “Preparing for your Future.

JSC leadership conference helps students prepare for future

Victoria Greenia February 15, 2014

The Johnson State College –sponsored student leadership conference, “Preparing for your Future,” covered a variety of professional-development topics by JSC staff, students, and special guests. ...

Scott Ketchams art display at the Julian Scott Memorial Gallery

Watching you, Watching Them: Scott Ketcham brings “Beauty and Darkness” onto Johnson State Campus

Tamra Williams February 15, 2014

The female form sprawled, mostly nude, and composed of broad paint strokes of bright color on paper are features that depict Scott Ketcham’s work. These forms are provocative upon first glance. When...

At the first meditation session in the SHAPE function room on Jan. 30, students and faculty focus on their thoughts.

Sit and Breathe

Victoria Greenia February 15, 2014

A year of slogging through a backlog of homework, research papers, and presentations for four or more classes while also trying to hold down a job and still spend time with friends and family can overwhelm...

 Professor Henrique Cezar of the business and economics department at Johnson State College

Business and Economics dept. redesigning major

Josh Lemay February 15, 2014

The Business and Economics Department at Johnson State College is undergoing an overhaul that will take effect sometime in the next few academic semesters. The new model will allow for a more dynamic...

Salvation Farms founder wages battle against hunger in Vermont

Salvation Farms founder wages battle against hunger in Vermont

Travis LeClair December 5, 2013

The issue of global hunger and poverty was brought to the Johnson State College campus on Thursday Nov. 14 with an Oxfam Hunger Banquet hosted by the SERVE office in coordination with Arthur Hall Advisor...

Darn Tough Socks: Loyal, local and lucrative

Darn Tough Socks: Loyal, local and lucrative

Donny Eaton, Staff Reporter, Copy Editor March 22, 2012

Rick Cabot is a third-generation sock maker. Cabot, the owner of Darn Tough Vermont, visited JSC on Thursday, March 15, to speak about the brand which saved his family’s mill in Northfield, Vermont....

JSC Phone-a-thon put on hold

Leisa Kelsey, Staff Reporter, Copy Editor March 22, 2012

The yearly phone-a-thon contacting alumni, which is normally scheduled in March, is being postponed or permanently mothballed. The new Director of Development and Alumni Relations Lauren Philie is going...

Urban Plunge builds homes and hope in New Orleans

Urban Plunge builds homes and hope in New Orleans

Leisa Kelsey, Staff Reporter, Copy Editor March 22, 2012

The Katrina Relief Urban Plunge bus trip to New Orleans organized by the New England branch of the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at JSC helped rebuild the city devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Of...

Lamoille Valley Chamber of Commerce honors Stone and Consentino

Mariah Howland, Photo Editor/Staff Reporter March 22, 2012

  JSC Food Service Director Tadd Stone and Assistant Director James Consentino received the award for Workplace Development Leader of the Year from the Lamoille Valley Chamber of Congress at a...

Students bring “Two Rooms” to Dibden

Students bring “Two Rooms” to Dibden

Anna Maria Liccione, Arts and Entertainment Editor/Senior Copy Editor March 8, 2012

“Two Rooms,” a senior project shared by Performing Arts majors Claire Demarais and Taryn Glasser, will be performed in Dibden Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 17.“Two Rooms” gets...

JSC Break Away group brings water to remote village in Nicaragua

JSC Break Away group brings water to remote village in Nicaragua

Donny Eaton, Staff Reporter, Copy Editor March 8, 2012

From Feb. 17 through Feb. 25, 11 Johnson students and one staff adviser forewent the usual college tradition of traveling to a sunspot for a spring break bacchanal to take part in JSC’s Clean Water Solutions...

HTM program hosts trip to Italy in May

HTM program hosts trip to Italy in May

Shannon Edmonds, Copy Editor/Staff Reporter March 8, 2012

From May 13 to May 25, Business and Economics Professor Norm McElvany will take 14 students to Italy as part of an ongoing series of upper-level Hospitality and Tourism Management elective classes. “Normally...

“Slave Girl” makes fantasy real

Whitney Nellé , Contributor March 8, 2012

Have you ever wanted to have a conversation with a slave from the 1800s? That fantasy became a reality Wednesday, Feb. 29 for those who attended The American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life presentation...

Deborah Siegel to visit JSC

Deborah Siegel to visit JSC

Shannon Edmonds, Staff Reporter, Copy Editor March 8, 2012

On Mar. 12, feminist author Deborah Siegel will come to Johnson State College campus to discuss her book, “Sisterhood, Interrupted: From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild.” The talk will be held in...

New events coordinator named

New events coordinator named

Donny Eaton, Staff Reporter, Copy Editor March 8, 2012

Johnson State College has a new coordinator of first-year events, Emily Neilsen, who fills the position that had been vacant since the departure of Sherlock Terry last August. Neilsen started her new...

WPE set for mid-March

Ben Algar, Sports Editor/ Staff Reporter March 8, 2012

The spring Writing Proficiency Exam is scheduled for Sunday, March 18, from 9 a.m. until noon and for Thursday, March 22, from 7 to 10 p.m. The exam is a graduation requirement for all JSC students...

Sodexo gets food service contract

Mariah Howland, Photo Editor/Staff Reporter March 8, 2012

Sodexo will replace ARAMARK as the food service provider for the campus-based Vermont State Colleges in a 5-year, $5 million per year contract that will begin serving students next semester. According...

Philie replaces retired Sally Laughlin

Anna Maria Liccione, Staff Reporter February 16, 2012

When Lauren Philie came to JSC a few months ago as the associate director of development and alumni relations, she worked closely with Director Sally Laughlin to learn the ins and outs of the office. With...

Leaks still plague campus buildings

Leaks still plague campus buildings

Mariah Howland, Photo Editor/Staff Reporter February 16, 2012

Clear plastic lies draped over bookcases in the Willey Library and Learning Center, and buckets wait ready to be set out. In the SHAPE fitness facility, ceiling tiles cover a leak that could resume with...

Mann to retire after 40 years at JSC

Mann to retire after 40 years at JSC

Shannon Edmonds, Staff Reporter/Copy Editor February 16, 2012

Susan Mann, an Administrative Assistant for the Environmental and Health Science as well as the Math Department, will be retiring March 1 to mark the 40th anniversary of her arrival at Johnson State College. ...

The flu is back

Donny Eaton, Staff Reporter February 16, 2012

Flu season got off to a slow start, perhaps due to mild weather this winter, but it’s making a late season charge that health officials have been predicting. “The next couple of weeks is when we...

Student death linked to controversial YAZ contraceptive

Tom Benton, Editor in Chief February 2, 2012

A Johnson State College student’s death has been linked to a controversial contraceptive pill. Rebecca Bapp, a member of JSC’s External Degree Program, died Nov. 12 from a blood clot in her heart....

Home at last: new VAC opens

Home at last: new VAC opens

Mariah Howland, Photo Editor/Staff Reporter February 2, 2012

It didn’t really take that much. Just a lot of patience, planning and $2.75 million to essentially dismantle the old Visual Arts Center and build a new home for the college’s studio artists.  The...

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