Continuing and Professional Education

Melanie Mitchell

Director of Executive and Professional Education

Office: 541-737-2163

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Melanie Mitchell is the Director of Executive and Professional Education for the College of Business at Oregon State University.

Melanie has nearly 15 years of experience in higher education spanning across corporate training, strategic partnership development, marketing & enrollment management, online student retention, instructional design and research & evaluation.

With an entrepreneurial focus to maximize internal and external resources, Melanie identifies niche executive education programs, pursues opportunities and builds partnerships with a wide array of stakeholders.

Melanie currently oversees the noncredit professional development programming, business development and corporate education as part of OSU’s Business Engagement Center, which is the pathway to connect dynamic organizations with remarkable talent and resources.

The OSU Business Engagement Center inspires successful collaboration and acts as a catalyst to create meaningful, invaluable partnerships.

Melanie works to connect the world’s brightest minds with the world’s greatest companies, sparking innovation and change through collaboration.

Through executive and professional education, Melanie will work with your company to build bench strength, support your workforce in career progression, and promote employment recruitment and retention.  

The executive and professional development programs are taught by OSU Faculty or other experts in their fields, providing executives with an applicable education they can take and deploy in their organization.

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