“During incarceration, I became more free than I had ever been in my entire life, and a great deal of that was education.” Scott Barber was incarcerated at Newport’s Northern State Correctional Facility when he took CCV classes through the College’s ReSET VT program.
When the pandemic hit last March, Caitlin Moroney was furloughed. By the time she went back to her job in June, things were very different.
The 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 fall 2020 semester.
Spring semester has begun! Here’s the latest roundup of news and announcements from students, faculty, and staff around the state. Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your own Notables with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org!
Nine years ago a significant back injury changed the trajectory of Ginny Greenway’s life, shifting her focus to working smarter rather than harder. As a mom of six, Ginny had always envisioned herself going to college when she was done raising her children. She suffered her back injury when her youngest child was still in […]
“When I had the opportunity to go to college, there was no excuse.” Martha Thiei Machar was new to Vermont in the summer of 2006. She was expecting her first child that December, and she was eager to get started on her education.
Bill LaDue was in his mid-30s when he hit rock bottom. He was newly divorced and going through an ugly custody battle over his four children. He had just sold his business and lost his home. “I had nothing,” he remembers.
Emily Deibler has always loved dogs. Her mom, Mindy, says there’s never been a question about what Emily is going to do with her life—it will, of course, involve working with her four-legged friends. “The finish line is pretty clear,” said Mindy. “The question has always been ‘what’s the path to get there?’”
Beth Dow and her husband moved to Vermont in 2018 as part of the remote worker grant program. Their goal was to open an art gallery. Wanting to make connections in a new area, Beth took the Startup-802 course at CCV-Bennington to gain a better understanding of what it would be like to be an […]
Registration for spring 2021 is open and the holiday season has arrived. Here’s the latest roundup of news and announcements from students, faculty, and staff around the state. Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your own Notables with us by emailing email@example.com!