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College Counseling Workshop 2016

College Counseling Workshop 2016

Register Here for Workshop

The annual “Applying to College” workshop sponsored by the Admissions Office has been scheduled for Friday, June 10, 2016 of Reunion Weekend at McCardell Bicentennial Hall. High school age children and grandchildren of Middlebury alumni, faculty and staff as well as students from Vermont high schools are invited. Preference is given to juniors in high school.

This program gives an overview of the general selective college application process and does not focus on Middlebury College. It runs from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. with registration at 8:15 A.M.

The workshop for students covers 1) The admissions process:  The student’s responsibilities in owning and directing the admissions process and, 2) An admissions office’s responsibility in owning and directing the admissions process.

The workshop for parents addresses 1) How to be a supportive and effective parent throughout the admissions process, 2) followed by  case studies of college applications.

Student and parent workshops run simultaneously.

In separate sessions there will be a financial aid overview as well as a hands-on session reviewing the common application process.

Following the final presentation, individual afternoon appointments can be scheduled with Student Financial Services.

In addition, for any students who are interested specifically in Middlebury College, a group information session will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. and campus tours will be offered at 2:30 P.M.

The required registration deadline is Monday, June 6, 2016.

Questions?   Contact Joanne Leggett  jleggett@middlebury.edu

Join the Friends of International Students Host Program!

Dear Faculty and Staff-

Our Friends of International Students (FIS) host program recruiting and matching process for the recently admitted Class of 2020 has begun! The Class of 2020 will include more than 70 international students, including some U.S. students who have lived abroad and international exchange students. Please contact us if you’re interested in hosting in the fall and spread the word in our community.

ISSS will hold a series of information meetings about the program beginning on Wednesday, May 11, from 12:30-1:15. on the second floor of the Service Building. We ask that new hosts attend a meeting so that we can meet them and share more information about the program. If you are an experienced host, we encourage you to join us as your stories and insights are vital to friends who are new to FIS and trying to decide if they would be a good fit for the program. We will also hold additional information meetings throughout the summer:

  • Tuesday, June 14 from 12:30-1:15
  • Wednesday, July 13 from 12:30-1:15
  • Thursday, August 4 from 5:15 to 6:00
  • Monday, August 15 from 12:30-1:15

To register for a meeting, please email ISSS at isss@middlebury.edu (subject line: FIS Host Program) or call us at 802.443.5858.

You can learn more about the FIS Host Program on our website at: http://www.middlebury.edu/international/isss/fis .

Please share this information with friends and family who do not work at the College.

We invite all who are interested to become a part of this wonderful program!

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Week’s Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room:

Guest Speaker Says the Media Misleads the Public about Higher Education

Middlebury Honors Students, Organizations for Leadership

Eight Students Awarded Kellogg Fellowships

Virtue Field House Receives LEED Gold Certification

Middlebury Senior Presents Neuroscience Research at Posters on the Hill

“Romantic Computing” and the Future of Education

View past stories by visiting the News Room Page.

HR Update: This Week’s Employment Snapshot

There are currently 3 faculty positions, 47 external job postings (regular, on-call and temporary), and 1 internal job posting on the Middlebury employment opportunities web sites.

Employment Quick Links:

Faculty Employment Opportunities: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/employment

Staff Employment Opportunities: go/staff-jobs (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/staff-jobs (off campus)

Please note – to view only internal staff postings, please use the internal posting search filter that was highlighted in this MiddPoints article.

On-call/Temporary Staff Employment Opportunities: go/staff-jobs-sh (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/staff-jobs-sh (off campus)

Join the Friends of International Students Host Program!

Dear Faculty and Staff-

International Student & Scholar Services invites you to learn more about our Friends of International Students (FIS) Host program.

• The program provides a fantastic opportunity for you to meet people from around the world, and to connect with a student in an individual way.
• It’s a friendship program. Contacts between student and family are arranged on your own terms.
• The Class of 2020 will include more than 70 international students, including some U.S. students who have lived abroad and exchange students so we will need many new hosts.

We will offer several information meetings throughout the spring and summer. If you are interested in exploring the possibility of serving as a host to an international student, please register to attend one of our information meetings. We ask that new hosts attend a meeting so that we can meet them and share more information about the program. Even if you are an experienced host, we encourage you to join us as your stories and insights are vital to new FIS friends who are trying to decide if they would be a good fit for the program.

Here is our meeting schedule for the season:

• Wednesday, May 11 from 12:30-1:15
• Tuesday, June 14 from 12:30-1:15
• Wednesday, July 13 from 12:30-1:15
• Thursday, August 4 from 5:15 to 6:00
• Monday, August 15 from 12:30-1:15

To register for a meeting, please email ISSS at isss@middlebury.edu (subject line: FIS Host Program) or call us at 802.443.5858. All of our meetings will take place in the Service Building, 2nd floor. You’re welcome to bring your lunch to midday meetings.

You can learn more about the FIS Host Program on our website at: http://www.middlebury.edu/international/isss/fis .

Please share this information with friends and family who do not work at the College.We invite all who are interested to become a part of this wonderful program!

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Week’s Headlines

Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room:

Hiroshima Survivor, Truman’s Grandson Engage in Thoughtful Conversation

College Presents Perkins Award for Teaching to Mathematician John Schmitt

Faculty and Staff Authors Recognized at Reception

Middlebury Scholar Unravels an Art-Historical Detective Story

Alliance for an Inclusive Middlebury to Hold Inaugural Symposium May 6-7

Middlebury Senior Awarded Projects for Peace Grant

View past stories by visiting the News Room page.