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Two students during a machining class at Keene State
January 6, 2022 –

Congratulations to Keene State students who made the fall 2021 Dean’s List! To qualify for Dean’s List, degree-seeking undergraduate students complete a minimum of 12 credits and earned at least a 3.5 grade point average.

If a student or family member has any questions about the list, please contact the...

The Keene State College Men's Ice Hockey Club Team
December 3, 2021 –

Keene State club hockey games are an experience like no other. You can feel the energy – from the fans to the team, Keene Ice is electric when there’s a game.

Walking into the arena, the cold air hits your face and your senses overwhelm you. You can smell the...

Nate and Allegra Bisson '14 and their son, Keenan, during an alumni event at Keene State
December 3, 2021 –

Many students attend college to further their education in a specialized field and gain experiences to last a lifetime. For Keene State alumni Allegra (née Pickering) Bisson ’14 and Nate Bisson ’14 M16, their college years also brought love and happiness.

Allegra and Nate came to Keene State in 2010...

Allison Whitehead '21 visits Keene State during Alumni Weekend 2021
November 13, 2021 –

As soon as Allison Whitehead ’21 stepped foot onto the Keene State College campus during her college search, she knew she was home.

When Allison first came to Keene State College, she was undecided on what she wanted to major in, but she always knew that she wanted to work...

Jocelyne Cummings '09 and friends at KSC Men's Hockey vs. UNH
October 7, 2021 –

Keene State College’s Alumni Weekend was a time to celebrate, after spending time apart. For the first time in two years, more than 350 alumni and friends came back to campus October 1-3 to reconnect with other Owls, following the cancellation of last year’s event due to the ongoing COVID-19...

Noah Sanders '21
October 5, 2021 –

Portland, Connecticut native Noah Sanders ’21 is dedicated, intense, and passionate, which comes from his love for ice hockey. “Hockey was my life growing up. I spent so much time at the rink, it was my second home. I know I wanted to keep playing as long as possible and...

September 13, 2021 –

Keene State College again earned high marks from U.S. News and World Report in several categories - this time, as part of its 2022 rankings among regional colleges in the North.

Rankings this year include:

Best Schools ranking: #9 Best Undergraduate Teaching ranking: #5 Top Public Schools ranking: #7 Best...
10,000 COVID tests administered
September 9, 2021 –

A safe return to Keene State’s campus, and the ongoing health and safety of the College and broader Keene community, remain the College’s commitments as the fall 2021 semester progresses. Science-based safety measures remain place, with a more typical, in-person experience underway this semester on campus.

Health and safety protocols...

Move-in day 2021
August 31, 2021 – Nearly 1,600 Students Move Into Keene State Campus Housing with Community Help Move-in day 2021 Enable Javascript to view image gallery.

During the week of August 23, Keene State welcomed back students for the fall 2021 semester and provided help for close to 1,600...

James Pelletier '02
August 31, 2021 –

Now a resident of Winchendon, MA, Keene State alumnus, James Pelletier, combines art, poetry, and writing to create a range of award-winning works exhibited from the Monadnock Region to New York City. In the 1970s and 1980s James coordinated large, community-based multimedia art projects including NIGHT/LIGHT, an exhibit that transformed...

Fall campus
August 30, 2021 –

Keene State College’s focus on wellbeing of students gained support from a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Justice in 2019 . The competitive funding was issued by the Office on Violence Against Women to expand collaboration and build upon existing initiatives and resources dedicated to keeping our students...

New faculty group photo fall 2021
August 24, 2021 –

As the fall 2021 semester is beginning, seven new faculty members are also joining the college to teach high-demand programs. These new professors bring a wealth of teaching and professional experience to their students in the areas of architecture, business management, education, journalism and public relations, nursing, human performance and...

Susan Rolke boarding SOFIA
August 23, 2021 –

In Susan Rolke’s case, her love of physics and astronomy took her more than 43,000 feet above the Earth. On the nights of July 6 and 8, 2021, she climbed aboard NASA’s flying observatory, known as SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy), a modified 747SP that accommodates a 17,000-pound infrared...

James Beeby
August 11, 2021 –

Keene State College announces that Dr. James M. Beeby is joining Keene State College as provost and vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Beeby is a first-generation college student and he graduated from a public university in his native United Kingdom. He speaks movingly about the transformative power of education...

Nathalie Houder
August 11, 2021 –

Keene State College announces the appointment of Nathalie Houder to the position of vice president for finance and administration (VPFA) at Keene State College. She began her work at Keene State on July 5. Her portfolio includes the finance office, business operations, human resources, facilities services, Office of Sustainability, and...

June 15, 2021: The New York Islanders, UBS and the 43 Oak Foundation host a youth clinic with alumnus Arron Asham on June 15, 2021 at the Northwell Health Ice Center.
August 10, 2021 –

Ice hockey is a sport that demands intense, fearless play. Its best players are competitive, athletic, dedicated. From frozen ponds in Edmonton, Alberta, to indoor ice rinks all over the U.S., kids as young as four suit up to learn the game that is a love of Jocelyne Cummings, a...

Summer Institute on Genocide Studies and Prevention
July 27, 2021 –

Keene State College brought together thought leaders and educators to expand programs and build awareness of genocide prevention through its Summer Institute on Genocide Studies and Prevention in June 2021. Hosted by Keene State’s Department of Holocaust and Genocide Studies – the only undergraduate program of its kind in the...

Don Royer ’02
July 20, 2021 –

Don Royer, fresh out of high school in Derry, NH, came to Keene State as a history and education major in 1998. At Keene State, Don learned about Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences. “At that time, I didn’t even know ‘safety’ was a profession,” he recalls. By second semester...

Isaiah Bates '19
June 24, 2021 –

As an incoming student at Keene State in 2014, Isaiah Bates thought he would major in computer science and make it big in the high-tech industry. Soon, this native Vermonter, who grew up sugaring with his family on a farm in Hartland, felt a pull toward biology and environmental sciences...

head shot
June 24, 2021 –

One hundred years from now, on the centennial of the COVID-19 pandemic, curious Keene State researchers and history students will wonder about things like, “What was life really like in Keene during the lockdowns?” “How did students manage to complete their courses?” “Was the Dining Commons open? “Did most people...

Yankee Stadium - stock
June 24, 2021 –

“I’m trying to get everyone to go home in the same shape they arrived at work,” said Cailey Meagher, a 2015 graduate of Keene State’s Safety & Occupational Health Applied Sciences program. Her ultimate goal of 100 percent worker safety is focused on Jacobson and Co. in New York City...

Declan Herr - new student at Orientation
June 24, 2021 –

Throughout the month of June our newest Owls, the Class of 2025, attended Orientation at Keene State College. During Orientation, students talk with each other, and walk around campus – some for the first time – and shared excitement about the opportunities that await them as Keene State College students...

Appian Way Arch
June 21, 2021 –

Congratulations to Keene State students who made the spring 2021 Dean’s List! To qualify for Dean’s List, degree-seeking undergraduate students complete a minimum of 12 credits and earned at least a 3.5 grade point average.

If a student or family member has any questions about the list, please contact the...

Audrey Boraski '17 biology alumna
June 17, 2021 –

When Audrey Boraski entered Keene State in 2013, she was focused on nutrition, but she knew what she really wanted to do: work with wild animals. In fact, her fourth-grade teacher had predicted that as Audrey’s career. She had avoided the hard sciences in high school, but when she talked...

Emily Drouin Kids Con promo
June 10, 2021 –

To Emily Watts Drouin, Keene State Graphic Design 2004 grad, her work is play, and play is her work. The talented illustrator, cartoonist, and all-around creative thinker has dozens of children’s books, comics, animated films, and other projects to her credit. It all started long before Keene State, when Emily...

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