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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 »

Video: Meet New Scholarship Director Casey Near

New Scholarship Director Casey Near is already getting to know and advise Mitchell Scholars and Alumni through no-agenda coffee meetings and attending events like MILE II and campus-based receptions. In this “Meet the New Scholarship Director” video, Casey shares what drew her to the Mitchell Institute, what motivates her to support young people as they… Read more »

Case Named Scholar Research and Grants Manager at the Mitchell Institute

PORTLAND, Maine — Jared Cash, President and CEO of the Mitchell Institute, announced today that Kristen Case will join Maine’s premier scholarship organization as Scholar Research and Grants Manager on April 1. Among her responsibilities, Case will research and analyze Mitchell Scholar outcomes and develop funding proposals for foundations that are aligned with the Mitchell… Read more »