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NHTI Ranked First in Nation Among 2-Year Schools In Terms of Graduate Earnings

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In a report released last month, the Brookings Institute ranked NHTI first in the nation among two-year colleges as measured by the actual mid-career salaries of its graduates.

The Brookings report looked at both two-year and four-year colleges, and attempted to measure the "value-added" to a student's economic status by attending these institutions.  In addition to its first-place ranking based on salaries, NHTI ranked #4 among two-year colleges whose alumni possess the most valuable skills, and #8 among two-year colleges whose students hold jobs with the greatest earning power.

"This is incredibly good news for NHTI," says college President Susan B. Dunton.  "Every member of our community has had a part in making NHTI a high ranking institution on so many levels.  Now we have another form of proof, thanks to the Brookings report."

To read the Brookings report, clck here.

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The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life for Cancer Research

Relay for Life logoRelay for Life is a large fundraising event to be held here at NHTI on June 6, 2015.  Hundreds of participants will be here to walk around the Quad and raise funds for cancer research!

NHTI has started a team this year.  If you are interested or wish to know more, email Jesse at  Hope to see you soon!

"I relay so that others in future do not have to suffer through the same pain my father has been through. Why do you relay?"

Zhangxi “Jesse” Feng
Robotics and Automation Engineering Technology 2015


Softball Champions!

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Last weekend, NHTI's women's softball team capped their undefeated spring season by clinching the YSCC Championship in tournament play on their home field.

The Lynx sat out the first of the three game series as College of St. Joseph faced down Southern Maine CC.  CSJ’s Maggie Miller was perfect from the mound, striking out 16 SMCC batters to lead the Saints to a 6-0 win over the Seawolves.

Lindsey Hampson at 2nd baseIn game two, NHTI defeated Central Maine CC 18-1 behind the pitching of YSCC Player of the Year Tori Lemay (Manchester), who earned the win striking out 8 batters. Lindsey Hampson (Manchester, left) also pitched.

NHTI was paced by YSCC All-Conference player Masha Lange (Plaistow) who went 4-4 from the plate scoring four runs to lead the way for the Lynx offensively.  Catcher Megan Howard (Amherst) was 3-4 with 4 rbi’s, and Joardyn Douillette (Loudon) contributed 3 hits and scored 2 runs for the Lynx.

Game three was a pitcher’s duel, with NHTI defeating CSJ 1-0 behind the pitching of tournament MVP Lemay, who struck out 15 batters while scattering 3 hits.

Tori Lemay winds up

Tori Lemay winds up

The Lynx scored the only run of the game in the third inning when Emma Gagnon (Pembroke) walked and advanced to second base on a sacrifice bunt by Alex Pellerin (Manchester).  Gagnon then scored on a single to left field by shortstop Kate Andritz (Stark) for what proved to be the game winning run.

Andritz had two hits for NHTI and teammate Lange had a double as well for the Lynx.

CSJ’s Maggie Miller pitched a fabulous 5 hit game, striking out 5 NHTI batters in the loss.

Three members of the NHTI team -- Joardyn Douillette, Masha Lange, and Tori Lemay -- were named to the YSCC All-Conference Team for 2015.  Tori Lemay was also named Player of the Year.  NHTI's Kerry Finnigan was named Coach of the Year, and the entire Lynx softball team received the Sportsmanship Team Award for the year.

NHTI will be heading to Akron, Ohio for the USCAA World Series May 10-14, accepting the bid as the # 6 seed.  The Lynx will play Penn St. Brandywine at 2 pm on Monday, May 11.