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October 13, 2017 –

Keene State College students who benefit from scholarship aid had a chance to say “Thank you!” on Friday, October 13, at a reception for donors who give to funds that benefit student success.

The event, called Momentum, is held annually to recognize contributors to the College and provide them an…

May 18, 2017 –

Former KSC cross-country team captain, Parents Association president, Alumni Association committee member, and USNH Parent Advocate in the NH House and Senate during the 2013 and 2015 budget hearings, Steve Fortier ’86 will be coming on board as Keene State’s Director of External Relations on May 31.

Besides his long-standing…

April 14, 2017 –

“There is no tool for development more effective than the education of girls and the empowerment of women,” wrote Kofi Annan, the former secretary general of the United Nations. In Nepal, an organization called the Little Sisters Fund has been working to educate economically disadvantaged girls and empower them to…

November 29, 2016 –

Giving Tuesday is TODAY, November 29, and Keene State College is celebrating! This year the goal is to secure 365 donations in just 24 hours – that’s one donor for each day of the year. If we are successful, this will be the largest day of fundraising in Keene State…

April 15, 2016 –

Keene State students not only live and work here, but also volunteer here, giving back to the local Monadnock area through community service. A core value of the College that dates back to its founding in 1909, community service still thrives at Keene State today. Students performed 104,124 hours of…

April 14, 2016 –

Stephanie Giang, a junior at Keene State, is thriving on campus by leveraging opportunities that are made available to her as a student. She serves as vice president of recruitment for Delta Phi Epsilon, and as fundraising chair for the Panhellenic Council. She is involved on campus as an orientation…

April 11, 2016 –

Kirsten Agla, a Keene State junior from Bedford, New Hampshire, has used her college experience to fully immerse herself in the study of the Spanish language and culture – with the help of a scholarship overseen by the Keene Endowment Association. With a double major in Spanish and sustainable product…

March 18, 2016 –

How many high school students know that they want to be fundraisers? “I don’t think there’s many of us,” said Shannon Daley ’15, Keene State’s Annual Giving Coordinator until recently, when she moved on to become the development coordinator for the Maine Behavioral Health Care in Portland.

When Daly was…

March 18, 2016 –

As the centerpiece for the visual arts in the Monadnock Region, the Thorne-Sagendorph gallery is home to an important permanent collection of fine art that supports teaching and research and provides audiences with unique perspectives on the region and the wider world. The collection includes works by artists such as…

March 4, 2016 –

The first Fenton Family Dealerships Athletic Giving Challenge broke all expectations when a total of 583 donors gave $31,264. Men’s Lax lead all teams with 261 donors, and in the last few days key alumni donors for Women’s Soccer pushed them to 91% participation. These two teams will each receive…

February 10, 2016 –

Hey! If you’re an Amazon shopper, now there’s an effortless way to funnel a portion of the cost of whatever you buy—at no extra cost to you—to help current Keene State students. Who wouldn’t want to do that? Sign in to Amazon through the Amazon Smile portal and type either…

February 5, 2016 –

Sophomore Samantha Menke bears the distinction of being the Mason Library’s very first Orang Asli Archive Student Fellow. The Orang Asli Archive Advisory Committee selected her to begin working this semester (spring 2016).

"It was a tremendous honor to be chosen," Menke said. "I’ve had a great interest in anthropology…

November 6, 2015 –

Ask Samuel Irvine to play his trombone with the Keene State College concert band, orchestra, or other campus ensemble and the affable senior from Concord, NH, is happy to oblige. Ask him to get up in front of a crowd and make a speech? Well, that’s a whole different story…

October 27, 2015 –

Dottie ’58 and Nelson ’59 Megna have in some ways pretty typical Keene State stories: Both grew up in New Hampshire, were first in their family to attend college, worked and relied heavily on scholarships to facilitate their education. Both loved their Keene State experiences, citing specifically caring faculty and…

October 15, 2015 –

At Keene State, we don’t just appreciate our donors; we celebrate them – and thank them. This fall, for the third straight year, the Keene Endowment Association (KEA) in conjunction with the College’s Development office held a fall Celebrate Momentum event. Held in the Mabel Brown Room of the L…


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