Category Archives: Announcements

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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Shelburne Farms’ upcoming opportunities for educators!

January 2019 This year, I hope you’ll give yourself the gift of learning and join us for a professional program. Whether you come for a short course, a summer institute, or a year-long experience, our programs are designed to: Help you educate for a healthy and just future; Support you in cultivating a sense of […]

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Getting Burlington to net zero energy – Building a transportation system that will take us there – Jan. 30

Burlington Ready for 100% is pleased to invite you to another Energy-transition Conversation: Building a transportation system that will take us to net zero energy In 2015, Vermonters produced 6.92 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per capita in transportation, 15% more than in 1990. Transportation accounts for more of Vermont’s greenhouse-gas emissions than either electricity […]

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UN Foundation Visit to Champlain – Jan. 28th

Join us for a presentation by Anna Mahalak, Youth Engagement Manager with the UN Foundation. Anna will present on UN youth engagement opportunities and the Sustainable Development Goals and have an opportunity for Q&A. All are welcome to attend. Monday, January 28th, 3:30pm, CCM 233

Music for Malayaka: Benefit Concert – February 7

Join us for an evening of exquisite music, food, and raising money for the annual service trip to Uganda. Thursday, February 7th, 7pm, CCM Gallery Lounge The evening’s concert will include works by: Mozart, Dvorak, Shostakovitch and the Danish String Quartet. Feature location musicians including: Jane Kittredge, Brooke Quiggins-Saulnier, Letitia Qaunte on violins, Ana Ruesink […]

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Now Accepting Applications for a couple Spring 2019 Student Eco-Reps.

The Champlain College Eco-Reps Program trains student leaders who model and promote environmentally responsible and socially-just behaviors in the residence halls by educating their peers.  This is a paid position (you do not have to be work study eligible), but you must live in a Champlain College residence hall to be an Eco-Rep. We are […]

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MLK 2019 Keynote Speaker Announcement: Marcus Wicker

Dear Champlain College Community, It is my pleasure to announce Marcus Wicker as the keynote speaker for Champlain College’s 2019 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Marcus Wicker is the recipient of a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, a Pushcart Prize, The Missouri Review’s Miller Audio Prize, as well as fellowships from […]

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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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