Education Speaker Series: A Positive Approach to Challenging Behavior @ Mitchell College Weller Center
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm


Presented by Mitchell College and the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center.
Families will be introduced to a new way of thinking about their children’s challenging behaviors and about the need to advocate for behavioral supports. It introduces and provides an overview of the concepts of functional behavioral assessment and positive behavior interventions.

This event is free and open to the public. To register, click here. For a directions to Mitchell College and a campus map, click here.

16th Annual Cat in the Hat Ball @ Mitchell College Clarke and Weller Centers
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday at Mitchell College’s 16th Annual Cat in the Hat Ball on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Clarke and Weller Centers. Enjoy family fun with children’s games, crafts, music, and story times in English and Spanish. Presented by the Education Department, the event is open to the public and free with a donation of one new children’s book or $5 per family. Local authors including Tish Rabe, best-selling author of “The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library,” will be reading excerpts and signing books. All donated books will benefit local schools and early childcare centers. For more information, please contact the Education Department at czapek_m@mitchell.edu. Snow date is February 26, 2017 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Spring College Fair @ Mitchell College
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Shaping a Career in Sports Television: NBC Sports Executive Producer Sam Flood @ Mitchell College Weller Center
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm


NBC Sports and NBCSN Executive Producer Sam Flood will share how careers in sports television are created at Mitchell College’s Weller Center on March 16 at 7pm. With stories from across Sunday Night Football, the NHL, NASCAR and 14 Olympic Games, Flood will discuss his experience building a passion into a profession where he has garnered recognition as a 26-time Emmy Award winner and three-time Eclipse Award winner. As executive producer, he oversees production for NBC Sports and NBCSN’s coverage of the NHL, Premier League, NASCAR, IndyCar, Formula One, horse racing, boxing, Tour de France, and French Open, among others. Flood is the producer for the critically-acclaimed NFL studio show Football Night in America, the most-watched studio show in sports. A former college hockey captain, Flood is regarded as one of hockey’s most influential figures and is credited for creating the “Inside the Glass” analyst position and the successful Wednesday Night Rivalry franchise.

A few words on fit.


"Fit” is the modern buzzword of the college search process. And frankly, rightly so. As you consider your college experience, we encourage you to look for a place that feels right. It’s also a good idea to make a list of the qualities and characteristics that make a college and you a winning combination.


If you are looking for a college that: 


  • Gets to know and understand each student as a uniquely talented individual
  • Identifies potential and encourages students in very intentional ways
  • Fosters growth in each student, giving them a foundation for life and career success
  • Is small enough to deliver on the promise of a personalized experience
  • Goes beyond “career services” and offers a progressive 4-year career development model, partnering with local businesses and nonprofits for professional experience
  • Promotes an inclusive culture that encourages students to experiment in new clubs and activities
  • Is nationally recognized for its academic support systems, from professional content tutors (not students) to proven comprehensive support for students with learning differences
  • Connects students to service opportunities that impact their world
  • Is in a location that offers access to New England’s natural places and some of America’s greatest cities




…Mitchell College delivers in a powerful way.

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