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Rep. Annie Kuster
March 20, 2023 –

Keene State College will bestow two individuals with special awards and another with an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters degree at its annual commencement Saturday, May 6, starting at 1 p.m.

Commencement is held outdoors at the Fiske Quad in the center of campus. President Melinda Treadwell will award associate’s...

Spring flowers in front of Hale
March 8, 2023 –

Each year, for more than three decades, and as part of Women’s History Month, Keene State College honors outstanding women of New Hampshire. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.”

“Storytelling and the dissemination of news give important visibility to our collective history,” said Misty Kennedy, business...

Keene State Concert Choir
March 6, 2023 –

A longstanding partnership between Keene and its partner city, Einbeck, Germany, continues to enrich both communities.

In late March, a delegation of musicians from Einbeck will travel to Keene to participate in an international choral-cultural exchange. A City of Keene delegation visited Einbeck in Fall 2022.

The visiting German delegation...

The 2023 NCAA III Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket shows Keene State hosting the first and second rounds.
February 27, 2023 –

Keene State College players have not been shy about using the phrase national championship this season. Jeff Hunter, the Owls’ goal-driven, rebound-machine, uses it conversationally. Junior guard Mason Jean Baptiste wasted no time Monday, after learning along with his teammates that they would host first- and second-round NCAA tournament games...

Basketball Champs
February 17, 2023 –

The final day of regular-season play in the Little East Conference will not be without drama when Keene State hosts UMass-Boston for a women and men’s basketball double-header Saturday, Feb. 18.

For the men’s team, ranked No. 5 in the nation by, the excitement will revolve around the Owls’...

Marcos Silveira
February 16, 2023 –

First-year student Erin Bennett came to Keene State College from Minneapolis, Minnesota, for one reason – its Holocaust & genocide studies (HGS) major.

Upperclass student Marcos Silveira chose the state’s public liberal arts college at the urging of two high school English teachers, who said Keene State would “challenge and...

Melinda Treadwell
February 15, 2023 –

Keene State College President Dr. Melinda Treadwell issued the following statement in response to Governor Chris Sununu’s 2024-2025 budget proposal, which includes a funding increase for the University System of New Hampshire:

“We are thrilled to receive the Governor’s commitment to increase support for public higher education. For Keene State...

Treadwell Earns NCAA Appointment
February 1, 2023 –

Dr. Melinda Treadwell, president of Keene State College and an alumna, has been elected to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Management Council.

The Management Council reports to the President’s Council, the highest governing body in Division III, which establishes and directs the general policy of the Division...

James Pullman
February 1, 2023 –

A major gift from a Keene State College graduate will be used, in part, to endow experiential learning opportunities for Keene State students starting in 2023-24.

Vincent D. Russell is a 1950 graduate, Army veteran, and a one-time field director for the American Federation of Teachers, one of the nation’s...

The 80’s came to represent at the Homecoming Parade of Classes
February 1, 2023 –

On the first weekend of October, alumni returned to Keene to relive memories and make new ones. Over 700 alumni, representing classes from 1951 to 2022, returned to campus, making it a record number of attendees in recent years.

Homecoming 2022 Men’s Hockey played an alumni game the Sunday of...
Dr. Kate Deconinck, Director of the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
February 1, 2023 – New director of the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

It has been a busy, event-filled start for Dr. Kate DeConinck, new director of the college’s Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

A trained anthropologist of religion with expertise in religion in the wake of mass tragedies, Kate...

Ines Andade
February 1, 2023 –

Keene State College is closer to earning the prestigious All Steinway School designation, following the All-Steinway, All Together Gala and Celebration! More than 200 friends of Keene State College Music gathered to celebrate musical excellence and hear students and special guests perform a variety of pieces for two, four, and...

Golden Circle Guides: Kitty Maher ’73, Norma Walker ’51 M’59, Phil Clay ’64. Not Pictured: Lang Plummer ’60, Brian Burford ’72
January 31, 2023 –

Keene State alumni are a generous group of individuals who follow the College’s motto of “Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve”. They engage with the College from near and far, sharing time, creativity, and expertise. Whether alumni serve the college with their time, talent, or treasure, they continue to...

FEMA grant awarded to KSC
January 31, 2023 –

Keene State College is receiving more than $5.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency as reimbursement for the cost of providing testing for students, faculty and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The $5,847,714 FEMA Public Assistance grant will reimburse the college for purchasing 165,000 COVID-19 antigen tests between January...

Jeff Hunter at Spaulding Gym
January 13, 2023 –

At 6-foot, 7-inches tall and muscular, Keene State basketball senior co-captain Jeff Hunter ‘24 is hard to miss.

And now, 14 games into the 2022-23 season, Hunter and the Owls are hard to ignore.

The Owls enter Saturday’s contest at UMass-Boston as one of four remaining unbeaten teams in Division...

Students present during a poster presentation at the Winter Academic Showcase
January 9, 2023 –

Congratulations to Keene State students who made the fall 2022 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...

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