Jeff Patterson took a CPR class in school when he was just thirteen years old. At seventeen, a friend’s father encouraged him to join the local rescue squad, so he went out for a ride-along. After that, “I was hooked.”
Evan Spencer admits he was a little intimidated when he learned about the number of hours required for his Professional Field Experience class, the semester-long internship he needed to complete in order to earn his STEM studies degree this spring.
As fall semester begins to wind down, we’re celebrating the recent accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff from around the state. Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your own news by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org!
The first time she walked through the doors of CCV-Winooski, Sara Mecca felt uncertain. “I’d never gone to college before. I didn’t take my SATs. I was a little bit nervous about the Accuplacer.” At the same time, she was determined. “I felt like I just had jobs my whole life and I never had a career.”
“The reason why I didn’t go to school right after high school is because I couldn’t afford it, and my parents couldn’t afford it.” That could be the voice of any number of CCV students, but in this story, it’s the voice of Fathima Salahudeen, a STEM studies major who immigrated to Vermont from Sri Lanka in 2008.
CCV student David Demasi has spent a lot of time thinking, reading, and talking about outer space. He has detailed hypotheses about counteracting Martian gravity, shielding astronauts from cosmic radiation, and achieving warp. He’s even been to NASA.
Community College of Vermont (CCV) Montpelier student David Demasi has been selected to participate in NASA’s Community College Aerospace Scholars program at the Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia in mid-October.
Summer has come to a close and fall classes are well underway. The new season has brought color to our Green Mountain hillsides along with bright and interesting news from CCV faculty, students, and staff.
Rutland, Vt. — CCV Rutland student Dale Kenyon will travel to NASA’s Langley Research Center in May to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Kenyon, of Shrewsbury, will be one of 216 community college students from across the U.S. to be part of NCAS. “I have followed the space program since […]
CCV-Winooski wrapped up its first Science Fair this week, highlighted with a visit and science experiment conducted by Miss Vermont 2015.