Dr. Bryan Alexander is a futurist—as in, he studies what’s next. But on Friday morning at CCV’s annual Faculty Summer Institute at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, the conversation was all about what’s right now.
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 spring 2018 semester.
At lunchtime on Saturday, the crowd outside Norwich University’s Kreitzberg Arena resembled a scene you might see at an airport gate. Families were embracing, kissing, and offering words of support. There was a bit of nervous energy, a bit of eagerness. Most of all, there was pride: they’d come to cheer on their loved ones, who waved goodbye and headed inside to don caps and gowns.
We’re on the countdown to the most important day of the year at CCV: commencement! We’ll celebrate the Class of 2018 on Saturday, June 2 at Norwich University. We congratulate all of our grads and wish them the best in their future endeavors! Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your own news at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Trevor Farr drives a 2018 Toyota Tundra the color of a cayenne pepper. The truck smells like it came off the lot yesterday. It’s spotless, inside and out—minus a baseball cap and his son’s (also spotless) car seat in the back.
“I didn’t work well with school, but I was smart. I would skip school and go read books,” says Richard Witting. He dropped out of high school at 17, tried a few classes at CCV, and then moved to the West Coast for more than a decade. In Portland and San Francisco, he returned to familiar work: food.
With just one week to go in the spring semester, CCV is gearing up for graduation! We’ll celebrate the class of 2018 at this year’s commencement on Saturday, June 2 at Norwich University. In the meantime, here’s the April news!
Gary Taylor served in the military and worked as a police officer after graduating from Burlington High School in 1973. He didn’t think a college degree was all that important. Taylor grew up in a blue collar family with a father who believed that if you didn’t work with your hands, it didn’t count as work.
A CCV student named Ali is speaking French as he scrapes the last serving of a thick and fragrant stew from a casserole dish. A hungry guest wearing a wide grin holds out a bowl.
Paige Perkins is ready to get to work. She has been since she was a junior in high school. She is the kind of person who’s spent a lot of time thinking about what she wants to be when she grows up. “I always thought I wanted to be a forensic psychologist,” she says. “That was my eighth grade project.” And by sophomore year of high school, Perkins had set her sights on becoming a nurse.