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Building Excellence in Science and Technology (BEST)

Building Excellence in Science and Technology

The Building Excellence in Science and Technology (BEST) program at Keene State College is designed to help you succeed, whether you’ve always known you were interested in the sciences or whether you’re just realizing the sciences might be the path for you.

Areas of study in the BEST program include:

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As a student in Keene State’s BEST program, you will have access to mentoring, one-on-one contact with faculty in your field of study, transformative teaching practices, community service, leadership development, alumni networking, field trips, and community service.


Transformative Teaching

You learn best as an active participant in your education. Keene State faculty are transforming their classrooms to optimize your educational experience in the BEST program. More about Transformative Teaching


Undergraduate Research

Students in the BEST program participate in research with faculty from the time they arrive on campus. More about Undergraduate Research


BEST Living Learning Community

Starting in the 2015-16 school year, Keene State will offer a living-learning community for first-year students in the BEST program. More about BEST Living Learning Community


BEST Program Peer Mentors

The BEST program includes a research-proven peer-mentoring system that puts an advanced undergrad right in the classroom, research lab, or living-learning community with beginning students. More about BEST Program Peer Mentors


Drop-in Tutoring and Peer Course Assistant Study Schedules

Find peer course assistants and drop-in tutoring days and times for the current semester. More about Drop-in Tutoring and Peer Course Assistant Study Schedules


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For general information or questions about the BEST program, contact

Paul W. Baures
Putnam Science Center 229
603-358-2769
pbaures@keene.edu