Fed economist to speak at Lyndon/Johnson State College forum March 22

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Fed economist to speak at Lyndon/Johnson State College forum March 22

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 4:27am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Dr Robert K Triest, vice president and economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, will talk on economic conditions in Vermont and regional economic conditions at a forum March 22 at Johnson State College. The forum, co-sponsored by Johnson and Lyndon State Colleges, will be at 5:30 pm in Stearns Performance Space at Johnson State College. The event is free and open to the public.

The forum will include a panel discussion and an opportunity for attendees to network afterward.

Panelists will include Lyndon State Assistant Professor of Business Bill Morison, Johnson State Business and Economics Department Chairman Jim Black, Apple Tree Learning Director Sonya Raymond, Lamoille Economic Development Corporation Executive Director John Mandeville, Founder and co-owner of Eden Specialty Ciders Eleanor Leger, and Northeastern Vermont Development Association Executive Director David Snedeker.

Lyndon State College, founded in 1911, combines a liberal arts education with nationally recognized professional programs that integrate theory with hands-on experiences to prepare individuals for career success. Lyndon offers 50 undergraduate and graduate programs with national recognition for its atmospheric sciences, electronic journalism arts, music business and industry, and outdoor recreation management programs. The College plays Division III in 15 sports. Nestled in the beautiful Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, the college of 1,200 students is known for its tradition of excellence, enthusiasm, community service, and friendliness. Learn more at LyndonState.edu.

Located in the Green Mountains near Stowe, Johnson State College is Vermont’s premier public liberal arts college and a leader in high-impact education that takes students into the laboratory, the field and the community through internships, research, study away, civic engagement and other career-building opportunities. On campus, JSC offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs, with signature programs in education, health and environmental sciences, wellness and alternative medicine, and fine and performing arts, plus 15 Division III varsity sports. Off campus, it offers courses and degrees both online and in community locations throughout Vermont. Learn more at jsc.edu.

On July 1, 2018, Lyndon State College and Johnson State College will join to become Northern Vermont University, a two-campus institution of higher learning combining Lyndon’s focus on career-ready professional learning with Johnson’s commitment to liberal arts education.