In this last month of summer, CCV students, faculty, and staff have embarked on all sorts of adventures. Happy reading, and don’t forget to send your own exciting news to email@example.com!
Many of CCV’s course offerings have a field component, taking students out of the classroom and into the Vermont landscape. This summer, students and faculty from Forest Ecology, Landscape in Art, and Natural History of Vermont reflect on the value of bringing education outside.
Summer at CCV is in full swing! Check out some of the latest accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff from around the state, and don’t forget to share your Notables at firstname.lastname@example.org!
When Lyndsay Squier started taking classes at CCV three years ago, she was full of doubt. She’d been told that she would never succeed in school. She was trying to get out of an unhealthy relationship. She wanted to go to college but wasn’t sure she could afford it. Beneath many layers of doubt, she also had a dream of going to law school.
Happy Summer! Classes are underway, the weather is fine, and we’re looking forward to a season of abundant learning. Enjoy our June roundup, and don’t forget to share your Notables at email@example.com!
Last week, over one hundred CCV instructors gathered at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee for the Faculty Summer Institute, an annual two-day conference devoted entirely to faculty professional development.
On Saturday afternoon, CCV awarded more than 500 associate degrees to students from across the state at its 50th commencement ceremony.
Thousands of family members and friends gathered to watch their loved ones walk across the stage and reach the much-anticipated moment of accepting a college diploma. And in keeping with the spirit of CCV, which builds intimate learning communities across thirteen distinct centers, Saturday’s commencement was a testament to the power of the personal.
Follow our 2017 commencement here on CCV Now! We’ll be collecting social media activity throughout the day on Saturday, June 3. Be sure to check in for the latest Tweets, posts, and special moments coming straight from Norwich University, where thousands of Vermonters will be celebrating CCV’s 2017 grads!
On Thursday, 13 students received CCV Leadership Scholarships during a luncheon with President Joyce Judy. Students, family members, and CCV staff gathered at the Montpelier campus for lunch and an award ceremony.
When Levi Costa was a kid, he would sometimes visit his late father’s classroom at the University of Vermont. “He taught this class called ‘A Bug’s Life,’” says Costa. “It was all about the biology of bugs. [At that time] I thought college was cool…”