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November 20, 2017 –

(From the Fall 2016 issue of Keene State Today )

When Bud Winsor joined the staff at Keene State, the first thing he did was read Strivings, the 1984 history of the College. “There’s so much good information in there that’s been forgotten,” says Winsor, who oversees the campus grounds...

elen Marison ’39
November 15, 2017 –

Golden Circle ambassador Norma Walker ’51 and alumni magazine editor Jane Eklund took a trip to Rochester, New Hampshire, recently to visit a very special alumna. Helen Marison ’39 graduated with the last class of Keene Normal School. She’s also a graduate of Keene Teachers College, having earned a master’s...

Habitat chapter president Riley Beliveau
November 14, 2017 –

There’s more to Habitat for Humanity than swinging a hammer, as the president of the Keene State College chapter of the organization likes to tell interested students. “We focus on the community in general,” says senior Riley Beliveau, “and providing affordable housing for all.”

Beliveau recently led students, faculty, and...

Marcus McCarroll, Green Bikes Coordinator
November 14, 2017 –

Keene State College earned recognition from the League of American Bicyclists with a silver level Bicycle Friendly University℠ (BFU) award. With the announcement of 46 new and renewing BFUs, Keene State joins a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities across the United States that are transforming their campuses and their...

Erin Zaffini
November 13, 2017 –

A lecturer who is praised by students for her caring and inspiring approach has received the 2017 Keene State College Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Erin Zaffini, a 2003 graduate of the College, was nominated for the award, which honors adjunct faculty members, by her peers in the Music Department...

German band, Einschoch6
November 9, 2017 –

Keene State students studying German are gaining a well-rounded education. In addition to their classroom work, the students are sharpening their German language skills through experiences outside of the classroom.

Recently, the students attended a concert in Westford, MA sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German. The German...

The Whistle at Eaton Falls
November 9, 2017 –

Louis de Rochemont’s 1951 film The Whistle at Eaton Falls takes on labor-management relations with a clever plot twist: when a factory owner dies, his widow hires the union president to manage the failing company. Naturally, conflict ensues. Whistle is a significant piece of New Hampshire history that the public...

Dance students taking the Research in Choreography class created short pieces...
November 9, 2017 –

Dance students taking the Research in Choreography class created short pieces that included student volunteers who identify as "non-dancers.” Through the process, dance students explored answers to questions such as, "How might the body be used as architecture in order to create interest and meaning?” and "In what ways can...

Keene State College  Volleyball Team
October 25, 2017 –

The Keene State College volleyball team headed into tonight’s game knowing a win over Plymouth State University would secure the No. 2 seed in next week’s Little East Conference tournament. The Owls got what they came for and more, clinching a share of the Little East Conference regular season championship...

Lauren O’Brien
October 24, 2017 –

When Keene State senior Lauren O’Brien was in middle school, she was diagnosed with cancer. At end of her treatment, she received a granted wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation to take a cruise to celebrate this milestone. Now Lauren is doing her part to pay forward the generosity she received...

Parents Offer Their Thoughts During KSC’s Parent Family Weekend
October 23, 2017 –

Campus was awash in parents this past weekend as Keene State hosted Parent Family Weekend. Students took full advantage of the opportunity to bring their families around to see what life is like at Keene State.

Bill Nash from Marshfield, MA, who was visiting his daughter Hannah Nash ’21, was...

Studying New Approaches to Drug Addiction
October 23, 2017 –

As drug addiction continues to be a severe legal and public health issue across the country, assistant professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies Dr. Angela Barlow is taking a closer look at the significance of the problem in New Hampshire, how police chiefs view the issue, and how they...

Geoff Edwards
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...

Zahra Syeda
October 5, 2017 –

Zahra Syeda, graphic design student and exchange student from Pakistan who studies in Rawalpindi says that she has found much more in common between her academic experiences there and at Keene State College than she ever expected. Zahra is studying at Keene State during the fall 2017 semester through a...

Provost William Seigh accepts the 2017 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award...
October 2, 2017 –

Today, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Keene State College accepted The Washington Center’s 2017 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award for work with the Keene Housing Kids Collaborative, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunities for kids living in housing owned or managed by Keene Housing.

The award...

A student works to prepare a garden bed for sustainable plantings.
September 26, 2017 –

Katie Featherston, Biology Lab and Greenhouse Specialist at Keene State, is working with several students to transform the courtyard in the Putnam Science Center into a permaculture garden, revitalizing the space for use by the campus community.

Representing a variety of disciplines, these students are replacing the original flora with...

Health Science Faculty Research Supports Breastfeeding in the Workplace
September 20, 2017 –

Keene State College Associate Professor of Health Science, Dr. Meg Henning, is conducting research with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, New Hampshire Breastfeeding Task Force, New Hampshire Occupational Health Surveillance Program, The Foundation for Healthy Communities and the Healthy Monadnock initiative...

Washington Center Honors Keene State with Prestigious Civic Engagement Award
September 19, 2017 –

Keene State is One of Five Institutions Chosen from 100 Nominations Nationwide

Keene State College received the prestigious 2017 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award presented by The Washington Center. The College was selected for its leadership and innovation in civic engagement. Five colleges and universities were chosen this year from...

Alex Cucchi '12
September 19, 2017 –

Ken Burns’s The Vietnam War series, currently airing on PBS, is shaping a new national conversation on a war that looms large in American history – and in the memories of Americans who lived through it. Keene State has had a longtime connection with Burns’s Florentine Films, which has hosted...

Dr. John Finneran
September 18, 2017 –

In the midst of an opioid crisis and urgent need for addiction and mental health counselors, Keene State College Health Science Associate Professor Dr. John Finneran is finding new ways to share research that will help counselors work with their patients.

“My goal is to help the helpers. The 12...

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September 6, 2017 –

To The Keene State College Community,

In order for communities, and our country, to thrive we must welcome diversity and practice inclusiveness. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was an important step in strengthening our communities, and it was a demonstration of these values. We are deeply disappointed...

Andy Penfield in Liberia
August 30, 2017 –

What’s it like to serve in the Peace Corps in Liberia? Andy Penfield ’15 is finding out first-hand – and sharing his experiences through a blog, Andy’s Peace Corps Adventure .

The mathematics and physics major from Westford, Massachusetts, underwent 11 weeks of training over the summer, including learning “Liberian...

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August 29, 2017 –

Each fall, Keene State invites representatives from several businesses to campus for the Career Speaker Series . This creates an opportunity for students to gain good perspective on the job market and learn about different career opportunities, and for the businesses to attract new talent. Especially if you’re trying to...

Lucia Martin ’17 and Kyle Hastabacka ’17
August 25, 2017 –

You may remember reading last fall about Kyle Hastabacka ’17 , who was working to fulfill his dream of working for the Peace Corps after graduation. We just learned that Kyle and Lucia Martin, another ’17 grad, trained together in Burkina Faso and were recently sworn in as official Peace...

Katie Masso-Glidden, front row in white shirt, and fellow students on an...
August 24, 2017 –

Katie Masso-Glidden traveled all the way to Selma, Alabama, to learn, among other things, about a Keene civil rights hero.

“I had no idea about Jonathan Daniels,” says the safety major and environmental studies minor who will be a senior in the fall. “He’s an icon in Keene.” Masso-Glidden was...

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