News Category: Alumni

Four Seasons, Five Stars

8 years ago, when the MxAA began its search for a venue suitable for its inaugural Spring Gala Benefit and Auction, there were a few prerequisites: location, luxury and premier service.  The quest was brief, and one hotel distinguished itself from the rest.  Because of its unparalleled qualities, we are thrilled to return to the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Friday, April…

MxAA: Making the Connection!

The Middlesex Alumni Association (MxAA)  was founded 15 years ago with the goal of strengthening the relationships within and across classes, and as a result, reinforcing their bond to the School. In other words, the MxAA is all about making and keeping connections! Since 2004, its Board of Directors  has worked to establish a growing variety of programs that provide…

Why “Bold”?

Middlesex students and alumni have a long history of high achievement.  From the classroom to the boardroom, MX graduates innately reach for that next level, challenging themselves and others around them to be better, do more – with confidence and courage.   Be bold. The Middlesex Alumni Association strives to make those leaps and bounds more successful for those willing to…

Alumni Weekend 2018 Recap

Alumni representing eight decades of Middlesex descended upon campus for Alumni Weekend 2018 on May 11 and 12. The festivities began on Friday evening May 11 as alumni and their guests gathered under the Alumni Weekend tent to reconnect while enjoying a delicious clambake provided by Woodman’s of Essex. Saturday’s agenda started early with breakfast gatherings for the 50th Reunion…

Doug Worthen ’96 Joins Chris Griffin ’94 on Mindfulness Podcast

On his new podcast “Mindful Matters,” alumnus Chris Griffin ’94 invited his old friend and fellow Middlesex graduate Doug Worthen ’96 to discuss the evolving role of mindfulness in education. As the Director of Mindfulness Programs at Middlesex, Worthen has developed and refined the School’s mindfulness curriculum, which is offered to the students, faculty, staff and parents of Middlesex. During his guest appearance on Griffen’s…

Mutually Beneficial Experience Ends on a High Note

George Morris ’15 reports on his summer internship at Fidelity Investments. This past summer, I had the opportunity to intern at Fidelity Investments in their Boston, MA office. I spent nine weeks with their Asset Management Division, dealing mostly with mutual funds. I was responsible for preparing meeting materials used by Fidelity Board Members to evaluate Fidelity Fund and Portfolio…

An Immersive Classroom Experience

Sasha Kramer ’12 reports on her participation in an Ocean Optics class. This summer, I had the opportunity to attend an intensive training program on the calibration and validation of ocean color remote sensors offered at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine. The program is sponsored by the NASA Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry program. As a Ph.D. student in…