Norwich President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider prepares to drop the puck before a men’s ice hockey game at Kreitzberg Arena. Schneider, who retired May 31 after 28 years at the university’s helm, is among this year’s inductees to the Norwich Athletic Hall of Fame. (Photo by Michael Menn.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University Director of Athletics Tony Mariano on Monday announced the inductees for Norwich University’s Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020.

A lunch table centerpiece is seen at the Brian R. Bill Memorial Golf Tournament in 2019. The coronavirus fallout scrubbed plans for this year’s golfing, but a day of giving to support the Brian R. Bill Memorial Scholarship Fund is in progress. (Photo courtesy Bill Dexter ’01.)

Money raised will support scholarship named for Navy SEAL and Norwich graduate killed during mission in Afghanistan

Brian Bill gave his life for his country. The U.S. Navy SEAL and 2001 Norwich University graduate was one of 38 people killed when enemy fire downed the CH-47 Chinook helicopter he was on in Afghanistan in August 2011.

In his honor, Norwich and Bill's family, the Parry family, have held a charity golf tournament to support a scholarship in his name every spring since 2012. The coronavirus pandemic and ensuing campus shutdown scrubbed those plans, but the university issued the Brian R. Bill Memorial Giving Challenge in lieu of the tournament to raise money for the scholarship.

Emma Nettleship and Ethan Hagstrom, a pair of Class of 2020 graduates from Bedford, New Hampshire, continued a high school friendship through four years at Norwich University. She wears a brown turleneck sweater and dark trousers; he wears his fatigues uniform from the Corps of Cadets.(Photo by Mark Collier.)

Deep friendship carries Class of 2020’s Emma Nettleship and Ethan Hagstrom along similar tracks into alumni life

If Ethan Hagstrom and Emma Nettleship were a mathematical equation, they’d express as E2=RC2, and they’d balance beautifully.

Cross-disciplinary team creates face shields, which university donates with personal protective equipment to Vermont medical centers

In the early blitz to fight the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, Norwich University put its minds and machinery where their mouths were — in front of them, to be precise.

Dr. Mark Anarumo, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has taken the reins as Norwich University’s 24th president. He’s pictured in his blue U.S. Air Force dress uniform.

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University welcomes Col. Mark Anarumo, USAF, (Ret) on his first day as 24th president of the nation’s oldest private military college.

Seminars in the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies’ Online Virtual Education Fair will cover the post-COVID-19 economy, high-demand degrees, degree financing and other topics. The courses are free. (Photo courtesy Norwich University College of Graduate and Continuing Studies.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies presents “Dare to Matter: How Norwich University Grads Rise to Significance,” a presentation by Pete Smith, author and personal and professional coach, for the 2020 Residency Conference keynote and Todd Lecture Series at 7 p.m. June 24 online at https://www.norwich.edu/livestream.

A Norwich student clad in a dress shirt and tie completes an application at a 2015 campus job fair at Plumley Armory. (Photo by Mark Collier.)

Adaptation, perseverance applied during coronavirus crisis will serve job-seeking graduates well, career adviser says

Over the last couple of months, many of us have felt like characters in an apocalyptic film, hearing things like, “We are living in unprecedented and uncertain times” and, “Hunker down and socially distance ourselves.” News reports broadcast surges in coronavirus cases, overflowing hospitals, and the plummeting stock market, further adding to people’s already potent anxiety.


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