Sterling is a completely environmentally-focused college, using farms, forests, rivers, and wetlands as our classrooms. With a small student body of less than 125 students and in the rural, northeast corner of Vermont, we are able to foster a tight-knit community that prides itself on sustainable and socially responsible living. At Sterling, we provide you the opportunity to roll your sleeves up and learn in a very hands-on, experiential way. We believe that environmental stewardship is no solution for system-level challenges like climate change and invite great thinkers to join us and challenge the status quo.  Visit us at: to learn how you can be a changemaker.

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Post-Election & Post-Pandemic What is next for Higher Education?

Higher education in the United States is reeling from both the effects of a prolonged period of erosion in public confidence in the contribution colleges and universities make to the…

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Southwest Semester report from Big Bend

“Big Bend is a place where the rainbows wait for rain, the river is kept in a stone box, and the mountains run away at night to play with other…

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New Faces on Campus: Executive Chef and Assistant to the President

Sterling College welcomed two new staff members over the summer. Simeon Bittman is our new Executive Chef. Simeon comes to Sterling with an Associate’s degree from the Culinary Institute of…

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