NORTHFIELD, Vt. —Norwich University will receive $75,000 – $15,000 per year for five years – from the Pritzker Military Foundation, to help fund new, diverse student activities.
This gift continues about 20 years of student life support from PMF. The partnership provides valuable startup funding, assisting with operating expenses and events for a broad range of new activities.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. —Norwich University Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) named U.S. Army Reserve Retired Colonel William Lyons ’90 Jr., JD, MSS, MTUS, MSt., its new director as of July 2022.
Lyons replaces Dr. Tara Kulkarni, who served as CGRS’ inaugural director since 2017. Kulkarni has transitioned to the role of associate provost for research and chief research officer within the Office of Academic Research.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University has opened submissions for the 2023 Colby Award, beginning July 1. Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, presents the award annually to a first solo work of fiction, nonfiction or poetry that has made a major contribution to the understanding of military history, intelligence operations or international affairs.
Colby Award recipients receive a $5,000 author honorarium provided through the generosity of the Chicago-based Pritzker Military Foundation, on behalf of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library. The Colby Award is presented annually at Norwich University during the Norwich University Military Writers’ Symposium in Northfield, Vermont.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Bring a picnic and a lawn chair to the Upper Parade Ground on the beautiful campus of Norwich University and enjoy free outdoor concerts performed on the Charlotte Nichols Greene Memorial Carillon.
Concerts will be held rain or shine on five consecutive Saturdays from July 2 – 30. All concerts begin at 1 p.m. Programs feature a variety of classical, folk, traditional, Broadway, and contemporary music arranged specifically for carillon.
The largest musical instrument in the world, the carillon is played with both hands and feet. Notes are played by striking levers stoutly wired to the clappers of a tower’s many bells. Norwich’s carillon, one of only two such instruments in the state of Vermont, comprises 47 bells, the largest of which weighs 3500 pounds.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Gathering from across the country and around the globe, over 300 students representing 13 online graduate programs will participate in a week of capstone and culminating academic work, conferences and commencement and Academic Recognition Ceremonies at Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) annual weeklong Residency Conference June 20-24.
For the first time since 2019, the annual Residency Conference will be held in person at the Norwich University campus in the Green Mountains of Northfield, Vermont.
In addition, 202 online bachelor’s degree students representing six bachelor’s degree completion programs are expected to earn their degree in 2022. Although it is not mandatory, online bachelor’s degree completion students are invited to attend the Residency Conference.
Students from across the country and around the globe will join the over 200-year Norwich legacy of leadership, service, and innovative learning. The class of 2022 graduates include active duty and veteran military personnel, health care professionals, law enforcement officers, special agents, entrepreneurs and educators.