Meg Ziegler '15 in Thailand

An Unforgettable Journey

Learn about Meg Ziegler's unforgettable year in Thailand, and how her UVM experiences and connections with faculty made it possible. Here's the story.

Dr. Susan Comerford with students

A Place Called Home

Find out how CESS faculty are working to better understand and ease the transition of people with refugee status.

Eva Gray teaching at Rosie's Girls

Commitment to Serve, Teach, and Lead

Meet Middle Level Education major Evy Gray, who works as an instructor and coordinator for Rosie's Girls, a program that teaches girls STEM and trade skills.

Camp Conquer

An App to Crack the Teen Exercise Code

A new mobile game, co-created by CESS researcher Bernice Garnett, aims to encourage teens to exercise with virtual rewards. Here's how it works...

Day at UVM

A Day in the Life of UVM

How do you measure the pulse of a university? Through one day and many details...

CESS researchers of decision making teams

Research Team Studies School Support for Students with Diverse Learning Needs

Find out how CESS researchers are studying school-based decision making teams.

Dean Scott Thomas

State Collaboration Inspires New Education and Social Services Dean

Meet CESS Dean Scott Thomas.

The College of Education and Social Services (CESS) prepares outstanding professionals in education, social work, and human services. We are passionate and deeply committed to student engagement and success within a culture of academic excellence, innovation, experiential learning, and social justice.

Through ongoing faculty-student mentoring and scholarship, diverse field experiences and meaningful service learning opportunities, students are uniquely positioned to make a profound impact on the world by improving lives, strengthening communities, and effecting societal change.