Liberal Arts Student Fellows Named

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The College of Liberal Arts is pleased to announce the 2013-14 Student Fellows.

Each year, the College selects a handful of students to represent the University, the College, and their respective academic departments. Students are nominated by department chairs and chosen by the associate dean of the College. Typically seniors, Student Fellows have dynamic backgrounds and stellar academic records. They serve as student ambassadors during the open houses for prospective students, describing their experiences to and answering questions from students and their parents. Other responsibilities might include meeting with alumni, donors to the College, or lawmakers. This honor is intended to recognize fine achievement at UNH and provide a way for students to serve the University in their final year of study.

This year’s Student Fellows are:

  • Caitlin Rose Duttry, an English literature and women’s studies double major. From Weymouth, MA, Caitlin is passionate about social justice issues and feminist activism. She is an executive officer in both Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, and UNH VOX, Voices for Planned Parenthood. She is a volunteer for the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP) and an intern at the Freedom Café.
  • Molly Foye, a Spanish and anthropology double major from Clinton, NY. In addition to excelling in her studies, Molly has taken on leadership roles as a resident assistant in SERC C residence hall, a Safe Zones facilitator, and a peer advisor at the University Advising and Career Center. With an avid interest in visual art, she has interned at 3s Artspace in Portsmouth and worked at UNH’s Museum of Art.
  • Andrew Minigan, a psychology major from Beverly, Massachusetts. Andrew was recently awarded the Herbert A. Carroll Award for the outstanding senior in the psychology major. He won a research fellowship this past summer for his psychological research and works closely with Professor Pillemer in his memory lab. Andrew is co-author of an article published in the academic journal Memory titled “The reminiscence bump in older adults’ life story transitions.”
  • Brianna Smith, a studio arts major from Hampstead, NH. At UNH, Brianna has pursued her love of painting. She won a scholarship that enabled her to paint in Italy last summer at the UNH-in-Italy program. This year, she was awarded a fellowship at UNH’s Museum of Art, where she is learning the ropes of Museum work. With an interest in psychology, Brianna won a summer fellowship two years ago which allowed her to conduct her own psychology research.
  • Graham Turner, a communication and business administration double major. From Southborough, MA, Graham has complemented his academics with membership in Sales Club and with a business development internship in Boston this past summer. He spent a semester studying intercultural communication in Australia. A self-professed sports nut, Graham has participated in club baseball and as an intramural referee at UNH as well as working with sports camps and local teams in his home town.

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