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Aug 12, 2014, 13:00 ET

Green Mountain College Earns Top Environmental Rankings from Sierra Magazine, Princeton Review

 Green Mountain College continues to attract nationwide attention as one of the top colleges in the country for environmental programming and...

Jul 24, 2014, 13:00 ET

Green Mountain College Enacts Bottled Water Ban

On August 15, Green Mountain College will ban the sale of bottled water on its Poultney campus. Like many campus sustainability initiatives,...

Jun 17, 2014, 15:30 ET

Green Mountain College Introduces Online Graduate Program Aimed at Building Resilient, Sustainable Communities

Green Mountain College announced today that it will offer the nation's first online Master of Science degree in Resilient and Sustainable...

May 20, 2014, 14:00 ET

GMC Commencement Features First Graduates in Sustainable Food Systems

Green Mountain College further advanced its reputation as a sustainability pioneer in higher education by graduating the nation's first cohort of...

Dec 12, 2013, 12:58 ET

Green Mountain College Announces New Affordability Initiatives

Green Mountain College has a strong historic commitment to make undergraduate education flexible and affordable for Vermonters. Two years ago,...

Oct 18, 2013, 13:07 ET

Green Mountain College Receives $2 Million Department of Education Grant

Green Mountain College announced today that it was one of 33 institutions nationally, and one of only four in New England, to receive a five-year,...

Aug 15, 2013, 09:34 ET

Green Mountain College Sixth in Nation in Sierra's "Coolest Schools" Rankings


  Sierra magazine has placed Green Mountain College among the top schools in the country for environmental programming and...

Jun 10, 2013, 11:30 ET

GMC Receives $293,500 grant from the Davis Educational Foundation

National studies show that only about 40% of students complete an undergraduate degree within four years, a major factor to student loan debt....

Apr 16, 2013, 14:30 ET

GMC Earns Perfect Environmental Rating in Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges

Green Mountain College continues to earn accolades as one of the greenest colleges in the country. GMC received a perfect "99" green rating in the...

Jan 28, 2013, 14:00 ET

Green Mountain College Launches Vermont Summer Academy

While summer is a time for students to take a break from the academic rigors of the school year, it also offers a window of time to explore their...

Dec 06, 2012, 14:00 ET

Green Mountain College Releases Strategic Plan: Sustainability 2020

Most long-range plans developed by educational institutions center on brick and mortar projects, new curricular initiatives and fundraising goals....

Aug 22, 2012, 11:00 ET

Green Mountain College Named to Princeton Review's Green Honor Roll in Best 377 Colleges Publication

 Green Mountain College is seeing an increase in new student enrollment this fall. GMC President Paul J. Fonteyn believes he knows why. "We...

Mar 15, 2012, 10:20 ET

Green Mountain College to Adopt Casella Waste System's Zero-Sort® Recycling Program and Power of Three™ Closed Loop Recycling System

 Green Mountain College, located in Poultney, Vermont, reaffirmed its commitment to being a leader in sustainability by joining Casella Waste...

Mar 06, 2012, 10:58 ET

Green Mountain College Launches New Major in Eco-Design

 Over the past three years, Green Mountain College students and faculty have explored the potential of renewable energy systems and ecological...

Feb 06, 2012, 10:22 ET

Scholar in Residence Fred Kirschenmann Speaks at Green Mountain College

 At heart, Fred Kirschenmann is a farmer—he still runs a 2600-acre family farm in North Dakota. Ever since the 1970s, when he converted...

Oct 18, 2011, 18:17 ET

Green Mountain College Announces Affordability Plan

Green Mountain College announced today that it is enhancing its current commitment to assisting families paying for a GMC education by mounting an...

Aug 17, 2011, 17:46 ET

Green Mountain College Second in Nation in Sierra's "Coolest Schools" Rankings

For the second year in a row, Sierra magazine has placed Green Mountain College among the top schools in the country for environmental programming...

Jun 27, 2011, 14:19 ET

Green Mountain College Receives Climate Leadership Award

Green Mountain College received the Second Nature Climate Leadership Award June 23 at the fifth annual Climate Leadership Summit of the American...

May 14, 2011, 13:15 ET

Green Mountain Graduates 186 Students; College President Declares Climate Neutrality

Green Mountain College President Paul Fonteyn announced today at the school's 174th commencement ceremony that the 700-student Vermont liberal arts...

Apr 27, 2011, 12:30 ET

Green Mountain College Announces Master's in Sustainable Food Systems

Green Mountain College announced today that it will offer a distance-learning master's degree in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS), which builds on...