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UNH Manchester Announces Speakers for 2020 and 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

The University of New Hampshire at Manchester will celebrate its 2020 and 2021 graduates in two ceremonies Sunday, May 23, 2021. Motivational speaker and author Randy Pierce will deliver the commencement address to the 2020 graduates at 2 p.m. and Howard Brodsky, co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of CCA Global Partners, will deliver an address to the class of 2021 at 5 p.m.

Seacoastonline: Why are rural New England renters getting more COVID assistance than more expensive places?

A recent article by Seacoastonline.com reports that struggling renters in rural Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are among those receiving the most COVID-19 rental assistance in the country. Jess Carson, Research Assistant Professor with the Vulnerable Families Research Program at the Carsey School, calls out the government's rental aid program as the opposite of an "equity-enhancing policy."