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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.
Mar 25, 2014 10:57:00 AM
Burlington College faculty member Sandra Baird received the Pro Bono Service Award from the Vermont Bar Association at their mid-year meeting at the Hilton on March 21. The award is given annually to recognize an individual’s extraordinary efforts on behalf of the disadvantaged throughout Vermont.
Baird received the award for her work as a private attorney willing to take pro bono clients referred by Vermont Volunteers Lawyers Project and through the Burlington College Pro Se Legal Clinic. Nominated by several members of the legal community, including Angele Court of the VVLP and Chittenden County Probate Judge Susan Fowler, Baird is a lawyer, educator, and prominent civil rights activist. Fowler lauded Baird “as a strong advocate for the voiceless.”For years, Baird has been providing free legal services to a diverse population of clients through the Burlington College Pro Se Legal Clinic. She also serves at Burlington College as Chair of the Legal and Justice Studies Department at Burlington College, the Cuba Overseas Study Program, and the Institute for Civic Engagement.
Jun 28, 2013 11:00:00 AM
Vermont has been forever branded as the state with breathtaking foliage and rolling green mountains. Over the years, the state has become notorious for providing a sense of escape for the big-city-lovers around the country. As a result, Vermont has molded itself into a place of serene, solitude away from crazy honking horns and hustle-and-bustle streets. Because of this, Vermont cities tend to slip under the radar when naming regions for their lively city atmosphere.
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.