The Newsletter of UNH Global Engagement
Spring 2013

International Affairs Dual Majors Honored with Prestigious Awards

Kevin McAleese
Kevin McAleese

Kevin McAleese '15 has received a prestigious Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) and will be headed to Azerbaijan this summer to begin studying the Azeri language (read more). Kevin is a political science/international affairs major, a member of the university's Honors Program, and active in the Model United Nations (the group won a Distinguished Delegation Award last year). To learn more about the Critical Language Scholarship Program, contact the UNH Office of National Fellowships.




Congratulations to this year's recipients of the UNH Student Awards; international affairs dual majors are well-represented. For a complete list, go to http://www.unh.edu/awards/.


Megan Brabec
Megan Brabec
Alexander Lamothe
Alexander Loughran Lamothe
Eric Sales
Eric Sales

The Class of 1899 Prize - "To that senior who has developed the highest ideals of good citizenship during his or her course of study."
Megan Brabec '13 is a political science/international affairs major. She received a social innovation internship from The Carsey Institute in 2012 (view video) and worked at the Humanitarian Organization for Local Development (HOLD), an Afghan non-governmental organization dedicated to alleviating the sufferings of Afghan people. In addition, Megan is the President as well as Community Service and Volunteer Coordinator of The Waysmeet Center. She studied culture and development in Ecuador last spring; check out her photos and blog on CIE's Pinterest board.

Hood Achievement Prize - "To that senior man who shows the greatest promise through character, scholarship, leadership, and usefulness to humanity."
Alexander Loughran Lamothe '13 is a family studies/international affairs major and studied abroad in Cameroon. He serves as an IA peer mentor and was a 2011 recipient of the Movers and Shakers Award, which is based upon academic achievement, service to the community, and participation in co-curricular activities. He is a member of the UNH Student Senate and the President's Commission on the Status of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender issues.

Erskine Mason Award - "To that senior who is distinguished for most consistent progress and achievement."
Eric Sales '13 is politicial science/international affairs major. In 2010, he participated in an “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” project in Lyme, NH (read more). Eric is a Hamel Scholar and a McNair Graduate Opportunity Program Fellow and hopes to practice law internationally. He previously studied abroad in Chile (see above photo).