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Reminder: Fall Break

A reminder that Fall Break is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 9- Tuesday, Oct. 13. Classes resume Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Giorgetti Library Hours for Fall Break

The Giorgetti Library will be closed from Oct. 9-12. The Library will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

“Life Beyond Ramen” with RAFFL’s Everyday Chef

Do you want to become more comfortable in the kitchen? Learn more about food safety? How about how to make baked goods in the microwave?
Wellness at CSJ, the Provider Patch Farm, and the Provider Scholarship Program invite students to join them – in partnership with RAFFL’s Everyday Chef program – to learn the basics of cooking in just four sessions from 5-6:30 p.m.
Oct. 28: Learn the basics: Become familiar with cooking terms, basic kitchen skills and food and kitchen safety.
Nov. 11: Make it fast, make it slow: Learn how to cook everything from eggs to baked goods with microwaves and slow cookers.
Nov. 18: Budgeting, planning and shopping: Budget, shop and plan for a group prepared meal.
Dec. 9: Dinner Party – Let’s cook!: Showcase your new skills and prepare an entire meal as a group.
To sign up for this FREE series, contact Meggan Lloyd by Oct. 21.

PA Week Kickoff – Oct. 6-12

National PA Week takes place each year from Oct. 6-12 to celebrate the profession and its contributions to the nation’s health. Before it was a weeklong event, National PA Day was first celebrated on Oct. 6, 1987, in honor of the 20th anniversary of the first graduating class of PAs from the Duke University PA Program. Oct. 6 is also the birthday of the profession’s founder, Eugene A. Stead, Jr., MD.
America’s more than 100,000 certified PAs are a powerful force for better health for millions of patients across the country. Consistently recognized as one of the fastest-growing professions, PAs are ranked the most promising job of 2015 by Because of PAs, the healthcare system is stronger. Because of PAs, more patients get access to high-quality, cost-effective care. Because of PAs, we celebrate National PA Week!

NEASC Visit Nov. 8-11

As most of you are aware, we are scheduled this semester for our ten-year, comprehensive evaluation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the body which accredits CSJ.
A NEASC team will be visiting campus from November 8-11 to conduct its evaluation. In preparation of that visit, the college has conducted an extensive self-study and submitted and Institutional Self Study report to NEASC. As has earlier been announced, there will be an open meeting to the entire College community on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. in Tuttle Hall Theater in order to discuss this upcoming visit.

The Institutional Self Study is available for viewing here. I would strongly encourage administrators, faculty, staff and students to review the Self Study prior to the meeting on October 21.

Likewise, I would urge administrators, faculty and staff to keep their schedules as open and flexible as possible for the dates of the visit (Nov. 8-11). Several of you will have scheduled interviews or have the opportunity to speak with the NEASC team in open forums. An itinerary of the visit is currently being prepared and will soon be shared with all of you.
Thank you for your attention to this very important matter, and for your tremendous help and cooperation as we have conducted the Self Study and prepared for the NEASC visit. Please let David Balfour know if you have any questions.

Athletic News

Upcoming Games

Men’s Soccer:
Wednesday, Oct. 14: @ Southern Maine, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 10: @ Sullivan CC, 12 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 11: @ Sullivan CC, 2 p.m.


Sunday, Oct. 11: @ Hudson Valley CC, 12 & 2 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 18: @ Columbia Greene CC, 12 & 2 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 10: NHTI, 12:30 p.m. (Home)
Paul Smith’s College, 2 p.m. (Home)

Dining Hall

Menus are available at

Student Forms

Students can complete key replacement forms and maintenance request forms electronically.

Learning Center

The Learning Center offers a paper editing service, which helps to increase student’s grades significantly by pre-editing for organization, mechanical and formatting errors, prior to deadline submission.  The Learning Center has a direct email address where students can get their papers edited much faster, and by multiple editors.  If you’d like your paper edited before it’s due, send them via Google shared docs to: and we will address papers on a first come, first serve basis. Also, please be sure to check the tutor schedule board outside the Learning Center!

Community Engagement Internships

Several community engagement internships have been added to the Employment Opportunities site. Internships are available at Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter, BROC, Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum, and ARC.

Paid Internships

Rutland Area Prevention Coalition has an opening for a paid youth coordinator in the prevention of tobacco and other substances intern. Students can find more information on the Employment Opportunities site.
Vermont Manufacturing Services has an opening for a paid business intern for fall and spring. Students can find more information on the Employment Opportunities site.

If you are interested, please contact Russ Lennon in Career Services to learn more about how you can participate in these opportunities.

Job Shadowing Opportunities

Are you interested in learning about what careers are available in the power industry with firms like Green Mountain Power (GMP)? How would you like to spend a half-day shadowing one of their employees? As a student you would spend the time with one of their employees, experiencing what they do for work in a day. You would go in armed with questions to help you decide whether you would enjoy working in the power industry. GMP is looking to interest students of all majors in a possible career in their industry and firm. If you are interested, please contact Russ Lennon in Career Services to learn more about how you can participate in this exceptional opportunity.

Career Services

Please visit our job opportunity listings to view multiple pages of full and part time area job listings.

Russell Lennon, Director, MBA,, Tel: 776-5295.

CSJ & Area Activities

Students can now view a complete list of activities at CSJ, as well as upcoming events throughout the Rutland region.