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Vermont Tech's Landscape Design and Sustainable Horticulture students carry the new footbridge into Hubbard Park for installation on a cold, rainy day.

Slogging through the mud, hauling two freshly constructed 500-pound wooden foot bridges up a forest trail is not the usual activity you find listed in a Vermont Tech course syllabus.  But that was exactly the task facing this year’s Landscape Construction and Management class as they built and installed a trail bridge to provide hikers with safe access to Montpelier’s Hubbard Park. Learn more...
Vermont Tech student, Katrina, performs soil tests in civil and environmental lab

At a press conference on Thursday, the Governor, Secretary of Transportation and Interim President unvield a brand new program is now offering Vermont students various ways of working toward a long-lasting career within the state. Learn more...
Dental hygiene student performs clinical exercises on a patient at Vermont Tech.

After a clinic admits that dirty dental tools were used on patients, Vermont Tech faculty, Heather Blair, shows NECN's Jack Thurston proper sterilization steps. Learn more...
Vermont Tech's anaerobic digester exterior during winter

“Big Bertha,” the anaerobic digester at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, is operating at full capacity and successfully putting electricity onto the grid. With a carefully formulated diet of cow manure and organic matter from Vermont farms and brewery waste from the Alchemist and Long Trail Brewing Company, at full power Big Bertha transforms 16,000 gallons of waste to 8,800 kilowatt hours of electricity daily—equivalent to about 200 gallons of heating oil, or the amount of electricity consumed by about 70 houses on a cold day. Learn more...
Rebecca Broadbent Cross Country

Virginia Beach, VA - Vermont Tech's cross country runners competed in the USCAA National Championship races yesterday at Princess Anne Sports Complex in Virgina Beach. Read more...

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