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29th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball

Make a Donation to the Scholarship Ball Online Auction
Get Ready to Bid: April 2-21
Mark your calendar for Monday, April 2, the opening day of the Alumni Scholarship Ball's online auction. Help us build our auction site. Whether you have one item or 100 to contribute, your participation is an invaluable part of our fundraising efforts. By donating an item or service directly online, you'll be helping to raise money for scholarships at UNH. Make a donation and watch the auction take shape. Get ready to bid on hotel packages, gift cards, restaurant certificates and sports memorabilia.
29th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball: April 21
The University will host the 29th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball, a Black and White Gala, on Saturday, April 21, in the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center. This signature event is the University's primary scholarship fundraising initiative. Read more about this this year's event including the Distinguished Alumni and President's Award recipients. Make sure you are on the invitation list.

Career Development E-Newsletter

February Issue Complete, Subscribe Today for Future Issues
Subscribers to the UNH Career Development Center (CDC) monthly e-newsletter recently received their February issue, which features career tips, job opportunities and upcoming CDC workshops. Read the February issue and be sure to register for future Career Development E-newsletters.


Upcoming Events

Contemporary Art in Beijing:
Pressure of Change, Balance and Spirit, March 22
The Friends of the UNH Library will host a presentation by David Brubaker at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, in the Marvin K. Peterson Library about art in Beijing and the concerns and expectations artists are expressing through their works. Read more about Brubakers presentation.
32nd Annual International Festival, April 14
The 32nd annual International Festival will be held on Saturday, April 14, in the Charger Gymnasium starting at 4 p.m. The International Festival provides an opportunity to engage and explore various cultures of the world and fascinating traditions through dance, food and music. Click here to get more information, including how to purchase tickets and view photos from previous Festivals.

University News

New Issue of Alumni Magazine Online
The winter 2012 issue of the University of New Haven Alumni Magazine is now online. Read about UNH's efforts to become a national leader in experiential education, as well as stories on the new EMBA program, cyber terrorism, engineering entrepreneurialism, and chaos theory in art. Click here to view the new issue.
Theatre Program Benefits Arts, Non-Arts Majors
The Theatre Program is not just for theatre majors. Listen to what students and faculty in the University's Department of Communication, Film & Theatre say about the degree program in Theatre and what makes their program unique and appealing to students. Read about this year's Theatre Program performance of Little Shop Horrors, scheduled for April 25-28.
Read more UNH news, including a story about poet and UNH English professor Randall Horton's upcoming participation in Syracuse's Spring 2012 Visiting Author Readings.

College of Arts and Sciences News

Students Assist in Screening West Haven Youth
UNH dental hygiene students joined local dental professionals in volunteering to screen more than 150 youngsters’ oral health, as well as give tooth-brushing demonstrations and hand out goodie bags and t-shirts at Savin Rock Community School in West Haven. Read the New Haven Register article about how these students made a difference.

College of Business News

Executive Business Dean Interviewed on MSNBC
Larry Flanagan, executive dean of the College of Business, appeared on MSNBC’s "Dylan Ratigan Show" on Wednesday, Feb. 29, to discuss the Facebook business plan competition for incoming business students.  The challenge offers full-tuition scholarships to as many as four incoming students. Watch the interview.

Tagliatela College of Engineering News

Industrial Engineering Students to Redesign Space in
Bethany Town Hall
The Bethany Board of Selectmen announced a plan to partner with UNH and the Tagliatela College of Engineering to select an industrial engineering student to redesign the office and storage space in Bethany Town Hall. A UNH student will redesign the town hall as a senior project beginning in September. Read more about this partnership.

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

Mario Gaboury Named Dean
Mario Gaboury, interim dean of the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, has been named dean following a national search. A full-time professor of criminal justice in the Lee College since 1996, Gaboury is recognized as an international scholar on global human trafficking, victimology, victims' rights, juvenile justice and community policing. Read more about his appointment.


Plan to Attend the 2012 Chargers Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, March 31
The UNH Department of Athletics is pleased to announce the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2012. The 29th induction class includes Pierre Fils (football), Krys Furman (men's soccer), Shirley Hoyte-Boyce (volleyball), Kevin Kerkes (baseball), Ken Suhl (football), Mark Whipple (football coach) and the 1986-87 women's basketball national championship team. The Class of 2012 will be enshrined on Saturday, March 31, at Anthony's Ocean View in New Haven. Learn more about the honorees and event, including how to purchase tickets.
More Than 100 Student-Athletes Recognized
The Department of Athletics recognized 107 student-athletes recently at its annual Dean's List Breakfast. Nearly 200 student-athletes, family members, faculty and staff were in attendance to honor the achievements of the student-athletes. View the complete list of awardees, videos and photos.
Check Out "Charlie's Cavalry" Coach's Show
"Charlie's Cavalry" is a weekly coach's show that keeps fans up-to-date with everything around Charger athletics throughout the year. Check out the most recent episode featuring Head Softball Coach Jen Starek, Head Women's Lacrosse Coach Jen Fallon and Head Men's Basketball Coach Ted Hotaling.

Alumni Spotlight

Marion Chamberlain '01 EMBA
Senior Underwriter and Member Relations Manager
Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency
Understanding the Value of Education
Marion Chamberlain '01 EMBA, concedes that earning a college degree, let alone an Executive MBA, wasn't her original plan. "Frankly, I wasn't interested in going to college when I was young," she says. Read more about how Marion's education gave her the confidence and strong credentials to advance in her career.

Alumni in the News

Greg Beebe '00 MBA
President of Sennheiser Electronic Corp.
Greg Beebe '00 MBA says he didn't have much when he was growing up, but he did have an ambitious goal: to be president of a company before he turned 45. Read the lessons this 41-year-old business executive learned from having to work hard, set goals and strive for something better in theday.com.


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.

E-Newsletter Contest

Enter to Win a UNH T-Shirt and Travel Mug
Enter to win a UNH t-shirt and travel mug. The winner will be selected on Friday, April 6, 2012. It's our way of saying thank you for reading the e-newsletter. Congratulations to Lou Coppola ’78 A.S., '81, 84 MBA, of Alliance, Ohio, who won a UNH umbrella.
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 17 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II's highly competitive Northeast-10 Athletic Conference.

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Calendar of Events

March 22, 2012
Friends of the Library presents:
Comtemporary Chinese Art in Beijing: Pressures of Change, Balance and Spirit
Speaker: Dr. David Brubaker
Marvin K. Peterson Library
3 p.m.
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March 24, 2012
Piano Masterworks: Beethoven, Mussorgsky
Performance by José García-León
Dodds Theater
7 p.m.
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March 30, 2012
Black and Latino Weekend
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March 31, 2012

Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet
6 p.m. Cocktails
7 p.m. Dinner
Anthony's Ocean View
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April 2-21, 2012
29th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball Online Auction
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April 14, 2012
32nd Annual International Festival
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April 21, 2012
29th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball
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April 25-28, 2012
UNH Theatre Program's production
Little Shop of Horrors
Dodds Hall
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September 22, 2012
Fourth Annual Football Alumni Reunion
UNH vs. St. Anselm

October 27, 2012
UNH vs. Southern Connecticut

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