Micheal McConnell, associate professor of art and art history, died Oct. 27. Three of his abstract sculptures will be on view at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics when it is completed in 2013.
McConnell, who has served four stints as department chair, has been at UNH for 36 years.
The following obituary was published in Foster’s Daily Democrat:
Michael Patrick McConnell passed away Oct. 27, 2012 after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. The love of his life, wife, children and grandchildren embraced him as he passed peacefully and without pain.
Michael was born in Troy, O.H. on Dec. 4, 1948. He graduated from Troy High School in 1967, and received both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Fine Arts from Ohio University. Well known as both a talented sculptor and dedicated educator, he was a respected member of the Department of Art and Art History faculty since 1975, and served as chair of that department for three terms. His...