Blog Posts in: Community Outreach

Toys for Tots Holiday Breakfast

Calling All Wildcats: Join Us for Holiday Breakfast, Dec. 14

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Get in the holiday spirit at UNH Manchester's Toys for Tots Holiday Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14. Read More
People at award ceremony

Student Leaders Recognized in Seventh Annual Award Ceremony

Friday, April 19, 2019
Students, staff and faculty gathered on Thursday evening to celebrate student leaders on campus. The seventh annual Student Leadership Awards ceremony recognized students who were nominated for their contributions to UNH Manchester, from engagement in student clubs to employment across various department of the college. Read More
ASL/English Interpreting alumna Shayla Radcliffe, center, at UNH Manchester's commencement ceremony in 2015.

Wildcats in the World: Shayla Radcliffe ’15 at The Children’s Center for Communication-Beverly School for the Deaf

Friday, April 12, 2019
After a year and a half in a teacher preparation program, it was an introductory American Sign Language (ASL) course that inspired Shayla Radcliffe (Gannon) '15 to change her career path. Now, the ASL/English Interpreting alumna brings her passion to her work as a staff interpreter at The Children’s Center for Communication – Beverly School for the Deaf. Read More
Kids with Parents

Master of Social Work Program Adopts Hybrid Model

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
In response to the state's workforce shortage of behavioral health professionals, the University of New Hampshire has adopted a hybrid model for its Master of Social Work (MSW) program. The new model increases flexibility for working professionals by combining online activities with in-person classes on Saturdays at the University’s Manchester campus. Read More
Dr. Alison Paglia works with students in her Research Methods in Psychology course.

Faculty Friday: Meet Dr. Alison Paglia

Friday, March 29, 2019
Faculty Friday introduces you to some of UNH Manchester’s exceptional professors and lecturers. This week’s feature is Dr. Alison Paglia, associate professor of psychology. Read More
chocolate

Olivia's Sweet Tour of Downtown Manchester

Thursday, February 14, 2019
On this Valentine's Day, Communication Arts alumna Olivia Pollock shares her experience on downtown Manchester's chocolate tasting tour. Take a walk between classes to explore some of the great shops Olivia shares in her review. Read More
Past Aspirations in Computing Award recipient helps with a girls’ coding program.

National Coding Week: Giving Young Women in Computer Science a Boost

Thursday, September 20, 2018
The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) is accepting applications for the Aspirations in Computing Awards, which recognize women students and educators who are involved in tech. Read More
ESOL Summer Program Celebrates 12 Graduates

ESOL Summer Program Celebrates 12 Graduates

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig joined families, friends and staff at UNH Manchester this month to celebrate 12 graduates of the college's English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Summer Program. Since its inception in 1997, the ESOL Summer Program has helped more than 400 adult learners from 60 countries improve English skills and prepare for college. Read More
Alexandra Kirade is pursuing a Master of Public Administration and a Master in Community Development Policy and Practice at UNH

Nonprofit Passion Leads to Dual Master’s Degrees

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Alexandra Kirade discovered her passion for nonprofit work while she was an undergraduate, embarking on humanitarian service trips to Nepal, Jordan and Chile. Now, she’s taking her education to the next level by pursuing a Master of Public Administration and a Master in Community Development Policy and Practice. Read More
CodeIT Girls particpants gather around leader Meera Kurup.

Role Models in Action

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Google and Gallup recently released a brief that found that girls are less likely than boys to see someone like themselves doing computer science. The brief recommends early exposure to computing role models for girls, especially before age 14, the age the brief identifies that girls' interest in computer science starts to wane. Luckily, that’s happening in Nashua, where the after-school program CodeIT Girls shows elementary school-aged girls some amazing role models in computer science. Read More