Category Archives: Announcements

Registration Now Open for the 2019 Champlain College Community Garden – April 19th priority deadline

Founded in 2011, the Community Garden originated by request of students, faculty, and staff and was approved by President Finney with support of the Physical Plant Grounds Staff. The Community Garden is located beside Rowell Annex and has 27 plots available for individual use by Champlain College community members (faculty, staff, and students).  This garden […]

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Registration Now Open for the 2019 Champlain College Community Garden – April 20th priority deadline

Founded in 2011, the Community Garden originated by request of students, faculty, and staff and was approved by President Finney with support of the Physical Plant Grounds Staff. The Community Garden is located beside Rowell Annex and has 27 plots available for individual use by Champlain College community members (faculty, staff, and students).  This garden […]

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Champlain College students attend National Fair Trade Conference by Ariel Simpson ’21

This year’s Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference held in Chicago, IL was Fair Trade Campaign’s 2nd annual national conference. Champlain students have attended both this year’s and last year’s conferences, and I personally attended both. My name is Ariel Simpson and I am a Sophomore Environmental Studies & Policy major working for the Center for […]

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Champlain College chef competes in Localvore Challenge

Sodexo to Host Vermont First Localvore Cooking Challenge at Norwich University Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Norwich University – Wise Campus Center, Dining Hall   Northfield, Vt., April 3, 2019 – In celebration of Sodexo’s ongoing commitment to Vermont First local food sourcing, eight Vermont colleges will compete in a Localvore Cooking […]

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Now accepting nominations for the 2nd annual Service-Learning Faculty Award – deadline: April 22

The Service-Learning Faculty Award recognizes the outstanding use of service-learning pedagogy in a Champlain College course. In 2018, Duane Dunston of the ITS Division won the award. Criteria: Any instructor (full time or adjunct) teaching a Service-Learning (SL) designated course at Champlain College may be nominated for the Service-Learning Faculty Award. Self-nominations are acceptable. The review committee […]

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WWU Receives $1M to Support Low-Income Engineering Students + More

Western Washington U Receives $1M to Support Low-Income Engineering Students The university’s Engineering and Design Department has been awarded a five-year, $1 million National Science Foundation grant to help low-income students in their pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Aiming to address challenges in recruiting and retaining academically-talented, low-income students from diverse backgrounds into […]

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Spring Break 2019 Shuttle Schedule

See below for a day by day breakdown: March 4-8 – All Shuttles run like normal Saturday March 9th – Weekend Shuttle on Saturday Only. Free Amtrak Shuttle (AM) – Saturday March 9th – Sign up at champlain.edu/longdistancetravel Sunday March 10th – No Shuttle March 11-15 – Lakeside/194 Limited Schedule (1 shuttle, 7am-6pm). Saturday March 16th […]

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Vermont Community Garden Network News & Events

Welcome 2019!  As the snow piles up outside we are busy planning for an exciting new year for our Network and the 500+ shared garden spaces we support.  Here are a few things to look forward to…   Day in the Dirt – A community garden fundraising event and work day to kick off the growing season […]

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