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  • Sterling College reinforced my love of hard labor and taught me to see the world with an ecologist’s eye and a naturalist’s heart.”

    color photo of man casting a fishing pole on a beautiful summer day

    Ben Matthews ’09

    B.A. Ecology. Matthew is a fish biologist for Trout Unlimited, a cold-water fisheries conservation organization.

  • “At Sterling, there’s a real history of being able to see where you’ve been, where you are now, and where you’re going. Sterling is a really experiential place. Here, you can get a feel for the kind of world you want to live in, and what kind of world we can create.”

    Brighde Moffat ’15

    Brighde Moffat ’15

    Cultural Geography self-designed major

  • “A feeling that almost brings tears to my eyes is when we were crossing the Common and everyone was there cheering us on and welcoming us home. That sense of community and love is why I am happy to be at Sterling. That feeling is what brings me hope and happiness and I hope to carry that motivation with me for the rest of my time at Sterling and with my future life expeditions.”

    Sterling College Sustainable Food Systems Gallery

    Sophie Shillue ’18

    Expedition, Core Curriculum, Community

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Craftsbury Academy Joins Sterling College on the Challenge Course

The Challenge Course II class put the “education” in “outdoor education” this week. Recently, we hosted 18 Craftsbury Academy fifth- and sixth-graders on our low challenge course, and Sterling College…

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Expedition 2014

2014 was the fiftieth anniversary of Expedition, the four-day, three-night camping trip that is the capstone of the Bounder I class. This year, President Matthew Derr joined 24 entering students…

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The Importance of Storytelling

Storytelling is a vehicle for change. Truths and lessons are shared through stories. The significance of storytelling has become apparent in my life since the course. Communication with others is…

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