ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations. 30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 402 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 48,785 hours and their 214 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 393,449 people worldwide.

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ALEC BUTTNER, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Moravian College | Pennsylvania, United States | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 9

" Many times, there is inadequate communication between the scientific community and the general public. I would love to help establish a healthy perception of science within my community to increase knowledge and strengthen the educational programs.

Being a Millennium Fellow is very exciting because I am granted the opportunity to connect with other leaders worldwide. I am very fortunate to have the ability to collaborate with such a wonderful group of people and generate meaningful changes within our communities. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The 1742 Model: A Comprehensive Program for Education and Action on The Sustainable Development Goals in the Lehigh Valley

LGBTQ+ Educational Sessions throughout the fellowship so that community member could be educated on community resources & LGBTQ+ Rights

Educational events on homelessness in our area and the local resources that are available. Advocacy program at the college.

About the Millennium Fellow

Alec is currently a Sophomore Biochemistry major at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. He is very passionate about Environmental Sustainability, LGBTQ+ Education, and community development. Through the Millennium Fellowship program, Alec hopes to help bridge the gap between scientific data/discoveries and the general public. Following college, Alec plans to attend graduate school and conduct research in the Environmental Science field.

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