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NEC Joins in “I am College Bound” Week: Encouraging High School Students to Apply to College

November 13, 2015

Posted in News Press Release

In support of “I am College Bound,” organized by the Center for College Planning at the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF), New England College is visiting numerous high schools across New Hampshire the week of November 16, providing information and planning support to help students pursue higher education. “New England College was founded Read More

Student Convention Countdown Begins – Free Tuition Essay Contest Announced

November 12, 2015

Posted in News Press Release

Just eight weeks away from the state’s only presidential convention for students, the NH Primary Student Convention announces three generous scholarships for students who attend the convention and submit a compelling essay on New Hampshire’s first in the nation primary status. Sponsored by New England College (NEC), first prize will be four years of college, Read More

Community College Students Continue to Benefit from “CC2NEC” Program

November 9, 2015

Posted in News Press Release

Just months since launching a national “CC2NEC” dual acceptance program, New England College (NEC) is now offering four full-tuition scholarships to community college students looking for a four-year degree from an accredited college. Two scholarships will be awarded to students enrolling in full-time studies in 2016 on the Henniker, New Hampshire campus; and two scholarships Read More

New England College in Henniker, NH Attracts Unprecedented Diversity

October 7, 2015

Posted in News Press Release

In a state where 94% of the population is white, nearly 35% of New England College’s incoming undergraduate students in Henniker identify themselves as students of color. 22% identify as Black or African American and nearly 7% as Hispanic or Latino. This is remarkable considering New Hampshire’s ranking as the third whitest state in the Read More

Bill Wyman Joins New England College’s Board of Trustees

Posted in News Press Release

New England College is pleased to announce a new member to the Board of Trustees, Mr. William W. Wyman. Bill joins a diverse group of 18 other accomplished professionals who share a commitment to assuring value to New England College’s students – present, past, and future. Bill Wyman is co-founder of Oliver, Wyman & Company, Read More

NEC Opens Veterans Resource Center

October 6, 2015

Posted in Event News Press Release

New England College celebrated the opening of a new, on-campus Veterans Resource Center with a dedication ceremony honoring military service and affirming the College’s historic support of higher education for veterans, active military, and their families. “New England College was founded in 1946 to serve WWII veterans seeking an education and a better life,” said Read More

NEC to Increase Scholarship Aid to NH Scholars

October 1, 2015

Posted in News Press Release

In response to recent news that the NH Scholars program will offer STEM and ARTS pathways, New England College has offered an added incentive for local high school students. NEC is now offering higher scholarship aid for any New Hampshire student who chooses a STEM or ARTS pathway. Basic NH Scholar recipients will qualify for Read More

NEC Names Lou Izzi Athletic Director

September 21, 2015

Posted in News Press Release

New England College is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Izzi, Jr. as Director of Athletics. “Student-athletes are an important part of the NEC community,” said President Michele Perkins. “Over 30% of our on-campus students participate in an NCAA or club sport. Lou brings a high level of knowledge to the College, from coaching Read More

Senator Rand Paul: Town Hall Meeting

September 16, 2015

Posted in Event News Uncategorized

New England College will host a Town Hall Meeting for Republican presidential candidate Senator Rand Paul, Friday, September 25, 2015, at 2:00 PM, in the Simon Center Great Room, located on NEC’s Henniker campus. Paul’s Town Hall Meeting is the eighth in a series of NEC Town Hall Meetings featuring potential and announced presidential candidates, Read More

Lawrence Lessig (D) Kicks Off Campaign in NH with NEC Town Hall Meeting

September 15, 2015

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New England College will host its second Presidential candidate for the Democratic nomination with a Town Hall Meeting for Lawrence Lessig. According to NEC Professor of Political Science Wayne Lesperance, “While perhaps not as well-known as others running for President, Professor Lessig has made news with his unorthodox plan: he is running to get money Read More