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Amanda Chaulk

Vermont Tech Hires Curtis Ostler for Resource Development

Vermont Tech is pleased to announce the hire of Curtis Ostler as the Associate Dean of Resource Development. He brings years of experience to his role of growing and diversifying the resources of the college.

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Amanda Chaulk

New College Leader Appointed

Pat Moulton, secretary of the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, plans to leave her post in September to become interim president at Vermont Technical College. Read more...

Student skiing at the college ski hill in Randolph Center.
Amanda Chaulk

Building Blocks: VT Tech gets students excited about applied sciences through ski and snowboard building

Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, Vt. may sit among farm fields, but it is a hub of learning for students looking to gain skills in the applied sciences such as Mechanical Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Business Technology and Management. The President of the college, Dan Smith, is always looking for innovative ways to get students engaged in their learning, and recently VT Tech acquired a ski and snowboard press and is incorporating ski and snowboard building into the applied learning process for students interested in engineering, along with members of the campus Ski and Snowboard Club. The campus also boasts a rope tow, lights and a set of features that have been built and laid out by the students. Learn more...

Vermont Tech's own student-run ski hill on the Randolph Center campus.
Amanda Chaulk

Vermont Tech Students Craft Own Skis

Like many Vermont colleges, Vermont Technical College has a Ski and Ride Club. But not many colleges have students who can make their own skis and snowboards. As is befitting a college whose emphasis is on using cutting-edge technology to make useful things, the Ski and Ride Club has made their hobby part of their unofficial curriculum. In 2014, the mechanical engineering department at the college purchased a pneumatic press that can make skis, snowboards, and other laminated structures. The first skis came “off the press,” as it were, February 3. Learn more...

Cutting it Close landscaping company
Amanda Chaulk

Entrepreneurship Series: Jack Beauparlant and Cuttin' It Close Landscaping

“As a small business owner, there are going to be late nights,” says student Jack Beauparlant. “It's hard at times but it definitely pays off. At the end of the day I know that I've worked hard for it and I've done it all myself.” Learn more about this entrepreneur's story...


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