UNH’S Susan Allen
Receives Award From New Hampshire Educational Opportunity Association
Contact: Denise Hart
UNH Media Relations
June 10, 2004
EDITORS, NEWS DIRECTORS: Debora McCann, NHEOA president
is available for comment. She may be reached at 603-862-3265 or
by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DURHAM, N.H. — Susan K. Allen, director of Financial Aid
at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), was recently presented
with the “Champion of Educational Opportunity” award
by Debora McCann, president of the New Hampshire Educational Opportunity
Association (NHEOA), in a ceremony at the offices of New Hampshire
Higher Education Assistance Foundation in Concord.
| From left to right: Susan Allen is presented with
the Champion of Educational Opportunity Award by Debora McCann,
president of the NH Educational Opportunity Association in
a recent ceremony in Concord.
The annual award recognizes individuals or organizations in NH
who have demonstrated commitment to and support of equal access
to higher education.
“ Ms. Allen has shown care, concern and responsiveness
to students and the educational opportunity program staff who advocate
them,” says McCann. “She is committed to ensuring educational
opportunity for students and has selflessly given her time to provide
countless financial aid workshops to the students and parents of
UNH’s Educational Talent Search and Upward Bound programs.”
Allen worked with the University’s Student Support Services
program to help them identify grant eligible, low-income students
at UNH and to provide scholarship assistance to qualifying individuals.
The New Hampshire Educational Opportunity Association is made up
of members who work in educational opportunity programs throughout
A downloadable photograph is available at http://www.unh.edu/news/img/susanallen.jpg.
Photo cutline from left to right: Susan Allen is presented with
Opportunity Award by Debora McCann, president of the NH Educational
Opportunity Association in a recent ceremony in Concord.