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Sawyer Culberson '26
June 12, 2024 –

Sawyer Elias Culberson ’26, a graphic design and criminal justice major, spent his fall 2023 semester at Kansai Gaidai University in Hirakata, Japan. He was 6,790 miles from home and further removed from his comfort zone.

But the once-in-a-lifetime experience helped him to close these distances. He’s less shy and...

Campus scenic
June 12, 2024 – Keene State among new participating institutions

Five colleges and universities, including Keene State College, have committed to simplifying transfer for students who earn associate degrees in the Community College System of New Hampshire and want to pursue a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year institution in New Hampshire.

Keene State...

Nathan Priebe '24
May 29, 2024 – Growing the number of precision optics technicians is primary goal

Keene State College has launched a partnership with the American Center for Optics Manufacturing, Inc., known as AmeriCOM, to increase capacity for work-ready technicians in a rapidly advancing, in-demand industry, and to expand opportunities for its students, faculty, and regional...

Students at the 2024 spring academic showcase
May 15, 2024 –

Congratulations to Keene State students who made the Spring 2024 Dean’s List! To qualify for the Dean’s List, degree-seeking undergraduate students must complete at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 or better grade point average.

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

NSF Funds Coming NH's Way
May 15, 2024 –

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded teams from New Hampshire, South Dakota, and Maine roughly $8 million each to enhance their state’s research and development competitiveness and promote scientific progress nationwide.

The University of New Hampshire is the vanguard for the cooperative agreement award for New Hampshire, as...

Sharon Barry '24 Commencement 2024
May 4, 2024 –

Some days, it is said, are better than others. At Keene State College, no day surpasses Commencement. It is a day to acknowledge students’ academic success, bestow special degrees, award and draw inspiration and laughter from difference-makers, and celebrate full-family style.

Beneath partly sunny skies and amid coolish temperatures, thousands...

Nathan Priebe '25
April 24, 2024 –

Keene State College is set to receive Congressionally Directed Funds to expand capacity for precision manufacturing training and education.

The $3 million grant, contained in the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2024 and secured by U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., is designated for programs focused on ultra-precision manufacturing, optics, and thin-film...

Campus Compact Awards
April 10, 2024 –

Keene State College proudly announces its recipients of the Campus Compact for New Hampshire’s annual Presidents’ Awards. Colleges across New Hampshire select honorees for three awards: President’s Leadership, President’s Good Steward, and President’s Community Partner.

Tim Bruns, Dr. Kate DeConinck, and The City of Keene’s International Festival were among the...

Sharon Breidt Recognized
April 5, 2024 –

Sharon D. Breidt, head of the Nursing Department at Keene State College, is one of 13 professionals who will be honored in May at the 7th annual Excellence in Nursing Awards recognition gala in Concord.

New Hampshire Magazine and the New Hampshire Nurses’ Association present these awards to honor the...

Marcus Soutra '06
March 28, 2024 –

Keene State College will bestow two individuals with special awards and another with an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters degree at its annual Commencement on Saturday, May 4.

Commencement is held outdoors at the Fiske Quad in the center of campus.

Marcus Soutra ‘06, a leader in the learning differences...

OWNH Recipients 2024
March 19, 2024 –

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 recognition theme is Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Individuals who have worked to eliminate bias and discrimination from our lives and institutions...

Author, human-rights activist, and survivor of the Cambodian genocide, Loung Ung
March 14, 2024 – Author, human-rights activist, and survivor of the Cambodian genocide, Loung Ung

Author, human-rights activist, and survivor of the Cambodian genocide, Loung Ung is the featured speaker for Keene State College’s 2024 Genocide Awareness Lecture on April 3.

The lecture is the final event in the Cohen Center for Holocaust and...

Keene State Today, Winter 2024 - Allie Bedell, Washington DC, inside
February 29, 2024 – Combination of different knowledge bases serving grad well

With a presidential election cycle about to kick into a higher gear, graduate Allison Bedell’s role as vice president for Canvass America, a voter canvassing organization based in Washington, D.C., is sure to intensify.

Allie, a 2014 Keene State graduate, wouldn’t want...
Keene State Today, Winter 2024 - Vitheavy Barton, small book
February 28, 2024 –

For Vitheavy Barton ’24, going to college was less a leap of faith than a well-timed decision. Vitheavy took two gap years before enrolling at Keene State. It was the right path for her.

It has been a foundation-building and growth-filled experience, the Littleton, New Hampshire native says of her...

Keene State Today, Winter 2024 - Opening Minds, Doors and Futures, group
February 28, 2024 –

Editor’s Note : Keene State’s legacy Educator Preparation Program has a 114-year history of readying skilled, passionate students to educate future generations in the classroom. Meet some of the graduates, many of whom have gone on to lead their classrooms locally and throughout New Hampshire creating a homegrown workforce pipeline...

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