Community College of Vermont’s flagship Winooski academic center will be renamed the Tim Donovan Academic Center in honor of the Vermont State Colleges’ retiring chancellor and his 38 years of service to the Vermont State Colleges.
Veterans gathered in front of an audience of nearly 100 Monday evening at the Community College of Vermont’s Winooski center to tell their stories of combat and of their homecoming. The four panelists who chose to share their stories, Paul Hood, David Carlson, Chris Boutin, and Marie Milord, were participants in a writing workshop held over the summer known as Veterans Writing in Vermont, which was facilitated by former CCV Faculty Member Joe Ryan.
MONTPELIER — Students, staff and faculty of the Community College of Vermont (CCV) in Montpelier recently hosted the center’s first annual Empty Bowls dinner to benefit the Vermont Food Bank (VFB). By the end of the night, there were certainly plenty of empty bowls to be seen, as nearly 200 guests mingled after enjoying a […]
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In a world in which many of us navigate via Google Maps, CCV-Springfield instructor Brad Houk has taken a different route, and his students are more than happy follow him.
“I like to create maps that make a difference concerning social issues,” Houk says.
It’s called counter cartography, and in essence it’s about creating maps that challenge currently-accepted beliefs about a place, it’s people or an issue. For Houk, who teaches classes at CCV, half-time at Green Mountain High School in Chester, and half-time at Riverside Middle School in Springfield, it’s about empowering his students to see and approach the world differently, and about teaching them how they can use maps to create positive change.