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!

  • Faculty member Katherine Maynard published the poem “Packing” in the 2023 edition of the North Carolina literary journal Kakalak. Another poem, “Incantation”, was published in the March 2024 issue of Whale Road Review, based in San Diego.
  • Staff members Deb Grant and Nicole Stetson presented about CCV information technology and cybersecurity programs to an international delegation from Iraq at CCV-Winooski on February 7. This was a part of the U.S. State Department International Visitor Leadership Program. The visitors shared information about their work to develop IT curriculum in Iraq and presented CCV with some beautiful plaques from the institutions that they represent.
  • On April 17, CCV-Montpelier offered a poetry writing workshop with faculty member Katherine Maynard, an official PoemCity-Montpelier event sponsored by Kellogg Hubbard Library. A group of nearly 20 students, faculty, staff, and members of the public attended this event.
  • The Upper Valley digital photography class with faculty member Blair Butterfield had an exhibition of student work at the Junction Arts & Media center in White River Junction from May 3 – May 20. CCV faculty Samantha Davidson Green, who is currently teaching Storytelling Through the Media, is the Executive Director of JAM, and she partnered with Blair to make this happen.
  • Gilberto Diaz Santos created a video highlighting the April solar eclipse from his point of view in Montpelier, featuring the crowds gathering and a view of the eclipse. View the full video here.
  • Faculty member Roger Cranse published the essay “Mulbato” in Hindsight Journal, Volume IV, published by the University of Colorado, Boulder.  “Mulbato” means main road in Nepali.  The essay, at about 1,200 words, is based on his experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal in the 1960s.
  • Faculty member Nancy Thompson was recently given a scholarship opportunity with the National Endowment for the Humanities this summer. She’ll be attending the Religious World of New York summer institute seminars to further develop her own curriculum. 
  • Michael Keogh, CCV’s director of workforce engagement, was asked to serve on the Leadership Council for the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC). MSSC oversees the Certified Production Technician certification and several other manufacturing credentials. “I think our invitation is a testament to CCV’s exceptional work in the manufacturing space from credentialing, apprenticeship, career pathways, and now a full certificate program,” Mike says of being asked to serve on the council.

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