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    Nick Mulvey

Nick Mulvey ’02

Title

Vice President for Enrollment

Office

Lentz Hall 430

Phone number

262-552-5519

Email address

Nick Mulvey is Associate Vice President for Enrollment at Carthage, and a 2002 Carthage graduate. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in business administration and marketing. He is from Racine, Wis.

Life before Carthage:

“Before coming to Carthage, I worked for several years as an account executive for a large recruiting firm in Chicago. I also did a short stint in Florida for a golf course design firm.”

Best college search tip:

“It’s not always the most scientific method of making a decision, but I think you really need to go with your gut when it comes to selecting a school. You’ll do your best at the school where you feel most excited to be.”

What do you learn from interacting with Carthage students?

“The opportunities to get involved outside of the classroom are limitless. Hearing students talk about internships, J-Term study tours, research opportunities … Every day I hear of something new and amazing.”

What do you value most about working at Carthage?

“It’s truly inspiring to see students transform from freshmen not really sure what the future holds, to confident, successful, articulate graduates ready to take on the world.”

Hobbies:

“I read a lot, try to play some golf every once in a while, and spend time with friends and family.”

Favorite Carthage tradition?

Homecoming. Every year it’s great to see the excitement shared by both students and alumni.”

Favorite TV show:

Dallas

Favorite movie:

Caddyshack

Favorite sports teams:

Milwaukee Brewers

What would people be surprised to know about you?

“I have a black cat named Lucky.”

What can you recommend while visiting Kenosha?

“Pizza. I heard a statistic that Kenosha has more pizzerias per capita than most cities you’ll find. Of course we’ve got the chains that everyone is familiar with, but some of the local joints are fantastic.”

  • Quick Facts

    • Carthage awards up to 30 Presidential Scholarships each year, which range from 75% tuition up to full tuition, room, and board. Learn more.

    • Carthage was founded in 1847. That’s 168 years of leaders, makers, and go-getters going out and going forth. Read more about Carthage’s rich history.

    • In 2016, Carthage was named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

    • Our Summer Undergraduate Research Experience offers select students a research budget, one-on-one mentoring with a professor, and 10 weeks of analyzing, deciphering — and getting paid.

    • More than 90 percent of our students receive financial aid, a hefty chunk of which is scholarships and grants — including $1.25 million annually from the Presidential Scholarship Competition and numerous Merit Scholarships. Learn what’s available.

    • Carthage is ranked No. 4 in the country for student participation in short-term study abroad. Every J-Term, hundreds of students travel all over the world on faculty-led study tours. Imagine a month in Sweden, Rome, Cuba, Senegal, India, Japan …

    • True story: There are more than 27 art galleries, a dozen museums, and nine theatres within 25 miles of Carthage. Some highlights: The nationally recognized Racine Art Museum, the world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago, and the Milwaukee Art Museum. Learn more about our location.

    • The Princeton Review selected Carthage for its 2016 “Best in the Midwest” college feature.

    • Imagine presenting your original research at an international conference — as an undergraduate. Carthage is dedicated to undergraduate research. Learn more about current opportunities.

    • So the lake is kind of a focal point, but there’s a lot more to love about our campus — like the fact that our 80-acre campus is also an arboretum and wildlife sanctuary. Focused on keeping campus lush forever, we plant between 50 and 75 new trees every year from a variety of species. Read more about sustainability at Carthage.

    • With a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, your professors will know who you are. They will also know who you want to be — and how to get you there. Meet our faculty.

    • Abraham Lincoln was an early Trustee of the College, and U.S. Secretary of State John Hay was a Carthage alum. The two still have a proud place on our campus. Spend some time with them in our Sesquicentennial Plaza. On warm days you’ll find professors leading their classes here.

    • When it comes to critical thinking, problem solving, and written communication, Carthage seniors score in the top 11 percent nationwide among colleges and universities using the Collegiate Learning Assessment. 

    • For seven years running, Carthage students have been selected to conduct research for NASA aboard NASA’s zero-gravity aircraft. If you’re chosen for the Carthage Microgravity Team, you’ll float weightless — and take one giant leap toward a future in engineering, physics, or computer science.

    • Carthage is the only college or university in the Midwest where every freshman takes a full-year sequence of foundational texts of the Western intellectual tradition. Learn about the Carthage core.

    • What’s better than one professor? Two professors. What’s better than two professors? Two professors from totally different fields teaching a single class. There’s debate. Discussion. Differing perspectives. This is where the magic happens. That’s why every student takes a Carthage Symposium.

    • Come to Carthage; hear yourself think — think … think …
      Legend has it that Sesquicentennial Plaza holds a perfect echo. Just stand with both your feet on the “1847,” face Straz, and start talking. “You’re the only one who can hear you, but you’ll be crystal clear,” promises English and theatre alumna Mikaley Osley.

    • Carthage offers majors, minors and concentrations in more than 50 areas of study, from archaeology to athletic training, neuroscience to music theatre.

    • There are more than 120 student organizations on campus, from Amnesty International to Chemistry Club, to Frisbee and Latin Belly Dancing. See how easy it is to get involved.

    • Things look new at Carthage because they are. Our athletic and recreation center, student union, computer labs, audiovisual production suite, and numerous residence halls have all been constructed or newly renovated in the last 10 years. Our new science center caps it off.

    • You can’t hide here — not with only 17 other students in the classroom with you. That’s going to be rough some mornings. But later, when you’re able to argue your point of view thoughtfully, express your opinions succinctly, and meet challenges head-on, without fear … Yep, you’ll thank us.

    • Our Great Lake provides Carthage students with some amazing views. Think classes on the beach, lake views from the lab, and sunrises from your dorm room. “I love waking up in the morning with the sun shining off the lake. Nothing compares to the view in the morning,” says biology and neuroscience major Ann O’Leary.

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