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Upcoming Events

31st Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball

The University will host the 31st Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball on Saturday, April 12, in the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center. This signature event is the University's primary scholarship fundraising initiative. Learn more and purchase your tickets today

Black and Latino Alumni Weekend

Join us for Black and Latino Alumni Weekend, featuring the 40th anniversary celebration of the Black Student Union, April 24 - 27. Sponsored by the student cultural clubs and organizations at UNH, the weekend includes events that showcase, promote, and educate students, faculty, staff and visiting alumni on the various cultures they represent. More details coming soon!

Connect with UNH Lawyers

Are you currently working in the legal field or continuing your education to become a lawyer? Join the Alumni Lawyers group for UNH alumni on LinkedIn today!

Project Management Certificate Program

Differentiate yourself to employers and prospective clients with a Project Management Certificate on your resume. Complete this 30-week, non-credit Project Management Certificate program that teaches the fundamentals of project management concepts. Taught by certified PMP® instructors, the certificate program has been designed for individuals looking for an introduction to the field as well as seasoned project managers looking for a formal education in PM. The University of New Haven is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) of the Project Management Institute. Learn more about UNH's project management certificate program and register

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

UNH has partnered with the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) to offer a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. Topics covered include Six Sigma philosophy, DMAIC, Six Sigma projects, variation, histograms, statistical process control, process capability and root cause analysis. Session dates are Fri., May 2, Sat., May 3 and Sun., May 4. Take advantange of the alumni rate and register now

University News

UNH First Connecticut College to Pledge Doubling Study Abroad Program

The University of New Haven has become the first college in Connecticut to join Generation Study Abroad, a national initiative by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. More than 150 colleges around the country – including Cornell, James Madison, College of William and Mary, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania – have made a commitment to the Generation Study Abroad program, launched recently in New York. Learn more about this advancement

Hannah & Maggie Album Released by UNH’s Purebred Records

"In The Company of Strangers" was released on Feb. 25 by Purebred, a record label created and managed by UNH students. The album was recorded over the last year primarily in the University's Studio B, with Andrew Kinzie '13 as sound engineer. Hannah & Maggie are a singer/songwriting due from New York City. They have been favorably compared to Simon & Garfunkel and The Indigo Girls, yet have originality and a unique sound. The duo is noted for blending traditional folk music with a modern-day melodic energy, according to the cover of the album. Read more about Purebred Records' release

Influential Women in Sports at UNH

Female sports legends Donna Lopiano, Rosa Gatti, Patricia Meiser and Michelle Williams discussed women's athletics at the University of New Haven as part of an event earlier this month. The discussion, "Similar Journeys and the Same Obstacles," focused on how women have influenced the sporting industry and the impact changes in the field have had on their careers. The discussion was moderated by Elizabeth Davis, dean of the UNH College of Business. Read more about the presentation

Potential Policy Changes for Private Banks

Demissew Ejara, associate professor of finance, will present a talk on Thursday, March 27, about private banking for high-wealth individuals. His talk, sponsored by the Friends of the UNH Library, will begin at 2 p.m. in the upper level of library. Ejara will discuss the impact of private banking on the economy and recommend policy changes. Topics will include confidentiality and limited access to special investment opportunities. Since 2006, Ejara, director of the Bergami Learning Center for Finance and Technology, has been teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate finance courses at UNH. Read more about upcoming potential changes for private banks

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.


Update Us

Recently Moved, Changed Jobs or Gotten Married?
We'd Love to Hear About It!
Update your information online at www.newhaven.edu/update. You also can share your story with us or read class notes submitted by fellow alumni.

Alumni Spotlight

Craig Douglas '82 MBA
For Craig A. Douglas, vice president and treasurer at the Stanley Works, the right tool for the job was an MBA. Douglas joined Stanley after graduating from college and spent four years in various accounting positions at the venerable, New Britain-based manufacturing company. Eager for a new career direction, he enrolled in the MBA program at UNH as he was moving into the financial side of the Stanley business. Read more about Craig's work with Stanley Works.

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Learn about all of your alumni benefits today.

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Believe it or not, spring is coming! Get ready with your pair of Champion® University of New Haven Chargers team shorts. Enter online to win. The winner will be announced in next month's e-Newsletter. Congratulations to Alyssa Koehn '11, of Arlington, Va., who won a pair of UNH sweatpants in last month's giveaway.

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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

April 12, 2014

31st Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball

David A. Beckerman Recreation Center
West Haven, CT

Learn more and register

April 17, 2014

Annual Jessica N. Santons Fundraiser Dinner

UNH West Haven campus
West Haven, CT

Email victimology@newhaven.edu for more details and to RSVP

April 24-27, 2014

Black and Latino Alumni Weekend

UNH West Haven Campus

Email zrosen@newhaven.edu for more details

October 9, 2014

Georgia Alumni Reception

More details coming soon!

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