NU Newsmakers

Johnny Trutor, a member of Norwich University’s Information Technology Services team, is appearing as a contestant on Jeopardy! Catch his first episode—and hopefully not his last—on March 26, 2018. Trutor isn’t the first Norwich talent to appear on the storied game show. Chair of mathematics, Rob Poodiack, appeared on the show in 2004. Do you know other Norwich-connected Jeopardy! contestants?

The Canterbury Inn in St. Johnsbury, Vt., has a new owner. Eric Bach ’05, a graduate of the Norwich University Master of Architecture program, purchased the three-level assisted-living facility at the end of December 2017. His master’s thesis “focused on designing a suitable place for aging communities,” according to the Caledonian Record.

CGRS Awarded High Meadows Grant
The Norwich University Center for Global Resilience & Security has received a $2,500 grant from the High Meadows Fund for Resilient Vermont network planning. The High Meadows Fund promotes vibrant communities and a healthy natural environment while encouraging long-term economic vitality in Vermont. Upon inception in March 2017, CGRS took over the role of coordinating the Resilient Vermont Network from the Institute of Sustainable Communities, which was formed in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene and the devastating effects the storm had on Vermont communities.

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