ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

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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 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year. 

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year. 


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MILES ELLIOT MOLERIO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Moravian College l Pennsylvania, USA l Advancing SDG 17 and UNAI 9

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“I am extremely honored and excited to have the opportunity to bring my education on LGBTQ+ inclusion to a higher educational platform and to be able to change the lives of students who will come after my time in college.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

The 1742 Model team plans to educate youth about what sustainable development means and why working towards achieving the SDGs is important for our world. While accomplishing this, the team will be showcasing the work our group will be doing over the course of the Fellowship to address food insecurity, housing insecurity, and LGBTQ+ partnership on their campus and in their community as examples of what can be done to help advance the SDGs. 


Measurable Goals:

  • Host 10-14 educational events reaching a total audience of 750 people to educate campus & local communities on the SDGs using the “World’s Largest Lesson Plan” (educational materials created by the UN to teach the SDGs to youth), relevant documentary screenings, classroom discussions, and campus-wide forums 

  • Educate 500+ youth about what the SDGs are and why they are important (tracked using pre/post event surveys)

  • Reduce campus food waste and contribute to local food banks by creating 1 food reclamation agreement between college and dining services

  • Identify the number/type of housing insecurity issues faced by Moravian College students through a campus-wide survey

  • Identify the number/type of food insecurity issues faced by Moravian College students through a campus-wide survey

  • Create 1 institutional agreement to improve student involvement with/understanding of housing insecurity issues in the Lehigh Valley

  • Create 1 institutional agreement to improve student involvement with/understanding of issues faced by LGBTQ+ community in the Lehigh Valley

About the Millennium Fellow

Miles Elliot Molerio is a rising Junior at Moravian College where he has been able to participate in our self-designed major program to create a Gender Theory major. At Moravian, Miles is the President for the LGBT+ student club Spectrum, where he is able create intersectional queer programs on campus, advocate for marginalized students, and work with Faculty & Staff to create a more inclusive educational experience. Miles is also a student representative for the President's Council on Diversity and Inclusion, Moravian’s Diversity committee for faculty, staff, and students to inform and guide the president of the college on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

In his free time, Miles enjoys performing with the Greyhound Marching Band as the assistant instructor for the color guard, as well as providing tours to prospective students as a Moravian 26 point Ambassador. His long term goals include obtaining a Masters in
Student Affairs or to work with diversity and inclusion higher education spaces.

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