Burlington International Women's Day Celebration

Posted by Sandy Baird, director of Institute for Civic Engagement

Feb 24, 2014 10:25:00 AM

On Saturday, 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.

This past weekend, Fatuma Bulle, a Burlington College student working on her BA in International Relations and Diplomacy, was featured in the Saturday edition of the Burlington Free Press talking about this event and her own journey from Somalia to Vermont.  Bulle is one of several organizing the event, including Sandy Baird, Burlington College’s chair of legal and justice studies, as well as our Institute for Civic Engagement.

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Topics: Community Engagement

Poster Designs Fight Hunger

Posted by Robert C. Kirk, Creative Director

Nov 23, 2013 6:24:00 PM

Recently I participated in an event where the Vermont graphic design community got engaged in helping relieve hunger in Vermont. The AIGA of Vermont and Hunger Free Vermont teamed up to raise funds Vermont households that are food insecure with hunger. AIGA asked Vermont designers to create a poster design based on the theme of abundance and scarcity. The top 25 designs were then be reproduced and sold at a modest price to event attedees. It was a great sucess with a wide variety of creative design solutions being submitted.

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Topics: Community Engagement, Graphic Design

Burlington College

Burlington College is a small, private creative 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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