Campus Community Announcements & Calendar

 

Mitchell College Convocation 2019

Thursday, August 29 | 4pm in the Clarke Center

Convocation is a time for our community to celebrate the start of the academic year and welcome our newest Mitchell class. 

As part of our Convocation tradition students will:
  • Be welcomed by Interim Co-President, Dr. Catherine Wright, and addressed by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Jennifer Ryley Welsh, and the SGA President, Hadeel Oadeh
  • Become part of Mitchell College history as they sign the Class Book
  • Together, read aloud the Class Pledge
  • Recess to the steps of Duques Center to have their class photo taken (to be repeated at Commencement 2023!)
  • Listen as we ring the College bell 23 times to signify the start of the academic year and to welcome the Class of 2023

The class photo will be taken directly following the ceremony on the steps of Duques. All first-year students are asked to wear their Anchors Aweigh shirt or a white shirt to Convocation. Faculty, staff and other members of the Mitchell community can wear red to show their Mariner spirit! 

Performing Arts Auditions

Secure Your Audition Time Online!
The 2019/2020 Mitchell College Players Theater Season will feature a comedic double-bill with Neil Simon’s 45 Seconds from Broadway and Stephen Sondheim’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Auditions open to all incoming and returning Mitchell and Thames students and Fall Play auditions will be held the week of September 9, 2019.
Sign up for a Fall Play Audition here.
Select Chorus Auditions for Fall 2019 will be held September 3-21, 2019 and are open to all incoming and returning Mitchell and Thames students, regardless of prior singing experience.
Sign up for a Select Chorus Audition here.

Fall Weekend/Homecoming

You are invited to join us for Fall Weekend on Saturday, October 5, along with many other Mitchell and Thames students, families, faculty/staff, and alumni! Check-in will begin at 9am, and we have an entire day of fun activities planned for you extending into the evening.

Opening Week 2019: Anchors Aweigh!

Opening Week: Anchors Aweigh! is for all New Students August 29-September 3. Opening Week is a fun and entertaining welcome week of events planned by Campus Life that will get you transitioned into college life in an awesome way! You’ll get to know your incoming classmates, learn the ropes around campus, and much more! Opening Week: Anchors Aweigh! is for all new students, whether you’re residing on or off campus. View the schedule and read more here.

Get Geared Up for Fall!

We’re ecstatic to announce that you can now order select merchandise with our new athletics logo online at mitchellgear.com. Order now and receive 15% off select tailgate and leisure items now through August 26! Check the website each week for the most current deals.

New Expanded Class Options This Fall

FLEX Evening & Weekend Classes
This fall, Mitchell College is offering expanded evening and weekend classes during Session I, September 4-November 22. View class options at mitchell.edu/flex.
Currently enrolled Mitchell students may connect with Christina Chappelle in Advising at chappelle_c@mitchell.edu about scheduling classes for Fall 2019.

Preschool Registration

Children’s Learning Center Preschool Registration

Come discover why New London’s newest preschool may be the perfect fit for your family or a family you know! The program is designed for children ages 3-5. For more information, visit mitchell.edu/clc.

Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Clarke & Weller Centers
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday on Saturday, February 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with children’s games, crafts, and story times! Enjoy performances by the Community Dance Ensemble and a reading and book signing with well-known[...]
Feb 26 @ 6:45 pm Weller Center
The Mitchell College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)will host a broadcast of Dr. Shefali Tsabary on Tuesday, February 26 at 6:45pm in the Weller Center. The broadcast will begin at 7pm.[...]
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Fox Room
The Committee will have their monthly meeting in the Fox Room at 1pm to discuss programming and educational efforts to reduce sexual misconduct on Mitchell’s campus. The Task Force is open to all students, faculty[...]
Mar 1 all-day
Add/drop ends at 5pm
Mar 1 all-day
Last day to withdraw from a class
Mar 1 all-day
Session I Final Exam Period
Mar 1 all-day
Spring Session II: First Day of Classes – Add/Drop Begins
Mar 4 – Mar 8 all-day
Spring Break for students will be March 4-8, 2019. College offices will remain open.
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Yarnall Gym
The New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) will sponsor a college fair at Mitchell College which is free and open to the public on Tuesday, March 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The fair will[...]
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm Weller Center
Interested in being an RA next year? Come to an RA Info Session for information and to ask questions. Attendance is mandatory for anyone applying. Info Session Dates: Monday, March 11 @ 7pm in Weller;[...]
Mar 12 @ 6:45 pm Weller Center
The Mitchell College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)will host a broadcast of Dallas Page on Tuesday, March 12at 6:45pm in the Weller Center. The broadcast will begin at 7pm. This event is[...]
Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm Weller Center
Interested in being an RA next year? Come to an RA Info Session for information and to ask questions. Attendance is mandatory for anyone applying. Info Session Dates: Monday, March 11 @ 7pm in Weller;[...]
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Target or Crystal Mall
Sign up in the Student Center to take the shopping shuttle from the Student Center to Target or the Crystal Mall, every Thursday from 6-9pm.
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm Weller Center
Feeling lucky? There are fantastic prizes at the end of the Lucky BINGO rainbow! Come out to Weller on Thursday, March 14 at 7pm and try your luck for a shot at Lucktastic prizes.
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm Weller Center
Join the Mitchell College Players for a showing of Hairspray!
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm Red Barn at Mitchell College
Join us for the Annual Spring Soiree for students taking place in the Red Barn. Tickets are $20 ahead of time; $25 at the door — and include appetizers, a favor and a chocolate fountain! Cash[...]
Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm Bingham 111
Film Club Meeting
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm Weller Center
Interested in being an RA next year? Come to an RA Info Session for information and to ask questions. Attendance is mandatory for anyone applying. Info Session Dates: Monday, March 11 @ 7pm in Weller;[...]
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tennis Courts
Grab a friend and head over to the tennis courts for a game of intramural hockey!
Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Little League Field
Mar 19 @ 10:00 pm Student Center
Radio Mitchell’s St. Paddy’s Day Party
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Mitchell College's Weller Center
The Dove Real Beauty Workshop for Girls is a FREE, fun, educational and interactive session for young girls ages 8-12 and their adult female mentors: mothers, relatives, friends, anyone interested in starting a dialogue on[...]
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Target or Crystal Mall
Sign up in the Student Center to take the shopping shuttle from the Student Center to Target or the Crystal Mall, every Thursday from 6-9pm.
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm Clarke Center
Wild N Out Annual Talent Showcase
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am Mitchell College
March 23 | 10am All students who have been accepted to Mitchell College for Fall 2019 but have not yet made their deposit are invited to join us for a President’s Reception on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10:00am-2:00pm. Accepted[...]
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Mitchell College
// Register for our May 17 Spring Open House Experience Mitchell College for yourself at our Spring Open House! You and your parents are invited to join us Friday, May 17 on our beautiful waterfront campus[...]
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Mitchell College
// Thames Accepted Students Day is for all students who have been accepted to Thames at Mitchell College and students have committed to Thames at Mitchell College by depositing. Choose your day to join us:[...]
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm Off Campus
Join Campus Life on a trip to Mohegan Sun on Sunday, March 24, 1-3:30pm. Grab a bite to eat, explore the shops – CT Gamer Con is also happening during that time, if you wanted[...]

 

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Dance Team Tryouts 6:00 pm
Dance Team Tryouts @ Student Center
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dance Team Tryouts @ Student Center
Dance Team Tryouts, 6-8pm in the Student Center
Game Night 8:00 pm
Game Night @ Student Center
Feb 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Game Night @ Student Center
Join Mitchell College Campus Life for a Game Night in the Student Center, 8-10pm!
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Dance Team Tryouts 6:00 pm
Dance Team Tryouts @ Student Center
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dance Team Tryouts @ Student Center
Dance Team Tryouts, 6-8pm in the Student Center
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Mitchell Players Student Activities Club Meeting 3:00 pm
Mitchell Players Student Activities Club Meeting @ Clarke 202
Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm
Mitchell Players Student Activities Club Meeting @ Clarke 202
The meeting for the Mitchell Players Student Activities Club will be held TODAY on Wednesday, February 6 at 3pm in Clarke 202! If you are interested in performing arts or finding a new way to[...]
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Presidents’ Day- No Classes – College Offices Closed
Presidents’ Day- No Classes – College Offices Closed
Feb 18 all-day
Presidents' Day- No Classes - College Offices Closed
In honor of Presidents’ Day, all classes are canceled and Mitchell College offices are closed on Monday, February 18, 2019. Enjoy the holiday!
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NSLS Broadcast 6:45 pm
NSLS Broadcast @ Weller Center
Feb 19 @ 6:45 pm
NSLS Broadcast @ Weller Center
The Mitchell College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)will host a broadcast of Dr. Drew Pinsky on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:45pm in the Weller Center. The broadcast will begin at 7pm.[...]
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Speakers Series: Rick Farmer 7:00 pm
Speakers Series: Rick Farmer @ Red Barn at Mitchell College
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Speakers Series: Rick Farmer @ Red Barn at Mitchell College
Richard Farmer to Speak at the Red Barn at Mitchell College on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Free and open to the public Richard Farmer joins Mitchell College for “Charting Your Life’s Course: Where You Start Doesn’t[...]
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Cat in the Hat Ball 10:00 am
Cat in the Hat Ball @ Clarke & Weller Centers
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cat in the Hat Ball @ Clarke & Weller Centers
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday on Saturday, February 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with children’s games, crafts, and story times! Enjoy performances by the Community Dance Ensemble and a reading and book signing with well-known[...]
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NSLS Broadcast 6:45 pm
NSLS Broadcast @ Weller Center
Feb 26 @ 6:45 pm
NSLS Broadcast @ Weller Center
The Mitchell College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)will host a broadcast of Dr. Shefali Tsabary on Tuesday, February 26 at 6:45pm in the Weller Center. The broadcast will begin at 7pm.[...]
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Sexual Misconduct Task Force Committee 1:00 pm
Sexual Misconduct Task Force Committee @ Fox Room
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sexual Misconduct Task Force Committee @ Fox Room
The Committee will have their monthly meeting in the Fox Room at 1pm to discuss programming and educational efforts to reduce sexual misconduct on Mitchell’s campus. The Task Force is open to all students, faculty[...]
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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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