Masiti Mohamed '15 Honored for Civic Service

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Apr 16, 2015 9:55:57 AM

Born in Somalia and raised in a refugee camp in Kenya, Masiti Mohamed came to Burlington, when she was nineteen. She is preparing to graduate this spring with a degree in human services and a minor in international relations. True to her community and culture, she is actively involved with the greater Burlington community — educating, building bridges, and modeling constructive possibilities in an ongoing effort to support refugees’ integration.

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Topics: Awards

Community Faculty Art Opening

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Apr 15, 2015 3:30:18 PM

jen berger is a community faculty member who has taught numerous courses at Burlington College, incuding last semester's Public Art class. 

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Topics: Fine Arts

What do you gain by traveling?

Posted by Elora Malama West '16

Apr 15, 2015 8:55:00 AM

Burlington College offers several different travel and learn opportunities, including: Photography in Cuba and the film department’s annual trip to SunFest Film Festival or South by South West; with future plans for the Psychology department to explore Vietnam, and the Fine Arts programs to network in New York City.

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Topics: Study Abroad

Burlington College Student Work Graces Cover of Vermont Magazine

Posted by Elora Malama West '16

Apr 10, 2015 11:49:00 AM

Nathanael Asaro '16, a student in the Burlington College photography program, recently had his work published on the cover of Vermont Magazine. With Nathanael working towards a B.F.A. in Photography, this is an exciting accomplishment on his journey to becoming a professional photographer.

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Topics: Photography, Fine Arts, Student Profile

Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Apr 8, 2015 9:48:55 AM

On August 1, 2002 my father passed away after collapsing while walking in the hospital. Two weeks later on August 14th — what would have been my father's 63rd birthday — my mother died at home while I was at work. Whether it was a broken heart or the battle she was having with congestive heart failure — she was gone. While I struggled to learn how to balance a checkbook for the first time, pay for property taxes, and deal with lawyers for the first time, I learned one important life lesson — when your lawyer is also a professional clown, you might be in for an interesting journey.

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Topics: Open Spaces

How to Prepare for Your Graphic Design Job Search — Part 4

Posted by Robert C. Kirk, Creative Director

Apr 6, 2015 2:29:00 PM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor predicts employment of graphic designers is expected to grow 13 percent through 2018, as demand for graphic design continues to increase. That means there are jobs out there. To get one right out of school you will need patience, persistence and a plan. Here's some help with a plan — persistence and patience have to come from within you.

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Topics: Graphic Design, Career Services

Make the Most of your Intern Experience

Posted by Elora Malama West '16

Apr 3, 2015 10:09:21 AM

For this week, I was asked to write a piece on how to get the most out of your college internship. However, I feel as though gaining what you need from an experience will look different for everyone, depending on your interests. I also have yet to complete my own college internship, despite having worked in professional settings prior to returning to school. I decided to discuss how to build relationships within much larger communities and how to combine what you love/care about with your professional interests (if the two are not already interconnected).

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Topics: Fine Arts, Media Activism

BC Filmmaker Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Mar 30, 2015 10:15:31 AM

Nick Cartularo '15 is currently enrolled in our masters program and is working on his degree project — a feature-length film. He's just launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund the piece. This is what Nick has to say about the film and the campaign.

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Topics: Film

Burlington College Alum Photography Show Currently at New Moon Cafe

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Mar 26, 2015 4:24:00 PM

Joey Lord '14 finished his classes at Burlington College this past December. He graduated with a B.F.A. in photography, and currently has an exhibit of his work on display at New Moon Cafe in Burlington through the end of April. He took some time to talk with us.

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Topics: Community Engagement

Spend Your Semester Abroad — In Havana, Cuba

Posted by Zac Young

Mar 26, 2015 2:45:00 PM

Burlington College is one of only a handful of higher education institutions offering a Cuba Semester Abroad experience for each Spring Semester. From 2007 until present, the College provided dozens of students with the opportunity to study abroad at the University of Havana, Cuba.

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Topics: Cuba

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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