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Three New Leaders Join the Mitchell Institute’s Board of Directors

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes, 45 seconds Maine’s premier scholarship organization has announced the election of three new members to its Board of Directors, including two Mitchell Scholars: Brian Harris ’07 (left), founder and CEO of MedRhythms, a Portland-based digital therapeutics company focused on the intersection of music, neuroscience and technology; Christina Marie Lemieux ’95… Read more »

The Mitchell Institute Names Experienced Higher Education Administrator External Relations Associate & Operations Coordinator

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 30 seconds PORTLAND, Maine — Jared Cash, President and CEO of the Mitchell Institute, announced today that Alex Carrier Hitchcox will join Maine’s premier scholarship organization in early December as the External Relations Associate & Operations Coordinator. Among her responsibilities, Hitchcox will partner with the President and CEO to manage… Read more »

Mitchell Institute Receives $500,000 Grant from John T. Gorman Foundation to Support Promise Scholars Program 

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 53 seconds Made in honor of longtime John T. Gorman Foundation board member Weston Bonney, the grant will fund scholarships and programming for an annual cohort of Mitchell Scholars who have overcome extraordinarily challenging circumstances. The Mitchell Institute, a nonprofit scholarship organization founded by Senator George J. Mitchell to improve… Read more »

Giving Because Scholars Need More Than Money to Thrive in Higher Education

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 42 seconds Ask most donors why they choose to support the Mitchell Institute, and you’ll hear a heartwarming refrain: helping hardworking, bright, young people in Maine afford a college education and reach their potential is a truly satisfying way to invest in the state’s future. The same is true for… Read more »