Teach for Social Justice: Grace Colbert

Grace Colbert student teaching at Edmunds Elementary School.

Grace Colbert ('18) believes that teaching can be a means of social justice. As an Elementary Education major and Special Education minor in her senior year at the University of Vermont, she is gaining a variety of meaningful hands-on experiences along the pathway toward her goals, with plenty of support from faculty, mentors and her peers.

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Marshall Murphy with participants at Camp Kesem, a free summer camp for kids impacted by a parent's cancer.

Impacting the Future with Education: Marshall Murphy

It seems only natural that Marshall Murphy ('20) wants to be a teacher. “I have always liked working with kids, and want to be able to have a lasting effect on the future,” he says.

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UVM Social Work students Shaya Ginsberg (left) and Diana Allos (right), recipients of the 2017-2018 Lara Sobel Memorial Scholarship award from NASW-VT.

UVM Students Receive NASW-VT Scholarship Awards

Two UVM seniors – Diana Allos ('18) and Shaya Ginsberg ('18) – are recipients of the Lara Sobel Memorial Scholarship award given by the Vermont Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-VT).

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