UNH Manchester faculty, staff, and students support the city of Manchester and the region through their research, community service, and scholarly engagement. Many are active participants in their fields at the regional, national, and international levels. They keep programs and courses current with their ongoing research and service.
The University of New Hampshire at Manchester’s Office of Student Activities will host the 3rd Annual Spring Benefit Concert on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the college’s third floor auditorium.
Susanne Paterson, associate professor of English, and Carolyn Gamtso, associate professor and reference librarian, published an article in the latest issue of the journal Communications in Information Literacy (CIL). In their article, “Guiding Students from Consuming Information to Creating Knowledge: A Freshman English Library Instruction Collaboration,” Professors Paterson and Gamtso describe how they worked together to create an analytical library assignment that stresses research as a recursive process.
Kristen Tejada was named UNH Manchester’s 2012 Student Employee of the Year at a reception on the college campus in April.
The University of New Hampshire Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) is one of the largest and most diverse undergraduate research conferences in the country. URC is an annual, week-long spring conference that brings the college community together to highlight scholarly and artistic work across all disciplines at UNH in Manchester and Durham.
Mollie Markins, a UNH Manchester junior majoring in communication arts, dreams of producing feature stories for television magazines such as “Chronicle” on WMUR-TV. She has taken the requisite courses – from scriptwriting, to video production, to journalism. And, with her faculty mentor, Dana Myskowski, she participated in an independent film competition.
The UNH Manchester Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team returned from New York City as winners of the SIFE USA Regional Champions in April 2012. The UNH Manchester SIFE Team was one of 14 northeast winning schools. They were regional winners in 2011 and received an honorable mention in 2010.
Star Wars: In a Nutshell, a play written and performed by UNH Manchester students, will be held Saturday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. The play was the creation of Kelsey Carlson, an English Major at UNH Manchester. Carlson wrote the script and is co-directing with Victoria DiPippo of Sandown, NH.
FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) will receive the 2012 Granite State Award from the University of New Hampshire at Manchester. FIRST has inspired youth and adults from Greater Manchester, the state, across the nation and the world to discover the excitement of science and technology. The Granite State Award recognizes these significant achievements, service, and/or contributions to the State. Jon Dudas, President of FIRST, will accept the award at University of New Hampshire at Manchester’s 27th annual commencement proceedings on Thursday, May 17.
Kelly Kilcrease, assistant professor and coordinator of the business program, had a manuscript accepted for publication.