Alumni Return to NWC

Ally Mullins '10

Last spring Ally Mullins '10 helped wrap up the 2019 Alumni LEADS Speaker Series. Ally talked about her four years of D1 basketball at Siena College where she earned her degree in Biology before getting her degree in Nursing from Quinnipiac. Today Ally works in the Emergency Department at St. Francis Hospital and is working toward her doctorate in Nursing Practice. Thanks, Ally, for coming home and sharing your wisdom!

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George Corsillo '68 stands at the center of his More is More show at Kehler Liddell Gallery in New Haven.

Corsillo’s More is More includes an opening reception and artist talk July 13th 3-6pm, a panel discussion on July 18th 7-9pm with “Team Doonesbury” — Corsillo, cartoon historian Brian Walker, editor David Stanford, moderated by sound engineer Fred Newman ($15), and a conversation with Corsillo and Gary Trudeau ($25) on July 25th 7-9pm. Tickets may be purchased at and are expected to sell out.

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Christian Heiden pictured with students from Northwest Catholic.

Christian Heiden shared with his audience his experiences of starting his university experience at St. John’s in New York City to study social justice before transferring to Uconn to major in applied and resource economics with a concentration in international development.   

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Colleen Riley '12 with LEADS Directors Mary Roberts '96 and Beth Boyle '96.

Colleen Riley '12 is currently a pharmacist at CVS in Cromwell. She spoke to seniors of her experiences at NWC, her road to Duquesne University’s School of Pharmacy, and why students  should step out of their comfort zones and take risks until they find their place. Riley also discussed the challenges of pharmacy work, the opioid crisis, and why she likes working one-on-one with patients to improve their health.

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