The Vermont State Colleges System is facing a number of challenges, including reduced enrollment and underfunding, but a long-range planning committee is hoping to find solutions after considering some of the problems detailed in a white paper from the office of Vermont State Colleges Chancellor Jeb Spaulding.
Habitat For Humanity Rutland is running out of time to start construction on their fourth full house — they still need $35,000 to begin building and need four walls and insulation up before the snow starts to fall. “This house is estimated to cost $125,000, and we’ve raised $90,000 thus far,” said Jean Yeager, a […]
School may be out for the summer, but Barre’s Thunder Road is ready to give some lessons in high-speed excitement Thursday at Community College of Vermont Night. The final event of June includes double the action for the Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Models as they kick their championship battle into high gear.
They are early risers and hard workers. They have a “talent for struggling through” and the determination that follows. Some are the first in their family to go to college — or even graduate from high school — and many are financially independent from their parents. They’re often struggling to pay for rent, groceries and […]
The following students at the Community College of Vermont (CCV) were named to the spring 2019 student honors list. This honor recognizes part-time students with a 4.0 grade point average. Abigail LaRock of Lebanon; Emily Neumann of Westminster, Vt.; Coral Lydon Ovitt and Harlei Pierce of Windsor, Vt.
Last month, I had the opportunity to help volunteers and staff from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (link is external), TimberHomes (link is external), and students from the nearby Community College of Vermont, plant more than 100 trees along the North Branch of the Winooski River in Montpelier. The project was spearheaded by the […]
Sarah Leblanc seems never to have encountered a closed door she couldn’t open. Take, for example, the challenges she encountered when starting up Georgia’s Next Generation, her new early care & learning center. Located in Georgia, Franklin County, where need for quality early care & learning programs is among the highest in the state, Sarah’s […]
Steven R. Gordon, President and CEO of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH), received the 2019 Community Service Award from the Community College of Vermont (CCV) during the college’s 52nd commencement ceremony on June 1, 2019. This award was granted in recognition of Gordon’s work to create two critical partnerships between BMH and CCV.
Thunder Road officials have officially set the dates to make up the remainder of the Casella Waste Systems Night card that was cut short by rain on June 14. Both the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers and the Maplewood/Irving Late Models will have “double feature” nights in the coming weeks, adding bonus racing and […]