Open House is an opportunity for you to learn about the value of a Sterling College education, while hearing about our unique approach to Environmental Stewardship.
Mark your calendars for Saturday February 18, 2017
Welcoming Remarks by President Matthew Derr about Sterling College’s Mission of Environmental Stewardship
Tour of Residence Hall
Sustainable Agriculture presentation with Rick Thomas
Sustainable Food Systems with Nicole Civita and Allison Van Akkeren
Environmental Humanities with Carol Dickson
Outdoor Education with Anne Morse
Global Field Studies with David Gilligan
Ecology with Laura Spence
Bill McKibben, climate activist, author, and honorary Sterling College alumnus, will deliver a keynote speech on the importance of environmental stewardship in the current political climate, and will cut the ribbon on Sterling College’s new solar energy array
Group Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Equipment rentals are available.
Click here to download a copy of the day’s program!
Whether you’re a high school student creating your college list, a student at another college who is thinking of transferring to Sterling, a parent of a prospective student, a sibling, or a friend, you are welcome at Open House, and we can’t wait to meet you.
Our Open House coincides with a holiday weekend in Northern Vermont, so make plans to visit, and reserve your lodging as soon as possible, as it is a very popular time to come to Vermont. Prospective students who are at least 17 years old can request to stay overnight in a Sterling College residence hall.
Save your receipts for travel expenses! We reimburse up to $500 in travel expenses for students who enroll after visiting.