When Hal Porter was 42 years old, he found himself standing at the end of a long dirt driveway, pulling a small wheeled suitcase. Surrounding the driveway were a cluster of tired buildings and a few solitary trees. Beyond that were woods. A sign on one of the buildings in front of him read, “You are no longer alone.”
Gary Taylor served in the military and worked as a police officer after graduating from Burlington High School in 1973. He didn’t think a college degree was all that important. Taylor grew up in a blue collar family with a father who believed that if you didn’t work with your hands, it didn’t count as work.
In this last month of summer, CCV students, faculty, and staff have embarked on all sorts of adventures. Happy reading, and don’t forget to send your own exciting news to email@example.com!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org!
MONTPELIER, Vt. – Community College of Vermont (CCV) student Joseph Chagnon has been selected as the recipient of CCV’s 2017 Legacy Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The Legacy Scholarship is given annually in honor of a current or past CCV faculty or staff member whose work has had a significant positive impact on students […]
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!
Autumn was a season full of literary and musical accomplishments, election preparations, and a few Halloween festivities, among other interesting notes.
Michelle Pepin and Hal Porter are about as different as you can imagine. She’s a 24-year-old, bright-eyed and jubilant small town girl. He’s a 49-year-old, heavily tattooed, recovered alcoholic and opiate addict. Despite these differences, there are similarities between the two: they both thrive on helping others, and they’re both CCV Leadership Scholars for 2016.
CCV Resource Advisor for Veterans Chara Vincelette stood before a whiteboard, facing the class: “What are some of the challenges you’ve faced as a student?”
Franklin County Business and Professional Women (BPW) named CCV-St. Albans Academic Coordinator Kathi Rouselle 2011 Woman of the Year at an awards ceremony on January 17, 2012.