Prepared to Pursue Dreams
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.
Ready to Fly
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.
Stepping Forward with Confidence
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.
Disney Internship a Dream Come True
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.
Encouraging Students to Discover Their Purpose
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.
Helping People Have a Better Tomorrow
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.
Strength Training for Future Success
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.
Giving Thanks for Second Chances
In this season of giving thanks, sophomore Mame Diarra (Mumjahdah) AbdurRahman reflects on her gratitude for Mitchell College and other positive life influences.
Trustee-Alum Comes Full Circle
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.”
Helping Mitchell and Its Students Flourish
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.
Job Takes Alumna ‘Out to Ballgame’
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.
Play ball! Radio internship hits home run
Dean Pavlou dreamed of being a Major League Baseball player when he was young. If that didn’t work out, he had a backup plan.
A taste of hospitality work
Senior Annie Gallagher said the three things that stand out to her about Mitchell College are its access to learning opportunities, its dedicated leadership and its strong student supports, such as the Bentsen Learning Center and the tutoring center. Taken together, they helped her successfully pursue a summer internship at The Hotel Hershey in Hershey, Penn.
A winning experience with Bay State Games
Nate Chadbourne spent much of his summer as an operations intern at the Bay State Games, a non-profit organization in Massachusetts that offers a variety of amateur sports competitions in an Olympic-style format. Looking forward to his final year at Mitchell, he feels prepared for whatever comes next.
Single, working mom transfers, forges new career path
Senior Aicha Santos, who is majoring in criminal justice with a minor in psychology, described...