Alumni Success

English/Journalism Major | Owner and Chief Copywriter at KGM Strategic Marketing
As an English/Journalism major, I spent a lot of time at Hamilton Smith. I remember how anxious I was to start my newspaper internship, which ended up being the best job training ever.
Studio Art Major | Self-Employed Artist
Matt's recent trip to Madagascar has inspired him to create artwork featuring the endangered radiated tortoise.
Political Science M.A. | Paralegal
What are you currently doing for work? Paralegal contractor with FSA, servicing the USAO. I work as a legal support for the attorneys of the Federal District Courts, preparing case files and filing motions in the criminal division. How did your education in COLA prepare you for life after college...
Music (Performance) Major | Professional Pianist
What are you doing for work and how did you get there? Currently, I manage my own teaching practice in Mississauga, Ontario, adjudicate for festivals and competitions, and perform both as a soloist and with my husband Gregory (Millar Piano Duo).  I also serve as Vice-President of one of the most...
Communication Major | New Teacher Support Coach
I am currently a new teacher support coach at University of North Carolina in Charlotte, NC. I support 35 teachers in four different schools. My job is to go into classrooms and see how I can best support new teachers in areas of planning, instruction and assessment. I also provide professional...
Geography Major | Social Media and Engagement Coordinator AAG
After completing her Ph.D. in geography at the University of Kansas, Emily took a job as a clinical assistant professor and undergraduate advisor at Oklahoma State University in the fall of 2015. Two years later, she now finds herself employed with the American Association of Geographers (AAG) in...
Geography and International Affairs Majors | Field Tester for Apple
I spent my first year after graduation working for Apple, Inc., in the maps department. I do field testing and travel domestically. I was recently accepted into a masters program at the Université Grenoble Alpes to study international development and sustainability in Grenoble, France and will...
Theatre & English Teaching Major | Middle School Theatre Arts teacher
What are you currently doing for work and what was the path you took to get here? I am currently in my 5th year of teaching Middle school theatre. I studied theatre and English teaching at UNH. I became passionate about verbatim, ensemble based and social justice theatre. I gained a lot from taking...
Art and Business Self-Designed Major | Artist and Author
My advisor and my favorite professor was John Hatch. He was one of UNH's greatest art professors. He was always very helpful and supportive of my self-designed major. It has been a career I have enjoyed all of my working life.
Liberal Studies | Writer
Lisa Moll represents the important work that our passionate graduate Liberal Studies students do. See this article about her paper that grew into a book. Photo courtesy of the Portsmouth Herald....
Humanities-UNHM & MALS-Durham | Professor
Describe what you are currently doing for work and the path you took to get to this point: I am an adjunct professor at SNHU and UMASS, where I teach a variety of courses. At SNHU, I primarily teach humanities ancient cultures to Renaissance, ethics and philosophy. At UMASS Lowell, I teach College...
Theatre Major | Theatre Company Founder
Mask and Dagger and the Department of Theatre and Dance made me feel like I belonged for possibly the first time in my life.