Alumni Success Story: Sara Mitchell, WMHT Public Service Media

Congratulations to AES Alum Sara Mitchell, who is the new Membership Services Coordinator at WMHT Public Service Media in Troy, NY. WMHT's mission is to provide "entertainment, enrichment and engagement through television, radio, digital media, and educational services.". Sara received her Bachelors in Clarinet Performance and Core Certificate in Arts Management from UMass-Amherst in 2014

As Membership Services Coordinator, Sara will coordinate on-air fundraising information, manage the donor database, and process donor contributions. According to Sara, "The donor research strategies that I learned in Arts Fundraising will help me in supporting the overall fundraising initiatives of WMHT."

While a student with AES, Sara took on-campus sections of Introduction to Arts ManagementStrategic PlanningArts MarketingArts Fundraising, Greening Your Nonprofit Arts Organization, and Arts and Culture Internship Preparation.Sara was a student in AES' program prior to the creation of the Campus Certificate in Arts Management, but was able to receive our Core Certificate in Arts Management. With the exception of Arts and Culture Internship Preparation, all the classes Sara took are offered on-campus and online.

Congratulations again, Sara!