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Eleven Union College seniors were recently chosen to represent the College's next Minerva Fellows program

They will travel the globe to work in developing countries while paired up with a social entrepreneurial organization. The students will work for 11 months and return to the College and live in a Minerva house for one month, where they will participate in a social entrepreneurial course and educate current students about their experiences abroad. 

This year's group of fellows are:


Samantha Muratori
Gabriella Romero

Gabriella Romero and Samantha Muratori, Estero de Platano, Ecuador 


Ilyena Kozain
William Phillips

Ilyena Kozain and William Phillips, Dgeye Village, Uganda 

Forrister Ross


Danielle Lussier

Forrister Ross and Danielle Lussier, Jinan, China 


Samantha Wynn
Miriam Hammer

  Samantha Wynn and Miriam Hammer, Siem Reap, Cambodia 


David Masterson

David Masterson, Bagru, India 



Joseph Maher


Joseph Maher, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 


Rahul Puttagunta


Rahul Puttagunta, Johannesburg, South Africa