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VHEC Celebrates Growth under Consolidated Structure
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VHEC Celebrates Growth under Consolidated Structure

It has been just over a year since the Vermont Higher Education Council (VHEC) board of directors voted to endorse an exciting consolidation which brought three new networks into the VHEC fold.  Now, in…
Featured VISTA Blog: Catalyzing Ambition into Leadership at Green Mountain College
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Featured VISTA Blog: Catalyzing Ambition into Leadership at Green Mountain College

By Evan Cuttitta VHEC’s AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program, which falls under Vermont Campus Compact, focuses on improving college access and success for first generation, low-income,…
Featured VISTA Blog: Fostering College Access and Retention at Saint Michael's College
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Featured VISTA Blog: Fostering College Access and Retention at Saint Michael's College

By Chris Ricciardi VHEC’s AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program, which falls under Vermont Campus Compact, focuses on improving college access and success for first generation, low-income,…
Vermont Campus Compact Honors Campus-Community Engagement
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Vermont Campus Compact Honors Campus-Community Engagement

Vermont college students, faculty, and staff gathered on Friday April 7th, 2017 at the Community College of Vermont's Montpelier Campus to celebrate individual contributions and the collective impact of…
Featured VISTA Blog: Increasing Access to Higher Education through College Positive Volunteerism
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Featured VISTA Blog: Increasing Access to Higher Education through College Positive Volunteerism

By Katie Carpenter VHEC’s AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program, which falls under Vermont Campus Compact, focuses on improving college access and success for first generation, low-income,…
Are your Students Hungry?  VHEC Explores Food Insecurity on Campus
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Are your Students Hungry? VHEC Explores Food Insecurity on Campus

Would it surprise you to learn that almost 50% of student participants in a national survey indicated that they had experienced food insecurity in the 30 days prior to taking that survey?  Would it further…
Featured VISTA Blog: Fostering Active Citizenship at the Dewey House
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Featured VISTA Blog: Fostering Active Citizenship at the Dewey House

By Karen Obertubbesing VHEC’s AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program, which falls under Vermont Campus Compact, focuses on improving college access and success for first generation,…
Summer Learning & College Access
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Summer Learning & College Access

Many of us think of summer as a time when college students head home for a much needed break.  We picture quiet campuses, unused buildings, and faculty and staff leaving for their own vacations.  Yet,…
Improving Student Success through Mindfulness
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Improving Student Success through Mindfulness

How many of the students with whom you work on your campus are stressed out, not getting enough sleep, or anxious about their future?  Does this state of mind lead them to unhealthy behaviors or negative…
Featured VISTA Blog: Supporting the Next Generation of Women Engineers
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Featured VISTA Blog: Supporting the Next Generation of Women Engineers

By Elissa Lee VHEC’s AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program, which falls under Vermont Campus Compact, focuses on improving college access and success for first generation, low-income,…
Higher Education’s Commitment to Diversity not a Politically Partisan Position
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Higher Education’s Commitment to Diversity not a Politically Partisan Position

On November 18, 2016 Presidents of Vermont colleges and universities issued a statement affirming their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion on their campuses and beyond.  The statement was supported…
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