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Cohen Center Awards & Recognition

The Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies recognizes contributions to its mission through two named awards.


Charles Hildebrandt Award Holocaust and Genocide Studies Award

This award honors Charles Hildebrandt, Keene State College's professor emeritus in Sociology and founder of the Holocaust Resource Center at Keene State in 1983. It is given in recognition of excellence in Holocaust or Genocide Studies. More about Charles Hildebrandt Award Holocaust and Genocide Studies Award


Susan J. Herman Award for Leadership in Holocaust & Genocide Awareness

This award honors the work and inspiration of Dr. Susan J. Herman, Professor of Management at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Professor Emerita of Management at Keene State College. Dr. Herman served the College, the Cohen Center and New Hampshire through a lifetime of advocacy, education, curriculum development and leadership training. More about Susan J. Herman Award for Leadership in Holocaust & Genocide Awareness


Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

The Elie Weisel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest was established in 1989. Thousands of students from hundreds of colleges and universities across the nation have participated. Through their writing, they explored their concerns and beliefs, their fears and their hopes. More about Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics


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Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Keene State College

229 Main Street

Keene, NH 03435-3201
603-358-2490