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Norwich promotes Kathleen Murphy-Moriarty to VP of Communications

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 3:22pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Norwich University President Richard W. Schneider announced the promotion of Kathleen Murphy-Moriarty to Vice President of Communications beginning Jan. 1, 2018. Murphy-Moriarty has led Norwich University’s Office of Communications since August 2013, when she was hired as Director of Communications and Marketing. She had previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for the State of Vermont.

Personal Income Tax strong as revenues remain positive

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 1:41pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Personal Income Tax revenues for last month surged and are running ahead of projections. General Fund revenues collected for the month of December totaled $139.62 million, $8.19 million above the consensus cash flow expectation for the month. The monthly consensus cash flow targets were established by the Emergency Board on July 21, 2017 and reflect the General Fund receipts estimated to be collected each month. December marks the sixth month and the halfway point of fiscal year 2018.

VBSR welcomes Paul Frank + Collins as newest Champion Member

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 1:15pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) Board of Directors has announced that Paul Frank + Collins has become VBSR’s newest Champion Member.

“We are very pleased to welcome Paul Frank + Collins to this special level of membership,” said VBSR executive director Jane Campbell. “Given their leadership in some of our workshops on employment issues and their work in renewable energy, having them involved at the Champion level is very appropriate.”

Burlington named a top 100 Best Place to Live

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 1:06pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Burlington has been named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live 2018 by Livability.com, outpacing more than 2,100 cities (with populations between 20,000 and 350,000) in this data-driven ranking. Ann Arbor, MI, home to the University of Michigan, was ranked Number One. Burlington ranked 24th. As with Burlington and UVM, many of the top cities were university towns.

Sanders to join 350.org in launch of Fossil Free US campaign

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:30pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Senator Bernie Sanders will join prominent climate activists to kick off a new campaign to take on the Trump Administration and the fossil fuel industry on January 31st. The event, Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance, launches Fossil Free US, a campaign led by 350.org, calling for an immediate halt to all fossil fuel projects and a fast and just transition to 100 percent renewable energy for all. 

Vail off to sluggish season as snow fall at historic lows out West

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:09am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Stowe and Whistler are doing their parts, but historically low snow fall in the western United States has resulted in disappointing results, both in skier days but even more so in associated retail sales. Vail Resorts, Inc (NYSE: MTN) has reported certain ski season metrics for the comparative periods from the beginning of the ski season through January 7, 2018, and for the prior year period through January 8, 2017.

Castleton University Hosts Job, Internship and Graduate School Fair, March 20

Annual event showcases employment and education opportunities.

CASTLETON, Vt. – The Castleton University Career Services Office will host the annual spring Job, Internship and Graduate School Fair on Tuesday, March 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Spartan Athletic Complex, co-sponsored by Castleton Career Services and the Vermont Department of Labor.

A variety of companies and graduate school representatives will be in attendance, as well as information on internship and summer employment opportunities.

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