Ashleigh du Plessis’s children were nine, seven, and two when she and her husband moved them from Cape Town, South Africa to Vermont in the summer of 2019. The family arrived on a Sunday, and on Tuesday Ashleigh started classes at CCV-Upper Valley.
Each spring, CCV awards the Alumni Scholarship to graduates who plan to continue their studies at a 4-year college or university. The 2021 Alumni Scholarship recipients are Sophie Decker and Mariah Malloy. Sophie is a graduate of CCV-Winooski who completed a degree in early childhood education and will transfer to the University of Vermont to […]
“What does it mean to be an American?” Juan-Joel Tovanche wants to structure his upcoming African American Struggle for Equality class around this question.
Students, staff, and community leaders joined together on Thursday, April 29 to celebrate the CCV 2020-2021 Leadership Scholarship recipients. The annual Leadership Scholarship celebration was again held virtually via Zoom, an adaptation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Student organizations and leadership opportunities are important parts of the culture at CCV and are integral to student success. The Phi Theta Kappa honor society (PTK) is one of these opportunities.
Matt Neckers teaches Creative Media Art & Design at Green Mountain Technology and Career Center in Hyde Park. His class is an all-day, year-long (sometimes two) immersive experience that gets students ready for college or the workforce—though many of them will complete his class with 12 college credits already under their belt.
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Stephanie LaBarron was recently hired as the vice president of ambulatory and provider services at Copley Hospital in Morrisville. As a “young vice president,” Stephanie attributes her ability to climb the leadership ladder to her education, and says that her entire career in healthcare began at CCV.
Steve DeSimone started a new job as a packaging operator at Perrigo Nutritionals in Georgia, Vermont last March. Within a year, two CCV Flex classes helped him earn a promotion.
Lily Brooks-Dalton is one of the lucky ones who does what she loves for a living. She has been able to turn her hobbies of reading and writing into a career as a multi-book author, screenwriter, and collaborator on a Netflix film adapted from one of her books.