By Emily Manetta If a student asks me, “what can I do with an anthropology degree?” I could answer simply “you can do anything with an anthropology degree!” While this is certainly true – our alumni go on to an amazingly diverse list of careers after graduation, perhaps the best way to illustrate the skills […]
By Jeffrey Wakefield Since the late 1990s, undocumented Mexican and Central American farm workers on Vermont’s dairy farms have been instrumental in helping bring milk, cheese, yogurt, and other food products to market. While the laborers play a vital role in feeding others, many face significant barriers in accessing food themselves, says a new book. […]
By Kate Whitney Richard Witting, 43, is a UVM graduate with a degree in Anthropology and owner/event planner/head chef of Firefly Catering, serving the Burlington area. He’s also a high school dropout. “I had failed high school straight across the board.” Witting laughed. “I wanted to skip classes and read my own books. I always loved […]
UVM’s Online Bachelor of Arts Degree: An Interview with Instructors Teresa Mares, Ph.D. and Scott Van Keuren, Ph.D.
By Kate Whitney This fall, the University of Vermont is unveiling its new Online Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program. The new online program will provide students who have left college before graduation (or those who have completed their associate degree) the opportunity to finish their bachelor degree. The learning will happen outside of the […]
Providing Access to High-Quality Education and a Bachelor’s Degree: UVM Launches New Online Degree Completion Program
By Kate Whitney The University of Vermont has long advocated for and provided opportunities to nontraditional students seeking to earn credentials and enhance their career prospects. Through Continuing and Distance Education (CDE), thousands of students have been able to access courses and programs designed for their growth and development, both personally and professionally. However, […]
By Kate Whitney If life got in the way of completing your undergraduate degree, the repercussions can have long-lasting and devastating effects on your security, your well-being and your bank account. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers with some college, no degree, average only slightly more income per week ($62) than those with a […]