UVM Student Testifies for Legislation on Youth and Tobacco Use

For his Public Communication Capstone Project, PCOM Senior Marcus Aloisi partnered with the Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community to help launch their tobacco prevention campaign, BHS Elevate, at Burlington High School. The capstone project, led by Community Development and Applied Economics Lecturer Ben Dangl, gives public communication students the opportunity to work with nonprofit and municipal community partners, to develop professional level communications strategies and materials. Aloisi, along with Chantal Finley, also a PCOM student, conducted interviews with high school and UVM students to create a sense of understanding between high school and college age tobacco use. Continue reading “UVM Student Testifies for Legislation on Youth and Tobacco Use”

CALS New Hires-January 2024

Carly Bass, Grazing Technician, Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Carly BassCarly Bass is the new grazing specialist within the Champlain Valley Crop, Soil, and Pasture Team and the Center for Sustainable Agriculture. She is based at the UVM Extension Middlebury office, and will provide technical assistance, outreach, and education to farmers in Addison County and southward into Southern Vermont.

Bass has always been passionate about animals but did not get a lot of exposure to agriculture growing up in the Maryland suburbs of D.C. She began horseback riding at an early age as a way to interact with animals every day. Continue reading “CALS New Hires-January 2024”