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Vermont Tech is pleased to announce that Dr. Chris Dutton has been appointed the Director for the Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems. Dr. Dutton is an agriculture professor at Vermont Tech who has worked at the college since 2005. The Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems serves the applied and technical research and education needs of industries related to agriculture, food production, waste disposal and energy production in Vermont and New England. The Institute is initially funded by a $3.4 million U.S. Department of Labor grant.

On Saturday, May 4, Vermont Technical College celebrated the school’s 147th annual commencement ceremony. Taking place at Norwich University’s Shapiro Fieldhouse in Northfield, Vt., approximately 500 Vermont Tech students graduated with associate and bachelor’s degrees.

Vermont Technical College is pleased to announce that Gordon Sprague will be delivering the commencement speech at the college’s main graduation ceremony, taking place on May 4, 2013. Born and raised on a family dairy farm in Brookfield, Vt., Mr. Sprague will also be awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Science, honoris causa. The commencement ceremony is taking place at 2 p.m. at the Shapiro Field House at Norwich University in Northfield, Vt.

WPTZ covers the groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Vermont Recovered Biomass Facility Anaerobic Digester. Vermont Tech begins its work on the anaerobic digester that will produce clean energy and sustainably reduce farm waste in the state.

Vermont Technical College today celebrated the groundbreaking for the Central Vermont Recovered Biomass Facility Anaerobic Digester. A facility that will be located on the college’s Randolph Campus, the anaerobic digester will use natural biological processes to produce electricity plus heat from food waste and manure.

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