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Castleton helps with Rutland relief

Sneakers and clothes were ruined, blisters had formed and everyone was exhausted, but the faces on about 300 mud-covered Castleton students, faculty and staff were still smiling. Groups of 10 workers spent majority of their afternoon shoveling muck and silt out of Rutland homes and filling dumpsters of damaged possessions […]

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Castleton to offer Polling Institute

Castleton State College wants to be the new voice of Vermont and the place to go for research data. Richard Clark, a recently hired political science professor, has also been named the director of the new Castleton Polling Institute. The institute, according to Clark, is a means to generate public […]

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College investigates a fight

Castleton State College is investigating a Sept. 4 off-campus fight between two students that led an ambulance, two first-response vehicles and a police officer back to campus later that day. Though college officials would not name those involved, students identifiied them as Jake Miter and John Budwick.  “As the vehicles […]

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G.I. Bill helps soldiers into classrooms

Making the transition from the battlefield to civilian life can be difficult for combat veterans, but trading in boots for books has made the process a bit easier for many former service members. Countless veterans return home unprepared for the complex shift from military structure and never-ending deployments to a […]

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CSC Damaged in tropical storm

Monday was the perfect day to start the fall semester at Castleton State College, but despite picturesque weather the college called off its first day of classes after the school suffered damage from tropical storm Irene the day before. The hurricane that touched down in New York early Sunday morning […]

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A Chain of life

A 900-foot long chain of aluminum can tabs will help thousands of children and their families around the states sleep better at night. Throughout the year, a joint effort between Castleton State College, Castleton Elementary School and Castleton Village School raised a record breaking number of these aluminum tabs for […]

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Nursing for dummies

Have you ever walked past the nursing wing and had to take a second look at the life-like mannequins lying in the beds? Well, these highly technological and very expensive mannequins ain’t no dummies and are taking hands-on learning to a new level. Mannequins have been around the Castleton nursing […]

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PE Dept. gets award from Special Olympics

Castleton State College’s physical education program is all about getting kids moving and the department was recently recognized for getting dozens of Special Olympians and its own students doing just that. The department was recently named Youth Organization of the Year by Vermont Special Olympics. The VSO recognizes non-profit organizations […]

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NCAA rules not to penalize CSC

It’s finally over. After almost two months of speculation around Castleton State College and the surrounding community, the NCAA has reached a decision regarding a violation that forced former coach Rich Alercio to resign on March 1. And it’s good news for the college. The NCAA sent a letter to […]

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Four percent tuition increase for Vermont

The cost of college education is on the rise across the nation and Castleton State College is no exception. Though the recent increase of tuition cost by 4 percent for all Vermont State schools may not seem much, for some students it’s just enough to make life all the more […]