Community College of Vermont to hold commencement June 4

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Community College of Vermont to hold commencement June 4

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 2:53pm -- tim

CCV Graduation 2018

Vermont Business Magazine The Community College of Vermont (CCV) will hold its 2022 commencement ceremony at Norwich University’s Shapiro Field House in Northfield, Vermont on Saturday, June 4. The ceremony will begin at 2 pm. More than 450 students will be awarded associate degrees.

The College has announced that Dr. Wanda Heading-Grant will be this year’s keynote speaker. Vice provost for diversity, equity, and inclusion and chief diversity officer at Carnegie Mellon University, Dr Heading-Grant formerly served as the University of Vermont’s vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and has made significant contributions to the advancement of DEI in higher education and beyond. 

This year’s student speaker is Kirsten Kersey, who attended CCV’s Upper Valley academic center. Kersey has been an active member of the Upper Valley’s youth services community, having worked for the Junction Youth Center and Hartford Youth Council. She will earn an associate degree in behavioral science and plans to pursue a career in youth services.  

Director of HireAbility Vermont (formerly VocRehab) Diane Dalmasse will receive the Community Service Award. For more than 30 years, Dalmasse has worked to help Vermonters with disabilities access career pathways and find meaningful employment.  

CCV President Joyce Judy will officiate the event. Governor Phil Scott will address the Class of 2022, and members of the Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees will be in attendance. 

CCV is Vermont’s second-largest college, serving nearly 10,000 students each year.  With 12 locations and extensive online learning options, our students don’t have to travel far from their communities to access our degree and certificate programs, workforce, secondary and continuing education opportunities, and academic and veterans support services. 

5.24.2022. MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Community College of Vermont