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NH Senator Lou D’Allesandro Honored at NEC

January 26, 2015

Posted in Event News Press Release

New England College honored NH State Senator Lou D’Allesdandro for his outstanding contributions to education and public service at their 69th annual Founders Day celebration. D’Allesandro received an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree and was the keynote speaker, officially kicking off the spring semester. Founders Day recognizes and honors the vision and leadership of the Read More

New England College to Receive $3 Million Gift

January 5, 2015

Posted in News Press Release

New England College will receive $3 million from Tom and Barbara Putnam, the Putnam family, and the Putnam Foundation to name the College’s future state-of-the-art theatre. The Rosamond Page Putnam Center for the Performing Arts will establish a permanent legacy, celebrating Mrs. Putnam’s lifelong commitment to the theatre and the arts. Tom Putnam said, “My Read More

Paula Amato Promoted to SVP at New England College

December 18, 2014

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Paula Amato has been promoted to Senior Vice President at New England College, in Henniker, New Hampshire. Amato has served as Chief Financial Officer for the College since 2008 and was appointed by President Michele Perkins. “Paula has significantly improved the financial health and management of the College,” said President Perkins. “Thanks to her superb Read More

New England College’s Own Promoted to Provost

December 10, 2014

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Dr. Mark Watman, Ed.D. has been named Provost at New England College, in Henniker, New Hampshire. Watman has served as the College’s Vice President for Academic Affairs since 2012 and was appointed to the newly created position by President Michele Perkins. “Dr. Watman understands New England College’s culture, history, and most important, its opportunities,” said Read More

NEC Poll for Ayotte with Small Lead Over Hassan in Possible 2016 Senate Matchup

Posted in NEC Poll News Press Release

In a potential 2016 US Senate matchup, a recent New England College poll, conducted for the New Hampshire Journal, shows Senator Kelly Ayotte with a small lead over Governor Maggie Hassan. Please visit NH Journal for the full article.

NEC Poll: Granite Staters Optimistic about Economy & Personal Finances but Hold the Line on Holiday Shopping

November 24, 2014

Posted in NEC Poll News Press Release

While Granite Staters appear to be optimistic about the nation’s economy and their personal finances, that optimism does not extend to plans for holiday shopping. According to the New England College Poll, 47.8% of Granite Staters said they agreed that the US economy will be stronger in the coming year. 34.3% disagreed and 17.9% were Read More

NEC Poll: Shaheen and Brown Deadlocked. Guinta Builds Momentum.

November 2, 2014

Posted in NEC Poll News Press Release

Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, and Chris Christie Early Presidential Primary Favorites In its final poll before Election Day, Tuesday, November 4, the New England College Polling Institute finds that the race for US Senate between incumbent Democrat Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Republican challenger Scott Brown is a virtual tie. Dr. Wayne Lesperance, Professor of Political Read More

NEC Poll: Guinta Builds Lead in CD-1. Race for Governor Tightens.

October 27, 2014

Posted in NEC Poll News Press Release

Voters Also Say Debates have Little Impact on Their Decisions As political campaigns enter their final week before elections next Tuesday, former Representative Frank Guinta has opened a small lead over Representative Carol Shea-Porter in the First Congressional District. The Governor’s race has also tightened up and the US Senate race remains a toss-up, according Read More

NEC Poll: Senate and CD-1 Races Remain too Close to Call

October 22, 2014

Posted in NEC Poll News Press Release

Voters Also Respond to the Influence of Endorsements and Political Surrogates With Election Day nearing, races for US Senate and the First Congressional District couldn’t be tighter, according to the sixth weekly general election poll from the New England College Poll. Governor Maggie Hassan and Representative Anne McLane Kuster continue to maintain their leads. Dr. Read More

Unlocking Potential Project’s Carly Fiorina Moderates Roundtable Discussion at NEC

October 17, 2014

Posted in Event News Press Release

Carly Fiorina, Founder of the Unlocking Potential Project, current Chair of the American Conservative Union Foundation, and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard will be moderating “Voices of New Hampshire Women,” a roundtable discussion in partnership with New England College’s Center for Community Engagement and Leadership. The roundtable will include discussions about how to unlock the potential Read More