Marlboro College

NewsPress Release: 7/23/01Marlboro College Makes Innovations in Staff

Marlboro, VT - Marlboro College announces the hiring of two new staff members as well as the creation of a new position to be filled by returning staff. Carrie Weikel, who has served as the director of student activities since 1999, will be taking on new responsibility as director of community service and career development. Kristine Lemay joins the staff as assistant director of student activities, and Lorna Lyons is the new director of financial aid.

The creation of Weikel's position, which will focus on career counseling, graduate school preparation, and community service planning, signals a step forward in Marlboro's effort to enhance career services for students. While Weikel will continue to oversee the student activities office, much of the program's implementation will be handled by Lemay. Lemay, originally of Colchester, VT, earned a B.A. in literature and history from Marlboro in May 2001. She currently resides in Brattleboro.

Lyons served as director of financial aid at the New England School of Acupuncture from 1989 until taking the position at Marlboro. She earned a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and most recently participated in a three year Feng Shui program at the New York City Open Center. She now lives in Brattleboro.

Founded in 1946, Marlboro College offers undergraduate education in the liberal arts and, since 1997, graduate study focused on Internet technologies. Its 300 undergraduate students enjoy a 7:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the college community, and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont. Marlboro's nearby Brattleboro-based Persons School features three master's degree programs Internet Strategy Management, Teaching with Internet Technologies, and Internet Engineering. The Brattleboro campus is located in the Marlboro College Technology Center, which brings together education and entrepreneurship, while offering technology resources to the community.

For more information about Marlboro, call (802) 257-4333 or visit the college online at

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