People In The News
The tenth annual Rose Black Nursing Excellence Awards at Central Vermont Medical Center were presented to three women who provide their patients with superior nursing care. Dr. Percy Black, Rose Black’s son, welcomed everyone and gave thanks to today’s award recipients and all of the nurses at CVMC, on behalf of his mother and the Black family.
The nurses honored this year represent CVMC’s hospital, Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing, and the CVMC Medical Group.
On May 3rd, the Community-University Partnerships and Service-Learning Office (CUPS) announced the recipients of its Engaged Scholarship Awards at the 7th Annual CUPS Recognition Reception. Nominations were judged on the quality of engaged scholarship demonstrated in courses between Spring 2010 and 2011 semesters. The Outstanding Service-Learning Student Award was presented to Alex Finn, an active member of the Dewey House for Civic Engagement.
The University of Vermont College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has named Rachel K. Johnson, PhD, RD, the inaugural Robert L. Bickford, Jr. Green and Gold Professor — the first endowed professorship in that college. Dr. Johnson has been a member of the college's faculty since 1991 and served as its dean from 2001 to 2008. Her appointment as the Bickford Green and Gold Professor begins July 1, 2011.
Since 2001, University Mall has awarded local students over $275,000 in scholarships courtesy of owners Bill Finard, Todd Finard, and Rob Hughes of Finard Properties LLC. Five area high school seniors will each soon receive $5,000 toward their first year of college. University Mall’s Scholarship of Excellence is designed to be awarded to students who embody excellence in academics, leadership, and community service. The recipients and their families will attend a luncheon and awards ceremony held at the Mall on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 12 Noon.
KeyBank (NYSE:KEY) has appointed Cindy Delaney, owner of Delaney Meeting and Events in Burlington, Vermont, to the national Key4Women Advisory Board, which is a Key Bank program for women business owners.
Central Vermont Women’s Health, a Central Vermont Medical Center group, recently welcomed Rebecca Montgomery, CNM, MSN to their practice.
Rebecca has a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a concentration in Nurse-Midwifery (CNM) from Yale University School of Nursing in New Haven, Connecticut. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Vermont where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.
Rick Milliken, General Manager of the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton has announced the promotion of David Goodman to the position of Controller.
He joined the hotel in 2001 as Staff Accountant and currently manages the financial aspects of the hotel and Trader Duke’s Restaurant including forecasting and budgeting.
A native of Albany, NY, he graduated from Paul Smith’s College with a degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management. He was previously employed as Payroll Administrator at the Sheraton Hotel and is a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America.
Martin Wolf of Seventh Generation in Burlington, Vermont will be honored tomorrow in Boston’s Faneuil Hall as part of EPA’s annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2011.
As director of product sustainability and authenticity at Seventh Generation in Burlington, Wolf brought lasting change to the cleansing products industry. He developed frameworks for environmental product design, while educating co-workers, customers and consumers about the environmental impacts of such products.
Stowe Area Association Executive Director Ed Stahl is pleased to announce Dean Burnell’s new role as Finance & Human Resources Manager.
"Dean has been a valuable member of our Central Reservations staff for the past 9 years and brings to this new job a tremendous knowledge of all aspects of the Association and an in depth familiarity with our members and their needs,” says Stahl, “We are very fortunate to have someone with Dean's background and talents to fill this important position."
Poulos Insurance hired Joshua Pepin as an Account Executive, in their Burlingon office. Pepin is a Vermont native, a St. Michael’s Graduate, and brings nearly 8 years of experience to the Agency. He will be offering both Commercial and Personal property and casualty insurance.