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Upcoming Events

Homecoming: Blueout 2013

Celebrate Homecoming 2013 on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Alumni Tailgate Party. Beginning at 11 a.m., enjoy food, beverages and family-friendly activities, while reconnecting with classmates. At 1 p.m., cheer on the Chargers as they take on the Stonehill College Skyhawks at Ralph F. DellaCamera Stadium. Learn more and register today!

WNHU 40th Anniversary Celebration
at Homecoming: Blueout 2013

Join fellow WNHU alumni and friends to celebrate the 40th anniversary of WNHU at Homecoming! Learn more and register today!

Music Industry Giant to Speak at UNH on Oct. 23

Marc Reiter - manager of Metallica, Muse, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Josh Groban - to speak at UNH on October 23 at 3:30pm. The lecture, part of the Music Department's Master Speaker Lecture Series, will take place in University Theatre in Dodds Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

UNH Chargers vs. Southern Conn. State Owls

Cheer on the UNH Chargers as they take on cross-town rival the Southern Connecticut State University Owls on Friday, October 25. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Jess Dow Field at SCSU in New Haven. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children over 12 and seniors. Children under 12 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth the night of the game. More information

Alumni Reception with the Springfield Falcons and Hometown Heroes Day

Bring your family and friends and join fellow UNH alumni and members of the University community for UNH Day with the Springfield Falcons on Friday, Nov. 8, at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. Learn more and register today!

Military Appreciation Day

Join us for Military Appreciation Day at DellaCamera Stadium as the Chargers take on the Bentley Falcons on Saturday, Nov. 9. More information coming soon.

Sixth Annual Alumni Weekend in Miami:
Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots

Plan to attend the sixth annual Alumni Weekend in Miami from December 13-15. The experience includes a behind-the-scenes tour of Sun Life Stadium and a private alumni reception. You will watch the Miami Dolphins take on the New England Patriots and enjoy an unlimited game-day buffet, open bar with beer, wine, soda and water and access to the Club Level and multiple 50-inch plasma TV's to check out NFL action from around the league. Transportation to and from the game will be provided. Additional tickets have been added! Learn more and register!

The Edge: College of Business Newsletter

UNH is proud to announce the inaugural issue of the College of Business newsletter, The Edge, for students, faculty, alumni, staff and friends of the University. The Edge is meant to be a way for the College of Business community to stay connected. This newsletter details recent developments and shares the outstanding achievements of the dedicated faculty and students. Explore this newsletter at www.newhaven.edu/TheEdge!

University News

Writers of Dick Van Dyke and Seinfeld to Discuss Their Craft at UNH Nov. 15

The UNH Theater Department will host a conversation featuring Bill Persky, a five-time Emmy Award-winning writer, who co-created "That Girl" and wrote many episodes of "The Dick Van Dyke Show," and Tom Leopold, a writer of many hit sitcoms, most notably "Seinfeld," "Cheers" and "Will & Grace" The public is invited to attend the free event at 8 p.m. at University Theater in Dodds Hall on the UNH main campus, 300 Boston Post Road. Learn more about the event.

UNH to Offer Project Management Certificate Program in New London this October

The University of New Haven will offer its fourth annual certificate program in project management in New London beginning October 10. The program is also regularly offered each spring in West Haven. The 30-week, non-credit program is designed for local professionals looking to gain comprehensive training in project management, one of the fastest growing business disciplines. Learn more about the project management certificate program.

University of New Haven is First to Offer Course Leading to Certified Financial Crime Specialist Certification

Students enrolled in CJST 5530 "Investigating Financial Crimes" this fall at UNH are learning the legal, ethical and practical aptitudes necessary to become top-tier financial crime specialists. The groundbreaking UNH course uses the 340-page Certification Exam Study Manual and an online, on-demand course developed by the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS). Learn more about the ACFCS.

UNH Professor Lists Top 10 Italians in History

Stephen J. Spignesi, a practitioner in residence in English at the University of New Haven and author of more than 55 books, including "The Italian 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Cultural, Scientific, and Political Figures Past and Present, says some of the 100 are not as well-known as the Sopranos, the Goodfellas and the Godfather, but their contributions to humankind have been critically important and lasting. Learn more about Professor Spignesi's book.

University Dedicates John and Leona Gehring Hall

As the marching band played a rousing selection of songs, hundreds of students, faculty, staff, members of the Board of Governors and guests gathered around the Maxcy Quad on Friday, Sept. 20, to pay tribute to John '52 A.S. and Leona Gehring, who President Steve Kaplan said have "built a legacy at a place that makes a difference in the lives of individuals, in the lives of communities and in the life of this nation and on a global level as well. Learn more about John and Leona Gehring's philanthropy.

UNH Marine Sciences Center to be Housed in New Haven's Boathouse

The city of New Haven broke ground recently on The Boathouse at Canal Dock, where the University of New Haven will house its new Marine Sciences Center. The center is being constructed with generous gifts from Robert M. Lee '78 and Linda M. Hanaway '88 MBA. The two-story building, which will be housed on a floating 48,000-square-foot platform, will include boat storage on the first floor, and meeting rooms, offices and support facilities, including bathrooms and locker rooms on the upper floor. UNH will have state-of-the-art marine science research and teaching labs, a large wet lab, office space and public education space in the building. Learn more about marine biology at UNH.

Alumni Meet in New York City on Oct. 3 for Metro New York Alumni Reception

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Read more UNH news, including a preview of an upcoming lecture that features noted graphic novelists, including one who has written for Marvel and DC graphic novels and comics.

Career Development Center is Open

The Career Development Center is Here to Help You
The Career Development Center (CDC) is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The office is located in the Bartels Student Activity Center. Click here to meet the staff or locate the CDC on the UNH map.


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Alumni Spotlight

Kathleen F. Buzbee '97 M.S.
While studying at UNH, Kathleen F. Buzbee '97 M.S. was a single mom with a teenage son. She's now responsible for directing the business valuation at the accounting firm Konowitz, Kahn & Company. Buzbee credits UNH for giving her the necessary critical thinking skills to be successful in her career. Read more about Kathleen's accounting firm and its connection to UNH.

Alumni Benefits

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iServe offers the dependability of a larger company while maintaining the personal touch of a very responsive and professional team. They can help with all of your home purchases, refinances or debt consolidations on your primary residence, second homes or investment properties. Learn about all of your alumni benefits today.

e-Newsletter Drawing

Enter to Win a University of New Haven Chargers Pillow!
Snuggle up on the couch in style by entering to win a Chargers pillow! The winner will be announced in next month's e-Newsletter. Congratulations to Maria Donofrio '05 MBA, of Derby, Conn., who won a pair of UNH tailgate knit gloves in last month's giveaway.

Purchase your Charger gear by visiting the UNH Bookstore. 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 College of Lifelong & eLearning, 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.

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Calendar of Events

October 19, 2013


UNH North Campus
West Haven, Conn.
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November 8, 2013

Alumni Reception with the Springfield Falcons and Hometown Heroes Day

MassMutual Center
Springfield, Mass.

Learn more and register today!

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