Category Archive: Student Stories

STUDENT ORG LEADER SPOTLIGHT: Margaret Weber, Middlebury First Responders

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Middlebury Regional EMS Staff photo including students Margo Reigle ’19, Margaret Weber ’18, Marie Vasitas ’18, and David Cohen ’20 Middlebury First Responders (MFP) is a student organization for student first responders and students who… Read More

Student Org Leader Spotlight: Caroline Muggia, Friends of John Graham Shelter

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The John Graham Housing and Services (JGS) was established in July of 1980 to address Addison County’s need for emergency short-term housing. JGS provides a safe, clean place for individuals and families to… Read More

Student Org Leader Spotlight: Elissa DeNunzio, Community Friends

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Community Friends is a one-on-one mentoring programs that matches Middlebury College students with children ages 6-12 in Addison County. The program was originally founded in 1960 by the Counseling Services of Addison County, and… Read More

Buddhism and Mindfulness by Michaela Maxwell

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  This summer, thanks to a CCCS grant, I had the incredible opportunity to work remotely for a mindfulness startup based out of Mumbai, called BeyondMind. During the first half of the summer,… Read More

Student Org Leader Spotlight: Conner Gilbert, Page One Literacy

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Leaders of Page One Literacy, from left to right: Conner Gilbert ’19 (President and Treasurer), Claiborne Beary ’20 (Programs Coordinator), Lily Massaro ’19 (Webmaster and Publicity Coordinator), and Mari Odoy ’20 (One-time Events… Read More

Exploring West African Spiritual Traditions in Puerto Rico by Pele Voncujovi

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    My Brother Sena and I went to Puerto Rico during Spring break 2017 to explore how West African spiritual traditions are conducted there. We stayed at an AirBnb in San Juan… Read More

SCB Senior Reflection by Kristina Frye

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I first got involved with the Service Cluster Board through Page One Literacy, which organizes after school reading programs to promote literacy in the local community. Besides the semester that I went abroad… Read More

Relay for Life Senior Reflection by Nicole Caci

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I started participating in Relay for Life with my best friend Morgan, a two time brain tumor survivor. We created our first team in 8th grade, and I loved having the opportunity to… Read More

CCE Mini-Grant Reflection by Akhila Khanna: Augusto Boal Political Theatre Demonstration at the United States Capitol Building

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On March 27th and 28th I was part of a company of actors, directors and students who presented a 30 minute political theatre performance at the Congress and State Senate in the United… Read More

Friends of John Graham Shelter Senior Reflection by Maya Peers Nitzberg

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My work with JGS over the last two and a half years has been integral to my Middlebury experience. I have savored the weekly trips off-campus and the relationships I have built with… Read More

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