Staying in such a rustic location really gave us a deeper appreciation for our experience in Costa Rica. At the beginning it was like whiplash going from hotel accommodations to almost camping. We found a new respect for Isla Chira after island native Liliana shared her empowering story with us.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 was CCV Night at Thunder Road, the nation’s site of excitement! Fans came out to cheer on the drivers and collected some CCV goods throughout the night.
Ashley Andreas is out to change the world. A few weeks ago she was elected to serve as a district-level delegate to the Democratic National Convention. She’s actively running as a candidate to represent White River Junction in the Vermont House of Representatives. And on Saturday the 23-year-old Pennsylvania native will have the opportunity to pass her message of positive change along to thousands when she delivers the commencement address at CCV’s 49th commencement ceremony.
On Tuesday night students from CCV’s Springfield academic center were on hand at the town’s Great Hall for a meet the artists reception and the opening of the Photovoice exhibit.
Depending on your aesthetic sensibilities, a trip to Springfield, Vermont can leave you feeling emotionally numb, astounded, or a myriad of other feelings, both positive and negative. The hulking brick remains of Jones & Lamson Machine Company’s lower factory greet you as you head into town from from I-91. Vacant storefronts dot Main Street. Long-abandoned factories stand watch over Black River Falls, depositing themselves brick by brick into the rushing waters.
Twincraft Skincare and Community College of Vermont are working together on employee training and professional development programs to strengthen the Winooski-based company.
February brought in some good news for lots of members of the CCV community; projects have gotten underway, certifications were received, art shows opened and travels undertaken. Read on to learn more about what’s been happening in the CCV universe lately.
Michelle Pepin and Hal Porter are about as different as you can imagine. She’s a 24-year-old, bright-eyed and jubilant small town girl. He’s a 49-year-old, heavily tattooed, recovered alcoholic and opiate addict. Despite these differences, there are similarities between the two: they both thrive on helping others, and they’re both CCV Leadership Scholars for 2016.
January was an active month across the CCV landscape, with new book publishings and degrees and all sorts of news happening.
The Community College of Vermont is pleased to announce that the following students have been named to the President’s and Dean’s List. To be named to the President’s List, full-time students must complete the semester with a 4.0 grade point average. To be named to the Dean’s list, full-time students must complete the semester with a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99.