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Assessment in Higher Education Conference Exceeds Expectations

May 18, 2017

Posted in Event Press Release

New Event Draws Hundreds From Over 55 Institutions. On Wednesday New England College hosted an Assessment in Higher Education Conference and welcomed 2-3 times the typical amount of attendees than other conferences in this field. More than 250 faculty members, academic administrators, institutional research and academic affairs staff, and others in higher education participated in Read More

NEC in the News: NEC Graduates Asked to be Moral Leaders in the World

May 15, 2017

Posted in NEC In the News

The Sunday Union Leader featured NEC’s Commencement ceremony: “A women credited with re-shaping global philanthropy told New England College graduates Saturday to embrace the possibility of failure. “I have failed more times than I can remember,” Jacqueline Novogratz, an innovator in philanthropy and impact investing, said in her commencement speech. New England College celebrated its Read More

NEC in the News: NEC Commencement Speaker Inspires Graduates to Redefine Views on Success

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The Concord Monitor featured NEC’s Commencement ceremony on Saturday. “Jacqueline Novogratz, who’s dedicated her life to making the world a better place through philanthropic endeavors, brought her inspirational message to New England College’s graduation ceremony on Saturday. Speaking to the nearly 450 students in attendance, who made up the school’s largest graduating class of 729, Read More

NEC in the News: “John Stark Pipeline Paying Off for New England College Men’s Lacrosse Program”

May 3, 2017

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The Concord Monitor published a wonderful story featuring New England College’s men’s lacrosse team and several local student-athletes from John Stark Regional High School. “It took New England College men’s lacrosse Coach Jedd Brown all of eight seconds to figure out what kind of season the Pilgrims would have this year. Once his team finished the Read More

Adam Kapner Named to New England College Board of Trustees

April 25, 2017

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New England College is pleased to announce the appointment of a new member to the Board of Trustees, Mr. Adam B. Kapner ’02. Kapner joins a diverse group of accomplished professionals and alumni committed to the long-term success of New England College’s students – past, present, and future. Kapner is the founder and owner of Read More

Acumen Founder and CEO Jacqueline Novogratz to lead NEC Commencement

April 10, 2017

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The CEO of Nonprofit Global Venture Fund and Winner of the Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award to Deliver Keynote Address and Receive Honorary Degree from New England College. New England College is pleased to announce Jacqueline Novogratz as its 2017 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree recipient. One of the most revolutionary players shaping philanthropy today, Read More

Matthew Wood Named Academic VP at NEC

April 3, 2017

Posted in Press Release

Prominent NH Educator Matthew Wood Appointed Vice President of Academic Affairs at New England College. After an extensive national search, New England College is pleased to announce that Matthew Wood has been appointed Vice President of Academic Affairs. Wood will join the College on June 1. Wood has served as President of White Mountains Community Read More

NEC to Host Pathways to Success Alumnae Forum

March 23, 2017

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President’s Speaker Series Features Accomplished Women Graduates of New England College: Career Choices, Challenges, and Opportunities. New England College is pleased to announce that its President’s Speaker Series will be hosting an alumnae forum titled “Pathways to Success,” Thursday, April 6, at 5:30 p.m., in the Simon Center Great Room on the Henniker campus. The Read More

Senator Hassan, Governor Sununu, Educators, Finance Leaders Join Forces to Bring Technology to Low-Income Families

January 31, 2017

Posted in Event Press Release

Day-Long “Digital Equity Summit” Will Spearhead Directing Resources to Shrink the Digital Divide in NH. Despite our collective access to technology, too many New Hampshire families stand on the wrong side of our digital divide, unable to access the information that is exchanged so freely today. Without access to computers, email or the internet, keeping Read More

NEC in the News: Amid tough times for small colleges, New England College remains in ‘growth mode’

January 30, 2017

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The Sunday Concord Monitor published this article on January 29, by David Brooks: “Amid tough times for small colleges, New England College remains in ‘growth mode’” “Although she leads an institution that is often called an ivory tower, Michele Perkins’s plan to survive a perilous future sounds pretty down-to-earth. ‘We know we’re in a challenging Read More