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Candura Named Director of Development at the Mitchell Institute

PORTLAND, Maine — Jared Cash, President and CEO of the Mitchell Institute, announced today that Jeff Candura will join Maine’s premier scholarship organization as Director of Development on May 28. Among his responsibilities, Candura will lead the work of inspiring people and foundations to make philanthropic investments in the success of nearly 600 college-going Mitchell… Read more »

Estrada Joins the Truc Huynh Alumni Giving Society

With his most recent gift to the Mitchell Institute, Andy Estrada, the 2008 Mitchell Scholar from Hall-Dale High School and Senior Communications Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, became the 17th and newest member of the Truc Huynh Alumni Giving Society. The Truc Huynh Alumni Giving Society recognizes Mitchell Scholar alumni who have… Read more »

Scholars Speak Podcast: Ethan Pierce

In the latest episode of Scholars Speak, we catch up with Ethan Pierce, the 2009 Mitchell Scholar from Gardiner Area High School, Harvard University graduate, and Cambridge, Mass.-based artificial-intelligence entrepreneur. Listen up as Pierce tells us about why he launched Adaptive Reader, an AI-assisted platform that reinterprets literary classics into more accessible versions for educators… Read more »