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University fosters student-community relations

University fosters student-community relations

September 1, 2017

As thousands of Catamounts flood the streets of Burlington back from summer vacation, UVM is working...

UVM sells Ethan Allen Apartments for $3.9 Million

Alexandra Shannon

February 4, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

The Ethan Allen apartments were sold for $3.9 million by UVM to the Champlain Housing Trust.   The apartments were sold Jan. 31, according to a press release by the Champlain Housing Trust.   The Ethan Allen apartments consist of 31 units, and are a portion of the Fort Ethan Allen apartment complex, said...

Students, hotel staff staying separate

Caroline Alkire

November 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Students living in the Sheraton Hotel say they have a distant relationship with the hotel staff. The two hallways occupied by students are in a wing away from guests, said Ben Kennedy, lead resident adviser for the Sheraton. He said there have been no negative interactions between students and hotel staff. “There has bee...

UVM assists students dealing with landlords

Courtney Cunningham

November 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Students dealing with landlord issues can turn to a UVM program. The Consumer Assistance Program is a joint program between UVM and the Vermont attorney general’s office that can be a resource for students facing landlord problems. “Because a landlord is a business, we can take a complaint from students on a range of ...

Students, residents express concerns

Alexandra Shannon

November 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Tension remains between student and permanent residents in Burlington, which was a significant issue during this year’s Burlington city council elections, residents say. Noise is one of the largest sources of conflict between students and permanent residents. “A lot of times, it’s not party noise but the walk-by noi...

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