Nick Mitchell has been named assistant director of admission at Tusculum College.
“Nick joined Tusculum College in 2011 and quickly became an integral part of the college community,” said Dr. Tom Stein, vice president for enrollment management at Tusculum. “Nick’s dedication and leadership at the College can be seen in his hours of hard work in meeting with prospective students about their opportunities to continue their education at Tusculum, directing students through the many steps of matriculation into College and working with students to help them succeed in College and develop leadership skills.”
Mitchell is both active on campus and in the community. On campus, he is an adviser to the President’s Society and the Pioneer Ambassador student groups. The President’s Society is a select group of Tusculum’s best students who form a student ambassador team focused on being a positive representation of the student body by demonstrating the embodiment of the civic virtues. They provide campus tours and student-to-student contact with prospective students of the college as well as participate in leadership training. Tusculum College Pioneer Ambassadors are a group of current students with a wide range of majors and hometowns who meet with prospective students when they visit campus.
He represents Tusculum College and works with prospective students in Sevier, Cocke, Washington and Unicoi counties in Tennessee as well as students from Alabama, South Carolina, Virginia and 14 various other states.
An eighth generation Tennessean and native of Greene County, Mitchell is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Greeneville, where he serves as a ruling elder. He earned a bachelor of science degree in political science from East Tennessee State University in 2011. He remains active with his college fraternity, Lambda Chi Alpha, serving as a chapter advisor and an officer in the alumni association. His interests and hobbies include playing tennis, the political, social, and culinary history of the South, traveling and collecting bowties.