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The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/22: VMA class to produce gun violence prevention videos, Pelton visits Marlboro

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/22: VMA class to produce gun violence prevention videos, Pelton visits Marlboro

November 22, 2019

Listen to "The Berkeley Beacon News Hour on WECB 11/22: VMA class to produce gun violence prevention videos, Pelton visits Marlboro" on Spreaker. Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour—a morning radio program dedicated to discussing both campus and city news with a splic...

Marlboro students request financial support for transfer application fees

Marlboro students request financial support for transfer application fees

By Tomas Gonzalez, Deputy News Enterprise Edito

November 21, 2019

MARLBORO, Vt.—The Marlboro College community pushed to allocate $1,000 from a campus fund to support students applying to transfer to other colleges at Town Meeting on Wednesday. The community discussed students’ desire to use the Washer/Dryer fund, a sum of money set aside primarily for impr...

Pelton addresses student concerns in Marlboro campus visit

Pelton addresses student concerns in Marlboro campus visit

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

November 21, 2019

MARLBORO, Vt.—President M. Lee Pelton spoke about the future of Marlboro College’s campus and the cultural similarities between the two institutions Wednesday during his visit to the Vermont campus. Pelton was accompanied by Provost Michaele Whelan, Dean of the Institute for Liberal Arts Amy An...

Pelton arrives on Marlboro campus

Pelton arrives on Marlboro campus

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

November 20, 2019

This is an ongoing story. Check back later for updates Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton arrived on the Marlboro College campus Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. for his first visit since the Boston institution announced the acquisition of the small liberal arts school in Vermont. Pelton was accomp...

Emerson College president to visit Marlboro campus Wednesday

Emerson College president to visit Marlboro campus Wednesday

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

November 19, 2019

BOSTON—Emerson College President M. Lee Pelton plans to visit Marlboro College Wednesday, his first trip to the campus since the Boston institution announced plans to acquire the small liberal arts school in Vermont. Pelton is slated to arrive at Marlboro around 11:30 a.m., according to an email to ...

Emerson official expects Marlboro endowment to pay incoming faculty

Emerson official expects Marlboro endowment to pay incoming faculty

By Stephanie Purifoy, Managing Editor: Digital

November 19, 2019

While most details surrounding Emerson College's acquisition of Marlboro College remain unknown, an administration official said they expect part of the Vermont institution's $30 million endowment to go toward paying and providing benefits for the faculty transitioning into the Institute for Liberal ...

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/15: Latest on the Marlboro College merger

The Berkeley Beacon News Hour 11/15: Latest on the Marlboro College merger

By Kyle Bray, Managing Editor: Visual and Design

November 15, 2019

Berkeley Beacon editors went live on WECB with the latest episode of The Berkeley Beacon News Hour—a morning radio program dedicated to discussing both campus and city news with a splice of music in between. The show airs on WECB at 8 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and is hosted by Visual Ma...

Marlboro and Emerson establish respective working groups to proceed with merger

Marlboro and Emerson establish respective working groups to proceed with merger

By Tomas Gonzalez, Deputy News Enterprise Edito

November 14, 2019

Ten working groups, five from Emerson and five from Marlboro, will work to hammer out the details of a merger between the two institutions over the next four months. President M. Lee Pelton said the five working groups from Emerson, all spearheaded by high ranking faculty, will look at different aspect...

Tight knit community on Potash Hill bound by physical space

Tight knit community on Potash Hill bound by physical space

By Jacob Seitz, Assistant News Express Editor

November 14, 2019

MARLBORO, Vt.—Hunter Corbett, a junior at Marlboro College, described her campus as one where students go to tell stories over an open fire, gather around a stone circle crafted by alumni, and walk through a maze of human-shaped mirrors in the forest. “It's a magical place, it looks like a fai...

For students, Marlboro is a home away from home

For students, Marlboro is a home away from home

By Jakob Menendez, Managing Editor: Visual

November 14, 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_wp_text]The Berkeley Beacon interviewed students to learn what it means to live atop Potash Hill. Listen to their voices as they explain what it means to be a part of Marlboro College.[/vc_wp_text][vc_single_image image="49917" img_size="full"][vc_wp_text]Sally Fletcher, a junior...

Marlboro Graduate School facing imminent closure

Marlboro Graduate School facing imminent closure

By Andrew Brinker, Deputy News Express Editor

November 14, 2019

MARLBORO, Vt.—Marlboro College’s graduate school is on a path to closure and could officially cease operations as soon as 2020, according to Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley. The graduate school has been tracking towards termination for two years and stopped admitting prospective students a...

A chat with Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley

A chat with Marlboro College President Kevin Quigley

By Andrew Brinker, Deputy News Express Editor

November 14, 2019

Kevin Quigley first arrived on Marlboro College’s campus in winter 2014 after leaving Bangkok, Thailand just two days earlier. Now, he is in his fifth, and likely final year as president of the college. Quigley had an illustrious career prior to his tenure at Marlboro. Immediately preceding his work...