Interim President David Bergh has a strong message for graduating senior high school athletes: come to Vermont State University and continue playing the sport or sports you love.

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Max the Cat

Max the Cat walks along a wall on the Vermont State University Castleton Campus.

This past weekend, Max the Cat, received an honorary degree as a “Doctor in Litter-ature” from Vermont State University.

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The Vermont Arts Council Spotlight Gallery is hosting a virtual exhibit of films from March 1-April 30 created by students in the Cinema & Production concentration within VTSU’s B.A. in Communications program; a virtual artist talk will be held March 8, 5-6 p.m.

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“On behalf of Vermont State University (VTSU), we are delighted to congratulate our partners at GlobalFoundries (GF), who recently received $1.5 billion in planned direct funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce as part of the U.S. CHIPS and Science Act. This investment will help GF to expand and create new manufacturing capacity at their Essex Junction, Vermont facility to increase their capabilities to securely produce more essential chips for automotive, internet, aerospace, defense and other vital markets in Vermont. The funding will also enable GF to update its Vermont facility.”

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Vermont State University will begin to offer free tuition this fall for Vermonters with an adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less. 

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A nursing simulation lab at Vermont State University.

Ready for some good news about nursing in Vermont? I bet you are. I know—reports haven’t always focused on the good news. As recently as last year, news reports focused on nurses retiring, how we don’t have personnel or facilities to educate new nurses, the high cost of education and how all these factors plus burnout resulted in a shortage of nurses in Vermont and across the country.

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A woman with a headset microphone holder a giant video camera on her shoulder.

Shelly Holt Allen ’81 has documented many significant events in the state during her nearly 42 years as a videographer with WCAX. She’s covered crime scenes, weather events, press conferences, judges being sworn in, governors signing new laws, and features of all kinds, working long days, nights, weekends, early mornings, and many holidays to cover the stories that impact Vermonters.

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A close-up of a patch on a blue uniform that says Vermont State University Nursing.

The Vermont State University (VTSU) recently announced the percentages of its graduates who passed their National Council Licensure Examinations (NCLEX®) on the first attempt. Aspiring nurses must pass the applicable exam to earn licensure and legally practice nursing in the United States.

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A group of people standing against a Vermont State University backdrop.

With the start of Vermont’s 2023-24 academic year just around the corner, leaders from UVM Health Network, Vermont State University and Community College of Vermont (CCV) on Wednesday welcomed more than a dozen students who will enter the University’s revitalized Respiratory Therapy Training program this year.

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Four mascots stand side-by-side. A knight, badger, hornet, and spartan.

Vermont State University (VTSU) marked its official launch today as the culmination of more than three years of transformation work by Vermont State College System (VSC) leaders, Governor Scott and lawmakers. Bringing together the best of Castleton University, Northern Vermont University, and Vermont Technical College, the unification will enhance education offerings, including online degree and training programs, for students across Vermont. It will also stabilize the system’s finances into the future.

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Associate Professor of Mathematics Greg Petrics joins the conversation in this short clip about artificial intelligence.

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Interim President Mike Smith spoke with Darren Perron about the transition to Vermont State University, strategies for saving money, and what makes Vermont State distinct. See clips of the interview […]

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Over the next five years, Vermont State University will receive $6.3 million in funding from the 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The University will use the funding to expand its nursing […]

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Tacitly, a Rutland-based entrepreneurial venture, is partnering with Castleton nursing students to beta test some of its new virtual reality technology. Students get to learn about nursing procedures while helping […]

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Vermont State University will receive $6.3 million over the next five years to expand its nursing program by 250 seats and help address the critical need for healthcare workers in […]

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