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.”
Fall semester is off and running! CCV centers are honoring student success this month, and many members of our community are celebrating special events and accomplishments. Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your own news at email@example.com!
“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.
Welcome to fall semester! We’re kicking it off with a burst of bright updates from across the CCV community. Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your own announcements and accomplishments at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Like the 300 fully online courses that CCV offers each semester, telepresence courses are all about access for students.
In a cozy room at CCV-Middlebury, Farhad and Amtul Khan sit side by side, nervous and eager in equal measure—they’ve ducked in out of the rain to talk about why this place means so much to them.
My original plan for my final day in Scotland was to tour the Edinburgh Castle, then the Writers Museum, then call an Uber for a ride to a brewery. A quick Google search led me to believe my best option was Caledonia Brewing, located in the Shandon area of Edinburgh, about two miles from our […]
Café CCV, a biannual showcase of student artwork, was held at CCV-Rutland on December 9th. Over 70 students participated, displaying paintings, drawings, stained glass, ceramics, photography, and masks, and performing stand-up comedy.
When I was eight, my favorite pastime was making tortillas. I could peel 85 tomatillos in about five minutes, sometimes in just four and a half. I would stand on two stacked crates up front so I could make eye contact with adults as I rang up their order, carefully counting their change.