Kristin Ventresca has been named the next head coach of the Mitchell College women’s lacrosse team, as announced recently by Director of Athletics Matt Finlayson. Ventresca will make her collegiate head coaching debut for the Mariners, who posted a 3-9 record in 2023, the most wins for the program since 2018.
Award-winning journalist Julio Ricardo Varela will produce a “Latino Rebels Radio” podcast focused on neuro-inclusivity, belonging, and radical hospitality as a social justice movement in conversation with Mitchell College students on Fri., Sept. 22, 1–2:30 p.m. in the Weller Center at Mitchell College. The public is invited to attend.
Mitchell College announces four new full-time faculty members for the Academic Year 2023-2024 in the areas of criminal justice, science, sport management, and communication: Dr. Timothy Daty, assistant professor of criminal justice; Christy Dukehart, visiting assistant professor of sport management; Dr. Richard W. Sanders, associate professor of chemistry; and Michael H. Stoner, visiting instructor of communication.
The Mitchell College Department of Athletics is happy to announce the recent hiring of Ashley “Stick” Kishorn as Associate Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator.
Tim Hoch was hired as head coach of the Mitchell College men’s and women’s cross country programs in July 2023.
Mitchell College congratulates students named to our Spring 2023 Dean’s List or
Commendable Scholar List.
This fall Mitchell College is launching a Professional Studies undergraduate “Completer Degree” program for adult learners as part of its efforts to expand options for “nontraditional” college students to achieve their education and career goals. Designed exclusively for adult students with some college credit, the accelerated program offers both a 2-year (A.A.) and a 4-year (B.A.) degree.
Ashley Wilson has been named head coach of the Mitchell College women’s basketball team, as announced by Director of Athletics Matt Finlayson.
Shawn Gilblair has been named head coach of the Mitchell College baseball team, as announced by Director of Athletics Matt Finlayson.
Professors Marc Goldsmith and Dean Roberts, who began their careers at Mitchell College in different eras of the last century, recently retired after a combined 91 years of teaching tens of thousands of students. Their contributions are hard to measure, but the standard they set for excellence in teaching remains a constant at the college.
Mitchell College President Tracy Y. Espy delivered the keynote address at the 34th Juneteenth Commemoration Ceremony and Flag Raising in Norwich, Conn., which took place June 16 at the David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard at Norwich City Hall. The event was sponsored by the NAACP Norwich Branch and Global City Norwich.