NewsPress Release: 2/7/01 Marlboro College Welcomes New Technical Support Staff
MARLBORO, VT - Matt Dailey and Mike Booxbaum recently joined Marlboro College as technical support director and technical support assistant, respectively. The two provide services to the expanding technology facilties for Marlboro students, staff and faculty.
Dailey received his degree in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1992, and went on to serve in the United States Public Health Service as a Lieutenant, Junior Grade. He was first stationed in Pawnee, Oklahoma, where he worked for the Indian Health Service on water and sewer facilities construction. In the summer of 1995, he was transferred to Seattle, Washington, as the Health Services' new Network Administrator for the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Dailey comes to Marlboro after he and his wife decided to settle in Brattleboro following a period of travel and temporary work.
In addition to being a member of the college's staff, Booxbaum is a student in his senior year at Marlboro. Orginally a history student, Booxbaum said he "took one programming class just for fun and I sort of got the bug." For his Plan of Concentration, Marlboro's version of the undergraduate thesis, Booxbaum is studying file sharing programs like Napster and looking at their effect on colleges. Booxbaum has previously worked in technical support at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Working at one of the biggest accounting firms in the world, Booxbaum and his department served over 3,000 people in the Boston area.
Marlboro College is a learning community unlike any other in the country. Located on a beautiful 350-acre rural campus in Southern Vermont, Marlboro offers its 300 undergraduate students an 8:1 student/faculty ration and a strong foundation in the liberal arts. In addition, The Persons School of Marlboro College in Brattleboro offers master's degrees in topics such as Internet strategy management. For more information on the College, please call 802-257-4333, or look online at www.marlboro.edu.