Annual Kwanzaa Celebration
Friday, December 6th 2013
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
Help Students Buy their Books
UNH faculty and staff can now use payroll deductions to support a book fund for students. Book funds will be available to students with demonstrated financial need.
Download the Undergraduate Book Fund Payroll Deduction
News & Announcements
- NSBE chapter president Sinor Ali and chapter senator Peter Frank attend the Regional Leadership Conference (read more)
- UNH Employees Spread Diversity Message (read the Campus Journal Article)
- Learn more about the Career Center's Diversity Network Program
Other President's Commissions
Help us improve our campus and community climate
If you have observed or experienced an incident of bias, discrimination or harassment, please report the incident by either calling the Affirmative Action and Equity Office at TEL # 862-2930 (voice/TTY) or log on to the ReportIt website.
2014 MLK Celebration
The goal of the 2014 MLK Celebration is to engage members of the campus and local community in a conversation that recognizes the diversity of experiences and viewpoints of people with intersecting identitites, such as those who identify as inter-racial, inter-cultural or of mixed religious background. As we seek to live Dr. King's legacy, we seek to broaden our understandings of the intricacies of our roots. Natasha Trethewey, U.S. Poet Laureate, will deliver the Commemorative presentation.
"Ethics and social justice have always been important to Guzman, even as a high school student in Amherst, N.H..", Guzman was recently accepted to work on ROC USA, through her involvement with the Carsey Social Innovation Internship program, which led to her recent project of building social networking websites for senior citizen communities. Guzman, a double major in communications and women's studies, also finds time to mentor first-year students and was chair of the Diversity Support Coalition. Read more
Xiomara Albán grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, the middle of three
girls. Her mother and father were born in Ecuador, making Xio
Talking about my religion, my race, and my gender has given me visibility that many students have not had. It has allowed me to be empathetic toward a wide range of student experiences. Meet Noha Elmohands, recent host of the MLK Commemorative Address. Watch the video on her student call to action
Michael went on a summer research trip to the University of Ghana for eight weeks. Michael focused his research on challenges in development, particularly higher education access for underrepresented groups. He credits this experience as the “most amazing experience I’ve ever had in my entire life.” Read More about Mike
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