Wildcat Chronicles Posts

  • Balancing Biology and a Busy Family

    When Abigail Goen approaches the podium as UNH Manchester’s 2018 Commencement student speaker, she’ll be looking into the eyes of her biggest fans, her three children, Hannah, Jack and Matthew, and her husband. For the past five years, her journey has been theirs as well.  Read More
  • Tim Cunningham pictured in the library at UNH Manchester

    The Business of Transferring

    Soda sales, retail and manufacturing were just a few of the odd jobs Tim Cunningham had after graduating from Timberlane High School in 2006. He took a few community college courses in between, but it wasn’t until 2014 when he felt ready to tackle his next challenge. “After a few years working odd jobs, I knew it was time to go back to school,” says Cunningham. He enrolled full-time at Manchester Community College and majored in marketing. He was also working full-time at Concord Awning and Canvas in manufacturing. Read More
  • Kaitlyn Mastacouris interpretting for a member of Krempels Center as part of her senior Field Experience

    Field Study in American Sign Language

    When Kaitlyn Mastacouris and Ari Nadeau were faced with having to choose a career path, being challenged and making a difference in the community were at the top of their list. Chance encounters when they were young led both women to choose to study American Sign Language-English Interpreting. Mastacouris was introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) as a kindergartener when she learned to sign the alphabet. Read More
  • Juan Posada, far left, poses with other students on the BSCI 620 trip to Belize

    An UnBelizeable Trip to Belize

    Students in BSCI 620 - Global Science Explorations spent spring break studying different ecosystems in Belize. Juan Posada '17, a biological sciences major, shares his experience learning, eating and exploring the Central American country. Read More
  • Alen Hasanic at the cafe at UNH Manchester

    Great Bay Grad Proves It's Never Too Late to Transfer

    Born in Bosnia, when Alen Hasanic was young he and his family moved to Germany, then Texas, and in 2001, settled in Hooksett, N.H. He graduated from Manchester’s Central High School in 2008. Hasanic admits that, though he did well in high school, as a senior he still wasn’t quite sure what he wanted to do when he grew up.  Read More
  • Shawn Snook '17 was hired as a process engineer at BAE Systems shortly after graduating from UNH Manchester's Mechanical Engineering Technology program.

    Engineering Their Futures

    UNH Manchester's Engineering Technology department has developed strong relationships with local technology and manufacturing companies, which helps students forge relationships that can lead to careers, and also helps firms fill the growing need for engineers. Meet a few recent electrical and mechanical engineering technology graduates who have landed jobs in the field. Read More
  • 2004 alumna Mike Avitabile

    Communication Alumnus Mike Avitabile Publishes Second Novel

    Mike Avitabile '04 credits the more than 30 jobs he's held in his life as the inspiration for his latest novel, The Whale in the Cave.  Read More
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  • UNH Manchester graduate Zach Window conducting research at his job with Boston Analytical

    From Student to Scientist: Transfer Student Pursues Career in Microbiology

    Torn between studying music or science, Zach Window ’16 opted for the latter after graduating from Bedford High School. After starting his college career at Keene State College and later transfering and graduating from UNH Manchester, Window is a Microbiologist I with Boston Analytical where he conducts microbiological testing for pharmaceutical companies which includes environmental monitoring and other United States Pharmacopeia (USP) testing. Read More
  • Christopher Watts is pursuing a degree in ASL/English Interpreting at UNH Manchester and is attending tuition-free thanks to UNH's Granite Guarantee financial aid program.

    Renewed Optimism

    Christopher Watts has his hands full. He works full time, and he’s a full-time student at UNH Manchester, pursuing a degree in American Sign Language/English Interpreting. He was one of about 400 freshmen who entered UNH this fall under the new Granite Guarantee financial aid program that helps eligible New Hampshire residents attend UNH tuition-free. Read More
  • Hassan Essa '19

    Bio Major, Refugee Runs for Manchester Alderman

    Hassan Essa '19 was two years old when he and his family left Kuwait for Manchester. Now, the 20-year-old biological sciences major and N.H. Air National Guardsman is running for city alderman. Read More