Spartan reporters to get reactions for next issue
On Feb. 22, the Vermont State College System Board of Trustees voted to merge Castleton University with Vermont Technical College and Northern Vermont university into one Vermont State University.
The decision comes after almost a year of deliberation and will take years to take effect.
The Board of Trustees is ensuring that each school will maintain its campus and identity despite becoming one larger institution.
Presidentw Jonathan Spiro in a separate email encouraged students to focus on the semester at hand, but also said are welcome to come to him with questions and concerns.
Spartan reporters will be pursuing the story over the next two weeks for a more complete look at what it might mean for Castleton, including reactions from students, faculty and alumni.
This past weekend I took my first journey outside of England. Me and five of my friends booked at last minute trip to Amsterdam for my friend Lucy’s 20th birthday. By last minute, I mean my friend Savannah planned the whole thing two days before we left. Arriving in Amsterdam and getting through customs was […]
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In Leavenworth Hall in room 59 resides Patty Moore, the head of the College Steps program on the VTSU Castleton campus. Started in the fall of 2012, the College Steps program is designed to help adults with learning and social differences learn how to succeed in independence and try out the college environment. “The College […]
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