The Vermont Connection

Welcome to The Vermont Connection (TVC)! TVC is the official organization of all current students in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration graduate program at the University of Vermont. TVC consists of all current HESA students, known as the Full Board, and the Executive Board, an eight-member board elected each year by the Full Board. The goals and objectives of TVC are in line with HESA historical traditions and regularly adjust to fulfill the needs of its membership.

TVC’s first priority is to publish a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal of high integrity, addressing the student affairs profession and the field of higher education. This journal has been a tradition of the HESA program for over three decades. Learn more at About The Vermont Connection.

TVC is also responsible for providing opportunities to develop members’ educational and professional skills in order to prepare them for their future careers. TVC helps to foster cohesion and camaraderie within the organization, as well as provide ways for its members to enrich their graduate experience.

Current Volume: Volume 43 (2022) The Embodiment of Liberation: Embracing Opposition and Resistance within Higher Education

Creative Work

Editor's Notes


Land Acknowledgement
TVC 43 Executive Board


Executive Board Editor's Note
Todd C. Cooley and Dana K. Prisloe




Community Colleges Meeting Students’ Basic Needs
Annamaria Cavaleri, Gabi Cuna, Kaia Palm-Leis, and Robyn Suchy


Past, Present, & Future: A History of BIPOC Student Support & Student-Led Protests at UVM
Nelizabeth Diaz, Logan Henrique de Melo, and Maria Del Sol Nava


800 Miles in Transition
Lexi Kane and Cristina Vega


New Connection



TVC 43 Executive Board

TVC 43 Executive Board

Executive Director
Tatiana Havens
Managing Director
Jeremy Torres
Co-Content Editors
Dana Prisloe & Todd Cooley
Membership & Community Development Chair
Max Cordes Galbraith
Growth & Aspirations Chair
Annamaria Cavaleri
Legacy & Alumnx Relations Chair
Robyn Suchy
Public Relations Chair
Lexi Kane