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Corinn Colford
September 20, 2018 –

Having access to opportunities during college to work in a professional environment, build a resume, and learn new skills is an essential part of being prepared for success after graduation. Keene State has many long-standing partnerships with employers throughout the region and beyond to provide students with these opportunities. One...

KSC Now an All-Steinway College
September 19, 2018 –

Four-Year Program Supports Student Access and the Arts with Inventory of New Steinway Pianos

Keene State College is the first school in New Hampshire to begin a program to earn the designation of All-Steinway School. KSC will join a prestigious list of 185 colleges, universities, and music conservatories worldwide to...

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September 19, 2018 –

The weekend of September 14-16 marked Keene State’s annual Alumni Reunion. The College welcomed back over 250 alumni from as far as Arizona and Florida. The alumni who attended spanned 70 years of graduates, from 1947 to 2017, with Ruth Washburn ‘47 being the oldest alumni in attendance.

“I would...

Mark Hogancamp, Marwencol (detail), digital photograph; image courtesy One Mile Gallery
September 17, 2018 –

The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery at Keene State College will kick off its fall shows with a public party on September 21 at the Gallery.

“These exhibitions share powerful, diverse points of view on issues that affect us all today, from shifting and complicated ideas about gender and conflict to perennial...

Robert Munford lithograph
September 13, 2018 –

Keene State students Corinn Colford and Ian Plocki, working with film professor Jo Dery, created a video animation that was on display at a recent exhibition of the work of the late artist Robert Munford.

“The thing about the artist,” says Corinn, a junior who is double majoring in film...

Keene State Pollinator Garden
September 11, 2018 –

Sustainability on campus is continuing to expand. The New England Wildflower Society selected Keene State College as one of its locations for Pollinate New England, an initiative aimed at raising awareness for the steep decline in pollinator populations across New England. Students and the greater Keene community will benefit from...

Dr. Hank Knight
August 27, 2018 –

Keene State College announces that Dr. Hank Knight, director of the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, is the honoree of Keene State College’s 2018 Distinguished Teacher Award, for his commitment to student success and teaching in the country’s only undergraduate Holocaust and Genocide Studies program. The award is...

Aimee Athnos on the set of Alfred and Darius’ apartment in FX show “Atlanta”
August 24, 2018 –

Aimee Athnos, a 2008 Keene State Film Studies graduate, is up for an Emmy as set decorator on FX Networks show, “Atlanta”. Aimee worked on the film “Black Swan” starring Natalie Portman, “Bridge of Spies”, “The Big C”, “The Fate of the Furious”, among many other productions.

Aimee says that...

Move-in Day 2018, 6
August 22, 2018 –

Keene State faculty, staff, and current students welcomed our class of first-year students with a week-long series of events. These include Clap In when the community lines Appian Way to cheer on students as they walk through campus, Move In Day, Hootie’s Cookout Welcome, Community Service Day, and Owls Athletics...

Keene State Students Present Their Biomedical Research and Network with Peers and Employers
August 22, 2018 –

Keene State students presented their biomedical research and networked with students from other colleges and universities during an annual meeting held by NH-INBRE (the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biological Research Excellence). NH-INBRE is funded by the National Institutes of Health to support undergraduate biomedical research.

This year’s annual meeting...

Christine McInnis
August 9, 2018 –

Christine McInnis ’10 has a couple of related passions: science and supporting other women in science. In recent months, she’s made connections for two young alumna that landed them jobs, and gave a third advice on her job search.

McInnis had worked with strong female scientist mentors in the Biology...

Jeff Holeman, Vice President for Enrollment Strategy, Marketing and Communication
July 30, 2018 –

New Leadership Brings Extensive Experience in Marketing and Branding Strategy from Healthcare and Higher Education Sectors

Keene, NH, July 25, 2018: Keene State College announces Jeff Holeman as its vice president for enrollment strategy, marketing and communication. He is filling a new role that combines previous leadership positions that led...

Kendra Mullhall
July 23, 2018 –

There are typical New England summer jobs, but what if there was something more meaningful a college student could do to make their summer cash? Keene State Junior Kendra Mullhall ’20 , of Brattleboro, VT is spending her summer vacation working with children at Keene State’s Kids on Campus program...

Julia Brenker '13
July 20, 2018 –

Julia Brenker’s job as an environmental health and safety manager for NBC Sports landed her a front-row seat to some of the events at the 2018 Winter Olympics. “I saw the US Women’s Gold Medal hockey game,” she says, “which was amazing, and I climbed up the half pipe to...

Tyler Dabrowski '13 at the Pyeongchang Olympics
July 20, 2018 –

After four years of working with US Speedskating, Tyler Dabrowski ’13 had been on hand for a number of world cups in both European and Asian countries. Still, accompanying the national team to the 2018 Olympics in South Korea wasn’t exactly just another day – or, rather, month – at...

Amelia Gallup, left, on the podium
July 20, 2018 –

Amelia Gallup ’16 is no stranger to winning martial arts tournaments – she’s won the top spot in five regional competitions. But when she went to New Mexico to compete in the United States Association of Martial Arts Grand Internationals tournament, she was just hoping to put in a good...

Boston College Women's Soccer Coach Alison Foley '92
July 18, 2018 –

Alison Foley ’92 , the woman at the helm of the powerhouse Boston College Eagles Division I women’s soccer team, is clear on where she stands on the topic of fun and games.

“Games are fun,” she says – something she emphasizes in a just-released book she coauthored with Mia...

Physical education students on an orienteering exercise
July 18, 2018 –

Think back to your physical educations classes in elementary school and beyond. If you recall only playing games or doing tedious exercises, you’re not alone. However, today’s physical education classes are different, more exciting, and about much more than fun and games.

“Enjoyment, or fun, is only part of the...

Mary D'Orvilliers
July 18, 2018 –

“You will not get bored at the Board Room,” says Mary D’Orvilliers , a May ’18 graduate who spent school breaks and occasional weekends managing a board game café in her hometown, Middletown, Connecticut.

A board game café is just what it sounds like – a café stocked with Monopoly...

Erin Spencer
July 18, 2018 –

The first time Erin Spencer ’09 got up on stage to try out a comedy routine, she bombed – on purpose. “Everyone always says you bomb the first time you do stand-up; you really don’t get any laughs,” she says. “So I waited for an open mike night when the...

Emily Drouin
July 11, 2018 –

By day, she’s a mild-mannered ophthalmic assistant; by night she’s a creator of superheroes. Emily (Watts) Drouin ’04, a graphic design major at Keene State, is all about promoting art education and literacy through comics. A resident of Raymond, New Hampshire, she attended her first comic con (short for “convention”)...

Appian Way gateway
July 10, 2018 –

As higher education institutions continue to innovate in order to meet the needs of students, communities and the skills and talent demands of our regional economy, three New Hampshire institutions that serve the Monadnock region are developing an exciting new collaboration. This partnership brings great promise to strengthen high quality...

Victoria Cimino '00
July 3, 2018 –

“While it’s a fun topic, it’s very serious business for the State of New Hampshire,” says Victoria Cimino ’00 of travel and tourism, an industry she’s in the business of promoting.

As director of the New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism Development, Cimino, with her staff, is responsible for...

Dave Callender '02, aka Santa Claus
July 3, 2018 –

Dave Callender ’02 has the Christmas spirit all year round, so much so that he recently arrived at Keene State’s Alumni Center with jingle bells on, illustrating just how much fun he has as a professional Santa Claus.

A resident of Surry, New Hampshire, Callender was freshly returned from Denver...

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