School News

New England College announces ‘Free Tuition’ Essay Contest

Thursday, November 12, 2015 Carol Robidoux 0
Just eight weeks away from the state’s only presidential convention for students, the NH Primary Student Convention announces three generous scholarships for students who attend the convention and submit a compelling essay on New Hampshire’s first in the nation primary status. Sponsored by New England College (NEC), first prize will be four years of college, tuition free. Second prize is a $20,000 scholarship and third prize is a $15,000 scholarship, both of which are renewable annually for four years. READ MORE

Social media-driven democracy? There’s an app for that: Check out Brigade

Monday, October 26, 2015 Carol Robidoux 1
Brigade is a tech start-up founded in 2014 to tackle the problem of declining citizen power and engagement in our democracy, which has created a Ballot Guide app being piloted in only two U.S. cities – here in Manchester, and San Franciso – to give the voting public a way to declare their beliefs, organize with others, and take action to shape the policies affecting their lives. READ MORE
Millyard Museum Musings

Before it was NH Primary central, NHIOP was dedicated to the legacy of the Craft brothers

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Carol Robidoux 1
As Presidential candidates descend upon New Hampshire in ever increasing numbers, the spectacular NH Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College becomes an important cog in the wheel that is the Presidential Primary… a dozen years ago, members of the St. Anselm community gathered to remember the two Manchester men for whom that center was named.