Seniors Celebrate College Choices
Seniors Celebrate College Choices

May 1 was National Candidates Reply Date, the deadline for seniors to make their final commitments to colleges for the coming fall. Members of the Class of 2019 celebrated by updating a map in the new College Counseling Center showing their planned destinations next year.

After starting with a list of acceptances to more than 175 schools, Kent Denver's 119 seniors have chosen to matriculate to 76 colleges and universities.

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on their successful completion of the college search process!

Class of 2019 College Choices (As of May 9, 2019)

American University
University of Arizona
Babson College
Boston College
Brown University (2)
University of California - Los Angeles
University of California - San Diego
Case Western Reserve University
Champlain College
Chapman University
University of Chicago (2)
Claremont McKenna College
Colby College
Colgate University
University of Colorado - Boulder (10)
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
University of Colorado - Denver
Colorado College (2)
Colorado School of Mines
Cornell University
Cushing Academy*
Dartmouth College
Davidson College (2)
Denison University (4)
University of Denver
Dickinson College
Duke University
Elon University (5)
The George Washington University
University of Georgia
Georgia Institute of Technology
Hamilton College
Indiana University (4)
Knox College
Marist College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Miami
University of Michigan (5)
University of Notre Dame
Northeastern University (2)
Northwestern University
Oberlin College (2)
Occidental College
University of Oklahoma
University of Pennsylvania (2)
University of Puget Sound
Purdue University
Red Rocks Community College
University of Redlands (3)
Reed College (2)
Saint Louis University
Santa Clara University
St. Lawrence University
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California (2)
Southern Methodist University (3)
Stanford University (2)
Syracuse University
Temple University
University of Texas, Austin
Texas Christian University
Tufts University
Tulane University (2)
Trinity College
Trinity University
Union College
Washington University in St. Louis
University of Washington (3)
Washington and Lee University
Willamette University
Williams College
University of Wisconsin
College of Wooster
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University
University of Virginia (2)
Virginia Tech

*Post-Graduate Year

Meet our Communications Team

Lisa Mortell

Lisa Mortell
Titles: Assistant Director of Communications
B.A. - English

"I love telling Kent Denver's stories. The amazing work of my colleagues and the accomplishments of our students provide endless inspiration!"

Since joining Kent Denver in 1998, Ms. Mortell has worked in various roles in the school's communications and development offices. She currently focuses on a wide range of communications, including social media, online newsletters, website content, print and digital publications and Summer at KDS marketing.

Jan Thomas

Jan Thomas
Class of 1976
Titles: Director of Communications

B.A. - Mass Communications
B.A. - Political Science
M.A. - Public Communications

"As a student, Kent Denver changed the trajectory of my life. Working here allows me to support the school as it offers that same transformative gift to others."

Ms. Thomas has an extensive background in higher education and corporate communications and marketing. Additionally, she formed, owned and operated a communications company for several years.

Amy Vucci

Amy Vucci
Titles: Communications Specialist
B.S. - Biology

"I love to capture the amazing things happening at Kent Denver—this community is endlessly inspiring!"

A videographer, graphic designer and past member of the communications department at Johnson & Wales University, Ms. Vucci provides her creative expertise to Kent Denver in video, photography, graphic design, writing and editing.