About 15 men and women will graduate Thursday from a 10-week business planning course designed to help residents, especially women, learn how to create a business plan and potentially become Rutland’s next entrepreneurs. During the event, which starts at 6 p.m. at the Community College of Vermont, students will present the business plans they developed […]
Community College of Vermont (CCV)-Rutland will host an information night on Wednesday, April 25 from 6-7:30 p.m. to discuss ways to save money on a college degree. Topics covered will include early college and dual enrollment opportunities for high school students, as well as direct admissions and other programs. Pizza will be provided.
The Vermont Technology Alliance is presenting a Lunch & Learn session featuring a panel discussion with leaders from Vermont tech companies that are providing services and products for the health and medical fields, Thursday April 19 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Vermont Community College in Winooski. Panelists will describe their businesses and how […]
For one local man who spent nearly four years in prison, staying on the straight and narrow is a matter of keeping faith in God and in himself. “Whenever I feel discouraged, I say a prayer to Jesus Christ,” said Salahdin “Sal” Trowell, who turns 35 in May. “Compared to his trials and tribulations, I’ve […]
Four Vermont Educational Opportunity Program alumna and several TRIO program staff recently attended the 38th annual National Policy Seminar in Washington D.C. TRIO Upward Bound alumna Shawna Hill and Natalee Deaette, and VSAC alumna Gail Trede and Chelsea Martin, all represented Vermont at this year’s annual event hosted by the Council for Opportunity in Education […]
Manufacturing Solutions Inc. of Morrisville has partnered with Community College of Vermont in offering a certified production technician training course for interested employees.
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 […]
Belle Kidder was 14 when she took Introduction to College Studies at Fair Haven Union High School — she was the only freshman in the class. “When I signed up for the class I had no idea what I was getting myself into,” said Kidder, who had been homeschooled before joining the ICS class at […]
TD Bank announced a second year of funding for a financial literacy initiative across the Vermont State Colleges system. VSC Chancellor Jeb Spaulding said half of the 12,000 students enrolled on his five campuses are the first in their family to attend college.
Today the Vermont State Colleges System received a grant of $25,000 from the TD Bank Charitable Foundation, the charitable arm of TD Bank, to fund financial literacy education at each of its colleges and universities. The grant continues TD Bank Charitable Foundation’s previous support for financial literacy activities within peer mentoring programs at Northern Vermont […]