The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution provides for the “right of the people to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” But what does that mean and how does it work? On March 19, from 6pm - 8 pm, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications and the New England First Amendment Coalition are celebrating Sunshine Week with an expert panel discussion called Keeping the Light On: Holding Government Accountable.
Registration is open for spring classes at Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications for anyone interested in writing, traveling, broadcast news, video and photography.
NHTI is pleased to announce the Spring opening of our Innovation Lab- a space where business, faculty and students will connect on project-based learning- free work for businesses and portfolio-building opportunities for students: a perfect collaboration. Join us on March 6th from 12-2pm at the Library/Learning Commons to learn about our students’ skills that will support the work that you need completed. Faculty will share examples of possible projects and discuss project criteria.
The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing and the Committees on Education and Labor and Energy and Commerce had markups on the Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), Democrats’ landmark bill to drastically reduce prescription drug prices, of which Reps. Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Ann Kuster (NH-02) are co-sponsors.
As a constantly evolving regional network, the Central NH Chamber of Commerce (CNHCC) values coming together to celebrate with members and supporters. This year’s annual Chamber event, “Feel the Beat,” was held on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Waterville Valley Resort’s Town Square. The event was generously sponsored by Service Credit Union and food was provided by the Waterville Valley Conference Center. The sunshine was a welcomed guest after a long, chilly spring, and the nearly 100 attendees were in high spirits. The delicious appetizers, drinks, and upbeat tunes in the Resort’s Brookside Room set the tone for celebrating the end of a successful fiscal year for the Chamber.
Concord will play host to the 7th Annual Advocacy Summit, presented by Arts4NH, on May 30th from 1 to 5:30 pm at the New Hampshire Historical Society, on Park Street.
The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts (NHBCA), New Hampshire’s statewide membership organization that promotes the intersection of art and commerce, and New Hampshire Humanities kick off a partnership on March 1 to promote Humanities @ Work, an initiative to offer NHBCA businesses the opportunity to bring a variety of humanities-based programming into the workplace.
Reaching Higher NH has announced new hires, Greg Bird and Laura Gates. Bird will serve as Reaching Higher’s Senior Data Analyst, where he will play a leading role in informing statewide conversations around public education through analysis and data modeling. Gates will serve as the Director of Research and Implementation, where she will lead the organization’s research initiatives as well as the implementation of Reaching Higher’s community engagement work.
Hellenic American University, a New Hampshire university with campuses in Nashua and Athens, Greece, has announced that enrollment is now open for its rolling cohort of its international executive MBA program. The flexible, globally focused MBA program, based in New Hampshire was designed with working professionals in mind. The tuition for the 18-month program is $11,000 (plus $3,000 international business practicum). Students can enroll and apply for financial aid.
In Warner, a 50 year tradition of taking children outdoors each spring at the Warner Fishing Derby indicates that the location of the derby is a special place in town. Willow brook, also known as Children’s Brook, has always been the Derby location. Families come with their children, fishing poles and bait to help their kids learn the thrills of spending time outdoors and taking a chance at bringing dinner home. The faces of children and their parents express the importance of this event. It is a bonding experience for everyone. So, when Scott and Joan Warren and the Warner Conservation Commission asked Five Rivers Conservation Trust to help conserve land along Children’s Brook, we were excited. “Community Conservation is about conserving the places important to the people in the Community,” says Beth McGuinn, Executive Director of Five Rivers Conservation Trust.