Note: This article originally appeared in Inside Higher Ed. The recent news cycle has been consumed by the college admission scandal. Ultrawealthy parents spent millions to cheat the system and get their children into places like Georgetown University, the University of … [Read more...] about The Admission Cheating Scam: What’s Next? We should trade outrage and disgust for promise and opportunity, argues Rick Dalton.
Click here to listen. How do you create a diverse student body in a state like Vermont? For some schools, it's by recruiting students from out-of-state. We're looking at ways Vermont colleges and universities recruit for diversity and how they support students … [Read more...] about CFES Featured on Vermont Public Radio For Helping Diversify UVM
An Essex organization that has helped more than 100,000 young people attend college since its inception in 1991 stands to build appreciably on that number after receiving an $11.6 million GEAR UP grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will target seven area … [Read more...] about $11.6 Million Grant Awarded to Essex Organization to Help Disadvantaged Students Go to College (THE SUN)
Our series, Getting to Know Your Neighbors, continues on Thursday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. with Karen Judge Dalton and Rick Dalton. Their talk will be followed by Q&A. This event is a fund raiser for the library with a suggested donation of $5.00 (children free). This … [Read more...] about Getting to Know Your Neighbors Series Continues at the Library on Thursday, October 4
Mark your calendars! The Belden Noble Memorial Library's new series, Getting to Know Your Neighbors, begins soon. From May through December, you will have opportunities to meet and get to know several of your neighbors at the library. Some are well known beyond Essex, others … [Read more...] about Getting to Know Your Neighbors Series Begins in May