Author Archives: S.C. Intern

United Way Volunteer Connection Listings

 United Way of Northwest Vermont – Volunteer Connection Listings Week December 3, 2018 By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME! – United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected […]

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Conflict Minerals in Solar Panels by Holly Francis ’20

Firstly, here is my official research report write up on my class’s designated Blogger. It is quite a lengthy post, but one that I am deeply excited to share and contains information that truly needs to be spread: http://ccfall2018reeshmeth.blogspot.com/2018/11/solar-panels-are-considered-renewable.html For those who did not know much about conflict minerals… my research report explains what they are […]

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Sen. Sanders Climate Change Facebook Live Town Hall – Dec 3rd at 7pm ET Inbox x

Hi Friends, We are excited to share with you the news that Sen. Sanders recently announced. On Dec. 3rd at 7 p.m. ET, Sen. Sanders will be hosting a Facebook Live town hall on climate change. He will be joined by Bill McKibben, Shailene Woodley, Van Jones, Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Georgetown, TX Mayor Dale Ross, and others […]

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THE FOUNDATION FOR GLOBAL SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP – deadline: January 7th

The Foundation for Global Scholars Scholarship is available in the 2019-2020 application cycle. The Foundation for Global Scholars, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, inspires and equips young adults to tackle global challenges through international experience, leadership skills and cultural competence. The organization as awarded over $2 million in financial assistance and supported over 2000 outstanding students from […]

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New Student of Color Dinner – 12/5

Hi Champlain Community,   I’m excited to announce UVM’s and Champlain College’s New Student of Color Dinner, in celebration for first-year and transfer students of color to be in community as their first semester comes to a finish! I would appreciate your support in sharing this event with students. It will take place Wednesday, 12/5/18, at UVM’s […]

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10% increase in youth voting in 2018 Mid Term Elections

CIRCLE, The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, released an estimate of youth turnout, and all signs show a ten percent increase in voting rates among this cohort. Ten percent! Up from 21 percent in the 2014 midterms, Tuesday’s 31 percent youth turnout was the highest in at least a quarter century.   ********************************************************* Christina Erickson, PhD, Director […]

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AASHE Bulletin – November 20 edition

Courtesy of AASHE November 20, 2018 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs Submit | Subscribe | Advertise News of the Week U California Santa Cruz to Construct 2 MW Solar Canopy & Battery Bank In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, the university will construct a 2-megawatt solar parking canopy and energy storage system. The system is projected to save the campus $6 […]

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AASHE Bulletin – November 27 edition

Courtesy of AASHE November 27, 2018 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs Submit | Subscribe | Advertise News of the Week Cloud County CC Students to Install 200 KW Solar Array Students enrolled in the college’s Solar Energy Technology program will install a 200-kilowatt photovoltaic array on single-axis solar trackers, which will increase electricity production efficiency. The system will be installed on campus-owned land. […]

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EcoCultureLab forum: Leading Burlington into a “Feverish World” (Friday 3:30 pm)

Dear Feverish World participants and supporters, EcoCultureLab associates, BASTA-ites, and other friends: EcoCultureLab will be hosting a forum and mini search conference this Friday, entitled “How Can Burlington Respond Creatively to Climate Change?“ The event will be held between 3:30 to 6:45 pm at John Dewey Lounge in UVM’s Old Mill Building. (There will be a break for food, provided, at […]

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United Way Volunteer Connection Listings

United Way of Northwest Vermont – Volunteer Connection Listings Week November 26, 2018 By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist LEND A HAND. VOLUNTEER – United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected to […]

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