For sophomore hospitality management major Nick Anderson, working as a volunteer at the New London Homeless Hospitality Center (HHC) has been an opportunity to practice his professional skills and gain insight into the complex issue of homelessness.
Mitchell College students joined Julio Ricardo Varela, founder of one of the world’s top U.S. Latino digital media sites, for his weekly podcast to discuss neuro-inclusivity, belonging, and radical hospitality. “I was instantly struck by how strong and welcoming the community was,” said the MSNBC opinion columnist. “There was a sense of belonging and home that felt very special.”
Completion of a college degree sometimes means a special trip for the graduate to see the world before starting a new job or graduate school. These Mitchell College alumni, who played basketball and baseball for the Mariners, took it a step further and moved overseas to continue to play the sports they loved while soaking in the new cultures around them.
Standing strong on a foundation built at Mitchell College, Pauline Batista ’14 pursues her dreams at the United Nations.
As Hana Rihani looks to the fall semester as a first-year student at Mitchell College, she reflects on how her year as a student in the Thames at Mitchell College program has prepared her.
Senior Rachel Ricciuti’s internship in the marketing and sales department of Water’s Edge Resort & Spa melded perfectly with lessons learned through her major in communication and her minor in hospitality and tourism.
Thames at Mitchell College student Grace Carey dreams of one day working in a preschool. She is enrolling as a first-year student at Mitchell College for the 2023–24 academic year and is confident that early childhood studies and a practicum at the Mitchell College Children’s Learning Center will help her reach her goal.
Zhane Adams is spending the spring semester of her junior year living a lifelong dream. She is participating in the Disney College Program, working at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Whether Kevin L. Booker Jr. is teaching first-year seminar, public speaking or yoga, he sees his role in the classroom as one to encourage and help his students see their full potential.
Health science major Cristian Medina put his classroom knowledge into practice at his physical therapy internship and gained other valuable skills to carry through life.
Nolan Clack credits Mitchell College with putting him on a path to meet his future goals. As an intern at G’s Fitness and Nutrition, he helps younger athletes grow stronger with each passing workout.
In this season of giving thanks, sophomore Mame Diarra (Mumjahdah) AbdurRahman reflects on her gratitude for Mitchell College and other positive life influences.
Mitchell College Trustee Cornell Yarbrough ’01 fondly remembers words of wisdom imparted to him as a student by one of his Mitchell professors: “Comparison is the thief of joy.”
Having worked for 17 years at Mitchell College in various roles, Kim Hodges ’03 recently returned to the school after a 10-year hiatus. Now the director of development, she is eager to do her part to help both her alma mater and its students flourish and thrive.
When Emily Mitchell ’20 began at Mitchell College, she had a goal of becoming a sitcom writer. As time went on, her interest changed.
Today she is a group sales executive and on-field host for the Hickory Crawdads, a Minor League Baseball team in North Carolina, affiliated with the Texas Rangers, a Major League Baseball team.