Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Recent Posts

Announcing the Institute for American Apprenticeships: Providing opportunities for education and guaranteed jobs

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Mar 2, 2015 11:06:00 AM

Burlington College and Vermont HITEC have partnered to create the Institute for American Apprenticeships. The partnership combines workforce education, an apprenticeship, and a liberal arts education. Programs in information technology, advanced manufacturing, allied health, and business services  are the initial focus due to employer needs.

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Topics: Institute for American Apprenticeships

Sending A Little Love Your Way

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Feb 13, 2015 2:04:00 PM

We just want to say thank you for hanging in there with us. Your support both financially and from your heart has meant the world to us during a very trying time in the history of the College.

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Topics: Community Engagement

Burlington College Finalizes Real Estate Sale

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Feb 3, 2015 12:23:00 PM

On Monday afternoon, Burlington College completed the planned real estate transaction with developer Eric Farrell. The College sold 27.65 acres of land, including the cottage at 311 North Avenue, a parking lot at 85 North Avenue, and an apartment building at 9 Lakeview Terrace. The College has retained 6 acres of land and its main buildings at 351 North Avenue. 

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Topics: Campus

Students return for spring semester, welcomed by new president Dr. Carol Moore

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Jan 21, 2015 12:15:55 PM

 

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Topics: Campus

Update on Burlington College Land Deal

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Jan 8, 2015 11:36:16 AM

Burlington College has updated the purchase and sale agreement with developer Eric Farrell, which continues to be on track for a late January 2015 closing. The deal is moving forward smoothly with no forseen obstacles.

This revised purchase and sale agreement builds on the prior agreement. Of the 33 acres of property currently owned, the College will retain 6 acres with Farrell purchasing the balance. Two acres of the property will remain undeveloped and open to the public, in addition to an easement alllowing access to the beach from the northern boundary of the property. A non-refundable upfront payment of $150,000 has already been made by Farrell as a part of this agreement.

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Topics: Community Engagement

CAMPUS MASTER PLAN: Board of Trustees Approves MOU for Property Sale

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Nov 20, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Last Friday, the Board of Trustees at Burlington College approved a memorandum of understanding with Eric Farrell for the sale of 25 acres of land on the main campus and two properties located about a mile from the campus.  The vote was unanimous of those board members in attendance.
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Topics: Campus

Big Heavy World Relocates to Burlington College

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Sep 23, 2014 10:56:00 AM

Independent Music Office To Enliven Campus

Big Heavy World, a volunteer-staffed nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Vermont-made music, has relocated to the campus of Burlington College. 
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Topics: Community Engagement

Board of Trustees Announces Transition Team to Lead

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Sep 1, 2014 5:30:00 PM

transition_teamThe Burlington College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the formation of a transition team to lead the College while it searches for a new President to replace Christine Plunkett, who resigned last week.

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The Rest of the Story: Facts about Recent Media Coverage

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Aug 28, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Over the last several weeks, the local media has run numerous stories about the College. There have been many inaccurate or incomplete statements published. Despite several interviews with reporters, the full answers to the questions have not been reflected in the resulting stories. We've gathered the following statements made by the media and shared our facts, as they relate to each one.

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Topics: Community Engagement, Campus

Burlington College Watches Finances as it Grows into its New Campus

Posted by Coralee Holm, Director of Community & Alumni Relations

Jul 7, 2014 12:23:00 PM

In 2011, Burlington College moved from the 16,000 square foot Colodny building up North Avenue to its current location. Within the 90,000 square feet of the former Burlington Catholic Diocese headquarters, the College is bustling with students and community events, and working to meet the vision set forth during the purchase of the new campus and subsequent change in leadership. As is typical of any evolving business, the College’s growth is not without bumps in the road.

Following its recent review of Burlington College, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), which accredits educational institutions in New England, placed the College on probation status for up to two years for failure to meet one of eleven standards. The standard of concern is based on financial resources, and does not relate to the College’s academic strengths. Burlington College remains accredited during the period of probation.

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Burlington College

Burlington College is a small, creative, private liberal arts institution located in Burlington, Vermont. Located on the shore of Lake Champlain, the College has been recognized as having the most free-spirited students in one of the healthiest states in the country.

The College offers Associate, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, as well as an Individualized Master’s degree program, and several professional certificate programs.

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