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

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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 complete list of all commission related award descriptions


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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

Sid Nigam

Siddharth (Sid) Nigam

Sid grew up in Mumbai, India and is now enrolled as a dual major in Engineering and International Affairs.  Sid has managed dean's list for all semesters at UNH, and has been involved with several student groups including Best Buddies and Students Without Borders.  He is a member of the Engineering Advisory Board and is a tutor for the Mechanical Engineering Department.  Read Sid's Story