Achievements and Recognition

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CIS Program Awards

Description

The Computer Information Systems Program Award is presented to the student who has demonstrated consistent achievement within the CIS major and overall academic excellence.

Recipients

  • Bethany Ross '12 (May 2012)
  • Dan Pepin '11 (May 2011)
  • Laura Cassella '11 (May 2010)
  • Dominic DeSando '09 (May 2009)
  • Steve Bates '08 (May 2008)

CIS Scholarships

Description

The CIS scholarship is a merit-based award recognizing consistent academic achievement of students enrolled in the CIS degree program. To be considered for the award, students must complete an application and fulfill the following requirements: minimum 3.2 overall GPA, minimum 3.2 GPA in major courses, completed at least 20 credits in CIS coursework by the end of spring term, and submit a personal statement.

Recipients

  • Tyler Martin '13 (May 2012)
  • Bethany Ross '12 (May 2011)
  • Laura Cassella '11 (May 2010)

UNHM S-STEM Scholarships

Description

The UNH Manchester Scholars in Science and Technology program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics(STEM) program and administered by the University of New Hampshire at Manchester (UNH Manchester). The program provides scholarship and academic support for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Computer Information Systems, or Engineering Technology at UNH Manchester. Having started in Fall 2010 and extending into 2014, the program awards at least 112 scholarships to eligible candidates who have demonstrated financial need. First consideration will be given to students from underrepresented groups. The awards are renewable annually until the recipient graduates.

Recipients

  • Tyler Martin '14 (2010-2011)

UROP SURF

Description

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) grants a $3,500 stipend for full-time summer research (10 weeks for SURF USA, 9 weeks for SURF Abroad). Up to $600 of support for research expenses is also available. Your faculty mentor receives a $600 stipend. These grants may support research that contributes to a senior project or thesis. SURF recipients are not allowed to be enrolled in summer courses during the award period unless they receive prior approval from the Hamel Center director SURF USA grants may be used for summer research on campus or at other research sites within the United States. Students must be at least sophomore status (in their second year of college course work) at the time of application for SURF USA.

Recipients

  • Matt Vartanian '12 (Summer 2011)
  • Dan Pepin '11 (Summer 2010)

UROP URA

Description

Undergraduate Research Awards (URAs) are awarded to students who wish to conduct research either on campus or at other research sites within the United States during the academic year (including January term), or in the summer. If you plan to pursue research for academic credit, you may apply to the center for an expense award (only) to help defray costs incurred in carrying out your project. If you don’t need or desire academic credit for your research project, you may also apply to the center for a stipend to be paid directly to you as salary for the time spent working on the research project. In this latter case, you may receive an expense award and a stipend for the same project.

Recipients

  • Rebecca Lee, CIS minor '11 (Summer 2010)

Carsey's John Winant Fellowship

Description

The Winant fellowship program was established at the University of New Hampshire in 1982 in memory of the late New Hampshire governor John G. Winant to encourage the professional development of undergraduates with a strong commitment to public service. The fellowship pays a generous stipend for a summer internship with a New Hampshire nonprofit organization or government agency, recognizing exceptional students with an interest in the nonprofit and public sectors and providing valuable work experience in the field of public service. Fellowship recipients receive a stipend of $3,250 for full-time summer work (300 hours to be completed anytime between May 23 and August 26, 2011) with a nonprofit organization or government agency of their choice, and recipients are recognized for their award in university publications. For the organization or gov. agency, this fellowship presents a rare opportunity to receive a highly motivated intern at no cost to them.

Recipients

  • David Meehan '13 (Summer 2012)
  • Dominic DeSando '09 (Summer 2009)

URC Poster Presentation Excellence Award

Description

Recipients

  • Steven Cole, Brianna Brothers, and Harry Dodson (Building a Database Application System to manage donations for the YWCA of Manchester, 2009)

URC Poster Presentation Honorable Mentions

Description

Recipients

  • John Maddaus (2012)
  • Steve Simard, Daniel Pepin, Aaron Jarzombek, Mike Tierney, and Brice Rader (Internship2Career: Management System for the UNHM Internship Program, 2011)
  • Eddie Callahan, Steven Zarse, and Rick Boulanger (Volunteer Management System for Salvation Army of Manchester, 2008)

UNH Alumni Association Scholarship Award

Description

The UNH Alumni Association is proud to introduce and invites applications to our legacy scholarships. These merit-based scholarships support students who have a parent, grandparent or great parent who is/was a UNH alumni. The scholarship recognizes those students who have leadership skills, an outstanding academic record and broad extracurricular interests.

Recipients

  • Brian Avery, EET/CT '12 (May 2011)