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UNH Website's New Look

More Dynamic, Engaging Design

Earlier this summer, the University redesigned its website (www.newhaven.edu).

The new site, which contains over 18,000 pages, boasts the following improvements:

The alumni pages provide easier access to alumni events, news, class notes and social media.

A more dynamic home page ensures that important UNH content is prominently showcased.

The width of the design was increased by 26 percent, creating a great look on larger monitors, widescreen laptops and tablets.

The integration of social media allows users to share content on more than 300 sites with one click, and interact with us via several social networks.

The college landing pages are more engaging and showcase key initiatives, events and programs in a more attractive and inviting way.

Check out the new site.

 

Upcoming Events

August 25
Alumni Event at Citi Field
Spend Saturday, Aug. 25, at Citi Field for a 1:10 p.m. game between the New York Mets and Houston Astros. Enjoy the festivities with your family and fellow UNH alumni and friends. Also, plan to attend a pre-game reception in McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon located in the northeast corner of Citi Field. Register today!
September 22
Football Alumni Reunion
The fourth annual football alumni reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22. The day begins with a football alumni reunion tailgate party on the North Campus at 11 a.m. followed by a game between the Chargers and Saint Anselm College at 1 p.m. For more information, please contact Jennifer Pjatak, director of alumni events, at 203-932-7082 or jpjatak@newhaven.edu. Check out photos from last year's reunion.
September 27
Alumni Networking Event in Chicago
Mark your calendar for Thursday, Sept. 27, for a networking event in Chicago. Whether you're traveling to or are located near the "Windy City," plan to attend an evening event with hosts President Steven H. Kaplan and Victor Polanco '93. For more information, please contact Jennifer Pjatak, director of alumni events, at 203-932-7082 or jpjatak@newhaven.edu.
November 30 to December 2
Fifth Annual Alumni Weekend in Miami
Plan to attend the Fifth Annual Alumni Weekend in Miami, scheduled for Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. The experience includes a Friday night welcome reception at Shula's Hotel and Golf Club, a Saturday behind-the-scenes tour of Sun Life Stadium and a private alumni reception held at the stadium. On Sunday, you will watch the Miami Dolphins take on the New England Patriots from your seats in Duffy's Hall of Champions, enjoying an unlimited game-day buffet, open bar with beer, wine, soda and water, access to the Club Level and 50-inch plasma TV's to check out NFL action from around the league. Transportation to and from the game will be provided. Register today!
 

Career Development Center is Open
During the Summer

The CDC is Here to Help You
Over the summer, the Career Development Center (CDC) will be open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Our office is located in the newly renovated Bartels Student Activity Center. Click here to meet the staff or locate us on the UNH map. Read the June issue and be sure to register for future Career Development e-newsletters.

 

Find Us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

Like, Follow and Network
Become part of the alumni social network. Like us on Facebook to stay connected to UNH by interacting with old friends and making new ones. Find out what’s happening when you follow us on Twitter. Make professional connections through LinkedIn with your fellow alumni.

 

University News

University College Now College of Lifelong & eLearning
University College has officially changed its name to the College of Lifelong & eLearning. The new name more clearly reflects the mission of the College, which is to enable part-time and adult students to achieve their educational goals. The new name also emphasizes that learning is a lifelong endeavor, and it embraces the College’s new focus on developing an array of completely online degree programs. Read more about the College of Lifelong & eLearning.
UNH Part of $1.4 Million Effort to Map Long Island Sound
The Long Island Sound, the largest estuary in the Northeast, has long provided livelihoods and recreation for hundreds of thousands of people, and has been a subject of fascination, recreation, conservation and controversy. Now, for the first time, scientists will create comprehensive biological and geological maps of the entire sound, including seafloor characteristics, water currents and wildlife habitat. Read more about UNH's involvement with this project.
Site Near University Eyed for Magnet School
The city of New Haven is working in collaboration with West Haven to acquire land next to UNH to build a new Engineering and Science University Magnet School. New Haven is negotiating purchases with a handful of homeowners at the corner of Rockview Street and the Boston Post Road in West Haven. The land is on the same side of the road as UNH, which is joining New Haven and West Haven to create a full-fledged technology-focused public school. Read more in an article that appeared in the New Haven Register.
Police Management Course for Chiefs, Command Staff
The University's Center for Advanced Policing will host a weeklong, intensive executive-level training program on innovations in police management from Aug. 6 – 10. The course is designed for chiefs of police and command staff. The theme of the course is learning from and implementing findings from police research. Learn more about this course and how to register.
Remember Then? Rockin' Richard Does and
He Always Brings Us Back
"Rockin’" Richard Phillips, a mainstay of UNH's WNHU radio station since 1974, is profiled in the New Haven Register for his radio show featuring '50s songs. Read how being on WNHU has "become a part" of him. Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register.
 
Read more UNH news, including a story on an UNH intern who was ‘Vice President of Unbanking’ and recently hired by Connex Credit Union.
 

Athletics

Purchase 2012 Charger Football Season Tickets
Coming off a remarkable run to the NCAA Division II quarterfinals, the UNH football team is only one month away from kicking off the 2012 season. Season tickets for the four-game home schedule are now available. Click here to purchase your tickets.
New Haven to Tackle Stonehill on National Television This Fall
On Thursday, Oct. 18, the two-time Northeast-10 Conference champion UNH Chargers will travel to W.B. Mason Stadium in South Easton, Mass., for an 8 p.m. kickoff on national television against Stonehill College. The game will be live on CBS Sports Network. Read more about this announcement.
 

Alumni Spotlight

Debra A. Bremer ’90 MBA
She Enjoys Helping Others Reach Their Potential
After completing her bachelor’s degree in computer science, Debra Bremer ’90 MBA dove headfirst into the corporate world. She describes the experience of transitioning from college to the work world, without the benefit of an internship, as a “culture shock.” Read more about how she enjoys watching people develop, grow and reach their potential.
 

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.

Share your story with us.

Read class notes submitted by fellow alumni.
 

E-Newsletter Drawing

Enter to Win a UNH T-shirt and Water Bottle
Enter to win a pink UNH t-shirt and water bottle. The winner will be selected on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. It's our way of saying thank you for reading the e-newsletter. Congratulations to Maria Melillo ’08 M.S. of East Haven, Conn., who won a UNH alumni t-shirt.

Purchase your Charger gear by visiting the UNH Bookstore online! Alumni receive a 10 percent discount on in-store purchases and phone orders.
 
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960. The University provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. UNH enrolls approximately 6,400, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and University College, UNH offers 75 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 50 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II's highly competitive Northeast-10 Athletic Conference.

UNH Alumni Association
Calendar of Events

June 23-Aug. 19, 2012
Summer Preview Days
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August 25, 2012
Alumni Event at Citi Field
Register today

September 4, 2012
Alvine Engineering Lecture Series
Vehicle Design Explored
6-7:15 p.m.
Schumann Auditorium
Get more information

September 22, 2012

Football Alumni Reunion
11 a.m. Tailgate
1 p.m UNH vs. St. Anselm

September 27, 2012
Alumni Networking Event in Chicago

October 27, 2012
Homecoming
UNH vs. Southern Connecticut

November 30 - December 2
Alumni Weekend in Miami
Register today


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