The Business Case for Humanities Education

September 29, 2017


Heidi Bostic, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and Ross Gittell, chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH), have written an article for New Hampshire Business Review about the importance of humanities skills to employers, and the steps UNH and CCSNH are taking to develop the competencies in students that businesses want. Surveys indicate that employers look for a broad set of skills, which include communication, critical thinking, empathy, ethical judgment and the ability to work well in teams — precisely the skills that liberal arts majors develop.

Read the article in New Hampshire Business Review:

The business case for humanities education: New university-community collaborative focuses on meeting the need for employees with a broader set of skills


Dress for Success

February 27, 2017

Dress for Success wordmark

COLA Career and Professional Success (CaPS) is supporting a clothing drive to spruce up UNH’s Career Closet! If you have lightly used suits and business attire, please consider donating them during this year’s drive, which runs through March 24. Students use the closet to look their best to attend interviews, conferences, career events and other related activities. Donation bins can be found outside the COLA CaPS office in McConnell Hall, room 102. Thank you!

Questions? Contact raul.bernal@unh.edu.


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