Guest speakers tell cadets that armed forces personnel stand as bulwark against adversaries
With the boom of cannons, the crackle of rifles and the orderly marching of a flag-toting Corps of Cadets, Norwich University honored U.S. armed forces veterans on Veterans Day this past week. Two special-guest Norwich graduates with distinguished service records reflected on what it means to serve.
Students to Scholars Symposium will let students pitch topics for possible research
The cinematic Forrest Gump famously compared life to a box of chocolates — delivering unguessable and, he hoped, pleasurable surprises. Think of Friday’s Students to Scholars Symposium as an intellectual Whitman Sampler, full of tasty ideas to enrich your mind without waist-widening calories.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s School of Architecture+Art launched a competition for high school students to design an outdoor classroom with thousands of scholarship dollars as prizes.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Donor counts exceeded goals for the third consecutive year and money raised set a record in the five-day Maroon and Gold Challenge, a fundraiser for Norwich University athletics.
U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Thomas ‘Patrick’ Payne, a College of Graduate and Continuing Studies degree recipient, reflects on receiving the Medal of Honor
Seeing New York City’s Twin Towers fall and the Pentagon attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, inspired then-high schooler Thomas “Patrick” Payne to enter the U.S. Army and defend his country. Fourteen years later, as a member of the Army’s Special Operations Command, Payne reached the height of heroism, helping free more than 70 hostages from an Islamic State prison in Kirkuk Province, Iraq.
Medal of Honor received by U.S. Army Capt. James Burt ’39 is donated to Sullivan Museum and History Center
James Burt risked his life for his country during World War II when bullets flew, peril mounted and the struggle’s outcome hung in the balance. Last month, his family donated his highest military honor to his university.
2014 Norwich grad helps nonprofit Save A Suit get business attire to servicemembers who are transitioning to civilian life
When the coronavirus pandemic pushed Andrew VanMeter out of an e-commerce job in March, he wasn’t sure what he’d do, but he hoped he could pursue a passion for the military and service he’d learned when he majored in peace and war at Norwich University. At Norwich, the 2014 graduate had spent lots of time around future servicemembers and he had military ties in his family — one grandfather served in the U.S. Army, one in the U.S. Navy.
Arnold Air Society run, Legacy March collectively raise more than $6,000 for agencies helping U.S. servicemembers
Just as veterans serve the nation, Norwich students serve veterans.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University will observe Veterans Day by conducting a Corps of Cadets review in honor of all veterans, past and present from 1:15 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10.