When Stacy Garciadealba was getting ready to graduate from high school, she traveled from her hometown of Grafton to tour colleges all along the East Coast. She left every visit feeling that “this isn’t for me.” She was the oldest in her family, the first child to go through the college process—“I called myself ‘the trial child,’” she said—and she’d be paying her own way.
Spring semester has begun, and the days are slowly but surely growing longer. We’re starting out the new year with exciting reports from CCV students, faculty, and staff.
Summer at CCV is in full swing! Check out some of the latest accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff from around the state, and don’t forget to share your Notables at email@example.com!
As promised, April is arriving with showers galore: rain, yes, along with buckets of good news too. This month, we’re recognizing many members of the CCV community who are using their creativity, hard work, and leadership to usher in some sunshine.
CCV’s Student Leadership Scholarships are awarded annually to one student from each academic center. This year, CCV Now features the stories of 2017 Scholars Danielle Braverman of Brattleboro and Dagan Warner of Springfield.
Happy Spring! Er, we hope? Fickle weather aside, it’s certainly shaping up to be a prolific season full of great ideas, inspiring stories, and exemplary work from all corners of our CCV landscape. Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your Notables at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Snow has turned our Green Mountains white, and the fall semester is quickly coming to a close. This month we recognize several of the writers, artists, entrepreneurs, and activists who are enriching the CCV community!
On Tuesday night students from CCV’s Springfield academic center were on hand at the town’s Great Hall for a meet the artists reception and the opening of the Photovoice exhibit.
Depending on your aesthetic sensibilities, a trip to Springfield, Vermont can leave you feeling emotionally numb, astounded, or a myriad of other feelings, both positive and negative. The hulking brick remains of Jones & Lamson Machine Company’s lower factory greet you as you head into town from from I-91. Vacant storefronts dot Main Street. Long-abandoned factories stand watch over Black River Falls, depositing themselves brick by brick into the rushing waters.
February brought in some good news for lots of members of the CCV community; projects have gotten underway, certifications were received, art shows opened and travels undertaken. Read on to learn more about what’s been happening in the CCV universe lately.