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NewsPress Release -Persons School of Marlboro College Holds Annual Capstone Fairs

BRATTLEBORO, VT - The Persons School of Marlboro College announces its annual Capstone Fairs, presenting work by students in its master’s programs in Internet technologies. Students in the Internet Strategy Management program will present work on Friday, July 6 from 6 to 8 p.m., and students in the Teaching with Internet Technologies and Internet Engineering programs will present Saturday, July 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both fairs will be held at the Persons School in downtown Brattleboro, and refreshments will be served.

The fair offers a look at innovative concepts and applications of Internet technologies in the fields of strategy management, Internet engineering and education. The fairs will be presented in a gallery-style poster format, offering the opportunity to informally browse the projects. Students will also be available for brief questions and answers regarding their rojects, which are the equivalent of a traditional master’s thesis.

Some of the presentation titles are: "Dynamic Internet Directory for Young Children and Emergent Readers" by John Donaldson; "Storybooks Online" by Majid Amani and Janet Weigel; "Radio Free Brattleboro: Internet Streaming Audio" by Tom Panzarella; "Baseball Mogul Wireless" by Charles A. Christiansen, Jr.; and "Pre-Trip Curriculum for Rocky Shores Explorations at the Seacoast Science Center" by Christopher Clauss.

Founded in 1946, Marlboro College offers undergraduate education in the liberal arts and, since 1997, graduate study focused on Internet technologies based in nearby Brattleboro. The Persons School's three master's degree programs are completed in one year, and are designed for working professionals, meeting every other weekend and online. The Brattleboro campus is located in the Marlboro College Technology Center, which brings together education and entrepreneurship, while offering technology resources to the community.

More information is available by calling The Persons School at 802-258-9200, or going online to persons.marlboro.edu.

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