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Life at Sterling in COVID-19

Sterling College is embracing the attributes that make it unique—small enrollment, rural location, field programs, and professional studies opportunities—and welcoming students back to campus for the Fall Semester under a creative, multifaceted plan that values both the health and welfare of its students and the integrity and quality of the Sterling experience.  We are committed to offering an authentic Sterling experience, even in the time of social distancing.  Read through how we’re addressing new challenges with bold solutions that benefit our whole community.

 

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Sterling is unlike any other school in the nation.  We breathe fresh mountain air on our rural Vermont campus.  We work with our hands and harvest materials from the land.  We eat every meal in community. 

See for yourself that it’s possible to learn in a place where you can live your values. Schedule a Virtual Tour today to watch our draft horses at work, tour our forest, greenhouses, classrooms, woodshop, and award-winning kitchen. 

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New Resources for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work

Recognizing that here in Craftsbury, in this nation, and around the world, people are mobilizing to make personal commitments to address long standing injustice and to work to build more…

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Sterling College Announces the Election of Officers

Sterling College Announces the Election of Officers Six members of the Sterling College Board of Trustees have been elected to serve as officers. Peter Chehayl, MBA, CPA; Chair. An alumni…

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Heidi Myers Appointed Associate Dean of Marketing & Communications

Heidi Myers Appointed Associate Dean of Marketing & Communications Vermont native Heidi Myers has joined the staff of Sterling College to fill the newly created position of Associate Dean for…

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Sterling Farm Creates Food Hub to Help Small Growers and Reduce Food Insecurity

STERLING FARM CREATES FOOD HUB TO HELP SMALL GROWERS AND REDUCE FOOD INSECURITY SNAP Benefits for CSA, Food From Micro-Local Producers, and Seed Library  Throughout the pandemic, the Rian Fried…

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  • Sterling Alumni

    90%

    meeting career goals

    Sterling provides the education and experience that prepares our graduates to lead productive lives as environmental stewards. Read More

  • Faculty:Student

    6:1

    Ratio

    You will not be a number at Sterling college. Read More

  • Campus Kitchen

    No. 1

    in the Nation

    Nationwide initiative named Sterling College as having the nation’s top local, sustainable, humane, and fair-trade collegiate food system. Read More

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Dawnland Garden & Black River Seed Library

In partnership with the non-profit organization Abenaki Helping Abenaki and the Seeds of Renewal Project, the Rian Fried Center established in 2018 a heritage garden on the Sterling College campus….

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What Can You Do with an Ecology Degree?

Ecology is a branch of biology which involves the study of organisms and their interaction with the environment.  That “organism” could be a tiny plant or a large mammal; that…

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Alumni Spotlight: Brittany Benedetti ’12

Education: Outdoor Education (Sterling College), Elementary Education M.A.T. (Rhode Island College) and Certificate in Herbal Foundations (Farmacy Herbs, Providence, RI) Current hometown: Hopkinton, Rhode Island Employment: Title I Services for…

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