March Madness — Burlington Style

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Mar 10, 2015 3:45:00 PM

Welcome back from Spring Break. There's lots going on this month on campus and some exciting offerings in the area. Take advantage of as many as you can — these are part of what makes Burlington College unique. And, if you are a skier/snowboarder — you've still got time to get some great runs in on the slopes.

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Topics: Campus

Guest Blog: Ed Tick on The Warrior's Return

Posted by Ed Tick, Ph.D.

Mar 9, 2015 3:08:00 PM

Since the late 1970s, before Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was a diagnosis, I have worked to understand, transform and heal military and combat trauma in troops, veterans and survivors of all wars up through the present. My new book Warrior's Return is the result of my life-long labor to provide wisdom, hope and a genuine path for healing and homecoming to those who have survived hell in our country’s name.

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Topics: Events

Writing What You Want to Read

Posted by Jan Maher, Adjunct Professor, Open Spaces Program

Mar 6, 2015 9:00:00 AM

“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet,
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Topics: Open Spaces

Renée Lauzon in The Gallery

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Mar 5, 2015 12:32:23 PM

Come experience the interdisciplinary art of Renée Lauzon in The Gallery from March 12 - April 30.

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Topics: The Gallery

March 8 | International Women's Day

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Mar 4, 2015 2:11:57 PM

On Sunday, March 8th,  join Burlington College in a community-wide celebration of International Women’s Day.  This event will reflect our city's diversity through the shared stories of immigrant and refugee women about their journeys from Africa, Europe, India, Asia, Nepal and the Arab world.  Recipes from around the world will be available for sampling.

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Topics: Events

How to Prepare for Your Graphic Design Job Search — Part 2

Posted by Robert C. Kirk, Creative Director

Mar 3, 2015 11:04:38 AM



In part one of this series I gave 5 steps to creating a standout student portfolio. Now let's look at some other basic tools you will need to market yourself in the design arena. These materials can help you stand out among your peers, but more importantly they can show that you know how to create well conceived, well executed, and effective visual communication materials. The very thing you will be called upon to do as a professional graphic designer. The four things I recommend being a part of your basic marketing materials toolkit are a resume, cover letter, a mini-portfolio PDF, and leave behind piece.

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Topics: Graphic Design, Career Services

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

Bad Quiz, Good Quiz

Posted by Nora Mitchell, Director, Open Spaces program

Feb 27, 2015 3:45:00 PM

Bad Quiz
As a student, I hated quizzes. I was an engaged student and did fine, but still… Focused on fussy details, quizzes felt like exercises in bad faith expressly designed to catch me out. As a teacher, I’ve resisted using quizzes and tests, and have used papers, projects, in-class exercises, presentations, and reflection instead.

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Topics: Open Spaces

Eating Healthy on a Ramen Noodle Budget

Posted by Elora Malama West '16

Feb 19, 2015 4:51:23 PM

Okay! Eating healthy… on a college student budget. It's actually not that difficult to accomplish! I think it is important to disclose that I do not eat meat, so I avoid those costs in my weekly food budget. My diet is primary vegetables, fruits, grains, starches, and nuts. This is a vegetarian’s perspective on eating well with a student budget.

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Topics: Student Life

Classroom Community Benefits Critical Thinking

Posted by Jan Maher, Adjunct Professor, Open Spaces Program

Feb 16, 2015 11:23:00 AM

A recent study found that nearly half of undergraduate students do not become more critical thinkers as a result of their first two years in college, and more than a third will complete four years without learning to think more critically than when they entered.1

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Topics: Open Spaces

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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