UNH Manchester Assistant Dean Recognized for her Commitment to Student Learning

UNH Manchester Assistant Dean Recognized for her Commitment to Student Learning

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Regina McCarthy, assistant dean of academic student services at UNH Manchester, was recognized by the Northeast chapter conference of the College Reading & Learning Association at their spring conference in March.

McCarthy was presented with an award for outstanding contribution to the field of college reading and learning. In presenting the award, CRLA Northeast chapter President Judi Salsburg Taylor highlighted McCarthy’s commitment to student development and learning.

She continued her professional growth by becoming a member of the Learning Assistance Association of New England and the National Association of Developmental Education, and later served on the NADE conference planning committee for NADE Boston in 2008 and served as president of LAANE for several years, a position she continues to hold.

As assistant dean in charge of Student Services, Regina has championed the services of the college’s Center for Academic Enrichment (CAE), including the hiring of additional staff, and the professional development of student tutors.

McCarthy has also assumed leadership in the diversity initiatives and chaired the Diversity Committee for several semesters. In 2013 she was awarded the University Social Justice award for her commitment to social justice.

McCarthy joined UNH Manchester as the director of academic counseling in 1985. Prior to joining UNH Manchester she worked at Northeastern University as a Cooperative Education Counselor and then in the Dean’s Office for the College of Business Administration, undergraduate programs office.