Fall Open House

Fall Open House

Visit us on Sunday, November 9th and learn about our 9 degree programs at our informative Fall Open House! You'll meet faculty, current students, staff and have the opportunity to speak to representatives from UNH resources. Get informed! Be ready to make your decision about furthering your education. Register today!

Fox News College Tour!

Fox News College Tour!

Dietetic Technology graduate Sarah Garstka (joined by Dietetic Tech student, Helen Fletcher and Forest Tech student, Josh McGraw) shares her Teddy Peanut Butter recipe during the Fox News College Tour! See more!

Farming Through Experience and Education

Farming Through Experience and Education

Integrated Agriculture Management graduate, Jake Harris takes his knowledge and experience home to his family farm in Dayton, Maine! Learn more.

Integrated Agriculture graduate, Jake Harris takes his knowledge and experience home to his family farm in Dayton, Maine! - See more at: http://thompsonschool.unh.edu/iag#sthash.MyZU5u7O.dpuf

Up in trees!

Up in trees!

Students taking Arboriculture (FORT 464) are up in trees!  This course covers tree selection, care, and maintenance in the urban environment.  This includes climbing, safety practices, pruning, transplanting, and removals!

Faces of Thompson School

Faces of COLSA

Forest Technology graduate, Erik Keenan, talks about his current course work, being a commuter student at UNH, why he likes the Thompson School and his plans for the future.

Faces of COLSA

He is a registered professional animal scientist for beef and dairy cattle, spent a year in Namibia Africa in 2008 and has even acted as an animal wrangler and consultant for the movie industry. Meet Dr. Drew Conroy.

Faces of COLSA

Thompson School Applied Animal Science alum and dog trainer, Laura Chapman, who goes by the name Miss Behavior, talks about her experiences at Thompson School and beyond.

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Forest Technology faculty Matt Chagnon not only teaches FORT courses like arboriculture and forest surveying, he is also co-owner of Granite State Lumberjack Shows, Inc. and helps put on professional lumberjack competitions as seen on ESPN.

Faces of COLSA

As a student here at UNH, CoLead graduate Melissa Podaski thought the Thompson School was the "Best of Both Worlds", a small school and class environment housed at a large university.  She also enjoyed how active the CoLead program was in the community, allowing her to be part of a small group who made big things happen. 

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Community Leadership graduate, Bryan Dwyer, is making a difference in NH.  He works as the Program Manager for City Year New Hampshire, a non-profit organization focused on reducing the dropout rate in local High Schools. 

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Civil Technology professor Ken Flesher specializes in teaching Construction Management here at Thompson School and lives it in his free time by helping out the non-profit organization Habitat for Humanity.

Faces of COLSA

She practices small animal medicine and surgery at several local shelters, is a jock at heart and loves educating students about animals, even bringing laughter to the classroom at her own expense.  Meet Sarah Proctor, DVM.

Faces of COLSA

Horticultural Technology Professor Rene Gingras believes in hands-on learning which is why he teaches credited courses in landscape lighting and pond design.  His students actually learn to install these landscape features from the ground up.

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Hort Tech and Applied Business alum Jeff Levine is living the dream as a successful Real Estate Agent in NH.  In 2010 he had the 2nd highest sales volume in his Portsmouth office and was the #3 producer in his entire company, state-wide.  And he credits much of his success to the start he got here at Thompson School. 

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Our hands-on coursework is what he’ll continue to use in all his future endeavors.  Meet James Airey, a graduate of our Forest Technology program, who  recently graduated from UNH with a second degree, a BS in Forestry.  That's 2 degrees in just 4 years.

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With a year of Applied Business Management courses under her belt, current student Michaela Coakley took her education in a new direction, flying to Florida to learn how a successful business is really run during her year long intership with Disney.  Now she's back to finish her degree with us. 

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She's a Master Gardner, a published author and a Chef de Cuisine who has a healty obsession for food and nutrition and never wants to stop learning herself.  Meet lecturer, Julienne Guyette. 

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Wanna learn what it's really like to live at UNH and take hands-on classes at Thompson School?  Find out from our Applied Business Management student writer, Kelsi Viau, who says that writing articles for our website is fun because it shows off her creative side. 

Faces of COLSA

Tim Brown is a Civil Technology graduate and is currently living in Austin, Texas. He is the owner of a small residential architecture firm, Pioneer Designs, LLC.  He is one of our many success stories here at the Thompson School!

Faces of COLSA

Matthew Iannetta is a graduate of the Culinary Arts program. After the Thompson School, he attended the Culinary Institute of America.  He currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia and is the Executive Sous Chef for The Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel.

Faces of COLSA

Patrick Coursey, a recent graduate, has been working for a local general contractor call R.M. Piper INC.  They focus on bridge building/reconstruction, concrete, and site work.  He was recently promoted to the title of foreman and has been using his skills in surveying and layout to help build jobs. He has also been able to assist in job estimation and takeoff.

Faces of COLSA

Megan is currently the Thompson Grooming Shop Manager at UNH and manages "Bark Now" an exclusive luxury style grooming salon and boutique in Concord, NH. This salon is owned by a fellow TSAS graduate Chris Tripp. Megan also volunteers as a leader for a local NH 4-H Dog Chapter and as the 4h dog show supervisor for two NH Fairs. Megan also will be showing at the 2013 Westminster Dog Show!

Faces of COLSA

Peg Wheeler, one of the Thompson School's adjunct professors is also the owner of the Red Barn Professional Pet Services in Berwick, Maine.

Faces of COLSA

Dave is arguably the world’s greatest professor of managerial accounting-- the course that teaches students and others how make money-- how to run a lean and mean business and how to run a lean and mean lifetime personal financial plan.

Faces of COLSA

Steve has spent more than thirty years building computers, installing and fixing them, installing and running almost every form of software and training students and workplace employees and managers to improve their personal and business lives with the help of modern-day computer technology.

 

Steve is arguably the world’s most knowledgeable computer guru. He has spent more than thirty years building computers, installing and fixing them, installing and running almost every form of software - See more at: http://thompsonschool.unh.edu/steve-tuttle-outstanding-educator#sthash.qYgMn6u8.dpuf
Faces of COLSA

Jessica Harring graduated from the Thompson School in 2004 with a degree in what was then known as the Community Service & Leadership program, and in a recent interview she discussed how her experiences in the program helped her get to a place in life that she never would have dreamed possible. The CoLead program helped her to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and (very soon) her Master's degree, all while loving what she does.

Jessica Harring graduated from the Thompson School in 2004 with a degree in what was then known as the Community Service & Leadership program, and in a recent interview she discussed how her experiences in the program helped her get to a place in life that she never would have dreamed possible. The CoLead program helped her to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and (very soon) her Master's degree, all while loving what she does. In her own words, here is what Jess has to say: - See more at: http://thompsonschool.unh.edu/jessicaharring04#sthash.fC5Z4aYb.dpuf
Jessica Harring graduated from the Thompson School in 2004 with a degree in what was then known as the Community Service & Leadership program, and in a recent interview she discussed how her experiences in the program helped her get to a place in life that she never would have dreamed possible. The CoLead program helped her to obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and (very soon) her Master's degree, all while loving what she does. In her own words, here is what Jess has to say: - See more at: http://thompsonschool.unh.edu/jessicaharring04#sthash.fC5Z4aYb.dpuf
Faces of COLSA

Sara graduated from the Community Leadership program (CoLead) in the spring of 2009, and graduated from UNH in the spring of 2011 with a degree in Communication. Currently she is working at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions as the Development Coordinator in the Office of Development.

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