• Event scheduled from noon-7pm, Feb 23 Sponsors: CONNECT Program, President's Commission on Status of People of Color, OMSA, Durham PD, DSC, Dept of Athletics
  • Commission members group photo
    members of the UNH President's Commission on Status of People of Color: bottom row, L-R, Co-Chairs; Selina Taylor, Rachael Kreckmann and Avery Smith
  • MOSAICO Salsa Night 2014
    MOSAICO the Latino/Latina student organization put together a Salsa night event
  • Lean more about the Pho Challenge with the Vietnamese Student Association during International Education Week, Sat, Nov 7, 6-9pm, MUB
    Vietnamese Student Association shared traditional Vietnamese coffee and snack at the 2013 International Education Week


The UNH President's Commission on the Status of People of Color proposes, recommends, and evaluates programs, policies, and services aimed at enhancing diversity and supporting people of color within the UNH community. The commission acts to ensure implementation of goals to increase campus diversity through minority student, faculty, and staff recruitment and retention, and through curriculum development. Learn More

Events and Programs

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2017 People of Color Commission Awards
Nominate someone today!

These awards will recognize our community/campus leaders, who are promoting equity and making positive change for the experience of color on campus.  Awardee/group will receive $100.  Each year, (1) student, staff, faculty and group/organization will be recognized.  Click here to nominate. See list of all award descriptions


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Panel Discussion: Immigration and Refugees
MUB Theater II, Thurs, Feb 16, 12:40-2pm
Speakers will be coming from:
UNH History Dept, International Institute of New England and UNH Law School.  See flyer for more info

Help Students Buy Their Books

The cost of textbooks, clickers, lab fees and exams administered through third party vendors continues to increase at a rapid rate.  Students are finding it very difficult to keep up with course assignments without these supplies, particularly in the STEM disciplines.   The loss of students in these fields because of materials costs is a loss of intellectual capital. 

Please consider donating to help students succeed.  Donated funds will be available to students with demonstrated financial need and will be administered through the Financial Aide office.  Click here for donation information  
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Our Stories

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Aseeb Niazi '15

Aseebulla "Aseeb" Niazi '15

“I was incredibly honored and humbled when I received news that I would be a Rangel Fellow,” Niazi explains. “I have been working toward joining the Foreign Service since my junior year at UNH, and this fellowship is my first step toward achieving that goal.” Only 30 students are selected for fellowships each year from across U.S. and  Aseeb was awarded a Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship for 2017.  Read full article (from UNH Today),  and/or  More about Rangel Fellowships


Diversity Network Program

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Diversity Network Program (DNP)
This program works with Liberty Mutual and other companies to provide students from traditionally-underrepresented groups with career education and graduate/professional school guidance, coupled with advice and mentoring from employers and other professionals who are dedicated toward building diversity in the workforce.  (find out more)