On a gorgeous Labor Day, more than 500 first-year students arrived on campus to being their college experience. A week of orientation concludes on Sunday evening with Convocation in Mead Chapel.
A few days before the Trump Administration announced that it would be rescinding federal support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Middlebury President Laurie L. Patton and Chief Diversity Office Miguel Fernández notified the community that Middlebury would “stand by our students, protect their rights, and continue to provide them an outstanding education. We are proud of the accomplishments of our DACA students and will continue to support them in every way we can.”
Middlebury alumna Heather Vuillet Lende ’81 has written several books chronicling life in small-town Haines, Alaska. Recently, news broke in Hollywood that a pair of her memoirs will serve as source material for a possible television series.
Opening the season with a win is always nice, but landing a highlight on ESPN’s Sportscenter’s “Top Ten Plays of the Day?” Well done Shams Mohajerani ’20 and Middlebury Men’s Soccer.