The first time she walked through the doors of CCV-Winooski, Sara Mecca felt uncertain. “I’d never gone to college before. I didn’t take my SATs. I was a little bit nervous about the Accuplacer.” At the same time, she was determined. “I felt like I just had jobs my whole life and I never had a career.”
“The reason why I didn’t go to school right after high school is because I couldn’t afford it, and my parents couldn’t afford it.” That could be the voice of any number of CCV students, but in this story, it’s the voice of Fathima Salahudeen, a STEM studies major who immigrated to Vermont from Sri Lanka in 2008.
CCV student David Demasi has spent a lot of time thinking, reading, and talking about outer space. He has detailed hypotheses about counteracting Martian gravity, shielding astronauts from cosmic radiation, and achieving warp. He’s even been to NASA.
Community College of Vermont (CCV) Montpelier student David Demasi has been selected to participate in NASA’s Community College Aerospace Scholars program at the Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia in mid-October.
Summer has come to a close and fall classes are well underway. The new season has brought color to our Green Mountain hillsides along with bright and interesting news from CCV faculty, students, and staff.
Rutland, Vt. — CCV Rutland student Dale Kenyon will travel to NASA’s Langley Research Center in May to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Kenyon, of Shrewsbury, will be one of 216 community college students from across the U.S. to be part of NCAS. “I have followed the space program since […]
CCV-Winooski wrapped up its first Science Fair this week, highlighted with a visit and science experiment conducted by Miss Vermont 2015.
In response to the needs of employers in Vermont and across the nation, the Community College of Vermont has developed a new STEM Studies degree.
David Gullerat grew up doing what young country kids do: roaming the fields and meadows around his home looking at bugs and crayfish, canoeing and fishing on a local lake, and generally just exploring what nature had to offer.