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NEC in The News: John Kasich Is Back in New Hampshire. It’s Not for the Foliage.

April 9, 2018

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NEC in The News: The New York Times wrote John Kasich Is Back in New Hampshire. It’s Not for the Foliage. – April 4, 2018.

“A short while later, Mr. Kasich arrived for the stated purpose of the trip: a fireside forum at New England College in Henniker, where a bipartisan crowd of some 150 students and political veterans received him warmly. ‘He’s a positive voice,’ said Gary Glines, 60, whose wife, a Democrat, had turned his attention to Mr. Kasich before the 2016 primary. She said, ‘You need to listen to this guy. He sounds like you.’

By the night’s end, Mr. Kasich, appearing for over an hour, sounded like a person running for president — or, at least, a person reminding New Hampshire that he is not this president.

He lamented the ‘namby-pamby’ of his fellow politicians. He pledged to ‘do the best I can at doing the best I can.’ He encouraged the crowd to give an ovation to Dana Bash of CNN.

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NEC in the News: In NH Visit, Kasich Says He’s Undecided About 2020 Presidential Bid

April 6, 2018

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The New Hampshire Union Leader published In NH Visit, Kasich Says He’s Undecided About 2020 Presidential Bid on April 04. 2018.

“Ohio governor and potential 2020 presidential candidate John Kasich said he remains undecided about his political future and will decide after he ends his last term as the Buckeye State’s chief executive this December.”

‘All of my options are on the table but it doesn’t mean yes or no, this or that; I’m going to serve out my term as governor and then we’ll go from there,’ Kasich told reporters.

During a ‘fireside chat’ style event at New England College Tuesday, Kasich said he’s offering in his state a package of gun law reforms to include giving a judge authority to take away the guns of someone found to be a ‘threat to themselves or to others’ and to improve the criminal background system.”

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NEC in the News: Ohio Gov. Kasich Wavers On Presidential Run In 2020 At Henniker Event

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The Concord Monitor published Ohio Gov. Kasich Wavers On Presidential Run In 2020 At Henniker Event on Wednesday, April 04, 2018.

“Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a former 2016 Republican Presidential hopeful, smiles as he addresses a gathering during a visit to New England College in Henniker, N.H., Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

Kasich restored Ohio’s membership in the National Governors Association as he seeks to shore up credibility for bipartisan deal-making that could bolster a 2020 bid for president.”

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NEC in the News: Ohio Governor John Kasich to visit NEC April 3rd.

January 26, 2018

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The Concord Monitor featured a story about two-term Ohio Governor, and 2016 republican presidential candidate, John Kasich headlining a fireside chat at New England College in Henniker on April 3rd as part of the New England College President’s Speaker Series. Read the full article here.

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NEC in the News: President Michele Perkins on New Hampshire Public Radio’s “The Exchange”

December 8, 2017

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Michele Perkins

 

New England College President Michele Perkins recently was a guest on New Hampshire Public Radio’s “The Exchange”.

 

The program topic was: Small Colleges Struggle, Adapt to Changing Demographics, Challenging Times. President Perkins describes how New England College is succeeding during a challenging period for many higher education institutions.

 

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In The News: Q&A with New England College President Michele Perkins

October 31, 2017

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NH Business Review features “Q&A with New England College President Michele Perkins”.

At a time when many schools are struggling with enrollment, New England College in Henniker this year welcomed 490 first-year students, the largest first-year class in the college’s 70-year history.

Overseeing NEC’s successful strategies at expanding the school’s offerings, raising its profile and attracting more students is Michele Perkins, president of the college since 2007. She’s been at the college since 2001, first serving as vice president for enrollment and then senior vice president.

Posted October 26 2017. Read this article. (includes twelve insightful questions and answers)
 

In the News: NEC Freshman Student Recognized as “Student of the Year’ by Hanscom Air Force Base

October 30, 2017

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Patrick Baker

Hanscom Air Force Base highlighted Hanscom Teen Named Base ‘Youth of the Year’.

Patrick Baker, 17, a senior at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School in Billerica, Massachusetts, has been a member of the Hanscom Youth Center for more than six years.

“We are incredibly proud to have him represent Hanscom Air Force Base as the Military Youth of the Year,” said Jillian Wilbur, the Youth Center’s teen coordinator. “Patrick is a great role model for other youth to emulate at Hanscom.”…

This fall Baker will attend New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire, to study Outdoor Education.

Dated: April 18, 2017. Read the article.
 

NEC in the News: Commentary: Look to the Evolution of Small Colleges – false notion exists that small schools are unsustainable

October 24, 2017

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The timesunion featured NEC – “resourceful and creative.” The president of New England College, Michelle Perkins, once characterized the school’s situation as “change or die.” Change ensued. Adopting online and graduate programs, growing undergraduate enrollment through broader recruitment, offering voluntary retirements, and keeping debt levels low all contributed to an $800,000 surplus this year. “We’re much less fragile than we were 15 years ago,” Perkins says, adding, “we learned to be resourceful and creative.” Read the article.

NEC in the News: New England College Squeezed by a Record Incoming Class – Which Is a Good Thing.

August 28, 2017

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The Concord Monitor featured New England College Squeezed by a Record Incoming Class – Which Is a Good Thing. The long-range growth plan at New England College got more of a boost this year than many expected, with the largest-ever incoming class forcing the Henniker school to turn some offices into dorms. More than 490 incoming freshman and transfers began arriving Friday at the college – well over recent figures of roughly 350 new students each fall. Read the article.