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Nov 29, 2017, 11:17 ET Choosing a College? Care about Sustainability? Concerned about Affordability? At Green Mountain College, You Can Afford to Make a Difference

It's that time of year when prospective college students are researching and applying for college admission. Students are eager to find the right...


Sep 18, 2017, 10:05 ET Free Education to Save the World: Green Mountain College Opens Four-Year "First in Sustainability" Scholarship Award

Today's urgent environmental, social and economic challenges require people who have the knowledge and the skills to innovate and implement new...


Aug 22, 2017, 15:12 ET College of the Atlantic, Green Mountain College, and Sterling College Take Top Three Spots on Sierra's "Cool Schools" List

A new ranking of environmentally-focused colleges reveals that New England is home to the greenest colleges in the nation. College of the...


Jul 05, 2017, 08:56 ET Changing Colleges? Green Mountain College's Tips for a Terrific Transfer

Choosing where to attend college is a life-changing decision, one that the majority of students (and their parents) research diligently. For many,...


Feb 06, 2017, 12:32 ET Green Mountain College $200,000 First in Sustainability Scholarship Essay Deadline Is February 15, 2017

Green Mountain College, the nation's number-one college for sustainability-based education, reminds high school seniors that the essay deadline for...


Jan 09, 2017, 12:32 ET Green Mountain College Announces $200,000 Scholarship Award to Help a Student Pursue Sustainable Education

Attention, high school seniors: The most pressing challenges of our time await your innovative solutions. Green Mountain College, the nation's...


Nov 15, 2016, 12:43 ET Green Mountain College is Named Number-One College for Sustainability, Recognized for Top Curriculum

Honored more than any other college as the leader in sustainability education, Green Mountain College of Poultney, Vermont today announced that the...


May 11, 2016, 16:00 ET Green Mountain College and Audubon International Announce New Sustainability Partnership

 Green Mountain College and Audubon International—two organizations at the forefront of advancing sustainability—have announced a...


Apr 20, 2016, 13:15 ET Robert W. Allen Named President of Green Mountain College

Robert (Bob) W. Allen, President and CEO of The Windham Foundation of Grafton, Vermont, and an experienced leader of academic and business...


Oct 14, 2015, 13:07 ET Green Mountain College Tops 2015 Performance Lists in Sustainability

Green Mountain College has been recognized as a national sustainability leader in the 2015 Sustainable Campus Index released yesterday...


Apr 16, 2015, 17:17 ET Green Mountain College Takes #2 Spot on New List of "Top 50 Green Colleges"

Many colleges observe Earth Day, scheduled for next week on Wednesday, April 22. "Green Mountain College traditionally celebrates Earth Week," said...


Feb 17, 2015, 18:20 ET Bill McKibben Speaks on Keystone, Vermont Winters at Green Mountain College Talk

 Vermont author and activist Bill McKibben spoke last night in Green Mountain College's Ackley Auditorium, touching on the proposed Keystone XL...


Nov 11, 2014, 11:30 ET Green Mountain College Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements

Green Mountain College has earned a STARS "gold" rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement...


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,...


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...