Students with Disabilities Panel Discussion

Monday, March 30
5:00-6:00pm, MUB Strafford Room

Join us for a dynamic discussion with alumni and current UNH students with disabilities as they share their stories. Students with hidden and apparent disabilities talk about the issues that impact their lives at UNH.  Come ask questions of the panel and learn ways to promote inclusion in the classroom and in our community.  Event sponsored by Disability Services for Students and President's Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities.  View the flyer


Annual Women's Commission Luncheon Celebration

Wed, March 25
MUB, Strafford Rm

Women's Commission Annual Luncheon, this year's keynote speaker will be Maggie Fogarty, Co-Director of the NH American Friends Service Committee, who will address the barriers women face to affordable housing and fair wages.  This year the Women's Commission will also honor two UNH women who are retiring from teaching, Professor Kate Hanson and Mary Moynihan.  All are welcome to attend, view the flyer


Annual LGBTQA+ Pancake Breakfast

Tues, April 14
MUB Granite State Room

 23rd Annual GLBTQA+ and Ally Pancake Breakfast - celebrating 20+ years of coming together and recognizing the accomplishments of the GLBTQA+ community.  The featured speaker for this year's breakfast will be Mara Keisling, Executive Director for the National Center for Transgender Equality.  Mara is a graduate of Penn State University and completed graduate work at Harvard University in American Government.  Breakfast is sponsored by the Kidder Fund and President's Commission on Status of GLBT Issues.


Transgender Rights Progress and Pushback

Tues, April 14
MUB Theater I

Kidder Fund Guest Lecture  Transgender Rights Progress and Pushback.  Mara Keisling, Co-founder and Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, will discuss the significance of advocating for the "T" in our LGBTQA+ community at UNH and beyond.  Let's explore how we can create a community where transphobia and micro-aggressions are eliminated where people who are transgender are accepted, understood and included.  Program sponsored by the Kidder Fund and the President's Commission on the Status of GLBT Issues.


Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

Making Excellence Inclusive NH SUMMIT: Building Engaged Learning Communities Throughout New Hampshire

On April 20, 2012, the 2nd Biennial Inclusive Excellence Statewide Summit was held in Bedford, NH with the theme "Building Engaged Learning Communities Throughout New Hampshire".  The emphasis of the Summit was to engage campus leaders in a dialogue on ways to sustain institutional change, develop institutional and community collaborations, and leverage networks while building engaged learning communities in the face of New Hampshire's changing demographics. Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, was the keynote speaker for this event.  To view the video (click here).
For a copy of the Summit Program (click here)
More info on Dr. Hrabowski (watch video)


Alumni Excellence Through Diversity Lecture Program

Distinguished alumnus John Laymon '73, President and sole owner of JRL Enterprises, Inc., one of the largest Minority businesses in Pittsburgh, recently spoke about his UNH experiences as an engineering major and athlete. He also discussed his rise to business ownership and his continued efforts to promote diversity in his field, community, and personal work. Laymon was the first African American to graduate from UNH with a degree in Mechanical Engineering