Blog Archive: About VSAC

Student Photos from VSAC
The VSAC team wants to say a special “thank you” to all of the students who have participated in our VSAC Student Spotlight profile series over the last year. We truly appreciate your taking the time -- and having the courage -- to share your stories with the world. And in the spirit of Thanksgiving
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Kingdom Careers Kickoff session at NVU
On a bright Tuesday morning in early October, more than 400 middle school students descended on the Northern Vermont University (NVU) Lyndon campus for VSAC’s Kingdom Career Connect. Outside in the parking lot, one group tested out the levers in a plow truck, while others tried their hand at
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children's faces
September is National College Savings Month, highlighting the importance saving now to prepare for future education opportunities for your children (and grandkids). Whether your loved one is an infant or just starting school, or a preteen or teen heading into a new grade — or even already in high
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Brent Chitambar
You’ll usually find Brent Chitambar underneath a well-worn Carhartt cap. The soft-spoken 14-year-old has spent a lot of his childhood on his grandfather’s dairy farm in Newport Center, and farming has always been the only thing Brent has ever wanted to do when he grows up. In these respects, Brent
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Two Vermont students walking on campus
Students heading to college or training in the fall may have a month before they arrive on campus, but there’s one “to do” that is just ahead: Paying the fall semester tuition bill. For many students (and parents), that deadline can seem overwhelming, especially if you’ll need a student loan to
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Graduation collage
VSAC has profiled nearly two dozen traditional and adult students over the 2021–22 academic year, and 10 of them are among the graduating Class of 2022 — some from high school, some from college. In this week’s spotlight, we wanted to give a final shout-out to those 2022 graduates and their exciting
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Yack Stack
With many parents working multiple jobs, and many children rushing from school to sports practice – and sometimes, between two separate family homes – right around the dinner hour, it’s no surprise that only about 30 percent of families eat a meal together on a regular basis. But when families don’t
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Thankful
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the VSAC team wants to say a special “thank you” to all the students who have participated in our VSAC Student Spotlight profile series over the last two years. We truly appreciate your taking the time -- and having the courage -- to share your stories with the world
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