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Nathan Schwartz
April 14, 2021 –

Keene State is featuring another incredible student who will be joining the community in fall 2021. Welcome to Keene State College, Nathan Schwartz!

Where he’s from: Hanover, NH

Major: Undeclared. He’s interested in nursing, safety and occupational health applied sciences, Holocaust and genocide studies, and history

Choosing Keene State: “I...

Student walking on campus
April 14, 2021 –

Keene State is featuring some of the incredible students who will be joining the community in fall 2021. Welcome to Keene State College, Julia Stearns!

Where she’s from: Peabody, MA

Major: Film Studies

Choosing Keene State: Julia has been involved in the arts, especially theater productions, at Peabody Veterans Memorial...

Hungry Owl pantry
April 13, 2021 –

Keene State’s Hungry Owl was recognized by the New Hampshire Food Bank in the monthly spotlight section of the agency’s newsletter for the service that the food pantry provides to Keene State students suffering from food insecurity.

The Hungry Owl is an on-campus student-run food pantry that provides nutritious foods...

Caitlyn Nash-Boucher Discovers New Career Path While Studying Abroad
April 8, 2021 –

Imagine being confident in your chosen major and career path, but then making the choice to study abroad in a country you’ve never been to and having that experience inspire you to change it all. That’s what happened to Caitlyn Nash-Boucher ’22 when she did a service-learning internship in Cape...

Douglas Ericson - bio alumnus
April 1, 2021 –

Douglas Ericson ’19 majored in biology at Keene State College, and, after a wide-ranging job search, landed a job in 2020 at the prestigious Broad Institute in Cambridge, Mass., working on a lab team doing “small COVID” testing, meaning small batches (1 to 20 swabs at a time). Doug’s team...

Hunter Tavares - incoming student
March 31, 2021 –

Keene State is featuring some of the incredible students who will be joining the community in fall 2021. Welcome to Keene State College, Hunter Tavares!

Where he’s from: Portsmouth, RI

Major: Undeclared; interested in safety and occupational health applied sciences, also likes history.

Choosing Keene State: Several teachers at Portsmouth...

Thrive@KSC event in front of the Student Center
March 30, 2021 –

A new wellness campaign provides students with different types of activities aimed at supporting their mental health. After seeing how the unusual fall semester affected students’ wellbeing, President Treadwell reached out to the Wellness Center over winter break and asked them to increase their efforts and outreach to students throughout...

Aerial shot
March 25, 2021 –

The KSC Seminar Series, presented by the School of Sciences, Sustainability, and Health and the School of Arts, Education, and Humanities, offers an opportunity to explore some of the exciting areas of research and scholarly and artistic activity taking place at Keene State College. Seminar speakers and topics change each...

OWNH awardees 2021
March 11, 2021 –

Keene State College is pleased to share the honorees for the 31st annual President’s Outstanding Women of New Hampshire awards. This year’s theme during Women’s History Month is Courageous Women: I Will Be Heard . The college is celebrating incredible women on the state, region, and college levels who have...

Fiske Quad
March 10, 2021 –

As part of a broad college-wide initiative to support community, Keene State College was awarded a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation and the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab to implement a joint project that includes Restorative Circles around community-building and racial justice work, and spiritual programs to support faculty, staff, and...

Winter Celebration 2021
March 10, 2021 –

Friday, February 26, hundreds of students gathered at the Lloyd P. Young Student Center for Keene State’s 16th annual Winter Celebration. “The tradition of Winter Celebration is synonymous with fun, relaxation, and coming together as a community,” said Director of Student Involvement Jessica Gagne-Cloutier. Traditionally held at the end of...

Human Performance and Movement Science Seniors
February 26, 2021 –

For the first time ever, two students from the same institution will be honored as Outstanding Future Professionals (OFP) at the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) conference.

Keene State students Brandon Castor ’21 of Southwick, Massachusetts, and James Emery ’21 of Essex Junction, Vermont, were recognized at the...

Darrell Hucks credit HTRM2
February 17, 2021 – Dr. Darrell Hucks, Education Department Chair and Professor. Photo credit: HTRM2

Keene State College’s Undergraduate Elementary Teacher Preparation Program was named among the top in the country for contributing to greater teacher diversity by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a nonpartisan, not-for-profit research and policy organization.

Keene State...

Jessica Dyer ’97
February 17, 2021 –

Jessica Dyer ’97 came to Keene State with a personal philosophy she wanted to follow throughout her career: make connections and nurture relationships. This attitude helped propel her to be named Maine’s 2021 National Outstanding Assistant Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).

After coming to Keene...

President Treadwell headshot
February 11, 2021 –

New Hampshire Business Review honored Keene State College President Melinda Treadwell with an Outstanding Women in Business Award. President Treadwell was nominated for the honor by community members at Keene State College and in Keene for her leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, and her dedication to Keene State and the...

Matthew Parkes ’13 in Uzbekistan
February 9, 2021 –

Keene State alumni regularly contribute to positive change in the communities surrounding campus, and there are also grads moving the dial in communities across the globe.

Matthew Parkes ’13 came to Keene State intending to become a history teacher, but after taking a history class with his future advisor Dr...

Sport training
February 3, 2021 –

Starting in fall 2021, Keene State students can start earning a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management. In response to high student demand, the program will offer students with the opportunity to combine the fields of business management and human performance movement science, to gain knowledge in a...

Precitech equipment
January 28, 2021 –

AMETEK Precitech has announced the shipment of a Nanoform X ultra-precision diamond turning lathe to Keene State College. The machine, which is used to make high-precision optical components, shipped to the Technology Design and Safety Center at Keene State College, where it will be used to teach students about ultra-precision...

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January 7, 2021 –

Keene State President Melinda Treadwell issued the statement below to the college community, in response to the events that occurred at the US Capitol on January 6.

Dear Keene State Community:

The world watched yesterday as the US Capitol was stormed, the heart of American democracy was attacked, lives were...

We’re “Owl” in this together!
January 5, 2021 –

Congratulations to Keene State students who made the fall 2020 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...

Nursing Graduate on the Frontlines of COVID-19
December 11, 2020 –

Darby DeMoura ’17 knew she wanted to become a nurse because of her interest in science and a desire to work in the medical field. After she was accepted to Keene State’s nursing program, a visit to campus solidified her choice. Now three years later, she is serving on the...

Loring gift photo
December 4, 2020 –

One of the greatest gifts any young musician can receive is access to high-quality musical scores and literature. Musicians dream of owning and studying from the best “Urtext” editions, which stem directly from the composer’s manuscript, without alterations, and literally means ‘true text.’

Keene State College received a wonderful gift...

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