Record Number of ‘Community Matters’ Fellows Contribute to Maine Organizations


Last week, Bowdoin’s Community Matters in Maine summer fellowship program wrapped up. To celebrate, fellows gathered to share their experiences at a symposium in Daggett Lounge. This year, Bowdoin had more student fellows than ever before — 20 students worked at local organizations, serving the disadvantaged, helping on community organic farms, strengthening environmental causes and more.


A complete list of student fellows and their organizations follows.

2012 Summer Fellows

Alexandra Alvarez ’13: Maine Center for Economic Policy, Augusta
Sasha Davis ’13: ArtVan, Brunswick
Caroline Blake ’14: Community Financial Literacy, Portland
Jae Bradley ’13: Maine Center for Economic Policy, Augusta
Morgan Browning ’14: Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, Bath
Rachel Courtault ’13: Maine Conservation Voters, Augusta
Matthew Frongillo ’13: Cultivating Community, Portland
Matthew Gamache’13: The Nature Conservancy, Brunswick
Connor Handy ’13: Town of Brunswick
Grace Hodge ’13: Brunswick Topsham Land Trust, Brunswick
Emma Johnson ’14: Preble Street, Portland
Michele Kaufman ’13: Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Rockport
Brian Kim ’13: Mitchell Institute, Portland
Ariye Krassner ’14: Independence Association, Brunswick
Bridgett McCoy ’15: Environmental Health Strategy Center, Portland
Emily Norton ’14: Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project, Portland
Chelsea Shaffer ’14: Brunswick Housing Authority, Brunswick
Jordan Smith ’14: Town of Topsham
Jessie Turner ’13: Friends of Casco Bay, South Portland
Teresa Withee ’14: Kennebec Land Trust, Winthrop
Walther Wuthmann ’15: The Nature Conservancy, Brunswick

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