Vermont Tech in the News

The admin building at Vermont Tech.

WCAX segment features a discussion of Vermont Tech’s Enterprise Center for businesses and entrepreneurs in Vermont. The piece features Steve Paddock, the Director of the Enterprise Center and Dan Levy from Green Mountain ERP, a business that uses the center.

 

Vermont Technical College, the state’s only public institution of higher learning dedicated to applied education, was visited yesterday by the U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis. Vermont Tech is the recent recipient of a $3.4 million grant awarded by the Department of Labor that will be used to expand the education and training programs for Vermont industries including agriculture, food production, waste disposal and energy production. Solis toured the working dairy farm on the college campus to learn more about The Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems, the new program supported by the grant that will further Vermont Tech’s commitment to providing training for high wage, high-skill jobs for Vermonters.

Vermont Tech receives a $3.4 million TAACCCT grant and former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis visits Vermont Tech and tours the farm facility. Covered by WCAX.

Vermont Public Radio covers former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis’s visit to Vermont Tech.

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Vermont Technical College is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant in the amount of $3.4 million. Implemented through the Department of Labor, TAACCCT provides eligible institutions of higher education with funds to expand and improve their ability to deliver education and career training programs. This grant will support The Vermont Applied Agriculture and Food Systems Institute at Vermont Tech, which serves the education and training needs of State industries that support agriculture, food production, waste disposal and energy production.

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