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2018 Vermont EPSCoR All Hands Meeting

VT EPSCoR held a successful kick off to Year 3 with an exciting All Hands Meeting on June 12, 2018 at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, VT. Over 80 participants attended including the new 2018 Undergraduate interns, graduate students, post-doctoral associates, and members from the VT EPSCoR External Advisory Committee.

Dr. Sean Kennan, NSF Program Director, provided opening remarks with Dr. Arne Bomblies, VT State EPSCoR Director. Science Leaders from each BREE research group provided an overview of the work, progress on the research and expectations for the upcoming year.

Representatives from VT PBS, including Holly Groschner, President, and Heather Duhamel, Education Consultant, spoke to the group shortly after lunch and provided an overview of VPTs online curriculum for the VT EPSCoR sponsored, Emmy award winning "Saving our Waters" program.

Patrick Clemins, Manager, Cyberinfrastructure and Partnerships for VT EPSCoR, provided a data management overview. Veronica Sosa-Gonzalez, Director for Workforce Development and Diversity (VT EPSCoR CWDD) at Saint Michael’s College provided an update on the exciting workforce development and training efforts over the past year and what to expect in the coming year.

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