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.
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!
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.
“If you asked me three years ago if I would have come to Montpelier to talk about leadership, I would have probably not answered you. When I graduated from high school, I wasn’t the type of guy to go out and do things. I wasn’t really involved in my community,” said Justin Bourdeau. “But when I started taking classes at CCV, I started doing things for my community that I didn’t think I would be doing.”
Belle Kidder was 14 when she took Introduction to College Studies (ICS) at Fair Haven Union High School—she was the only freshman in the class. “When I signed up I had no idea what I was getting myself into,” said Kidder, who had been homeschooled before joining the class at Fair Haven.