Johnson State College in the News, 2009-2010

Below you can read summaries of news stories related to JSC. Links to the stories are provided when available.

5.16.10 "Johnson State College Graduates" The Free Press lists the names of graduates from JSC.

5.15.10 "Against All Odds, New Law Advances Abenaki Recognition" JSC Professor Fred Wiseman and fellow Abenaki discuss the signing of a state bill which sets the criteria for state recognition of the tribe.

4.28.10 "Break Away at JSC" The college's alternative break service program is featured on this week's "Stuck in Vermont" video series.

4.27.10 "Vermont Wildlife Advocate Honored" JSC Alumni & Development Director Sally Laughlin is awarded the first Zetterstrom Environmental Award.

4.7.10 "Nerve Center for Two Leagues in Unlikely Rural Vermont Setting" The JSC men's golf program gets mentioned as part of the growing national athletics conference presence in Vermont.


3.14.10 "Colleges Work to Keep the Droputs In" The Free Press looks at local efforts to increase the number of college graduates.

2.5.10 "Lawmakers Weigh Human Trafficking Bill" JSC senior Courtney Gabaree testifies before VT lawmakers in favor of an anti-human-trafficking bill.

1.25.10 "JSC Offers Intro to Lamoille Archaeology" The News & Citizen covers Corbett Torrence's local archaeology class.

11.27.09 "VT Edition: PoJazz" VPR's Steve Zind talks with JSC professor and PoJazzer Tony Whedon about this ongoing collaboration of poets and musicians.

11.16.09 "JSC Changes Academic  Focus" WCAX highlights the Environmental & Health Sciences Department's department-wide watershed research project.

11.11.09 "Minority Rule" JSC alumna Jeanine Bunzigiye is one of the emerging leaders discussed.

10.21.09 "Philharmonic Opens Grandly With Opera" The JSC Chorus performs with the Vermont Philharmonic at the season opener to great reviews.

10.15.09 "College Newspapers and Student Journalism" Vermont Edition host Jane Lindholm talks to Basement Medicine editor Hilary Hayward and other VT student newspaper editors.

10.9.09 "VT Philharmonic Begins With Bel Canto" JSC students will perform with the Vermont Philharmonic at upcoming performances in Barre and St. Johnsbury.

10.7.09 "Clark Derbes Lines Up Unique Public Art Projects" Artist Clark Derbes' recent collaboration with JSC art students is highlighted in Seven Days.

9.23.09 "My Turn: Perspective Needed in Health Debate" JSC student Aran Halvorsen offers his take on the national health care debate.

8.25.09 JSC alum Rich Westman moves from the Legislature to being State Tax Commissioner, after 25 years of representing Cambridge in state government.

8.14.09 "Ag Secretary Vilsack Appoints Jim Monahan Deputy Administrator of Commodity Operations" JSC Alumnus Jim Monahan Appointed to US Department of Agriculture position

7.6.09 "Rock Art Brews Success in Morrisville" Alums Matt and Renee Nadeau discuss the genesis and success of their Rock Art brewery.

7.2.09 "Nought 101: Report Gives Boost to Online Education" JSC President Barbara Murphy discusses the role of online education in the External Degree Program in relation to a new study about the effectiveness of online learning.

7.2.09 "Vermont's Contribution" JSC Professor Bill Doyle considers Vermont's role in the U.S. fight for independence from Britain.

6.29.09 "Stories From the Lake: Appreciation" Professor Fred Wiseman adds his insight into the Abenaki view of the lake at the time of Champlain.

6.22.09 "Stories From The Lake: Commerce" Professor Fred Wiseman adds his expertise to a conversation about commerce around Lake Champlain and the role of the Abenakis in commercial exchange.

6.18.09 "Local Food Shelves Desperate" JSC Experiential Learning Director Ellen Hill offers some insight into shortages at Vermont food shelves since the onset of the recession.

6.18.09 "Students Unearth History in Cambridge" More on JSC's summer archaeology class and the discoveries students are making at the dig site.

6.17.09 "Students Dig Up the Past" Students in a JSC summer archaeology class are digging for and discovering Native American artifacts in a field in Cambridge, VT and learning how they lived.

6.8.09 "Professor Studies Baby Laughter" JSC Professor Gina Mireault's "Laughing Babies" research project, studying the development of humor in infants, was featured on VPR.

6.1.09 "Stories from the Lake" JSC Professor Fred Wiseman discusses Samuel de Champlain's first views of Lake Champlain and a fateful battle with natives in the area.