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Business Management students
March 18, 2019 –

Keene State’s Business Management Program prepares graduates for a multitude of careers in many different industries. Mary Grace Barada ’19, Gwen Franklin ’19, and Josh Aldrich ’19 all chose this major and worked together on a client project last semester for the Advertising & Promotions course.

They worked with Thrive...

Katherine Neary, ’20
March 15, 2019 –

Five Keene State students who are members of the student chapter of the American Choral Directors Association attended the ACDA National Conference earlier this winter. The American Choral Directors Conference offers a comprehensive educational and performance experience for choral music professionals to enhance their skill sets in the area of...

March 14, 2019 –

Lots! Biology is the study of life, which makes it a pretty huge topic. In fact, it’s so huge that it covers every bit of the living world – from cells to ecosystems. So it’s no surprise that the career possibilities for biology majors are endless!

You can work outdoors...

March 14, 2019 –

Where did we come from? What does it mean to be human? Great questions! Study anthropology and you’ll get to explore them. Why else should you study anthropology? Because

It’s all about you, and the rest of humanity, in all of its complexity – now and throughout time. The options...
Following evacuation orders, this store was closed.   The owner, a University of California graduate of Japanese descent, placed the
March 14, 2019 –

The Boston Tea Party and the 2017 Women’s March. Sojourner Truth and Emma Gonzalez. Model T’s and Teslas. Elvis Presley and Chance the Rapper. They’re all part of the big, messy story of the United States. American studies is also big and doesn’t fall into tidy categories: it crosses over...

Safety Job Fair
March 7, 2019 –

Keene State students pursuing a master’s in safety and occupational health applied sciences or a bachelor’s in construction safety sciences will have more ways to advance their careers after graduation. The Board of Certified Safety Professionals recently recognized these degrees as Qualified Academic Programs.

The distinction means those graduates will...

Quincy Durr in Bruges, Belgium
March 5, 2019 –

Located in northern France, Lille is a densely populated and vibrant city where about half of the population is university students. A number of those are international students studying abroad. Last semester, Quincy Durr ’19 was among those young learners.

A French major, Quincy chose to do her required study...

Oustanding Women of NH 2019
March 5, 2019 –

An advocate for immigrant rights across the state. A writer who tackles social justice issue and works with the Keene Immigrant and Refugee Partnership. A professor who has coordinated partnerships to provide healthcare to marginalized people in Rwanda. A student who works to empower women facing domestic abuse.

The four...

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
March 5, 2019 –

You can read about the Holocaust and watch movies and documentaries; you can even study the Holocaust and genocide in class, but there isn’t much that will prepare you for the emotional impact of coming face-to-face with the details of this gruesome chapter in history.

Each year, the Cohen Center...

Career Speaker Series
February 26, 2019 –

What do I do after college? How do I find a job after graduation? What do I need to be doing now to prepare? How do I decide which career path to pursue? These are questions many of our students ask themselves as graduation approaches.

The Career Speaker Series offers...

Nursing Lab
February 25, 2019 –

On November 1, 2018, Keene State College’s nursing program was notified that it is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the next ten years.

“We are proud of our program, its students and graduates. Our students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to providing...

Paul Baures Research Lab
February 25, 2019 –

Chemistry. Sure, it’s about working in a lab. And you also decide how to use your degree for a better world.

With your degree from Keene State you can:

Have a career in cosmetic chemistry. Find ways to test products without having to use animals. Alayna Massie, class of 2020...
The Keene State contingent in Harvard's Environmental Health and Safety Department
February 13, 2019 –

Keene State’s Safety & Occupational Health Applied Sciences program paves the way to great careers for its graduates. How do we know? They tell us so! And because our safety majors are so well prepared for the workforce, employers often hire multiple graduates of the program and the College.


Norma's 90th birthday
February 12, 2019 –

What better place to celebrate Norma Walker’s 90th birthday than Norma Walker Hall? Keene State celebrated its most active alum Monday, February 11, in the function hall named for her at last fall’s Alumni Reunion.

Dozens of friends, family members, fellow alumni, and College staff came to honor Norma and...

Angela Jenks
February 5, 2019 –

When it comes to art, senior Angela Jenks has a broad focus. She’ll graduate this spring with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in both studio art and graphic design. Her senior project features sculpture, paintings, and digital drawings. And her work will be on display at both the Graphic...

Architecture students tour the renovated Electronic Imaging Materials Inc. facility with Professor Bart Sapeta.
February 4, 2019 –

In the spring of 2018, architecture students collaborated with Electronic Imaging Materials Inc., a label manufacturing company based in Keene. The students were asked to create plans for a series of upgrades to EIM’s facility. Now, some of those ideas are being implemented.

“Their task was to understand the needs...

Breanna Butler ’14
January 23, 2019 –

When Breanna Butler ’14 was a student at Keene State, she was assigned a project on a nontraditional career path that might appeal to her in the future. The path she explored? Military dietitian.

Fast-forward, and Butler is now a registered dietitian with three year’s experience at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center...

Jennifer Dunnington ’93, motion picture music editor and Film Studies alum. (Photo by Aidan Dorn)
January 23, 2019 –

It’s not just super: it’s supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Keene State grad Jennifer Dunnington ’93 was supervising music editor for the movie Mary Poppins Returns, which has just received several Academy Award nominations. The Disney flick is up for Oscars including Best Original Score and Best Original Song.

Dunnington, who turned a love...

Appian Way Arch in Winter
January 15, 2019 –

Keene State College’s public health department received a grant from the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to work with small businesses and organizations across the state to improve worksite accommodations for employees who breastfeed.

During the past year, Keene State completed work...

Jennifer Ferrell, right, with Keene State President Melinda Treadwell
January 10, 2019 –

You know living at Keene State College is pretty terrific when the director of campus life wins the College’s highest service honor.

Jennifer Ferrell was presented with the President’s Award for Distinguished Service at the 2019 Staff Awards of Distinction Gala, held at the Zorn Dining Commons January 9. A...

Elliot Center
January 7, 2019 –

Congratulations to Keene State students who made the fall 2018 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.

Jump to Location:

Arizona California Colorado Connecticut Florida International Kansas Maine Massachusetts Michigan...
Wood Smoke Air Quality Research, 2
January 2, 2019 –

Under the direction of Dr. Nora Traviss and Dr. Chris Brehme, and with assistance from KSC grad JC Woodward, KSC students are conducting environmental health research on the effects of air inversions on wood smoke concentrations in the Keene valley.

Dr. Traviss, an Environmental Studies professor, has been studying the...

Joanna Oko ‘15
January 2, 2019 –

Keene State College educates students for life and for careers that extend far beyond one major field of study. Joanna Oko ‘15 designed her own major in humanitarian studies and now works at The Auschwitz Institute in New York City, in addition to pursuing a master’s degree in sociology.


Keene State physical education students presenting “Teaching Fitness Concepts to Young Children” at the conference.
December 22, 2018 –

On November 15-16, 2018, Keene State students participated in the New Hampshire Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference, an annual event for physical education instructors and aspiring physical education instructors to connect and share ideas.

Nine students majoring in physical education had the opportunity to present their...

Chemistry Student Research
December 17, 2018 –

Interested in biology? Dance? Safety studies? Opportunities to partner with professors on research as an undergraduate exist for our students in over 40 academic areas of study. Students can work directly with professors on research projects, and they get published, too! Here are five reasons why students should take advantage...

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