Evan Cuttitta is a recent graduate of the University of Vermont where he majored in environmental studies. He was a service learning volunteer at UVM’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and also worked as an environmental studies peer mentor. In 2015 Evan completed an internship for Vermont Works for Women, a Winooski-based non-profit that helps women explore their potential and develop economic independence. As our Access and Success VISTA, Evan will be working with first-year students as an academic coach and developing a financial literacy program for all GMC students.
Green Mountain College is pleased to announce the appointment of Peggy “Peg” Gregory as director of the College’s Wellness Center. Peg brings extraordinary experience to the College as a clinician, counselor and public health manager. She began her clinical career as a behavioral technician at the Brattleboro Retreat and joined the United Counseling Service in Bennington County as an outpatient clinician in 1989. She was appointed as director of Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in 2013. Peg completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at SUNY Geneseo, earned her master of social work (MSW) from Simmons College.
Amy Jackson has been appointed as a learning specialist at the College’s Calhoun Learning Center. Amy is not a newcomer to GMC—she’s taught several education and psychology courses here as an adjunct instructor. She also has considerable experience in her career as a peer mentor, counselor and behavior technician. Most recently she served as the school-based clinician and supervisor for Rutland Mental Health. You haven’t lived until you’ve sampled one of her famous cupcakes—she is owner and head baker of Snowflake Cupcakes in Rutland. Amy holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in counseling from Ball State University.
The College welcomes David Morris as the new women’s head coach for the Eagles’ soccer and lacrosse teams. David brings over 17 years of coaching experience. Most recently he was head women’s soccer coach at Oxford College of Emory University, in Oxford, Ga. The team compiled a 29-3-3 mark since the 2014 season and finished number two in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Prior to coaching at Oxford he was named Independent Collegiate Athletic Association (ICAA) Coach of the Year in 2013 with NCAA Division II Oakland City University.
Timothy P. Oliver of Manchester Center, Vt., has been named as the College’s director of campus security. Tim brings over 25 years of public safety experience to GMC. During his career with the Vermont State Police he served as an incident command system instructor, a hostage negotiation team commander and completed two stints as division commander. Most recently he served as station commander of the Vermont State Police Rockingham Barracks and as a K-9 unit coordinator.
Rebecca Wolfgang ’16, who graduated magna cum laude in May with a BA in English and a BFA in writing, is back at GMC this fall as the Diversity and Inclusion VISTA in Student Involvement, where she will work with clubs focusing on social issues surrounding inclusion for students of all races, abilities, genders, sexual orientations and economic statuses. Rebecca is fresh off her experience as a creative writing teacher at the college’s Vermont Summer Academy. As a student at GMC, Rebecca served as president of the Reverie, the college’s literary magazine and worked as a peer tutor in the Calhoun Learning Center. She was presented with the Outstanding Student Writer Award at Honors Tea in 2015.