Students at CCV-Winooski are getting a taste of the maker movement—which might sound trendy and abstract, but it’s actually pretty basic: it’s literally about making things. And these students are loving it for a pretty basic reason: they get to work with their hands, turning their ideas into reality.
Mark Hoffman is an army veteran and a minister. On Sunday afternoon, he came to Burlington’s Contois Auditorium to share a few words. He didn’t speak for very long, but he did speak very deliberately. He talked about how many military comrades he’s lost.
It’s midway through fall semester and the CCV community is hard at work studying, creating, sharing, and volunteering. Here’s the October news. Happy reading, and don’t forget to send your own announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Community College of Vermont is pleased to announce that the following students have been named to the President’s, Dean’s, and Student Honors Lists for the summer 2018 semester.
Like the 300 fully online courses that CCV offers each semester, telepresence courses are all about access for students.
Today is the last full day of our adventure. We have seen so many monuments of history and culture. Today being Sunday, there was a lot of foot traffic on the streets. People walking to work, the local boulangerie, a café, or the markets.
On Friday, December 8th, the Rutland center held its biannual Cafe CCV, a showcase of different visual and performing arts classes held at the center. In Winooski, the CCV Guitar 1 class and the Community Chorus held a musical performance. And at the Montpelier center, three different art classes were highlighted in an end-of-semester art show.
“I didn’t work well with school, but I was smart. I would skip school and go read books,” says Richard Witting. He dropped out of high school at 17, tried a few classes at CCV, and then moved to the West Coast for more than a decade. In Portland and San Francisco, he returned to familiar work: food.
You can tell a native New Yorker from a non-native by how aware they choose to be of their presence on the subway. They sleep, ensured by their city-formed adaptation to waking up just before their stop. They read books. Before cell phones, newspapers were likely a popular form of dissociating.