Category Archive: Student Stories

Completing Middlebury’s Privilege & Poverty Program, by Taylor Banaszewski ‘17

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This blog post is a reflection from Taylor Banaszewski ‘17 about her completion of the Privilege &Poverty academic cluster and how it has impacted her current work post-graduation from Middlebury.      … Read More

Volunteering at the Dandelion School (a NGO middle school that serves migrant children) in Beijing, China by Lulu Zhou ‘19

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This blog post is a reflection from Lulu Zhou about her CCE Cross-Cultural Community Service Grant-funded project in China.           The Dandelion School—one of the most successful, exceptional migrant… Read More

Student Leader Spotlight: Maddie Maloney, Nutrition Outreach and Mentoring (NOM)

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Nutrition Outreach and Mentoring (NOM) is a student service organization with the goal of creating community and connecting people through food and food education. The student-run group organizes volunteer events and classes with the… Read More

Student Leader Spotlight: Mikayla Hyman, MiddROC

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MiddR.O.C. stands for Middlebury Refugee Outreach Club. MiddR.O.C’s community partner is a Burlington area non-profit, R.O.C. Inc. The group focuses on fostering college readiness for high school New Americans in all R.O.C. affiliated… Read More

Middlebury Lacrosse Visits Nicaragua on Service Trip

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Players from the Middlebury Women’s and Men’s lacrosse teams visited Nicaragua earlier this month. The trip was organized through Lacrosse the Nations, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using “the lacrosse field as a… Read More

Student Leader Spotlight: Caroline Harrison, Sister-to-Sister

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Sister-to-Sister aims to support the middle school girls in the Addison County area. The mentors interact individually with the girls in an informal and comfortable environment and discuss common issues in the girls’… Read More

Student Leader Spotlight: Kathryn Bullen, Relay for Life

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  Relay for Life is a yearly fundraising event held by the American Cancer Society. Each year, thousands of communities come together to walk in order to both raise money and spread awareness.… Read More

Student Org Leader Spotlight: Omar Valencia, Habitat for Humanity

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A partner of the Addison County Habitat for Humanity chapter, the college’s Habitat affiliate seeks to address the need of simple, decent, affordable housing by working on local building sites, fundraising for the local… Read More

Become a Reading Mentor at Mary Hogan Elementary School

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Everybody Wins! Vermont is a statewide, nonprofit, children’s literacy and mentoring program. The Middlebury Chapter of EW! VT mentors read with a child at Mary Hogan Elementary School during lunchtime, one day a… Read More

STUDENT ORG LEADER SPOTLIGHT: Luna Shen, Charter House Coalition

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The college’s Charter House Coalition (CHC) student org affilliate is a volunteer-based, community supported service organization that partners with the Charter House Coalition, a nonprofit located in the town of Middlebury that provides shelter,… Read More

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