Category Archive: A student’s voice

Language, Cultures, and Students in Motion – A Spring Break in the Kingdom

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Kyler Blodgett ’17 writes about his experience on a LiM-Mini-MAlt trip this spring break to Orleans County and the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with four other Middlebury students. “The five of us piled into the… Read More

What Happens When 50+ MiddKids Go on MAlt Trips

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This past February break, six groups of Middlebury students escaped the wintry Vermont weather, traveling as many as 3,000 miles to six respective locations around the globe. Middlebury Alternative Break Trips, affectionately referred to as… Read More

William Weightman on his 2015 Summer Internship

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William received funding for his internship from the The Cross Cultural Community Service Fund (CCCS), which supports international community service, advocacy, and activism.   This summer I spent four weeks working with Stanford University’s Rural Education… Read More

Fredy on MAlt in Ferguson

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Below is a reflection from Fredy Rosales ’17, a student who took part in the Ferguson Alternative Spring Break Trip. Fredy was awarded a Community Engagement Mini-Grant to attend the trip. As I bend… Read More

Truman Fellowship winner, Kate

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Kate Hamilton ‘15.5 was one of two bright young women from Middlebury College to win the prestigious Truman Fellowship. The Truman Fellowship recognizes college juniors (or senior Febs) who have been outstanding leaders… Read More

Truman Fellowship winner, Maddie

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Maddie Orcutt ’16 was one of two bright young women from Middlebury College to win the prestigious Truman Fellowship. The Truman Fellowship recognizes college juniors who have been outstanding leaders in public service… Read More

Will on the Charter House

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I was convinced to start volunteering at the Charter House by a friend who was enrolled in the J-Term internship with the community non-profit. When I showed up for my first shift I… Read More

Mandy on LiM

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Last year, I was studying abroad in Madrid, Spain and I received an email about a new program, Language in Motion, at Middlebury’s Community Engagement office. At that time, I was thinking about… Read More

Kyler on MiddView

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    “As a freshman, being pretty nervous about classes and dorm stuff, MiddView really helped me get a social comfort level with other kids that I wouldn’t have known otherwise.” -Kyler Blodgett… Read More

Livi on her Shepherd Internship

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Before my summer as a Shepherd Intern, I knew almost nothing about refugees. I didn’t know there are currently 10.4 million people seeking what is called in state department jargon “third-country resettlement.” This number… Read More

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