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!
- CCV-Rutland’s new ceramics faculty member Morgan Over received the Madeleine Kunin Trailblazer Award at Evolve Rutland’s 2022 recognition event. Evolve Rutland is an organization focused on developing and celebrating women leaders in the community. Morgan is also the operations director at The Mint.
- Faculty member Kate Maynard’s poem “Christ in the Storm of the Sea of Galilee” was published in the spring 2022 issue of the online literary journal Whale Road Review.
- CCV-Brattleboro coordinator of student advising Zach Young visited the Brattleboro Area Middle School Local History class to talk about the secondary education programs available at the College. Students interviewed Zach and learned about CCV’s Dual Enrollment and Early College offerings.
- Through the dual enrollment program, Burlington High School student Grace Brown took a free American Sign Language class, which has helped determine her educational path. After graduating from high school, Grace plans to pursue a double major in ASL interpretation and speech, language, and hearing sciences.
- CCV alumna Beth Quenneville was recognized as one of Vermont’s 20 Outstanding Women for 2021 for her volunteer work in the community. Quenneville leads Christa’s Totes, operated by the Brandon Area Toy Project, which gives tote bags of food and Hannaford gift cards to people in need.
- CCV-Bennington student Angela Ellison was able to stay on track toward a nursing career through the pandemic due to CCV’s flexible class options. Ellison plans to complete prerequisites for a nursing degree at CCV.
- Faculty member Heather Fitzgerald wrote an article in Seven Days titled Good Nature: How to Be in the Woods, which highlights Vermont camps to get kids out in nature this summer.
- Former CCV-Middlebury staff member Debra Fulton recently left the College for her dream job at the Innocence Project, a nonprofit organization committed to reforming the criminal justice system. Fulton took classes at CCV and graduated from NVU with a concentration in social justice. She says that her time at CCV was instrumental to earning her bachelor’s degree and landing this job.