Alumni Spotlight

Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat

DéVaughn Chollette was a Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology major who graduated in 2016. He now works for Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccine division of the pharmaceutical company Sanofi. He lives in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania.

UNH grad brings sustainable energy to New Hampshire towns.

Tyler Quinn Smith ’18, who dual majored in community and environmental planning and ecogastronomy, talks about his time at UNH and his future.

Thompson School Applied Animal Science alum and dog trainer, Laura Chapman, who goes by the name Miss Behavior, talks about her experiences at the Thompson School and beyond.

Alyson (Huppe) Bronnenberg, Thompson School Class of 2003, discusses the benefits of the Applied Animal Science program, her wish that she had stayed to gain a concentration in Applied Business Management and how her degree is helping her now with her oxen supply business. 

Applied Business Management Alum (Class of 2010) Adam O'Kane talks about his time at the Thompson School, helpful faculty and his dream of launching his own business ScoopStream.

Based on your experience here at UNH, why would you recommend prospective students to attend UNH?

Why did you choose UNH? Although I loved my home in California, I wanted to branch out and live somewhere new, at least for a while. I applied all over the states, but UNH struck a chord with me. The deciding factor when choosing UNH was the equine program.

Haylee Colannino '17 was called out for her carrot cake at the 2016 Student Awards Presentation. OK, not only for her carrot cake. Actually, the cake was only a quick mention in a long list of impressive accolades. But apparently it’s very good.

Before graduating from UNH in May, Robert Bender '17 spent 20 years as an airman. That gave him plenty of time to think about his next career.

Michaela Barhite ’12 wants your blood. But it’s OK: she’s a senior nutrition major researching the correlation between environmental chemicals and weight gain in college students. And her research is breaking new ground.