Category Archives: Business

CSWD launches grant program to fund innovations in recycling

This could be a great opportunity for an entrepreneurial Champlain student/team! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Williston, VT —   The Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) is launching a new grant program to help create or improve markets for hard-to-recycle products and packaging from Chittenden County. The Recycling Market Development Grant Program will invest up to a total of $30,000 into projects […]

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Registration for Renewable Energy Vermont 2017 Conference & Expo Now Open

Friend, It’s our favorite time of year again! Registration for the 17th Annual Renewable Energy Vermont Conference in now open and this year there are some awesome additional options outside the usual REV conference experience. Early bird registration rates end August 18th, so make sure to register soon!  This Year’s Theme: Renewables for All For more […]

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Sustainable Tourism with the Vermont Council on World Affairs – June 8

Megan Epler Wood, author and director of Harvard University’s International Sustainable Tourism Initiative will be presenting her book, Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet on Thursday, June 8th, 7pm at the University of Vermont.  This talk is free and open to the public to attend. Those who are interested may RSVP on Eventbrite!

Summer Jobs in Environmental Advocacy

Summer Jobs for Change in Burlington! Ever wish you could get paid to travel Vermont, bike around some of the most scenic parts of the state, and camp with friends, all while making an impact on the future of important environmental issues? If you answered yes, VPIRG has the job for you. The Vermont Public […]

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Paid Summer Internship Program – Summer Service Scholars (NY)

Summer Service Scholars (SSS) is an academic internship program in New York’s State Capital through the Siena College Center for Academic Community Engagement. Accepted Summer Service Scholars spend 9 weeks with a nonprofit community partner in the Capital Region, working on projects that build capacity within the organization. SSS provides participants with engaging and valuable […]

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Web design/programming help wanted for Crow’s Path!

Do you love nature connection programs, find that kids are best nourished when brought outside into the magical woods to explore, play, create, and learn with the help of incredible mentors? Do you want to support this work, but find your skills aren’t as keen with a bowdrill set as they are managing the backend […]

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Welcome to The Good Stuff…Plastics Edition. The political landscape changed enormously in the last week, but despite the significant challenges ahead, opportunities to address pressing environmental threats continue to exist as well. So let’s take a look plastic pollution…or rather, let’s look at all the smart, talented people all over the planet coming together to […]

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Save the Date – Dream, Girl, the inspiring new documentary showcasing the stories of inspiring and ambitious female entrepreneurs.- Nov. 17

Save the Date On November 17, at 5:00pm in the Auditorium, BYOBiz, The Women & Gender Center and the Stiller Women in Business Group are presenting Dream, Girl, the inspiring new documentary showcasing the stories of inspiring and ambitious female entrepreneurs.  The screening is being underwritten by Mary Evslin, a Champlain Trustee and a highly […]

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Profiles in Sustainability: Ben & Jerry’s Sustainability Event at Champlain College by Kiera Hufford ’18

Ben & Jerry’s Sustainability Event by Kiera Hufford ’18 During the Spring 2016 semester, a team of faculty members worked to design and run an event centered around Ben & Jerry’s and their social responsibility policy. The event was launched on April 3, 2016, and was the first time it had taken place. “The [Stiller] […]

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Speaking From Experience – Fall 2016 Series

Tuesday, September 27, 7:00pm in Perry Presentation Space   Abbott Stark (’05), co-founder and CMO (chief marketing officer) of Ogee   Abbott Stark graduated from Champlain in 2005 with a degree in accounting.  How he made his way to his current position as co founder and CMO of a very promising skin care products start […]

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