Ross Gittell http://nhpr.org en N.H. Conference Tackles Need For More Tech Graduates http://nhpr.org/post/nh-conference-tackles-need-more-tech-graduates <p>Representatives of New Hampshire’s community colleges, public universities and business community are gathering in Manchester Tuesday to discuss how to increase the number of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM graduates in New Hampshire. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:41:25 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 17503 at http://nhpr.org Sen. Shaheen Pushes For Student Loan Deal http://nhpr.org/post/sen-shaheen-pushes-student-loan-deal <p>Senator Jeanne Shaheen and New Hampshire Community College Chancellor Ross Gittell are calling on Congress to hold down interest rates on school loans. The rates are scheduled to double for new federal subsidized Stafford loans on July first. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 20:54:28 +0000 Tina Forbes 7718 at http://nhpr.org Senate Weighs Tax Credits for Workforce Development http://nhpr.org/post/senate-weighs-tax-credits-workforce-development <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The New Hampshire Senate is considering a bill aimed at reducing the so-called&nbsp;<a href="http://info.nhpr.org/closing-skills-gap-new-hampshire">&nbsp;&quot;skills gap</a>&quot;.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/bill_status/Results.aspx?q=1&amp;txtsessionyear=2012">The bill </a>would offer tax credits to businesses that partnered with the community college system to create workforce training programs.</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 20:41:19 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 2032 at http://nhpr.org Senate Weighs Tax Credits for Workforce Development