Cathy Solsaa is a talented, busy person. She’s a longarm quilter, a wife, and a mother of four. She has a degree in economics. She’s a massage therapist, and she helps run her husband’s contracting business. “I’m sort of a seeker, a learner,” she says.
“I don’t think there’s been a day that’s passed by that I haven’t thought about working at Hazelett.” Tyler Schmoll is young, bearded, and stoic. Sitting next to Tyler in a matching easy chair (and in matching company-issued duds) is his twin brother, Cody.
In downtown Rutland a few weeks before Christmas, a CCV student walked into the West St. academic center. She was wrapping up the fall semester and looking ahead to more classes in the spring. But she was also struggling with more than the usual pre-holiday stress: she had just lost her job.
CCV alumna Tereka Hand is working on the front lines of the child care challenge. Studying at the College’s Rutland campus, she earned degrees in human services and early childhood education before opening her business, Rekaroo’s Childcare, in 2016.
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 email@example.com!
Community College of Vermont and Brattleboro Memorial Hospital have teamed up to provide a direct pathway to hospital jobs in environmental services.
Students at CCV-Winooski are getting a taste of the maker movement—which might sound trendy and abstract, but it’s actually pretty basic: it’s literally about making things. And these students are loving it for a pretty basic reason: they get to work with their hands, turning their ideas into reality.
With just one week to go in the spring semester, CCV is gearing up for graduation! We’ll celebrate the class of 2018 at this year’s commencement on Saturday, June 2 at Norwich University. In the meantime, here’s the April news!
Community College of Vermont’s first Green Production course is underway, with 34 students enrolled at seven CCV locations statewide. The six-week online course is an additional module of the Certified Production Technician (CPT) program, which provides a nationally-recognized credential in the field of manufacturing.
Seven new medical assistants started work at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) this week. Eilidh Pederson, vice president of the BMH Medical Group, says they’re stepping into crucial roles.