Middlebury Institute professor Kathi Bailey and alumnus Ryan Damerow were recently awarded the TESOL International Association’s President’s Award for their contributions to the field of English language education.
The Liberian Senate recently confirmed the appointment of Middlebury Institute alumnus Jacob Jallah MAIEM ’15 as assistant minister for technical services for Liberia’s Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism.
Middlebury Institute alumnus Naqib Ahmad Khpulwak, an assistant professor of law at the American University in Kabul, Afghanistan, was among the 16 students and faculty killed in a terrorist attack on the campus on August 24.
“Being here, being part of history in the making… is simply unbelievable,” says Middlebury Institute alumnus Weihao Zhang MACI ’14, part of large team of alumni, faculty and students interpreting at the Rio Olympics, continuing a tradition that has spanned fifteen Games.
One of the most successful years of fundraising in the Middlebury Institute’s 61-year history generated more than $4.2 million to support student scholarships, immersive learning opportunities, and other institutional priorities.
Middlebury Institute student Melissa Hewitt’s 10,000-mile journey to Malawi began with a phone call home to Mom—a call that started her down a path of alumni connections that led all the way to Southeast Africa.