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Career advisor supports Vermont students, even if they can’t pay

2 minute read By Amanda Kuhnert Two students enter their junior year in high school with similar capabilities. One graduates two years later and heads off to college. The other doesn’t receive her high school diploma. This is a scenario that teachers and school administrators see played out time and time again, and one that Deborah Singiser of […]

UVM Graduate Sets Up Consulting Business in Burlington

2 minute read By Amanda Kuhnert Jason Nachamie moved to Vermont from New York in the fall of 2020 to attend the University of Vermont’s Sustainable Innovation MBA (SI-MBA) program. As he reached the end of the program last spring, he knew he wanted to launch his career in Vermont. But after a brief job search, he became […]


VtSBDC selected as “hub” grantee in SBA’s Community Navigator Program with nine partners identified as “spokes”

3 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. (Jan. 14, 2022) – As part of a national initiative introduced by President Biden and Vice President Harris, Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) has been chosen as one of 51 grantees nationwide to be part of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Community Navigator Pilot Program. There were more than 700 submissions for […]

Rossi elected national Board Chair for America’s SBDC

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt (Jan. 10, 2022) — At a virtual membership meeting of all 62 Small Business Development Center (SBDC) networks in the national association, the membership elected Linda Rossi, State Director of Vermont’s Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), to another two-year term on the national Board, and the board then elected Rossi as Chair […]