Most people try to avoid stress in their lives, but Rylee Masson isn’t most people. Thriving under pressure, at 17 years old, and before earning a high school diploma, Rylee has received an associate degree in STEM from CCV.
For historian and CCV instructor Cyndy Bittinger, looking back is a way of looking forward. Amid the Black Lives Matter movement and protests against racial injustice in Vermont and across the country, she’s relying on a historical perspective to inform class discussions.
CCV wasn’t able to hold its commencement in person this year, but the College is pleased to announce the graduates who have been selected as student speaker and as recipient of this year’s leadership award.
There’s something unique about Vermont and the people who live here. From the sixth-generation Vermonter to the back-to-the-lander to the transplant, there’s a mindset that is somehow different from that found in other areas of the country. And while it’s hard to define exactly, CCV instructor Robert Mandatta and his students are creating a repository through which we can all glean a better understanding of what it is that makes Vermont Vermont.
For Immediate Release February 17, 2014 Contact Kathryn Eddy Digital Communications Assistant 802.828.2973 Kathryn.firstname.lastname@example.org Based on the massive open online course (MOOC) concept, Community College of Vermont is offering a free, non-credit little open online course (LOOC) called Money Smarts. The new LOOC begins on Monday, March 3, and ends on Monday, April 7. It […]
Aside from maybe Champ, the fabled lake monster living in Lake Champlain, the word massive isn’t used to describe much in Vermont. That makes sense. We’re a small state, so things are typically done on a smaller scale around the Green Mountain State. And so as the rest of the nation and the world of academia are caught up on MOOCs (massive open online courses), CCV is approaching the task in Vermont fashion.
Today, CCV is the largest provider of undergraduate online courses in Vermont, offering nearly 300 sections online, with 170 instructors teaching in the spring and fall terms.
It was around 1995 that CCV’s president’s council found itself glumly acknowledging that we could not deliver all of our academic programs to students at all twelve of our academic centers (then called “site offices”).