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Granite State Alum Appointed to University System's Board of Trustees

It’s a great day for our student and alumni community—Granite State College has its first ever Alumni Trustee on the University System of New Hampshire’s Board of Trustees. Why is this so important? On paper, this may seem like an ordinary leadership position, but it holds incredible promise for our community. The University System of New Hampshire (USNH) represents the State’s four public colleges: UNH, Plymouth State, Keene State, and Granite State. About 25% of the Board positions are...
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Documentary Spotlights Master of Science in Leadership Student

Surrounded by his family, friends, and co-workers, Peter Nhiany watched “Going Back Home”, the documentary film about his journey from Sudan to New Hampshire. The film highlighted the man everyone in attendance describe as always having a smile, willing to help, and being an inspiration. Peter grew up in South Sudan during a time of war, and is one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. The Lost Boys are a group of children that were displaced as a result of the Second Sudanese Civil War from 1983-2005....
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Interested in becoming a teacher? Learn how one graduate is making a difference in Coos county

Have you ever asked a teacher why they chose a career in education? In their explanation, they’re sure to exude passion for their work. Even if you know that teaching isn’t for you, hearing a teacher’s answer will often have you feeling inspired. Teach.org did a great job at bottling this energy when they put together a blog of their top "7 Reasons Why Becoming a Teacher is Awesome:" Be a leader kids can look up to Give kids the skills they need to compete in a challenging global market Create...
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