MONTPELIER, Vt. – Community College of Vermont (CCV) will receive a 30% increase in philanthropic support from the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation for academic year 2018-19. The College is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a total of $235,000 to support its work in four critical areas. This year’s funding includes […]
Gary Taylor served in the military and worked as a police officer after graduating from Burlington High School in 1973. He didn’t think a college degree was all that important. Taylor grew up in a blue collar family with a father who believed that if you didn’t work with your hands, it didn’t count as work.
The winter weather might be winding down, but activity at CCV is ramping up. We’re celebrating the hard work and many talents of students, staff, and faculty around the state. Happy reading, and don’t forget to send your own news to firstname.lastname@example.org!
We hope everyone had a safe and relaxing Thanksgiving break. Fall semester is winding down, and we’re recognizing the recent accomplishments of staff, students, and faculty around the state. Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your news at email@example.com!
At just 17 years old, fresh out of high school, Sam Manchester walked into a recruiting office in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Thirteen weeks later, when he turned 18, he became a Marine. Manchester enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in August of 2010 with one dream in mind: “I wanted to help people.”
CCV students, staff, faculty, and members of the community filled the CCV-Winooski lobby on Wednesday afternoon for “Hogs & Dogs,” a Veterans Day appreciation event organized in honor of CCV’s veteran and military students and their families. The event was also an opportunity for local organizations to share the work they do in support of veterans.
Community College of Vermont (CCV) has been ranked among the top 25 Military Friendly® community colleges in the nation by Victory Media, an industry-leading rating group for institutions serving veteran and military students.
In one photograph, you see nothing but dense German forest; one shows oil fires in the desert; one reveals the wide and slow-moving Euphrates River. These images were taken by two men who have nearly 35 years of military service between them. In celebration of Veterans Day, CCV invited two Vermont veterans to share their stories.
As a seventeen-year-old student at Lamoille Valley Union High School, Morgan Langlois’ dream was to join the Navy. Today, she is an outreach specialist for Vermont Veterans Outreach.
Attending a big school doesn’t mean you give up the benefits of going to a small school, at least not for CCV-Springfield students.
“We put a lot of thinking into creating good community at CCV through activities and ways that students can connect,” said Deb Grant, an academic coordinator at the College’s Springfield academic center. “So we came up with this great idea to gather, campus-wide, and do a story sharing activity.”