The Vermont Cynic

Women’s basketball player from Greece works through differences in U.S. culture

Ben Hakim

November 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

The first year of college is a huge transition for most American students but for international students, it is more different. First-year Anna-Maria Manta came to UVM from Athens, Greece.  In addition to adjusting to the independence and responsibility students have in college, Manta said she is adjusting to American ...

Spanish athlete adjusts to play in the U.S.

November 4, 2015

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Adjusting to life in a new country is never easy. Men’s varsity soccer midfielder sophomore Jaime Miralles is working hard on making his international transition a smooth one.  Miralles arrived at UVM after men’s soccer head coach Jesse Cormier scouted him from the Villarreal Fútbol Academy in Spain. “When I came from S...

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