Concord, NH — Volunteer NH is proud to announce a new partnership with Granite State College, which will provide a 20% tuition discount to all AmeriCorps NH State Members. With associate, bachelor’s, and graduate programs that include majors within leadership, human services, public service management, education, and business, this partnership will create opportunities for professional advancement for AmeriCorps members during and after their service.
“AmeriCorps places people into meaningful service positions where they learn valuable skills, earn money for education, and develop a strong sense of civic responsibility. Through this partnership, we are able to expand opportunities for our members with a high-quality and affordable college option,” said Gretchen Stallings Executive Director, Volunteer NH.
“This partnership was a natural development for the two mission-driven organizations,” said Tara Payne, Vice President of Enrollment Management at Granite State College. “We are proud to welcome AmeriCorps members to the Granite State College community and support their educational goals.
AmeriCorps members meet local needs, strengthen communities, and expanded economic opportunity through national service in New Hampshire, while gaining valuable skills and experience to advance their careers.
As a leader in online education for adult students, Granite State College offers 100% online programs with select courses available in hybrid and blended formats, providing students with a flexible way to earn a college education while working full-time. Interested AmeriCorps NH State Members may visit info.granite.edu/americorps to request information.
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AmeriCorps, a federal agency, brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities. AmeriCorps helps make service to others a cornerstone of our national culture. Learn more at AmeriCorps.gov.
About Volunteer NH
Volunteer NH’s mission is to promote the tradition of service in NH by supporting and sponsoring National Service initiatives and provide training, recognition, and a central site for volunteers and volunteer programs to help them strengthen their communities. Designated as the State Service Commission for New Hampshire, Volunteer NH has almost two decades of experience in service. Volunteer NH holds annual volunteer recognition and training conferences, boasts an AmeriCorps portfolio of more than 2.7 million dollars in federal funds, has a statewide, online volunteer opportunity database (known as “Get Connected”), and also oversees a cohort of organizations seeking to increase their capacity through a Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant. Learn more at VolunteerNH.org.