Chelsea Griggs is the new academic coordinator for the environmental studies program. Prior to joining Middlebury College, Chelsea worked for 7 years at Helen Porter Healthcare Center (Porter Medical Center). Chelsea resides in Bristol with her husband, an almost two year old daughter, and three energetic dogs. In her spare time she enjoys kayaking, snowshoeing, jogging and spending time with friends.
In this post we’ll introduce you to a new member of the Middlebury College staff. Please join us as we welcome Kate to campus!
Kate Livesay ’03 was named the school’s new women’s lacrosse assistant coach in May of this year. She is excited to be here, as she grew up in Middlebury and graduated from the College. Kate has been coaching at Trinity College for the past 10 years. Kate now lives in Middlebury with her husband and three daughters. Read more about Kate here.
Victoria (Tori) Jones has joined College Advancement in May 2014 to be an Assistant Director of Annual Giving. Tori will manage the post-30th Reunion years, and will be responsible for spearheading Annual Giving’s stewardship efforts. Most recently, Tori served as the Executive Assistant to the President and Dean of Vermont Law School, and from 2007-2012 worked in Congressman Welch’s Burlington office as a staff assistant and later as a casework manager and community liaison.
As a child, Tori lived with her parents in Madrid, Spain while her father, Keith Jones ’86, a language school alumnus, completed his studies. Tori enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with her dog, Max.
In this post we’ll introduce you to a new member of the Middlebury College staff. Please join us as we welcome Jonathan to campus!
Jonathan Kemp joined Sciences Technical Support Services in February as Telescope Specialist and will be working closely with Physics Department faculty, staff, and students in McCardell Bicentennial Hall. He will be supporting curricular and research uses of the College Observatory while also reinstating and expanding its outreach activities. Jonathan has a degree in Astronomy from Columbia University, where he has also served as a research staff member investigating cataclysmic variable stars and fostering amateur-professional collaborations involving small telescopes.
He has pursued observational research projects in Chile, South Africa, and Arizona, and has operated and observed with large telescopes on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Jonathan relocated to Vermont from Hawaii in 2012.
In this post we’ll introduce you to two new members of the Middlebury College staff who are working in College Advancement and Athletics. Please join us as we welcome Joanna and Lauren to campus!
Joanna Tanger is the new Online Community Coordinator for College Advancement’s Alumni and Parent Programs. Joanna comes to us from Bard College’s Office of Development and Alumni/ae Affairs and is an ’07 gradaute of Bard. She has also taught English in the Czech Republic and has a nonprofit background. Joanna grew up in Vermont, and enjoys learning about other cultures, web design, art, and playing her violin and soccer.
Lauren Greer is a ’13 graduate of Middlebury and is our new Assistant Women’s Ice Hockey Coach and volunteer Field Hockey Coach. Lauren majored in Film and English, played Field Hockey and Ice Hockey and was a three time All American and National Player of the Year in Field Hockey. She lives in Weybridge and loves playing sports, hiking, reading and watching films.
In this post we’ll introduce you to a new member of the Middlebury College staff who is working in Ross Dining. Please join us as we welcome Jordan to campus!
Jordan McGinness was hired as a Cook in Ross Commons. She received her associate’s degree in culinary arts from Paul Smith’s College. Jordan lives in Crown Point, NY and enjoys the Red Sox’s, movies and playing sports.
In this post we’ll introduce you to a new member of the Middlebury College staff who is working in the Dean of Students office. Please join us as we welcome Barbara to campus!
Barbara McCall was hired as the new Director of Health and Wellness Education. Previously Barbara was the Coordinator of Campus Wellness Education at Castleton State College. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Mount Holyoke College and her master’s degree in community health education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Barbara now lives in Cornwall with her dog and is excited to spend this summer getting to know Middlebury and spending some time outside hiking and kayaking.