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The Holidays are a time to reflect, a time to give, and a time to rejoice for all that we have. In these challenging times, you have continued to support our students and their hopes for a bright future. Thank you for all that you do for the University of New Haven. I wish you a wonderful holiday season.

Steven H. Kaplan
President


Upcoming Events

Dec. 16, 2009: Alumni Holiday Party
Join the UNH Alumni Association on Wednesday, Dec. 16 from 6-9 p.m. for the annual holiday party. The Alumni Lounge in Bartels Hall, the Campus Center, will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland complete with hors d'oeuvres, buffet dinner, open bar and live music.

Recent Events

Alumni Weekend in Miami: Dec. 4-6, 2009
More than 100 alumni, their families and friends spent the first weekend of December in Miami for the second annual UNH Alumni Weekend. Guests enjoyed two receptions, a behind-the-scenes tour of Land Shark Stadium led by Director of Stadium Operations and UNH Alumnus Aaron Haviland ’97 B.S., pregame tailgate party and an exciting 23-22 Miami Dolphins victory, led by head coach Tony Sparano ’84 B.S., over their AFC East Divisional rival, the New England Patriots. View the photos from the weekend.

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March 15-April 5, 2010: Scholarship Ball Online Auction
Check out some of the items including sports memorabilia and trips that will be available in our exciting online auction scheduled for March 15-April 5, 2010. Your bid will help support scholarships at UNH. Donate an item or service directly online, you'll also be helping to raise money for scholarships.
April 16, 2010: Fire Science Club Banquet
Mark your calendar for the Annual Fire Science Club banquet on Friday, April 16, 2010 at Amarante's Sea Cliff in New Haven. All proceeds from the banquet will benefit the Fire Science Gift Fund. Please contact club president Chris Rinck to be assured you receive an invitation.
April 17, 2010: 27th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball
Join us for the 27th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball – “Give Locally, Impact Globally” – to be held Saturday, April 17, 2010, on campus in the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center. All proceeds benefit the UNH Scholarship Fund. Help our students make a difference in our community, our nation and our world. Make sure you're on the invitation list.

University News

January 16, 2010: Winter Commencement,
Please join us for the University of New Haven's Winter Commencement to be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2010 at Charger Gymnasium, located on the University's North Campus. This year's commencement speaker will be Cecila K. Carter and receiving honorary degrees will be Jeffery P. Hazell '83 B.S. and Dennis R. McGough '81 M.A.
Register Now for Intersession 2010: January 4-20, 2010
Start the new year by attending a course at your alma mater beginning January 4, 2010. Intersession courses, which are available to alumni, are offered in a variety of convenient schedules and formats including day, evening, weekend, online and study abroad.
New Alumni Spotlight Website
Check out the redesigned Alumni Spotlight page on the University's alumni website, featuring the tremendous impact UNH alumni are making around the globe.

College of Arts & Sciences News

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Six UNH students witnessed first hand the production of a live taping of the NBC late-night talk show, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" during a one-day intership earlier this fall. Check out the photos and read more about their experience.

College of Business News

Hospitality and Tourism Management Program Sees Growth
UNH's hospitality and tourism management program has tripled in the past two years. Read why UNH's program is experiencing growth.

Tagliatela College of Engineering News

Engineering Students Enter Supermileage Competition
With the price of gas today, most individuals are in search of a vehicle that gets the best gas mileage. The UNH Chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers built their own high-mileage car, and entered it in their very first race. Read more about their vehicle and competition (Page 21) in the Winter 2009 edition of the alumni magazine.

Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences News

Facinelli '99 B.S., Selected 2010 Lee Fellow
New York City Fire Department Lieutenant and UNH alumnus Jeffrey Facinelli '99 B.S., has been selected by faculty members of the Henry C. Lee College as the 2010 Henry C. Lee Fellow. Read more about Facinelli and this honor.
Read more University news including: Theatre Production and Students Honored by Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival; Students Win at Criminal Justice Regional Conference; University's New Executive Director of Safety and Transportation Named; and How to Avoid the Seasonal Seven.
 

Alumni Benefits

There's Something for Everyone at the UNH Bookstore
Show your UNH pride this holiday season. UNH apparel make great gifts for you and your entire family. Choose from a UNH t-shirt, fitted Charger baseball cap or one of the many different styles of UNH sweatshirts. There's something for everyone, even the kids, at the UNH Bookstore.
Enter to Win a Free Kaplan Course
Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions is giving UNH alumni an opportunity to win a free Kaplan Course. The winner will be announced on December 23. Kaplan offers UNH alumni and family members 15 percent off comprehensive test prep options for the SAT, ACT, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT and more. Check out Kaplan's programs, which include all Classroom and Live Online and Online Courses.
Read the Winter 2009 Alumni Magazine
Check out the Winter 2009 issue and past issues of the UNH Alumni Magazine.

E-Newsletter Contest

Enter to Win a UNH Hat and Scarf
Congratulations to Roseann DiMatteo ’84 M.S., of Sherman, Connecticut, winner of the last e-newsletter drawing, a UNH gray, zippered fleece.

You’ll be ready for winter with this knit UNH cap and scarf. Our next winner will be randomly selected on Tuesday, January 5, 2010. It’s our way of saying thank you for reading the e-newsletter.


A leader in experiential education, the University of New Haven is experiencing a historic and nationally recognized surge in enrollment. Founded in 1920, the University provides its students with a unique combination of solid liberal arts and real-world, hands-on professional training. UNH is a private university with an 80-acre main campus. The University has an enrollment of more than 5,200; approximately 1,700 graduate students and more than 3,500 undergraduates, 70 percent of whom reside in University housing. The University offers more than 80 undergraduate degrees and more than 25 graduate degrees through its five colleges, in fields such as sports management, nutrition, forensic science, music and sound recording, engineering, computer science and criminal justice. University College at UNH develops programs and courses to meet the emerging educational and training needs of educators, businesses and public and social agencies, focusing on academic excellence, convenience and flexibility. University of New Haven students study abroad through a variety of distinctive programs.

UNH Alumni Association
Calendar of Events

December 16, 2009
Alumni Association Holiday Party

January 16, 2010
Winter Commencement
Charger Gymnasium

January 28-
February 26, 2010

Fears, Fascinations and Curiosities: Kevin Van Aelst at Seton Gallery

March 15-April 5, 2010
Scholarship Ball Online Auction

April 16, 2010
Fire Science Club Banquet

April 17, 2010
27th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball


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