Sign up for a one-to-one chat with alumni who will be on campus 11/14-11/15 for the Athletics Field Guide and will be available for one-to-one meetings on Friday, 11/15 from 9:00-noon here at CCI.
After graduating from Middlebury, Christine Bolger Bright ’07 spent 7 years in Boston working for two sports based youth development non-profit organizations, America SCORES Boston and Metrolacrosse. She also got her MBA from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
A move to Maine had her working for a feminist/activist organization called Hardy Girls Healthy Women and assistant coaching for the Colby College Womens Soccer team and trying her hand as head coach of the Waterville Girls High School soccer team.
Since her time in Maine, Christine has been working for We Coach as a National Trainer- helping new and experienced coaches incorporate youth development practices into their coaching style and showing them the importance of brain development and impact of trauma on the young people they work with. In addition, she has founded Bright Contributions, a consulting practice that helps non-profits untangle the world of measurement and evaluation. She met her husband on the Midd Track and Field team and they live in Rochester, Minnesota with their two little boys and dog.
Erick Dalton ’04 is currently a professional scout with the Philadelphia Phillies, Erick is responsible for scouting numerous professional teams at various levels. He also helps with scouting assignments at spring training, trade deadline and playoff advance. Before joining the Phillies in the fall of 2017, Erick had been with the Washington Nationals since 2007. He has worked in baseball operations with his main focus being advance scouting.
Jim has led the Global Baseball and Softball Business for Wilson since 1997. In that time, Wilson has grown into the world leader in equipment with #1 overall market share in bats and ball gloves. Jim led the purchase of Louisville Slugger, DeMarini, Evoshield and ATEC -all leading brands that are now incorporated into Wilson.
James “Jim” Hackett ’89 began his Wilson career as an intern while he was earning his MBA at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management (MM ’95). Jim worked for Nike from 1990 to 1993 -managing and opening stores in various locations around the U.S., and ultimately training managers and employees in Nike’s factory outlets and Niketown stores. During Jim’s Middlebury career he played Football and Baseball -captaining each team in his senior year. Jim lives with his wife and 3 children in Glenview, Illinois.
Scott Langerman ’87 is Chief Executive Officer of Athlete Content & Entertainment, LLC (ACE Media), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA). ACE Media was launched in September, 2015 as a groundbreaking new vehicle through which to identify and develop a range of content opportunities for professional athletes. Since its launch ACE has placed over 1000 athletes in close to 1500 different content initiatives, and its successes to date include Catching Kelce on E!, Most Valuable Performer on CBS, Ritual on Amazon Prime Video, NFL Life: Kirk Cousins on NFL Network and Behind Baker on Fox. In addition to the above, ACE has developed and produced a wide a range of digital and branded content features for a number of the world’s leading distribution platforms.
As CEO of ACE, Scott is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, and oversees its relationships with production entities, distribution platforms, brands and athletes. A 20-year veteran of the sports and entertainment industries, Scott previously held senior executive positions with Vox Media, Comcast and Turner Broadcasting, among others.
Throughout his career Scott has been involved in a range of civic and charitable activities, serving on the boards of the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, the Military Bowl and the Chesapeake Bayhawks, co-founding an annual gala to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation currently in its 15th year, and chairing several local events and organizations in his community.
Scott holds a B.A. from Middlebury College and a J.D. from Yale Law School, and lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife Vicki and their three children.
Learn more about the Athletics Field Guide events at go/AthleticsFieldGuide.
On Thursday, November 14th, alumni working in the field of athletics return to campus for the ATHLETICS FIELD GUIDE.
They can help you answer the question, “What can I do with my liberal arts major?” At these events, you will have the chance to connect with alumni, faculty, and other students.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Career Panel, 5:00 p.m.
Dinner with alumni, 6:15 p.m.
Atwater Dining Hall
Reserve your spot, RSVP in Handshake!
Alumni will meet with students 1:1 on Friday, November 15th. Click the below links to schedule your chat.
CHRISTINE BOLGER BRIGHT ’07
National Trainer, Consultant
We Coach, Bright Contributions
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ERICK DALTON ’04
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JAMES HACKETT ’89
General Manager/Baseball and Softball
Wilson Sporting Goods
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SCOTT LANGERMAN ’87
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Learn more about the panelists here.
How Many Lives Are You?
You’re in your “Odyssey Years” — these important years are where you explore who you are going to be as an emerging adult. This Studio workshop will use Stanford Life Design Lab techniques to support you to create, explore, and try out your many possible futures! We’ll teach you how to think like a designer, and build a life you love DURING and AFTER Middlebury.
In this Studio, you’ll:
- Create thoughtful visions of your future
- Share your visions with classmates
- Imagine how to create prototypes of your ideas at Middlebury and beyond
- Get feedback that helps you further clarify your plan(s)
RSVP via Handshake here.
Join us: Friday, November 15th, 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the CCE Living Room (20 Old Chapel Road)
Over 200 Nonprofit sector jobs & internships in Handshake. Click HERE to review the opportunities that I have sorted by “application deadline date”.
Over 150 Environmental Services/Energy/Forestry jobs & internships in Handshake. Click HERE to review the opportunities that I have sorted by “application deadline date”.
Over 50 International Affairs jobs & internships in Handshake. Click HERE to review the opportunities that I have sorted by “application deadline date”.
Fifteen NGO/International Development jobs & internships in Handshake. Click HERE to review the opportunities that I have sorted by “application deadline date”.
Friday, November 15, Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center, 9:00a – 12:30pm
Imagine a perennial future by joining the 2nd annual Conversations in Ag and Culture Conference on regeneration, reciprocity, relationship, and recovery in the Champlain Valley and beyond. Down to Earth: Nourishing Change in the Champlain Valley will feature keynote speaker Dr. Aubrey Streit Krug, director of The Land Institute’s Ecosphere Studies Program, as well as a panel representing the five spheres of the New Perennials Project: Food & Agriculture, Creative Arts, Education, Faith, and Healing Arts. There will also be time during the program for attendees’ input – your creativity, stories, and ideas will be welcome.
Sponsored by Franklin Environmental Center, New Perennials Project at Middlebury, and the Environmental Studies Program.
RSVP to Visit Bee’s Wrap and Co-Op Team
Date: Thursday, November 14th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. (meet at the ADK at 2:50 p.m. for transportation)
The Innovation Hub’s Vermont Ventures Trip program and the Sustainability Solutions Lab invite you to an afternoon dedicated to learning more about local enterprises dedicated to sustainability. We will first visit the Bee’s Wrap factory in town, meet the team and learn about their eco-friendly food storage product and their growth as a B-Corp company. We will end our trip at the Middlebury Co-Op where we will talk to representatives over some yummy Co-Op snacks provided by us. Transportation will be provided. RSVP here. If you have any questions, please contact Meron Benti at mbenti[at]middlebury,edu.
Are you interested in innovation? Startups? Accelerator programs? and the behind the scenes of major global pitch competitions? Come chat with Naila Jahan’ 15 about her experiences at MassChallenge.
Monday, November 11 at 4:30 pm at the Innovation Hub
MiddCORE is a four-week, mentor-powered innovation experience for undergraduates who desire to launch their education and passions into the world at large.
At MiddCORE, students are challenged to find solutions to real-world problems alongside mentors from the areas of business, government, and non-profits—these mentors not only guide students but become part of their lifelong network.
MiddCORE is May 30–June 27, 2020 in Monterey, California. Take a look at the MiddCORE brochure.
Round One Application due November 17—save $500
Ever wondered how fiscal policy is developed and implemented? How policy makers balance equity and efficiency in tax design? Come hear about how the Vermont Department of Taxes tries to close the tax gap, and how the money collected impacts the overall state budget,
- Adam Greshin, Commissioner of Department of Finance and Management, State of VT
- Craig Bolio, Acting Commissioner of Taxes, State of VT
- Douglas Farnham, Economist and Director of Tax Policy, Outreach and Leg Affairs, State of VT
Monday, November 18 from 12:15-1:30 pm in Abernethy Room, Axinn Center
Pizza and beverages will be served (courtesy of the Economics Dept)
In partnership with the SGA, the CCI has developed a “Life Beyond Middlebury” series that aims to equip students with the tools needed to develop strong personal finance skills. Check out our last event!
Establishing Healthy Credit
Tuesday, November 12 at 4:30 in Axinn 229
What does it mean to ‘build credit’? Why is it important? The National Bank of Middlebury will speak to Middlebury students and answer these questions, and more. RSVP here.