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Alumni News

More than 890 New Members Welcomed to Alumni Community
The UNH Alumni Association welcomed more than 890 new members to the alumni community at the University's 88th Spring Commencement exercises held on Sunday, May 15. View and purchase commencement photos. Watch the commencement ceremony and other UNH videos on YouTube.
Kevin Wilson, '91 B.S.
Directs the Team Behind the Music on ESPN
UNH alumnus Kevin Wilson, '91 B.S., music director at ESPN, is profiled in the Orlando Sentinel. A music and sound recording major, Wilson is part of a team that oversees the music heard on ESPN. Read more about Wilson and how he landed at ESPN.
Share your news! Let us know what you've been up to. Whether you've changed jobs, received a promotion, gotten married or have had children, we want to know about it. Read class notes submitted by other alumni.

Alumni Benefits

Ten Percent UNH Bookstore Discount
Present your alumni card at the Campus Bookstore, located on the Main Campus, or call 203-933-4000 to order directly and receive a 10 percent discount off apparel and merchandise. Visit the bookstore's website to check out the UNH merchandise. Discount does not apply to online purchases Read more about this and other alumni benefits.
Short-Term Health Insurance
GradMed® short-term medical insurance provides protection from the major expenses associated with an accident or illness. An ideal product for new graduates and alumni between jobs, coverage can begin as early as the day after receipt of your application. Get more information about GradMed®.

University News

$1 Million Gift to Renovate Original Campus Building
A gift of $1 million from an anonymous alumnus will fund the exterior renovation of Maxcy Hall, which was built in 1909 and is one of the original three buildings on the University of New Haven campus. Today, Maxcy Hall serves as the University's main administration building. Read more about this gift.
 
President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Recognizes UNH
UNH has earned a spot in the 2010 President of the United States' Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll as announced by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The University, which has received this honor for three consecutive years, estimates that nearly 1,500 students volunteered more than 16,000 hours during the 2009-10 academic year. Read more about this honor and see where UNH students are volunteering.
UNH to Host Cyclists in Ride to Promote ALS Research,
Volunteers Needed to Assist Riders
On Saturday, July 23, come to UNH to cheer on approximately 275 cyclists from across the country who will stop on campus for the second overnight of the annual three-day Tri-State Trek to raise money and awareness for research of ALS. Volunteers are needed to help set up the camp and serve food. Read more about the ride and how to volunteer.
Student Volunteers Reach Alumni Via YouTube
Ryan Freitas, '11 B.S., has worked at the Phonathon for that last four years. During this time, he found that every year it is increasingly harder to connect with alumni over the phone. One of the ways he chose to give back to UNH after graduation was to volunteer to reach out to alumni via YouTube. He hopes you will take 30 seconds to watch his important message. "The time you take could make all the difference for a UNH student," said Ryan.
Read more University news including stories about recent graduates capturing first and third place at a design competition and a UNH geologist who has been elected a fellow of the Geological Society of America.

Athletics

Gagne Named Division II Women's Athlete of the Year
UNH track and field star Shannon Gagne, who recently won two national outdoor championships, was named NCAA Division II Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year. Read more about Gagne, who became only the third Division II student-athlete to be named the indoor and outdoor national track athlete of the year.

Summer Programs at UNH

Academic Youth Summer Camps
Academic Summer Youth Programs geared for a variety of age groups will run in July and August on the University's main campus. Registrations are available for one-week and two-week daytime academies in crime scene investigation, engineering and science for young women, musical theater and video production. Learn more about these programs or register online.
ChargerREC Summer Youth Camp
The ChargerREC Summer Youth Program provides a great opportunity for children ages 6-13 to enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities in a safe and comfortable environment. Activities include traditional team sports, arts and crafts and team-building exercises. Check out the ChargerREC website for more information and to register.
UNH Sport and Social League
UNH is offering a new Sport and Social league open to everyone! Compete recreationally in one of four sports (volleyball, basketball, indoor soccer and flag football), stay active and have fun! This is a great opportunity to reconnect with your friends, fellow alumni and community members!
Visit the ChargerREC website for more information.

Did You Know?

Your Alma Mater has a New
Executive Director of Career Development
Matt Caporale is the University's new executive director of career development. Matt's department offers a full array of services to help students and alumni of all programs learn how to effectively manage and develop their careers. Learn more about Matt and the Career Development Center.

E-Newsletter Contest

Enter to Win a 24 oz. UNH Water Bottle
Enter to win a 24 oz. , BPA-free UNH water bottle. The winner will be selected on Friday, July 8. It's our way of saying thank you for reading the e-newsletter. Congratulations to Abraham Colon, ’00 B.S., of New Haven, who won a UNH T-shirt and cap in last month's e-newsletter drawing.

 

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UNH Alumni Association
Calendar of Events

June 22, 2011
UNH Southeastern Campus Information Session
3 - 5:30 p.m.
Radisson Inn, New London
More information

September 10, 2011
Third Annual Football Alumni Reunion
UNH vs.
St. Augustine's College

September 17, 2011
Pre-Game Alumni Gathering
Williamsburg, Va.
UNH vs. The College of William & Mary

October 22, 2011
Homecoming 2011
UNH vs. Bentley

April 21, 2012
29th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball


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