Emily Ward Shovelin, MxCC 2011
A former Middletown resident, Emily Ward Shovelin was a human services major at Middlesex Community College, graduating in 2011. She also received a B.A. in psychology from Simmons College in Boston in 2013. In 2015, she earned a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Southern Connecticut State University.
Emily is a licensed professional counselor with a focus in mental health for the Community Health Center in New Britain, Conn. She has previously worked as an in-home family therapist for the North American Family Institute in Rockville, Conn.
During her years at Middlesex, Emily was the managing editor of “The Flying Horse” student newspaper. She thanks professors Dale Griffith and Terry McNulty for taking her under their wings. “Professors and staff members at Middlesex became like a family—they genuinely care about their students and thrive on their successes,” said Emily.