Common Voice Spring/Summer 2015

Common Voice: The Food Issue

Common Voice, our magazine for alumni and friends of Sterling College, is at the printer right now, and we couldn’t be more excited. This is our second theme issue and…

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All College Meeting 2017

Sterling College – Something Remarkably Un-common

Welcome and I am delighted that we can gather here today to commence on a year long journey that leads us to celebrate this, the 60th year of Sterling. Among…

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Rural Vermont

Finding & Using the Voice of an Advocate

On a late March morning, my Food Policy class ventured to the Statehouse in Montpelier for Rural Vermont’s Small Farm Action Day.  Throughout the semester we have been discussing a…

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Stone wall behind Brown Library

From the President

It is my habit to walk to work each morning on the grass path behind the hedges that leads toward Mager Hall. This trip takes me along a section of…

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Past and future leaders of Sterling College

Curricula in the Time of Climate Change

In the Fall 2016 issue of Common Voice, former presidents of Sterling talked about their philosophies of environmental stewardship education. Here, former President Will Wootton talks in greater detail about the unique…

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Sterling Curriculum and Environmental Stewardship

In the Fall 2016 issue of Common Voice, former presidents of Sterling talked about their philosophies of environmental stewardship education. Here, Distinguished Professor Ned Houston talks in greater detail about…

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mandala

Fovete Stirpes—Historical and Philosophical Connections to Sterling College

In the Fall 2016 issue of Common Voice, former presidents of Sterling talked about their philosophies of environmental stewardship education. Here, President Emeritus John “Jed” Williamson talks in greater detail about…

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Brandon Bless

Brandon Bless, Visiting Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture

Brandon Bless has a deep connection with Sterling College, even though his role as Visiting Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture is new. He was an adjunct faculty from 2013 to 2015….

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Grassroots

The Grassroots Project in Vermont

In an office on the second floor of Dunbar Hall is a display of Sterling posters through the years. In one, a group of young people are walking up a…

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Rian Fried Center

The Rian Fried Center Team

The Rian Fried Center for Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems is one of the finest farm facilities at any small college in the United States. The RFC wouldn’t be where…

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Sterling College Alumni

Alumni

Sterling Alumni Sterling’s alumni population is a diverse group of students that includes graduates of Sterling School, Sterling Institute, and Sterling College. This remarkable group of people shares more in…

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hand drawn bird

Michael Tessler ’09 Reflects

Michael Tessler ’09 taught a course over the summer at Sterling College on spore-bearing plants and mosses (Common Voice, Spring-Summer ’13). Here he recounts his experience. Over the course of…

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