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Hunger & Homelessness
Awareness Week Events

Tuesday Nov 17

Serve Dinner at McKenna House

Help serve dinner to the residents of Salvation Army's McKenna House homeless shelter.  Leave NHTI at 5 pm.  Contact Marisssa O'Shea to sign up.

Wednesday Nov 18

Faces of Homelessness Panel

Listen to a firsthand account of homelessness at 2 pm in the Multi-purpose Room.

Sleep Out

Build a cardboard house and "sleep out" on the Quad from 4-9 pm.  (Or longer if you wish!)

Thursday Nov 19

Hunger Banquet

Get a free lunch and learn about hunger and homelessness in our community.  Capital Commons, 12-2:30 pm.

Clothesline Project

Shop for "new" clothes in the Student Center from 10 am - 2 pm, from items donated during the week. Remaining clothing will be donated to a local non­-profit.

 

Allard Wins NEAR-FEST Scholarship

Senior Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) major Andrew Allard of Franklin has been awarded a $1000 scholarship from NEAR-FEST: the New England Amateur Radio Festival, Inc.  NEAR-FEST awards an annual scholarship to a student with an interest in electronics and/or amateur radio in each of the six New England states.

Andrew Allard, Susan Dunton, Frank Polito

Andrew Allard accepts the NEAR-FEST Scholarship from NHTI President Susan Dunton and EET Dept. Head Frank Polito.

Home schooled since the second grade, Andrew first became interested in electrical things at around age 10, when his father started rewiring their house.  "My dad came through NHTI with an electrical degree," he says.  "I asked so many questions he finally gave me one of his old text books and said, 'Here, just read this.'  I think he thought it would discourage me.  Instead it was like, "You have to put that book down now so you can do your homework!'"

At age 15 Andrew started taking classes at NHTI himself, and at 17 he matriculated as an EET student.  When he graduates, he's hoping to find a full-time job in electronics, preferably with an employer who will help pay for him to go on for a bachelor's degree.  "I don't think I'll have much trouble getting a job," he says.  "As far as paying for school goes ... well, I'll just have to hope for the best!"

Given his track record so far, Andrew Allard would seem to have reason for hope.

 

Nov 13, 2015

 

 

FINANCIAL AID
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Fall financial aid should now be applied to student accounts.
If your financial aid is still pending please come by the office to check on it.
You don’t want to be held up from registering for Spring classes!
Spring registration begins on Monday November 16, 2015.

 

4-Year College
Transfer Representatives
On Campus
This Week

 

Plymouth State University
Monday, Nov 16
10 am - 2 pm
Wellness Center Lobby

Southern NH University
Tuesday, Nov 17
12 noon - 2 pm
Wellness Center Lobby

UNH Manchester
Wednesday, Nov 18
10:00 am - 2 pm
Wellness Center Lobby

Springfield College
Wednesday, Nov 18
10:30 am - 2 pm
Wellness Center Lobby

 

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