Community Briefs

Monday January 7, 2013

Win a chicken coop

BENNINGTON -- Fits 5 chickens, w/2 nesting boxes. See it at Greenberg & Sons Inc. in Bennington. Built by the Southwest Vermont Career Development Center's Building and Trades class. Proceeds benefit the Mount Anthony Union High School senior after-graduation party.

Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. Only 200 tickets for sale. Tickets on sale at Greenberg's and MAUHS. Drawing as soon as 200 tickets are sold or on March 15. For more info call 802-379-7647 or Christina Gabrus at MAUHS 802-447-7511.

Spring courses at SVC

BENNINGTON -- Spring courses at Southern Vermont College (SVC), with classes starting Wednesday, Jan. 23, include topics in the arts, environment, marketing, healthcare, philanthropy, philosophy, writing, and communication. The College offers special rates for students over age 60 and for alumni of SVC or its predecessor, St. Joseph College, with a bachelor's degree.

For those with a desire to refine and explore their creative capacity, SVC will be offering Concepts of Visual Design, Art History, Creative Writing, SVC Concert Band, and Effective Speaking.

Popular courses in Marketing, Sports Law, Brand Communication and Strategy, and Police Organization and Management will also be offered.

As the healthcare field increases in importance in today's world, courses in Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Microbiology, Pharmacology, and Healthcare Law are available for exploration.

Other courses of interest include English Composition, Introductory Algebra, Statistical Methods, and a basic computer class.

A complete listing of the spring course schedule is viewable at Space is limited in certain classes, so register through the Office of Admissions. There's still time to enroll in a degree program at Southern Vermont College for the spring semester. Admissions staff is available to answer any questions by calling 802-447-6300 or e-mail


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