Mitchell College

Type: Organization
Name: Mitchell College
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Taxing Colleges, Hospitals Won't Solve State's Problems

_ Credit House Speaker Brendan Sharkey with taking on one of the most serious problems facing the state — its over-reliance on the property tax to pay for government services.This antiquated system sets town against town, increases sprawl and drives up ... [Published Hartford Courant - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

School stabbing should not detract from gun control efforts

On Wednesday, 16-year-old Alex Hribal rampaged through the hallways of Franklin Regional Senior High School in Murrysville, Pa. with two kitchen knives in hand and stabbed 21 of his fellow classmates and a security officer before being tackled to the ... [Published Daily Trojan - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Expert: Killers Who Choose Knife over Gun Are Rare

(NEW YORK) -- A killer who chooses a knife as a weapon has a sociopathic personality that reveals deep-seated anger, a criminal justice expert said in the aftermath of the mass stabbings Wednesday at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa.A ... [Published KSFO-AM - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Conn. needs comprehensive tax reform

Often the simplest solution is not the best solution. Such is the case with House Speaker J. Brendan Sharkey's proposal to address fiscal problems in struggling cities such as New London by slapping a property tax bill on nonprofit hospitals and universities, ... [Published TheDay.com - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

USA launches campaign to fund Mitchell-Moulton Scholarships

MOBILE, Alabama – The University of South Alabama’s campaign to fund the Mitchell-Moulton Scholarships has already raised $2.76 million in gifts and pledges, which will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, by donor Abraham Mitchell.Joseph F. Busta Jr., the ... [Published al.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dove Self-Esteem Workshop at Mitchell College for girls

On April 6 at 10:30 a.m., students in the Mitchell College Behavioral Science Club and Psychology of Women class will present the Sixth annual Dove Self-Esteem Workshop for girls and their adult female mentors.“Girls face more pressure than ever to fit ... [Published The Dolphin - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Criticism of editorial was much appreciated

I would like to recognize Robert Marrion for speaking out regarding the bewildering and unprovoked criticism of my late father, Robert C. Weller, former president of Mitchell College in his op-ed, "Weller criticism unfair and contradictory," (March 25). ... [Published TheDay.com - Mar 27 2014]
Entities: Mitchell College
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dead animals discovered in bags in New London

NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) -Neighbors near Mitchell Woods in New London made the discovery Tuesday night after they found garbage bags filled with the carcasses of dead animals.While some residents said they think the discovery is cult activity, police said ... [Published Eyewitness News - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

'Reverse PILOT' bill likely to be voted out of committee

Hartford — The General Assembly’s Planning and Development Committee will likely pass a bill today that would require nonprofit colleges and hospitals to pay municipalities property taxes.State Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, co-chair of the committee, said ... [Published TheDay.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Weller criticism unfair and contradictory

The editorial published March 22, "Mitchell's Wise Choice," spoke for many in greeting Janet Steinmayer, the new president of Mitchell College, and in acknowledging the accomplishments of Mary Ellen Jukoski during her presidency. I wish them both wel ... [Published TheDay.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hospitals and colleges would pay property tax under House speaker's plan

The proposal by the speaker of the state's House of Representatives to have nonprofit hospitals and colleges pay property taxes is getting a mixed reaction in New London, where about half of the city's land area is tax-exempt.While Mayor Daryl Justin ... [Published TheDay.com - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mitchell College names new president

Tweettheday.comJanet L. Steinmayer has been named Mitchell College’s seventh president.The college’s Board of Trustees announced today that after a nationwide search, Steinmayer was selected to succeed Mary Ellen Jukoski July 1. ... [Published University Business - Mar 18 2014]
Entities: Mitchell College

Quotes

...we call a disorganized homicide attempt," said Herb Nieburg , associate professorprofessor of law and justice at Mitchell College in Connecticut. "Someone who uses a knife is extremely angry and very out of control. It indicates they really wanted to inflict pain – it's not as quick as a gun."
"This is a challenging campaign, because it’s a campaign of smaller gifts" Busta said, describing a grass-roots effort to earn pledges through one-on-one solicitations, mailings to alumni and use of the Jag-line, the university’s...
"One looked like a possible lizard. The other maybe a small alligator, a couple of rodents, a ferret" Reichard said
...He found it "a splendid monument to your courage and leadership." He adds, "At this late date I am ready to acknowledge that 'just possibly' I was wrong."

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Taxing Colleges, Hospitals Won't Solve State's ... [Published Hartford Courant - Apr 12 2014]
School stabbing should not detract from gun con... [Published Daily Trojan - Apr 11 2014]
Expert: Killers Who Choose Knife over Gun Are Rare [Published KSFO-AM - Apr 09 2014]
Sherree to pursue other interests after 40 year... [Published Parkes Champion-Post - Apr 04 2014]
Love Letters: New London, CT [Published Huffington Post - Apr 02 2014]
Conn. needs comprehensive tax reform [Published TheDay.com - Mar 30 2014]
USA launches campaign to fund Mitchell-Moulton ... [Published al.com - Mar 28 2014]
Dove Self-Esteem Workshop at Mitchell College f... [Published The Dolphin - Mar 27 2014]
Criticism of editorial was much appreciated [Published TheDay.com - Mar 27 2014]
Dead animals discovered in bags in New London [Published Eyewitness News - Mar 26 2014]
'Reverse PILOT' bill likely to be voted out of ... [Published TheDay.com - Mar 25 2014]
Weller criticism unfair and contradictory [Published TheDay.com - Mar 25 2014]
Mitchell's wise choice [Published TheDay.com - Mar 22 2014]
Finizio, Hewett testify in favor of reverse PIL... [Published TheDay.com - Mar 21 2014]
Hospitals and colleges would pay property tax u... [Published TheDay.com - Mar 19 2014]
Local roundup: Waterford boys advance to Class ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Mar 18 2014]
Mitchell College names new president [Published University Business - Mar 18 2014]
Mitchell College names new president [Published TheDay.com - Mar 17 2014]
Carolyn Younger, retired nurse, dies on Tuesday [Published Wilkes Journal Patriot - Mar 14 2014]
Not Going Down Without a Fight [Published Waterford Patch - Mar 13 2014]
Panel Discusses Violence Against Native America... [Published Cornell Daily Sun - Mar 13 2014]
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