UNH and Fidelity Investments Announce 2008 Community Service Award Winners March 6
Contact:  Lori Wright
UNH Media Relations
March 3, 2008

WHAT: Fidelity Community Service Awards

WHERE: University of New Hampshire, Durham Campus, Holloway Commons, Squamscott Room

WHEN: Thursday, March 6, 2008, 12:30 p.m.

BACKGROUND: UNH’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics and Fidelity Investments' Merrimack Region will award the 2008 Community Service Awards to recognize outstanding student volunteer activities.

Four awards will be presented to students enrolled in the Whittemore School's Introduction to Business course taught by Ross Gittell, James R. Carter Professor of Management. The students are required to do eight hours of community service as part of learning about corporate social responsibility, and the awards – a $1,000 grant – will go to the nonprofit organization or agency where they complete their volunteer work. On average the students in the class donate more than 5,000 hours of service a year.

Fidelity will award a grant in each of the following categories: The Fidelity Literacy Award, The Fidelity Financial Education Award, The Fidelity Innovation and Technology Award, and The Fidelity Community Investor.


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