It’s been a relatively quiet few weeks for CCV now that we’re well into summer, but we still had some good things happening all over the state.
- Winooski Coordinator of Academic Services Tuipate Mubiay was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from Essex High School for his work with the school’s ELL students. He was noted for his exceptional college and career mentorship of an EHS student who dreams of someday becoming a pilot.
- The first of two information sessions for CCV’s College to Career Medical Assistant Program took place at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) on Tuesday, June 7th. Eighteen people came out to learn more about pursuing a career as a Medical Assistant. The session also provided information about the full-tuition scholarships BMH will offer to eight participants. Learn more about this exciting new initiative at ccv.edu. If you’re interested in learning more about the Medical Assisting degree, visit CCV’s course catalog.
- Faculty member Phillip Robertson has a print on display at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia in Venice, Italy. The work is part of an exhibit that uses printmaking to respond to the Al-Mutanabbi Street bombing in Iraq.
- Faculty member Glennie Sewell has been featured twice on the Ed Tyll Show. In his most recent appearance on June 14th, Sewell and Tyll responded to the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. They engaged in a discussion of the human condition Listen to the show.
- The first students to complete the 42-hour Foundations for the Community Health Worker class celebrated on Tuesday, June 14th in Winooski. Fourteen students from over seven countries participated in the class, which has funding from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant. The end-of-semester gathering included a potluck meal at which students shared authentic dishes from their home countries.
- CCV made appearances at Vermont Lake Monsters games against the Connecticut Tigers on June 21st and the Staten Island Yankees on June 27th, as well as the famous Thunder Road Speedbowl on June 30th. Tablers at both events doled out program information as well as trendy new CCV t-shirts and beverage koozies.
- CCV is partnering with Mansfield Hall, a residential community in Burlington helping students with learning disabilities succeed in college. This summer, CCV is offering Business Internship I to incoming Mansfield Hall students, and those students are gaining valuable workplace skills in their areas of career interest. Many students are also enrolling in Introduction to College Studies in preparation for fall classes.