Communications Committee

The duties of the Committee include:

  • Parents on this committee provide input to the director to help keep parents connected to UNH.  This committee is involved with brainstorming topics of information that other parents would want to know about.  Each month an email newsletter, UNH Update, is sent out to UNH Parents by the Director of the Parents Association letting parents know about deadlines, opportunities and services available to them and their students; from events on campus, academic support services, scholarship and research opportunities to health and safety issues.
  • The Communications Committee works with the Director to keep all the Parents Association online publications and website informational and up-to-date.

Membership Subcommittee 

The Membership Subcommittee supports the membership levels of the Parents Council and helps to recruit new members to the Parents Council. The Membership Committee contacts potential new members and outlines the requirements of membership on the Council to assure that the Council has an active and participating membership.

Scholarship Subcommittee

The Scholarship Subcommittee consists of a minimum of 7 people selected at the spring meeting for the following year.

The duties of the Committee include:

The Committee is responsible for two (2) tuition scholarship programs. These programs are:

  1. The UNH Parents Association Endowment Scholarship Program, which are need-based scholarships.  Scholarship applications are considered by the Scholarship Committee at a spring meeting. Funding for these tuition scholarships comes from the earnings of the UNH Parents Association Scholarship Endowment fund which are paid out yearly.
  2. UNH Parents Association Student Awards, which are merit-based scholarships.  The UNH Parents Association Student Awards program awards a total of $3,000 to nominated students which are selected by the committee each year. Students are nominated by the University community for these awards. Funding for these awards comes from current yearly funding to the Parents Association.