TWS Field Meeting

On September 30th and October 1st,  Val Titus’ Intro to Natural Resource Management and Environmental Studies students attended a field meeting at the Oxford Rod and Gun Club. Here is what they learned: DAY 1 ACOUSTIC IDENTIFICATION Bats are the second most diverse order of mammals worldwide. Many bat species however, are threatened by human-driven habitat…

InterCultural Center/Club (ICC)

InterCultural Club is a group of students who come from different countries and have different backgrounds. We bring diversity to the Green Mountain campus by accepting everyone as they are, no matter what color, gender, race, sexuality, religions, and backgrounds they have. InterCultural Club is like a family. We eat, watch movie during the weekend,…

Earth Week

by Binh Bui I was in the Easter Break last weekend, and I realized that it was the first time I could not wait for the break to be over. You may ask if my brain still operates properly. Of course, it functions well. Like other college students, I want six-month vacation, twice per year….

What It Is Like to Major in Sustainable Agriculture

By Binh Bui’14 This is my last semester at GMC. I am so excited to go to work after my graduation as working is (always) my dream. I know you are probably thinking that I am such a workaholic, but if you think about it, people are happy when they wake up every morning, go…

Thanks & Giving: What Students Did to Celebrate Thanksgiving at GMC

By Binh Bui’14Last Tuesday, November 19th, a dedicated group of Green Mountain College (GMC) students, who were led by Jensen Morgan ’14 and José Gálvez Contreras ’11, GMC’s Outreach Coordinator, collaborated with each other and residents of Poultney to organize the first Annual Day of Poultney Thanks & Giving. Through this event, all GMC community,…

Halloween with UNICEF Club

By Binh Bui’14 It was Halloween last Thursday. In spite of the rain and cold weather, people at GMC still had many activities to celebrate this once-a-year, special occasion. During the day, if students showed off with their costumes and trick or treat to various locations on campus, including the provost’s and president’s offices, they…

Interview with Oscar Hughes – Leader of Sexpo Event – [by Binh]

Last November 10, during the Open House, the club People are Not Their Sex (PANTS) Club brought its annual Sexpo, an event about safer sex education and exploring sexual identity and interests, to GMC Campus. This year, the club presented different workshops in the afternoon, then the main event at 7pm, and finally the speaker…

Fund Raising for American Cancer Society – [Binh]

It was a great Saturday in Green Mountain College (GMC) in many ways. It’s warm with sunshine everywhere. It’s the Open House for prospective students visiting the college, and aslo it is the annual Welsh Harvest Festival. I was so excited waking up in the morning to prepare things displayed in the academic fair with…

Meet Heather Marsh by Krista Shugart

Name: Heather MarshYear: SophomoreMajor: Sociology/AnthropologyHometown: Pittsfield, MA What do you like about GMC? How is GMC different from other colleges/universities? Green Mountain College is such a special place. It makes me feel like I am really part of a community. No one is anonymous at GMC. I stayed for graduation to sing at commencement with…

An interview with current GMC student: Lili Pappaterra by Krista Shugart

Name: Liliara PappaterraYear: JuniorMajor: Adventure EducationHometown: Roxbury, New Jersey As a transfer student where did you transfer from and how do the schools differ? My first school was County College of Morris (CCM).  It is a community college, entirely made up of commuter students.  The student dynamic here is very different.  At a county college,…

Middlebury by Krista Shugart

Hi!             On Wednesday Scott, Heather, Emily, and I went to Middlebury College to attend a documentary and panel with Bill McKibben and to facilitate a nonviolent direct action training for trainers. Middlebury College is located 45 minutes from Green Mountain College. The documentary that was shown was Koch Brothers Exposed and is a brand…