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

Burlington College Students Open Show at Arts Alive Gallery

Posted by StaciAnne Grove, Marketing Coordinator

Nov 25, 2014 8:29:00 AM

From December 1-7, the Burlington College students who went on the Travel+Learn Berlin trip this October, will display their artwork inspired by the experience at the Arts Alive Gallery at Union Station in Burlington.

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Topics: Community Engagement, Study Abroad, Fine Arts

42 years of serving those who served — Veterans Day 2014

Posted by Michael Smith, Interim President

Nov 11, 2014 10:50:00 AM

Today we celebrate and honor all those who have served our country and thank them for their service and courage.

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Topics: Community Engagement

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

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 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, 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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