During the dog days of summer, CCV students, faculty, and staff are staying busy! Check out the latest goings-on from throughout the state:
- CCV made appearances at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on July 30 and the Vermont Lake Monsters game against the Connecticut Tigers on August 1. At both events, staff members handed out CCV program information and free swag.
- Faculty member and playwright Roger Cranse’s ten-minute play, “Natural Selection,” was chosen for this year’s Vermont Playwrights Circle’s TenFest. The 9th annual festival took place in Waitsfield from August 18-21, and featured short plays by Vermont authors. Read more at the Vermont Playwrights’ website.
- CCV’s Executive Director of Workforce Education Penne Lynch was on WDEV Radio’s Open Mike on July 11 to discuss our workforce programs. Listen to the interview on WDEV’s website and learn about our job training opportunities and our partnerships with Vermont businesses!
- Faculty member Phil Holland was featured on VPR’s Vermont Edition, where he spoke about his new book, A Guide to the Battle of Bennington and the Bennington Monument. The book was published by West Mountain Press on August 16, the anniversary of the Battle. You can listen to the interview on vpr.net.
- The Brooks House, which CCV-Brattleboro is proud to call home, recently won a 2016 Preservation Award from the The Preservation Trust of Vermont! This historic building in the heart of downtown Brattleboro was renovated after a major fire in 2011, and has been home to CCV since 2014. Watch a video about the Brooks House.
- CCV hosted a superhero-themed Comic-Con on Friday, July 22 in Morrisville. The event was free and open to the public, and featured superhero training games and activities, including “Make Your Own Superhero Costume” and superhero feats and contests.
- Faculty member Gail Marlene Schwartz’s copywriting and editing business, Gail Writes, was featured in Business Vermont magazine on July 18.
- CCV has teamed up with Generator, a makerspace in downtown Burlington, and all students and faculty are eligible for free membership! If you are a creative person, if you enjoy working with your hands, Generator has all the resources you’ll need to bring your ideas to life. Check out the Generator website to learn more about the makerspace and visit ccv.edu to learn about how to join.