Students find resources at the hub to build skills and explore their path of purpose, regardless of whether they want to be an entrepreneur or not. Start by setting up an appointment with an advisor today!
An idea competition in which students compete for up to $3,000 grants to help turn their innovative ideas into reality.
Dedicated creativity incubator space for student tenants, overseen by a student board with $0 up to $200 in minigrants.
A crowdfunding platform through which students independently fundraise.
Students intern with Vermont early-stage companies for funded summer internships.
Students submit proposals addressing challenges to peace in the 21st century, and those selected receive a $10,000 award.
Provides up to $7,000 in funding for students to cultivate qualities essential for leadership in our changing global community.
Support for creative projects up to $1,500 that bridge community and campus, such as the Dinner with Strangers series.
A pitch competition for entrepreneurs from Vermont's colleges and universities.
A Middlebury Institute program in which students train to work with development and design projects.
Funds public health/global health student internships. Students apply through Center for Careers and Internships.
A winter term course for students who want to start businesses or nonprofit organizations.
A mentor-driven leadership and innovation intensive.
A 10-session training program in physical and vocal expression. Earns one PE credit.
Taught by Oratory Now Faculty Director, Dana Yeaton.
A five-credit minor consisting of a core course, a methods requirement, and electives.
Meet an Advisor at the Innovation Hub.
Free support for effective public speaking. Available by appointment.
Offers no-cost expert assistance to small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Provides hands-on learning for students with social entrepreneurship organizations in cohort internships.
An independently organized TED conference that involves more than 300 attendees, and is overseen by a 10-member student board.
Become the student speaker at the annual TEDxMiddlebury conference.
Oratory Grand Championship for first-year students, with qualifying rounds and cash prizes.
Oratory Now Grand Championship with qualifying rounds and cash prizes.
A series of trips and alumni talks that foster entrepreneurial activity, connections, and work on campus and in Vermont.
A large-scale scavenger hunt that encourages risk-taking, collaboration, and creative problem-solving.
A renowned partner conference that engages the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world.
Live performance by students from Oratory Now of new prose and poetry from Middlebury’s renowned literary journal.
Co-sponsors career events (with the Center for Careers and Internships), film screenings, and discussions.
An annual convening of social impact educators and practitioners.
A member of the Middlebury community reflects on the question “What matters to me, and why?”
118 South Main Street, including a conference room and staff and faculty offices.
Dedicated creativity incubator space for more than 200 student tenants, overseen by a 10-member student board.
5 Court Street, Middlebury, Vermont
266 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont
132 Blinn Lane