You can tell a native New Yorker from a non-native by how aware they choose to be of their presence on the subway. They sleep, ensured by their city-formed adaptation to waking up just before their stop. They read books. Before cell phones, newspapers were likely a popular form of dissociating.
Community College of Vermont is pleased to announce that the following students have been named to the President’s, Dean’s, and Student Honors Lists for the fall 2017 semester.
Spring semester has begun, and the days are slowly but surely growing longer. We’re starting out the new year with exciting reports from CCV students, faculty, and staff.
Seven new medical assistants started work at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) this week. Eilidh Pederson, vice president of the BMH Medical Group, says they’re stepping into crucial roles.
Livija Mujkanovic immigrated to the U.S. from Bosnia at 19. She arrived in Vermont with her family, speaking no English. During her first year here, she worked two jobs—one as a housekeeper and one at Burger King. At home in Bosnia, she had been a student in law school.
There are many different ethnicities around the world, and New York City is the most ethnically diverse city in the United States. Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City. Today we visited the most diverse borough in New York: Queens.
Here are the photos taken during our time visiting the Lower East Side and the Brooklyn Bridge. First we took a tour inside the Tenement Museum, and then we walked around the Lower East Side.
Hello from NYC! Throughout our time here we will be looking for evidence about the “melting pot” theory – is it or is it not happening?
We started our amazing and diverse day with breakfast and then were off the the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Being there was like walking through time: touching the same railings, sitting on the same benches, and walking the halls of my ancestors before me.
In the next week, I will count to 15 several times a day. I am the CCV staff member lucky enough to travel with 15 students to New York City as part of CCV’s study away program.