Associate Director of Digital Marketing & Communications
She has an BA in Psychology and Latin American Studies from Mount Holyoke College and an MBA from Bryant University. She has a certification from Boston College in Leadership for Change and a Digital Marketing Certification from Yale University. She lives off campus with her husband, Asante K. Mendes, M.D. and their four children Isabel '23, Ezra, Sarai and Matias. In addition to her background in Marketing, Ruth held roles in Human Resources, Organizational Effectiveness, and Pharmaceutical Sales. She's been an active member of the Greater Hartford Chapter of Jack and Jill, Inc. for 10 years and has served on the executive board as Community Service Chair and Editor for 8 years. She's been recognized nationally for her community service involvement and was the Greater Hartford Chapter's 2019 - 2020 Distinguished Mother. Ruth is fluent in Spanish and enjoys traveling, outdoor sports, dancing and is a second degree black belt in taekwondo.
Assistant Director of Admission, Multimedia Designer
In her role as Assistant Director of Admission, Christina works with prospective students and families to help them gain a holistic preview of Porter's. As a Multimedia Designer for the Communications Office, she creates print and digital marketing materials and works with community members and external vendors to curate multimedia projects. Additionally, she advises six 9th-graders, coaches junior varsity basketball and oversees ConstellAsians, the Asian affinity group at Porter’s.
Alumnae and Development Office
860-409-3645 – Main Office Number
860-409-3647 – Student Billing
Colgate Wellness Center
860-409-3690 – Main Office
860-409-3541 – Fax
College Counseling Office
Dean of Students Office
Office of the Head of School
Office of Equity and Inclusion
Summer Programs Office