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T. Ragan Ryan Award for Excellence Awarded to Brendan Kelley!

Congratulations to Brendan Kelley for being awarded the 28th Annual T. Ragan Ryan Award for Excellence!

The award was established in 1990 by Emily and Thomas C. Ryan in memory of their son, T. Ragan Ryan ’91. The award is bestowed upon a junior or senior who “best exemplifies the spirit of humanism and excellence in premedical studies exemplified by Ragan Ryan”.  The recipient is chosen by the Ryan family and Dr. Phil Johnson after reviewing nominees provided by the Health Professions Program at Middlebury College. Brendan joins a distinguished group of former recipients who have gone on to make significant contributions to the field of medicine. For a video highlighting all of the previous winners, click here.

To learn more about Ragan and the award, you can read the article from the University of Texas Health Center at Houston magazine entitled Ryans honor son’s love of medicine after tragic loss.

We will be hosting an award breakfast for Brendan and the 2018 nominees on Friday, May 4th from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the ADK Library at CCI.

The 2018 nominees are:

Michaela Berens
Maddison Morgan
Joseph Schindler
Joshua Yuan

Our congratulations to all!

Education Teaching & Outdoor Adventure Events @ CCI

October 30 @ 6pm: Educator’s Ally – “Navigating Your Job Search in Independent Schools: Learn how to best position yourself for a successful job search in the competitive independent school market.” Sign up here on Handshake:  https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/events/80548/share_preview

October 30 @ 7pm: Apogee Adventures – Lead experiential-education and adventure programs throughout the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean in the summer of 2018. Sign up here on Handshake:  https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/events/77247/share_preview


Introduction to Consulting: A Case Walkthrough with Avascent

Have you ever wondered how companies make strategic decisions, get the inside scoop on their competitors, and figure out exactly what their customers want? Have you ever wondered about all that, but been especially curious about how aerospace & defense companies do it?

Answer those questions – and a few others, too – at 3pm on Friday, October 6th Monday October 9 (NEW DATE), with Middlebury ‘11.5 alum and current Avascent Senior Analyst Eoin Power. Using real examples from work Avascent has done in the world of VIP aircraft interiors (think custom-molded toilets, missile defense systems, in-flight access to new Hollywood blockbusters), you’ll walk through the typical stages of a strategy consulting project, and see how a project team structures problems, builds models, and develops recommendations.

RSVP here to let us know you’re coming, or just plan to be there!

Also, you’re invited to have a 20 minute 1-1 chat with Eoin about his work, career path and tips for applying.  It’s first come, first serve, on the same day, Monday October 9 between 9-12.  Sign up here for your slot!

If any of this sounds interesting enough you’d like to get paid to do it, good news – we’re hiring!  Apply on Handshake for summer intern and full-time Analyst roles. Avascent is the leading strategy and management consulting firm serving clients operating in aerospace, defense, and other government-driven markets. Working with corporate leaders, financial investors, and government agencies, Avascent delivers solutions in the areas of strategic growth, value capture, mergers and acquisition support, and defense-industrial policy.

Avascent’s client base includes top-tier aerospace and defense firms, healthcare providers, information technology and services providers, private equity and other investors, and government agencies.


First-Year and Sophomore Health Professions Information Meeting

Thursday, February 22, 7:00-8:00 pm in MBH 303

All students new to health professions are welcome to attend this information session. If you haven’t done so already, it is a great opportunity to meet with Hannah Benz, Assistant Director of Health Professions & STEM Advising. If you are thinking about pursuing a career in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary, Physician Assistant or other health profession, come learn how a successful application takes more than just good science grades.

Can’t make it to the meeting but interested in joining our mailing list for future events? Email us at hprofess@middlebury.edu and we will be happy to include you in our weekly newsletters.

Winter-Term EMT Course Fall Info Session

The Winter Term EMT Program is a credit bearing comprehensive, emergency medical internship that is co-sponsored by Middlebury College and Middlebury Regional EMS. The intensive month long program will provide students the opportunity to become nationally certified EM-B’s. EMT skills may be used to provide medical support on the ambulance, at the Open Door Clinic and other College and community events. The application process begins with students attending an information session in Coltrane on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM at which time you will learn about the program including the cost of the internship and complete a preliminary application. Once preliminary applications have been reviewed, students accepted into the program will be given three weeks to complete a series of tasks (form completion, immunizations, payment, etc). Students who fail the complete the application by the deadline will be removed from the roster and replaced with students on the wait list. Please email Hannah Benz (hbenz@middlebury.edu) with questions.

Tuesday, September 26, 6:00 pm, Coltrane Lounge

If you think you might also be interested in applying to medical/dental/veterinary school, stick around for the First-Year/Sophomore Health Professions Info Meeting at 7:00 pm in Coltrane Lounge.