Faith Privett ’22 stands with Norwich University President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider at commencement in 2019. Privett presented research last week at Posters on the Hill, a virtual undergraduate research conference. (Photo courtesy Faith Privett.)

Faith Privett meets with staff from offices of Rep. Peter Welch, Sen. Bernie Sanders

As a byproduct of her experience at Posters on the Hill, last week’s national research conference for college undergraduates, Norwich University junior Faith Privett met virtually with two aides from the offices of U.S. legislators representing Vermont, Rep. Peter Welch, a Democrat, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent.

Norwich University graduated about 447 students on Saturday, many at on-campus ceremonies at Shapiro Fieldhouse and Kreitzberg Arena. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

After managing coronavirus pandemic and hybrid learning, Norwich University graduates about 447 students, many at on-campus ceremonies

Even if the chairs were spaced extra wide at Kreitzberg Arena and Shapiro Fieldhouse on Saturday, the U.S. flag was spread across the stage, the mortarboards and dress uniforms were on and there was enough joy and optimism to fill every sliver of space.

President Dr. Mark Anarumo fires the cannon at Jackman Hall in honor of the family and friends who supported the Class of 2021. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

President fires cannon for Class of 2021, graduates’ friends and family and university staff

Norwich University’s spring semester and 2020-21 academic year concluded Saturday with an appreciative salvo of bangs on the campus’s Upper Parade Ground.

Dr. Julia Bernard, who was named Norwich University’s first-ever vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, now serves as interim chair and associate professor in East Tennessee State University’s Department of Counseling and Human Services. (Courtesy photo.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University named Dr. Julia Bernard as its first-ever vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, effective July 1.

About 447 students graduated from 32 undergraduate programs and one master’s program at Norwich University on Saturday. (Photos by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University celebrated Commencement and Commissioning ceremonies on Saturday, May 1, in a hybrid of virtual streamed and in-person events held campus-wide in accordance with Vermont pandemic guidelines and with the Norwich community’s health and safety as the highest priority.

Students from Norwich University’s Civic Scholars program helped organize on-campus blood drives in the fall and spring  with the American Red Cross. The Center for Civic Engagement, which administers the Civic Scholars program on April 15 honored students who volunteered throughout the 2020-21 academic year. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Center for Civic Engagement holds Service, Learning and Leadership Recognition Celebration

Neither masks, nor distance, nor pandemic protocols would stop Norwich University’s volunteerism in 2020-21. Center for Civic Engagement Director Nicole DiDomenico said students’ perseverance showed gracious selflessness, and progress showed in April 15’s online meeting to celebrate it.

Two grants totaling more than $187,000 from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) will let Norwich University present two virtual cybersecurity summer camps. (Photo illustration by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University has earned two grants totaling more than $187,000 from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to host two virtual cybersecurity summer camps.

Norwich University junior Faith Privett explains her project in a video preview for Posters on the Hill. (Screenshot from video/Council on Undergraduate Research.)

Political science and history major Faith Privett presents research on Justice Antonin Scalia’s votes at national research conference

Opposites instruct. And Faith Privett will prove it on the Hill (yes, Capitol Hill), if virtually, this week.


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