Young Vermonters are gearing up for their next big stride toward earning a college degree. This fall the first official Early College Program high school students will begin their senior year at Vermont colleges thanks to the passage of the Flexible Pathways Act.
Identical twins Kaitlyn and Keilani Pellerin of Fair Haven are in agreement: Intro to College Studies is a lot of fun.
The two Fair Haven Union High School sophomores, along with nine fellow students from the school, are spending their Wednesday evenings learning about communication, time management, college financial planning, and a bevy of other useful skills that will help them get into college and succeed once they’re there. And while they both say they’re enjoying the ICS subject matter, there are some other aspects of the course that’s got the Pellerins and their ICS classmates singing its praises.
The Community College of Vermont has been awarded grant funding totaling $200,000—$100,000 per year, for two years—from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation.
Eighteen counselors from Rutland area high schools and technical centers gathered at CCV-Rutland’s new building on March 30, 2012.
On February 2 CCV-Rutland students, faculty, and staff welcomed Governor Peter Shumlin, the VSC Board of Trustees, and friends and community members to the ribbon cutting that officially opened CCV’s newest academic center.