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CESS/UVM Mental Health Matters Conference Spotlights Important Campus Issue

Although the word “matters” has become nearly ubiquitous as a #tag in today’s popular discourse, a Matter of great importance took place in mid-March, when the Mental Health Matters Conference: Creating a Culture of Care in Higher Education convened in the Davis Center’s Grand Maple Ballroom. Attended by over 200 education ...

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U.S. Citizenship Course


Students, New Americans Learn from Each Other in U.S. Citizenship Course

When sophomore Eric Venezia decided to come to UVM to play goalie on the men’s soccer team he expected to make new friends and enjoy all of the experiences that come with college life. Befriending a 69-year-old man from Bhutan and helping him become an American citizen wasn’t one of them. 

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CESS Graduate: Principal of Northwest Elementary is honored

Rutland Northwest Elementary School principal Kristin Hubert was recently named the Vermont Elementary School Principal of the Year.  Kristen graduate from CESS in 2000.  Congratulations, Kristen!!

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James Hudziak


This Is Your Brain at College

A residence hall with lots of amenities isn’t exactly big news in higher ed. But how about one with personal fitness and nutrition coaches for every student, daily yoga and tai chi instruction and round-the-clock meditation sessions, a mentorship program matching every student with a Burlington youth and a neuroscience course all students take taught by faculty in UVM’s highly ranked College of Medicine?

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