Cookie Harrist ’13
Finding a National Stage
Marlboro alumna Cookie Harrist recently performed her self-choreographed solo dance piece, titled “Present Present Present,” as part of a national dance gala at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
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James Nye, MAT
“I’ve always looked at teachers and thought, ‘Why are they using technology here? Why are they trying to force it when it doesn’t fit?’” said James, an engineer at Sovernet Communications. The MAT program helped him explore when to use technology, from a pedagogical standpoint.
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Kristin Anderson ’95
Thinking About Public Health Globally
“My work at Marlboro sparked a lifelong interest in international health care,” said Kristin. She did her Plan of Concentration on traditional medical systems in Guatemala, and is now a registered nurse working in maternal and newborn care in Nicaragua.
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Kathleen Draper, MBA
Kathleen describes herself as "a biochar maven" on a mission to "plant waste wisely" by turning local agricultural waste into a value-added soil conditioner. She launched a pilot project for biochar production in the Finger Lakes region of western New York
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Amanda DeBisschop ’10
Bringing the magic of learning back
Like many Marlboro students, Amanda demonstrated a passion for learning. It should be no surprise that she received her master’s degree in Marlboro’s Teaching for Social Justice program, and is now translating that passion for learning into teaching.
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Jodi Clark, MDO
“The MDO program is the place where you can finally learn all of the critical skills that bolster mission-driven work, allowing you to succeed rather than burn out," said Jodi, who is a program manager for SeVEDS. "I had hoped for some skill training and what I have gotten is truly life training"Read Jodi's story