Ellen Murphy '05
spent 2006 as a member of the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) in Nashville. She helped develop a bilingual reading program for Latino children in the area.
Ellen writes, "It was an incredibly rewarding experience and inspired me to develop my Spanish proficiency, which I did this summer through a Spanish immersion program in Costa Rica."
She has since moved to Charlottesville VA to enroll in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, working on a M.Ed. in Counselor Education. posted 9/4/10