Nadia Morris-Mitchell

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College of Professional Studies

Nadia Morris-Mitchell ’24 doesn’t have a lot of time to spare. As a National Guard member, part-time fitness instructor and full-time employee, she knows it’s crucial to balance her schedule. “I'm just that person who’s always running a million miles an hour,” she says. She had been interested in going back to school to gain greater management skills but was wary of the time constraints. So when a representative from Syracuse University came to speak with the veterans working with the U.S. Air Force at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base about continuing their education utilizing their flexible learning formats, she was intrigued.

Syracuse University Global’s flexibility offered just what she needed to finally take the leap. “Sometimes I wonder why I signed up for school—did I forget I had a full-time job? But I feel like there's no perfect time to jump back into it,” Morris-Mitchell says. She’s now pursuing a degree in creative leadership through the College of Professional Studies. “I am hoping to learn how to better present myself in a position of leadership, and this program is a perfect avenue.”

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