Here’s the latest roundup of news and announcements from the CCV community. Happy reading, and don’t forget to share your own Notables with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org!
- The CCV-Upper Valley team participated in a Trunk or Treat event with Hartford Parks & Rec on Saturday, October 28. A record 1100 people were in attendance! CCV’s theme for this year’s event was ‘camping’.
- Former CCV faculty member Clayton Trutor has been awarded the 2023 Malcolm Bell, Jr. and Muriel Barrow Bell Award for the best book on Georgia history for Loserville: How Professional Sports Remade Atlanta—and How Atlanta Remade Professional Sports (University of Nebraska Press). In November 2023, his new book, Boston Ball: Rick Pitino, Jim Calhoun, Gary Williams and the Forgotten Cradle of Basketball Coaches, will be published by the University of Nebraska Press.
- CCV advisors and InsideTrack trainers Darcy Oakes and Amy Stuart will be leading a national InsideTrack workshop on belonging on November 1st. Darcy and Amy have been invited to lead the workshop based on their level of expertise and commitment to coaching, training, and supporting coordinators of student advising.
- CCV-Rutland Coordinator of Student Advising Cody Miller was chosen for a Vermont Education Opportunity Programs (VEOP) New Professional award for 2023. To be eligible for this award, a candidate must have less than five years of VEOP service and be an individual who has made a significant impact on the TRIO community. Cody was nominated for his friendly, welcoming, and steady presence and the impact that those attributes have on the students CCV serves.
- CCV Senior Staff Assistant Tomas Hedin completed his master’s degree at Northern Vermont University (now Vermont State University) in the leadership studies program early this fall.
- CCV faculty members Heath Fuller, Gail Marlene Schwartz, and Norm Whittle were awarded this year’s Teaching Excellence Award. Faculty were nominated by CCV students, staff, and fellow faculty and recipients of the award are selected by Academic Council.
- CCV alumni David Budnick started attending the Columbia School of General Studies this fall. While at CCV, David was a member of Phi Theta Kappa and earned a 3.98 GPA.
- CCV student John Dell’Anno started classes in 2019 with plans to pursue a nursing career. He then earned his LNA and started a job at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). Now, John is one of the first participants in the RN Pipeline Pathway Program which is offered through a partnership between SVMC, CCV, VTSU, VSAC, and the Vermont Business Roundtable.
- CCV-Brattleboro student Rheanna Pare received this year’s $2,500 Jesse M. Corum IV Scholarship. This scholarship is offered annually through the Brattleboro Rotary Club Gateway Foundation to a CCV student to address the child care shortage in Windham County.