Spotlight

With MCD Student Lindsey Hajduk
"The MCD Program will give me tools and strategies to create a safe, connected community where everyone has a place to call home."       ~(MCD) Student Lindsey Hajduk — Anchorage, AK
With MPP Student Ellie Masson
"I am excited about learning the different types of fields and careers and having the ability to learn plenty more about criminal justice issues and how we can move towards a more restorative justice system. "       ~(MPP) Student Ellie Masson  — Shelburne, VT
With MCD Student Matthew Parker
"I am pursuing the Masters in Community Development to build out the tools I believe necessary to lead the Union of Minority Neighborhoods and to be an example to my children."       ~(MCD) Student Matthew Parker — Boston, MA
With MCD Student Jessica Martin
"I have a passion for housing issues, regional economic development, supporting under-served populations and transit related issues."       ~(MCD) Student Jessica Martin — Manchester, NH
With Alum Sister Marilin Llanes '21G (MCD)
"I'm energized by immersing myself in diverse cultures and realities and seeking inspiring conversations with others that want to make our world a better place to live and co-exist together."       ~(MCD) Student Sister Marilin Llanes — Westchester, IL
With Alum Anne Lawson '21G (MCD)
"Community development seemed like coming home."       ~(MCD) Alum Anne Lawson — Somerville, MA
With Alum Alena Klimas '21G (MCD)
"I'm passionate about regional economic development, community projects, and our beautiful mountains!"       ~(MCD) Alum Alena Klimas — Parkersburg, WV
With MCD Student Leo'el Jackson
"Since graduating from college, my main focus has been on keeping people in their homes and creating housing opportunities for people who do not have a home."       ~(MCD) Student Leo'el Jackson — Rochester, NY
With Alum Heather Hobby '21G (MCD)
"Although it is still a challenge every day with balancing work, housework, mommy duties, and now school, I have the determination to achieve my goal to show my children to always shoot for the stars."       ~(MCD) Alum Heather Hobby — Fowler, CO
With Alum Jean Damascene Hakuzimana '20G (MCD)
"I am in my second year and I am looking forward to learning more together with this incredible team!"       ~(MCD) Alum Jean Damascene Hakuzimana '20G — Concord, NH
With Alum Kayla Giordano '21G (MCD)
"I am excited to be learning again after three years away from school!"       ~(MCD) Alum Kayla Giordan — Deep River, CT
With Alum Janie Bright '21G (MCD)
"I hope to build upon my community development experiences to better fulfill the mission of improving our members’ lives. I strongly believe the University of New Hampshire’s Community Development Policy and Practice Program will sharpen my skill set and allow me to understand the assessment of...