Happy summer semester, CCV! The days are still growing longer, and our students, staff, and faculty around the state have been busy with all manner of conversation, celebration, and recreation. Don’t forget to share your own news by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org!
- Nearly 500 students earned their associate degrees at CCV’s 52nd commencement on Saturday, June 1st. The ceremony was held at Norwich University, and featured a keynote address by Darn Tough Vermont president and CEO Ric Cabot. Read the full story here.
- CCV-Springfield student J.D. O’Guin was accepted into Epsilon Pi Tau, the international honor society for professionals in technology. O’Guin will complete their associate degree at the end of the summer 2019 semester with a double major in information technology and STEM studies.
- Amelia Struthers, resource advisor for Northern Lights at CCV, and her husband Mike Mrowicki were very excited to have their song “Here in Vermont” featured on All the Traditions on Vermont Public Radio on May 19th. The track is from their newly released album Songs to Light the Way.
- 23 CCV staff members ran and walked in the 36th annual Vermont Corporate Cup on May 16th, and graphic designer and staff photographer Jade Premont designed this year’s t-shirt logo. The “CCV’s Scrambled Legs” team—financial aid pros Mike Griffith, Tanner Matchus, and Adam Grayck—placed third in the male state government running teams division.
- Faculty member David Tomasi recently had research published. “Positive Patient Response to a Structured Exercise Program Delivered in Inpatient Psychiatry” was published by Global Advances in Health and Medicine, and was picked up by news outlets across the U.S. and abroad. Read Newsweek’s coverage of the research. Tomasi works at the University of Vermont Medical Center and teaches at CCV-Winooski.
- Montpelier coordinator of academic services MK Dreher, and Early College students Asher Martley and Bobby Kelly, joined VSCS chancellor Jeb Spaulding on WDEV radio on May 31st. Spaulding was a guest host on the Dave Gram Show, where he facilitated a conversation about Early College opportunities across the Vermont State Colleges.
- CCV-Morrisville staff and students represented the College in Hardwick’s Memorial Day parade, and their float scored second place in the “Creativity and Originality” category.
- On May 17th, 81 CCV students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year college students, at a ceremony at CCV-Montpelier. Students must have earned 12 college credits and maintain a GPA of 3.7 or higher. The CCV chapter of PTK is in its fourth year. Congratulations to this year’s inductees!