SNHU Director of Diversity Wins Regional Award

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
SNHU Communications Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Southern New Hampshire University                                                             
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Manchester, N.H. (June 16, 2011) - Louisa Martin, director of diversity in the Office of Cultural Outreach & Involvement, was the recipient of the 2nd annual IDEAL Award from the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) at its annual meeting and conference.  

The IDEAL Award (Inclusion, Diversity, Education, Access and Leadership) recognizes an individual, institution or organization that has demonstrated long-standing commitment to issues of access including, but not limited to: students of color, first generation, low-income, undocumented, and/or LBGTQ students.

Martin was recognized for helping students navigate the admission and financial aid processes at SNHU, Charter Oak State College (CT), Hampshire College (MA) and for NEACAC, New England Counselors of Color Bridging Access to College (NECBAC) and the New Hampshire Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NHASFAA).

Martin formerly served as SNHU’s director of financial aid. 

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