Mark Hoffman is an army veteran. On Sunday afternoon, he came to Burlington’s Contois Auditorium to share a few words. He didn’t speak for very long, but he did speak very deliberately. He talked about how many military comrades he’s lost.
On a quiet dirt road just outside the village of Putney, Dr. Anne Black is transforming the way we think about taking care of veterans. She shares her home with The Warrior Connection (TWC), a non-profit she started ten years ago.
MONTPELIER, Vt. – Community College of Vermont (CCV) will receive a 30% increase in philanthropic support from the J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation for academic year 2018-19. The College is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a total of $235,000 to support its work in four critical areas. This year’s funding includes […]
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.
The winter weather might be winding down, but activity at CCV is ramping up. We’re celebrating the hard work and many talents of students, staff, and faculty around the state. Happy reading, and don’t forget to send your own news to email@example.com!
We hope everyone had a safe and relaxing Thanksgiving break. Fall semester is winding down, and we’re recognizing the recent accomplishments of staff, students, and faculty around the state. Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your news at firstname.lastname@example.org!
At just 17 years old, fresh out of high school, Sam Manchester walked into a recruiting office in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Thirteen weeks later, when he turned 18, he became a Marine. Manchester enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in August of 2010 with one dream in mind: “I wanted to help people.”
CCV students, staff, faculty, and members of the community filled the CCV-Winooski lobby on Wednesday afternoon for “Hogs & Dogs,” a Veterans Day appreciation event organized in honor of CCV’s veteran and military students and their families. The event was also an opportunity for local organizations to share the work they do in support of veterans.
Community College of Vermont (CCV) has been ranked among the top 25 Military Friendly® community colleges in the nation by Victory Media, an industry-leading rating group for institutions serving veteran and military students.
In one photograph, you see nothing but dense German forest; one shows oil fires in the desert; one reveals the wide and slow-moving Euphrates River. These images were taken by two men who have nearly 35 years of military service between them. In celebration of Veterans Day, CCV invited two Vermont veterans to share their stories.