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A night of food and networking

A night of food and networking

Victoria Greenia

March 27, 2014


Filed under Campus & Community

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 full Thursday evening, March 21, housing a crowd that included 12 guest speakers and about 35 students....

The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing

Travis LeClair

February 18, 2014


Filed under Movies

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 and making a film documenting the reenactment of torture and murder committed by his hands. ...

JSC leadership conference helps students prepare for future

JSC leadership conference helps students prepare for future

Victoria Greenia

February 15, 2014


Filed under Campus & Community

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.  The Feb. 7 event, which ran from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., was attended by 34 students. That’s up...

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

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

Tamra Williams

February 15, 2014


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment

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 studying the curved strokes of the brush and placement of bold yellows, reds, blues, and oranges for...

Sit and Breathe

Sit and Breathe

Victoria Greenia

February 15, 2014


Filed under Campus & Community

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 even a hearty person. Toss pressure from parents to excel or friends to socialize into the mix...

Business and Economics dept. redesigning major

Business and Economics dept. redesigning major

Josh Lemay

February 15, 2014


Filed under Campus & Community

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 program of study for students and faculty, as well as creating a core program that all business students...

Salvation Farms founder wages battle against hunger in Vermont

Salvation Farms founder wages battle against hunger in Vermont

Travis LeClair

December 5, 2013


Filed under Campus & Community

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 Allie O'Hara. Oxfam (Oxford Committee for Famine Relief) is an international confederation of...

Darn Tough Socks: Loyal, local and lucrative

Darn Tough Socks: Loyal, local and lucrative

Donny Eaton, Staff Reporter, Copy Editor

March 22, 2012


Filed under Features

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. About 70 people were seated in the auditorium in Bentley for the talk. Cabot began by describing...

JSC Phone-a-thon put on hold

Leisa Kelsey, Staff Reporter, Copy Editor

March 22, 2012


Filed under Campus & Community

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 forward with a new strategy. “The phone-a-thon has been in March in the past, but that is when...

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


Filed under Campus & Community

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 the 52 students who went, 12 were from JSC. Rachel Oakes, Elizabeth Bennett, Nikolaus Holm, Justin...

Lamoille Valley Chamber of Commerce honors Stone and Consentino

Mariah Howland, Photo Editor/Staff Reporter

March 22, 2012


Filed under Campus & Community

  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 presentation ceremony in February. The award was presented to them in recognition of the program...

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Stage

“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 its name from the setting of the play, written by Lee Blessing. One room is a windowless cubicle...

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