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Aerial shot
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...

student center sustainability
December 4, 2020 –

Keene State is committed to the value of sustainability, in the classroom and outside of the classroom. The college has committed to 100 percent of the campus being powered by renewables by 2030, having a heat plant that is 100 percent powered by renewables in 2020 (which was met before...

Sustainability Studies Major Julia Ansemlo
November 30, 2020 –

When Julia Anselmo ’21 did her college search, she was looking for a school that was affordable, not too big, not too far from her home in Clinton, CT, and had a “good vibe” with a strong environmental studies program. Keene State checked all her boxes. When the new sustainability...

First Generation Student Celebration
November 23, 2020 –

As the first in my family to attend college, I had no role models to help me navigate the higher ed experience or launch my life after graduation.Fortunately, I had mentors and guides along the way. Caring and committed staff, faculty, advisors and friends recognized my potential and determination...

Melinda Treadwell: Fall 2020
November 18, 2020 –

President Treadwell extends her gratitude to students, faculty and staff for keeping our community safe during the fall semester. She urges caution and use of safety measures as the Thanksgiving Break approaches.

Dr. Nicholas Germana
November 16, 2020 –

Each year, Keene State honors one faculty member with the Faculty Distinction in Research and Scholarship Award. Research and scholarly work, such as published articles, essays, and studies, raise the quality of education that students gain at Keene State, and these works are important contributions to colleagues and peers in...

Keene State Celebrates First-Generation Students
November 13, 2020 –

Students who are the first in their family to attend college are called first-generation students. At Keene State, 49% of our undergraduate students are among the first generation in their families to pursue a college education. Keene State’s TRIO Aspire Program specializes in supporting these students through proactive advising, building...

Maddy Olsen '20 Stay Work Play Intern of the Year
November 9, 2020 –

Madison Olsen ’20 was awarded Intern of the Year by Stay Work Play New Hampshire for the semester she spent student-teaching at Hinsdale High School in spring 2020. Her passion for teaching was unmistakable as she was chosen to receive the award for her exceptional dedication to working with grades...

Kristen Perras Covid-19 Protection Program Intern
November 5, 2020 –

The Keene State COVID-19 Protection Program is providing Keene State with valuable information to keep the community safe while giving motivated student interns a chance to apply what they’re learning to a real-world scenario. The program is a strategy to monitor and protect the campus community from a potential virus...

Student and shuttle driver on Election Day
November 5, 2020 –

During election years, Keene State College has a tradition of helping students register to vote and providing transportation to polling stations in Keene under an initiative called KSCVotes. It is all done in collaboration with Keene State’s American Democracy Project and volunteers from across the college. KSCVotes is one of...

Matthew Pittendreigh Owl Chatbot
November 4, 2020 –

A panel presentation followed by Q & A with student project leaders and their mentors.


Welcome: President Treadwell ‘90

Panel Presentations:

Owl Assist Chatbot Matthew Pittendreigh ‘22, ’21, Computer Science major Joshua Snider ‘22, Computer Science major Meenalosini Vimal Cruz, Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Virtual Art Gallery Stacey Willett...

Computer Science Major Games to Help Kids
October 29, 2020 –

Video games and charity don’t typically go hand in hand. But for computer science major Kyle Woodward ’22, it’s a perfect fit. For the third year running, Kyle is raising money for Boston Children’s Hospital through Extra Life, a nonprofit organization that facilitates gaming fundraising events for Children’s Miracle Network...

Keene State Equinox Staff Photo
October 28, 2020 –

The Associated Collegiate Press honored The Equinox with a 2020 Online Pacemaker Award on Thursday, October 22. Keene State’s student-run news site was one of 55 collegiate outlets from across the country that received this award. Entries are judged by teams of professionals based upon coverage and content, quality of...

Dr. Habib and students conducting bio-printing research
October 23, 2020 –

Keene State Assistant Professor of Sustainable Product Design and Innovation Dr. MD Ahasan Habib, and two of his students, are researching bio-printing materials and methods to grow new tissue within a scaffold. The results of the research will benefit people in many ways, including those who are suffering from injury...

Fiske Quad
October 8, 2020 –

Dear Keene State Community:

I am thrilled to share this first of our monthly updates about the initiatives that are underway with the Office of Diversity and Multiculturalism. These messages also provide you with information about how to get involved in important conversations and actions to help us all live...

Testing site volunteers
October 6, 2020 –

Weekly COVID-19 testing for every Keene State student, faculty and staff member who comes to campus is required to keep the college, and surrounding Keene community, safe during the pandemic. While some schools hire businesses to manage the logistics of planning and carrying out thousands of regularly-occurring tests, Keene State’s...

Maddie Waris at the Noorderlict International Photo Festival
September 30, 2020 –

This summer, junior Maddie Waris received a big honor – having one of her photos showcased in an international exhibition. This year’s Noorderlicht International Photo Festival in the Netherlands focused on the pandemic’s impact on Gen Z around the world. Visual media students were encouraged to submit a photo that...

Voting event information
September 30, 2020 –

The American Democracy Project (ADP) at Keene State College and KSCVotes are providing a variety of ways for the college community, with a focus on students, to get involved in the democratic process this fall. The efforts support the college’s commitment to preparing students for active civic engagement.

Voter Information...

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