Middlebury Institute alumni from across the United States and around the world returned to Monterey for Reunion 2015 on Friday, kicking off an action-packed weekend filled with networking opportunities and engaging activities.
Middlebury Institute alumnus Alan Lovewell and his company Real Good Fish beat out 30,000 other applicants to win a $100,000 grant from Chase Bank to support a unique initiative aimed at transforming local seafood into healthy, popular lunches for public school students.
Imagine “how desperate you would have to be to decide that boarding an overcrowded flimsy boat is the best decision you can make for your family,” says Middlebury Institute alumna Kathryn Sokol of the “unbelievable” situation on the Greek Island of Lesvos, where she is coordinating emergency response for the International Rescue Committee as the island receives thousands of refugees, many fleeing the conflict in Syria.
Varsha Kothari thought her career was approaching a dead end, but encouragement from an Middlebury Institute alumna literally opened up a world of possibilities.
Middlebury Institute alumnus Frank Reynolds encountered sharks, dolphins, and jellyfish on a record-setting team swim across the Monterey Bay to raise money for Lewy body dementia research.
Alumni of degree programs at all Middlebury schools and members of their families are now eligible for a $10,000 Legacy Scholarship to enroll at the Middlebury Institute.
Middlebury Institute alumnus Andrew Silberman MBA '88 embodies the endlessly adaptable international professional.
Middlebury Institute students, faculty and alumni teamed up to present three sessions at a recent social network analysis conference in the UK.
The friendships Natalie Morton MBA ’86 made at the Institute have endured across distance, time, family responsibilities, and busy careers.
The race is on! Between June 23 and 30, if 300 alumni and friends of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies make gifts of any size, George C. Lee II, chair of the Middlebury Institute Board of Overseers, will match with $25,000 in scholarship funds.