UNH Law Alumni Community
Giving to the University of New Hampshire School of Law benefits our students, the school and you, our benefactor. There are many ways to support UNH Law through philanthropic giving. Listed below are some of the most common ways to give. If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the UNH Foundation at (603) 862-4895.
Cash - Please make checks out to "UNH Law" and mail them to:
John S. Elliott Alumni Center
9 Edgewood Road
Durham, NH 03824
UNH Law can also accept wire transfers. Please contact the UNH Foundation at (603) 862-4895 for instructions.
Credit Card - To make your gift with a credit card (VISA, Master Card, American Express) please use our secure donation page.
Matching Gifts - You can easily double or even triple your gift if your company (or your spouse’s company) has a matching gift program. In most companies, the employee will submit a matching gift form to their employer to report that they have given a gift to a charitable organization. Check with your company’s human resources department for instructions specific to your company. For more information, visit www.foundation.unh.edu/matching-gifts.
Securities - To make a gift of securities to UNH Law, it is important you or your broker first contact the UNH Foundation so that your gift will be properly credited when received. To notify us of an incoming gift, please contact Celine Austin at (603) 862-4233. Then you may visit www.foundation.unh.edu/securities to access our broker and account information which you will need to complete your gift.
Bequest - You may be able to make a significant contribution to UNH Law that would not otherwise be possible during your lifetime by naming us as a recipient of a charitable bequest in your will. To explore these options, visit www.unhlegacy.org. You may also contact Theresa Curry, Director of Gift Planning for UNH, at (603) 862-4895.
Other Planned Gifts - With a planned (deferred) gift, you may make gifts to UNH Law which you previously thought impossible. Giving options include real estate, retirement assets, insurance, business interests, and more. Some arrangements may allow you to maximize your charitable contribution and ensure your future financial security or that of a loved one. To explore these options, visit www.unhlegacy.org. You may also contact Theresa Curry, Director of Gift Planning for UNH, at (603) 862-4895.
Do you know a UNH alum who deserves recognition for excellence in their career, volunteer work, or for distinguished service to the state, the nation or the world?
We need your help in showcasing our incredible alumni! You are invited to nominate a UNH Law alumnus – perhaps a classmate, former or current colleague, family member, or even yourself – for one of the UNH Alumni Association Awards.
These are the different awards the Alumni Association awards:
Alumni Meritorious Service Award - The Alumni Meritorious Service Award (AMSA) is conferred upon a graduate of the University who renders meritorious service to the University or its alumni organizations through faithful and continued effort in maintaining class or other alumni organizations, through active participation in alumni or University affairs, and/or by assisting and expanding the usefulness, influence, and prestige of the University.
Profile of Service Award - The Profile of Service Award is conferred upon an individual who may or may not be an alumnus/a, for outstanding performance on behalf of the Alumni Association or the University. Selection is based on any of the following: service in the organization of alumni chapters, service in UNH Fund activity, work by University employees over and above assigned duties and which is beneficial to the University, and/or promotional activities on behalf of the University and/or the Alumni Association.
Award of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement: - The Award of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement was established in 2005 to honor a University of New Hampshire graduate for significant accomplishments in business or professional life or for public service to their community, state, or nation. At any given time there may be one recipient, a team or partnership recipient, or an associated group recipient.
Outstanding Recent Graduate Award - The Outstanding Recent Graduate Award recognizes a graduate from the past 10 years who embodies the service mission of the University and/or demonstrates outstanding accomplishment, commitment and initiative in a professional, business or public service area.
Visit the Alumni Association page to see the full list and more details: http://unhconnect.unh.edu/s/1518/index.aspx?sid=1518&gid=4&pgid=478.
The deadline for these alumni award nominations was March 12, 2014. (form not available at this time)
You may also send written nominations to:
UNH Alumni Association Awards Committee
University of New Hampshire
Elliott Alumni Center
9 Edgewood Road
Durham, NH 03824
Please note: All nominations submitted after the March 12 deadline will be considered for the following year.
Thank you for your assistance in recognizing the work and achievements of our UNH alumni!
Class Agents for UNH Law/FPLC help build our alumni community by serving as ambassadors between the school and your fellow classmates. The time commitment is small – agents volunteer approximately 10-20 hours per year towards this effort. Our goal is to maintain 2-4 agents per class so that the responsibilities are shared. Visit the Current Class Agent List to see who are the current agents for your class.
UNH Law's network of successful alumni is one of our greatest assets, and we ask your help to engage the other members of your class. We are committed to providing a meaningful, career-focused education for our current and future students so that they may become proud alumni of UNH Law. You can help this happen.
Your Role as a Class Agent:
Class agents share information about UNH Law events. - Agents help us connect with alumni by sharing information about events and programs including reunions, receptions, conferences, lectures, and celebrations. We ask that you share event information sent to you by the Institutional Advancement (IA) Office on social networking sites and whenever you encounter fellow alumni of your class year or another.
Class agents provide updates about fellow alumni to the IA Office. - Using your online and in person network, agents forward updates about classmates to the IA Office. Updates include promotions, new jobs, awards, publications, speaking engagements, marriages, births, deaths, and more.
Class agents facilitate the annual class gift campaign. - Agents encourage participation from their classmates to help shape the future of UNH Law. The IA office will work with you to communicate with your classmates and ask for their support. We also expect that you will set the example and make a gift to the Annual Fund each year. No gift is too small, and your support shows a commitment to the school that will lead the way for the rest of your class.
- Class agents help plan reunion events and receptions. - Agents are the IA Office's first point of contact with a class when the time comes for reunions and/or receptions. Agents are invited but not required to participate in planning such events. If you choose not to join the planning committee, we expect that you will still share the event details with your classmates and show support for the event.
Below is our list of current class agents.
1977: David Pinsonneault
1978: Jack Crisp
1981: Ralph E. Frable
1982: Thomas B. Getz
1983: Steven B. Scudder
1984: Mark V. Franco
1985: Paul J. Morrow, Sr.
1986: Brian L. Champion & Jonathan G. Rogers
1989: Cynthia A. Ickes
1991: Christopher R. Largay
1992: Beth V. George
1993: Cheryl Driscoll & Jonesy Worrall
1995: Phillip E. Decker
1996: David W. Ruoff & Joe Carreiro
1997: James J. Bindseil & Pamela G. Monroe
1998: Christine Bailey Alff
1999: CJ Voci
2000: Holly B. Haines
2002: Eric L. Sophir
2003: Aziz Burgy
2004: Gail Brown
2005: Sabrina Segal & Jacqueline M. Hudkins
2006: Sandy S. Congdon & Matthew W. Howell
2007: Gregory K. Gerstenzang
2008: Stephanie G. Stella
2009: Kiera Slye
2010: Saurabh Vishnubhakat
2011: Martin W. Hayes, Mark J. Stevenosky, & Allison Hobbs
2012: Ted Sisson
As a member of the UNH Law Alumni community, you are entitled to a free lifetime alumni email address courtesy of UNH Law. To sign up for this benefit, or if you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of "Lifetime Email Address", and the IT team will help you out.
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