CCV’s alumni community includes graduates as well as anyone who took classes and was significantly impacted by their experience at the College. Have you ever wondered what alumni have been up to since leaving CCV? Look no further! We’re pleased to share the latest edition of updates from CCV’s diverse group of alumni.
Alumni are encouraged to share their news by filling out the alumni update form.
Adrienne Hutchin ’19, Associate of Science
Northern Vermont University ’21, Bachelor of Science
Adrienne is the recipient of several Alumni Council outstanding senior awards.. She is a member of the board of directors for Northern Counties Health Center.
Alexa Krezinski ’21, Human Services
Alexa is currently working as a child protective services investigator in Smith County, Texas.
Jaime Howard ’16, Business
Jaime moved to New Hampshire, was promoted to bakery assistant manager, and got married in April 2022.
Prem Linskey ’20, Liberal Studies
University of Vermont ’22, Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development
Since graduating from CCV, Prem started a bachelor’s degree in community development at UVM and is working toward a master’s certificate in resiliency-based & trauma-informed practices. Prem became the manager of an alternative high school program for at-risk youth in Burlington called YouthBuild. Since then, they became the program director at Spring Lake Ranch in Shrewsbury, which is a therapeutic community that works with adults that struggle with mental illness and substance use disorder. It is a work-based therapy program on a 700-acre working farm. On a personal level, Prem has had many athletic accomplishments, from running the whole Long Trail in a week to skiing the whole Catamount Trail in a single winter. Most recently, Prem completed two 100-mile trail-running races back-to-back and finished 2nd in both. Prem is grateful for their time at CCV; it has helped them achieve their personal goals.
Etien Mbila Mayika ’17, Network Administration
Champlain College ’21, Computer & Information Systems
After Etien’s graduation in 2017, they landed a job at Springer-Miller Systems. Etien is still working for the same company as an integrations specialist, and celebrated their 6th work anniversary on August 7, 2022. The big achievement for Etien is getting their bachelor of science in computer & information systems from Champlain College on December 17, 2021.
Tammy Ellis ’05, Technical Studies
Norwich University ’12, Master of Business Administration
Tammy retired from the Agency of Transportation after a 34-year career in a variety of positions, primarily senior management roles. Since retirement, Tammy has been enjoying travel and time with family.
Heather Bertrand ’18, Human Services
NVU-Lyndon ’20, Psychology
Heather graduated from Plymouth State University’s graduate studies program in 2022 and became Tunbridge’s K-4 school counselor.
Joshua Chase ’20, Early Childhood Education
Southern New Hampshire University, Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a concentration in mental health
Since Joshua’s graduation in 2021 he has settled into his home in Milbrook, Alabama and gotten married. Joshua enrolled in SNHU’s online BA in Psychology program, recently completed his first year, and opted to increase his course load per term. He is now working toward his BA full-time while working part-time. Joshua accepted an incredible job as a coach counselor at the Rite of Passage facility where he provides direct care and support to adolescent women housed in the Montgomery treatment facility. Joshua is using his CCV degree and all that he gained to remain successful at SNHU and apply himself to his position. Joshua’s ultimate goal is to have a positive impact on others and to use his education and experience to make a difference. He plans to earn his master’s in the field of psychology and has begun considering a doctorate.
Alexis Lovell ’20, STEM Studies
University of Virginia ’23, Bachelor of Arts in Physics with a minor in Systems Engineering
Just before graduating, Alexis began working for the Army Corps of Engineers in the STEM Student Employment program. Still with the military, Alexis is also working on completing her bachelor’s degree in physics at the University of Virginia.
Jennifer Locke ’13, Business
Southern New Hampshire University ’19, Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership
Jennifer is working towards a master’s in human resources, with an expected graduation in 2023. She is a manager in the field of occupational medicine and is a mother of three and a grandmother of one.
Matthew DiMasi ’14, Liberal Studies
Saint Michael’s College ’17, Bachelor’s Degree in English
In 2019, Matthew got married, and in 2021 he had his first child. He has been working for the State of Vermont in various forms since graduating from St. Michael’s.
Alexis Bushika ’21, Liberal Studies
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University ’24, Aeronautical Science BAA
Alexis recently got married and has been attending Embry-Riddle for one term. She has almost completed her tour on recruiting duty for the Marine Corps and plans to go back to the fleet in North Carolina to continue developing her passion for aviation. Thanks to CCV, Alexis is almost halfway through her bachelor’s degree in aeronautical science at ERAU and plans to graduate in 2024.