UNH Whittemore School And
Fidelity Investments Announce 2005 Community Service Awards Sept.
Contact: Lori Wright
UNH Media Relations
September 19, 2005
WHAT: Community Service Awards
WHERE: Squamscott Room, Holloway Commons, UNH,
WHEN: Noon, Monday, Sept. 26
BACKGROUND: UNH’s Whittemore School of Business
and Economics and Fidelity Investments' Merrimack Region will award
the 2005 Fidelity Investments 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
Editors and News Directors: Students will be available to
discuss their community service projects. In addition, Ross Gittell,
Alison Stebbins, vice president and regional general manager of
Fidelity, and Bruce Mallory, provost, will be in attendance.