Several Class of 2021 students joined nursing faculty for a virtual nurse Pinning Ceremony on April 29. In all, 42 students earned pins to signify their graduation from the program. (Screenshot from video/Norwich University.)

Here’s the complete list of Norwich University pinning students who participated in the Spring 2021 Pinning Ceremony.

Abstract painting by Jennifer Bryan

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s Sullivan Museum and History Center presents “Liquid Mind: Abstractions by Jennifer Bryan,” an exhibition featuring a colorful selection of abstract paintings by Norwich alumna Jennifer Bryan ’05, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. June 4.

Christopher Costa’s military awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit and two Bronze Stars. (Courtesy College of Graduate and Continuing Studies/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) is honored to announce that retired U.S. Army Col. Christopher P. Costa, executive director of the International Spy Museum, will deliver the 2021 CGCS commencement address to approximately 400 students in a virtual ceremony at noon Friday, June 21.

Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets marches on the Upper Parade Ground on April 23 before a change-of-command ceremony. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Corps of Cadets changes regimental commanders after review and retreat

Before flicking wrists sent a hail of mortarboards roofward, before the campus cannon spat smoke and boomed away academic year 2020-21, Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets changed commanders.

Newly commissioned U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Caleb Miller has his rank insignia pinned on his uniform by his parents, Paula Miller and Chris Miller, on May 1 at the Naval ROTC Program Commissioning under a tent on the Wise Campus Center green. (Screenshot from video/Norwich University.)

U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy commissionees told any focus on ‘me’ will give way to focus on ‘we’

Finishing college and managing the coronavirus pandemic presented a sturdy challenge, U.S. Marine Corps Col. Scott Conway said, and the Class of 2021 had earned a moment of pride for meeting it. But, he said, the page was about to turn and the challenge was about to steepen.

U.S. Air Force Maj. Jacob Hummel elbow bumps newly commissioned U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Gabrielle Caouette, Norwich Class of 2021, on March 1 at Mack Hall. (Screenshot from video/Norwich University.)

U.S. Air Force commissions 40 Norwich University ROTC cadets at 2021 ceremony

Norwich’s U.S. Air Force ROTC detachment, No. 867, made history on May 1, when it commissioned its largest group since 1972 — 40 cadets. And Col. Matthew Smith, the detachment’s commander, was proud and pleased.

Under Tony Mariano’s leadership as athletics director, Norwich University has won 12 national athletics titles and 75 conference titles. (Photo by Norwich University Athletics.)

Thirty-year tenure as athletics leader brings 12 national championships, culture of excellence


Longtime Norwich University Athletics Director Tony Mariano announced Monday that he will retire in Spring 2022. He will leave after 44 years at Norwich and three decades as Athletics Department leader.

Norwich University nursing students study outdoors in September 2020. National Nurses Week started Thursday and runs through May 12. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

American Association of Colleges of Nursing includes Norwich University images in video marking National Nurses Week

As President Dr. Mark Anarumo has said, nurses played a big role in helping Norwich mitigate the coronavirus pandemic during academic year 2020-21. Nursing staff and students, directed by Nursing Director Paulette Thabault and Center for Civic Engagement Director Nicole DiDomenico kept the Plumley Armory COVID-19 testing center running, administering more than 28,000 tests in the spring semester alone.

From left, Courtney Amell, Samantha Benoit, Michael Korol, Gabriel Chicoine, Will Rambin and Riley Bennett show their awards after an April 29 ceremony recognizing 2021 senior athletes at Andrews Hall. (Photo by Norwich University Athletics.)

Hockey players sweep Coach Mariano Award as outstanding senior athletes of 2021

Men’s hockey forward Felix Brassard and women’s hockey defenseman Samantha Benoit were named outstanding senior athletes of 2021 last week at a picnic in Andrews Hall.

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