Vermont Tech in the News


On Saturday, June 21, Vermont Tech celebrated the graduation of 132 students in the Practical Nursing program. Taking place in Judd Hall at the Randolph Center campus, the commencement ceremony marked the graduation for the college’s nine sites throughout the state where the nursing programs are offered. A number of academic achievements were recognized at the ceremony, as 86% of the class graduated with honors or high honors, and 93 students are going on to the Associate Degree in Nursing program. Read more...

Vermont State Colleges Chancellor Tim Donovan has announced that Dan Smith, currently serving as interim president of Vermont Tech, has been chosen to lead the school as its full time president. The appointment of President Smith comes after seven months in an interim leadership position at the college. Read more...

Johnson, VT - Rebecca Broadbent and Kayla Morse ran a great race at Johnson State last Saturday. Freshman Rebecca Broadbent ran her fastest Collegiate time in the Johnson State meet with a winning time of 20:27. This smashes the Vermont Tech school record which she set a week ago by 1:15.  The previous record was set by Sarah Flint in 2008 at the Cardinal Classic at Plattsburgh, NY with a time of 22:18. Read more...

Vermont Tech and the Community College of Vermont have announced a partnership that will guarantee certain CCV graduates admission to Vermont Tech. The new pathway allows students that have earned CCV's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) studies associate's degree to enter Vermont Tech's Renewable Energy Bachelor of Science degree program. This partnership is an exciting step towards making sought-after degrees even more accessible for students in Vermont.  

Coverage by The Brattleboro Reformer, Bennington Banner and Vermont Business Magazine.

At a press conference on Wednesday, September 10, Vermont Tech announced that students majoring in aviation now have an unusual airplane in which to learn rare flying skills.  Vermont Tech’s Professional Pilot Technology program, in partnership with the Vermont Flight Academy, received a Twin Seabee amphibious aircraft as a donation from a southern California couple. The donation of this aircraft has made Vermont Tech the first college in the U.S. to offer training in multi-engine seaplanes, in addition to single-engine seaplanes. The Twin Seabee is the sixth airplane donated to the program, making up about 30% of the fleet. The new plane, which is an amphibious aircraft that operates on both land and water, and which had a cameo in the 1980 hit movie "Caddyshack", was unveiled at the press conference. Read more...

 

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