CCV student Calito Amboise is from Haiti, and he brings with him a remarkable optimism. “Today I help you, tomorrow you help me,” he says. “We can make community. We have to work together. You don’t need a big revolution. Small by small can make the difference.”
Spring semester is off to a snowy start! We’ve been hearing lots of good news about CCV students, faculty, and staff from across the state. Happy reading! And don’t forget to send your Notables to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Tuesday, 43 CCV students were awarded a nationally-recognized certificate in the field of vocational rehabilitation. Awardees traveled to the Montpelier academic center from across the state to participate in a day of community-building, professional development, and celebration.
Luke Haddock and Chris Colbourn were born and raised in the Green Mountains in the early ‘90s. Both have since traveled the world in pursuit of skate- and snowboarding dreams, but another dream keeps them tied to home: both are seeking a college degree, and both are doing so through CCV’s Center for Online Learning.
This year, CCV is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its online learning programs, which have contributed to making the College one of the most accessible institutions of higher education in the state.
CCV grads Justin and Randi-Lynn Crowther own and operate Burlington Record Plant, where pressing vinyl records has become a means of creating community.
In one photograph, you see nothing but dense German forest; one shows oil fires in the desert; one reveals the wide and slow-moving Euphrates River. These images were taken by two men who have nearly 35 years of military service between them. In celebration of Veterans Day, CCV invited two Vermont veterans to share their stories.
As a seventeen-year-old student at Lamoille Valley Union High School, Morgan Langlois’ dream was to join the Navy. Today, she is an outreach specialist for Vermont Veterans Outreach.
Dodit Tshibamba Buabua lives in the heart of Winooski, an easy walk to the city’s CCV campus—a good thing, as he is an active member of the College community: in addition to taking classes here, he’s an IT intern, he works in the Learning Center, and he’s one of the College’s Job Hunt Helpers.
Autumn was a season full of literary and musical accomplishments, election preparations, and a few Halloween festivities, among other interesting notes.