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Champlain College’s first master’s graduates

Thu, 05/06/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

A program that marks a milestone for Champlain College—-as its first master’s level offering—-is celebrating its first graduates.
Master’s hoods were presented at a ceremony in the College’s historic Morgan Room on May 7 to four master’s graduates. These professionals are the first to graduate of the 50 adults currently enrolled in the Master of Science in Managing Innovation and Information Technology (MIIT) program, a business-and-technology program which began in the fall of 2002 and is delivered completely online.

Classes Helps Child Care Providers Get into and Stay in the Business

Mon, 05/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Micro Business Development Program is offering a free
8 week course for people interested in starting a childcare business or
expanding their existing business. The course begins on Wednesday, May
17, 2004, at 6:30 pm at our office in The Maltex Building, 431 Pine
Street, Burlington, VT.
Childcare has proved a pivotal industry in Vermont over the last two
decades by providing a substantial income for households where both
parents want to work. Many providers go into the field because of their

Launch of New Design Firm

Mon, 05/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Catherine McIntyre and Terri Parent, formerly of PDI Creative Communication in Burlington, recently launched Stride Creative Group, a full-service creative partnership specializing in print design, web design and advertising. The two have capitalized on their 5-year working relationship to support the marketing efforts of Vermont-based businesses and non-profit organizations.

Catherine Kronk, Liam Murphy and Brian Sullivan Form New Law Firm

Sun, 05/02/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Catherine Kronk, Liam Murphy and Brian Sullivan are very pleased to announce the formation of the law firm of Murphy Sullivan Kronk. Located in the historic Peck House in downtown Burlington, MSK will focus its practice on transactions, permitting and litigation in the fields of real estate, land development and commercial law. Jeremy Farkas and Jamie Ha-O’Brien have joined us as associates practicing in the areas of commercial real estate transactions, telecommunications law and litigation.

International businesswoman to address Champlain College graduates

Sun, 04/25/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

April Cornell, co-owner of Cornell Trading in Williston, Vt., will address Champlain College graduates at this year’s Commencement ceremony on May 8. April’s name graces the storefronts of more than 80 clothing and home furnishing boutiques in America, while more than 30 of her stores in Canada bear the name “La Cache.”

CCV Offers Online Summer Course Options

Thu, 04/22/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Reflecting the growing demand for classes that can be completed from a
personal computer anytime or anywhere, the Community College of Vermont is
offering over 120 credit-bearing courses during its summer 2004 session.
Registration for online courses offered during the summer session is held
from April 26 to May 14.
For Vermont college students looking to get a head start on the upcoming
fall semester or looking to complete a degree requirement while away from
their home university for the summer, CCV's online courses provide an

Chittenden Reports Earnings; Increases Quarterly Dividend

Wed, 04/21/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Chittenden Corporation
(NYSE: CHZ) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Paul A. Perrault,
announced earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2004 of $17.5 million
or $0.47 per diluted share, compared to $16.6 million or $0.49 a year ago.
Chittenden also announced a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.22
per share. The dividend will be paid on May 14, 2004, to shareholders of
record on April 30, 2004.
In making the announcement, Perrault said, "By and large, most core

Former Chronicle of Philanthropy Publisher and KeyCorp Executive Join Third Sector Systems Board of Directors

Sun, 04/18/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Third Sector Systems, a provider of organization-wide software solutions for nonprofits announced today that John Crowl, the former Publisher of the Chronicle of Philanthropy and Louis Raffis, Senior Vice President in the Corporate Treasury Group at KeyCorp have joined its Board of Directors.
Crowl said “I’ve been impressed with Third Sector’s integrated software, which solves a longstanding coordination problem that has plagued non-profit organizations. But I have been equally impressed by the company’s management, its vision, and especially its prospects for the future.”