Category Archives: Education

5 Tips to Choose the Best Online Certificate Program for Your Needs

Online certificate programs provide flexibility and offer a variety of courses that can help you improve your skills and knowledge in a specific area.

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How Does Online Learning Work? 10 FAQs, Answered.

By Kate Whitney Online learning has skyrocketed since the Coronavirus Pandemic with more than 50% of students taking at least one online course in 2019-2020 and approximately two thirds of students were either learning completely online or in a hybrid course format. If you’re considering joining the growing ranks of students seeking to enhance their professional […]

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Upskill Vermont Program Sheds Light on a Career in Cannabis

UVM PACE Upskill Vermont Scholarship program is helping one Vermonter explore a career in cannabis.

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A Marketer Reimagines a New Career in Cheese 

Carmen Asteinza asked herself recently, “If not now, when?” The Newburyport, Mass., resident, whose career in marketing and communications spans over two decades, has long been enthusiastic about cheese. But over the past few years, she’s decided to take her passion to the next level. Last summer, she completed UVM’s Artisan Cheese & Sensory Fundamentals […]

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UVM Alumna Explores Her Interest in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Gains Practical Experience

Archaeology, landscapes, and geology are longtime interests of Janet Bull. But geographic information systems or GIS appeared on her radar only recently. Bull, a UVM alumna, has a career that has ranged from registered nurse to law clerk to an assistant attorney general for the State of Vermont. Over the past several years, she decided […]

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Legal Issues in Higher Education Conference: Interpreting Anti-discrimination Laws in Higher Education

The UVM Legal Issues in Higher Education Conference is “one of the only conferences that invites higher education professionals to examine issues specific to their professional area (student services, admissions, etc.), but is focused exclusively on how the law impacts those areas,” says Joshua Richards. Vice-chair of the Higher Education Practice at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, […]

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Cynthia Belliveau Illuminates the Pedagogical Power of the Kitchen at John Dewey Conference

Cynthia Belliveau, Ed.D., is thinking more about philosopher and educator John Dewey in the present and future tense. When Belliveau is face-to-face with students in the UVM John Dewey Kitchen Institute, she talks them through the mechanics of slicing an onion or troubleshooting a recipe with limited ingredients. Her goal is to help her students—many […]

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Legal Issues in Higher Education Conference: Promoting a Proactive Approach to Applied Learning Accommodations

From the start of the pandemic, with the close of campuses and the shift to remote learning, postsecondary institutions have been working to ensure equal access to education for all students. This has involved adapting curricula and course content, developing applied/experiential learning opportunities in a remote context, and meeting challenges to ensure accessibility to education […]

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Legal Issues in Higher Education Conference: Creating a Culture of Mental Health Care on Campus

Mental health has been an issue of increasing importance on campuses across the country. Students are under significant pressure to navigate life and relationship challenges as young adults, while performing well academically to ensure that they are competitive in their chosen field and able to shoulder their financial commitments.  Higher education institutions are stepping up to the […]

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Addressing Systemic Racism on Campus and Policing Policies

Since George Floyd’s died in police custody on May 25, 2020, at least 168 Confederate symbols have been removed around the United States. Higher education institutions such as the University of Mississippi and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas have remove statues from campus. In Charlottesville, the University of Virginia erased Confederate soldier Henry […]

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