Manchester Community College is part of the Community College System of New Hampshire, and offers more than 50 associate degree and certificate programs for transfer and career training. Associate degree programs include health & wellness, automotive technologies, building construction, business studies, computer technologies, education, HVAC, liberal arts and welding. MCC also offers professional and workforce development, and customized corporate training. For more information, visit www.mccnh.edu
The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications helps our foreign visitors understand the media in the U.S. The school has hosted sessions on teaching Newswriting, uses of Social Media, preparing multimedia presentations and how the news media cover politics and government. For more information about the non-profit school and its free classes, visit www.loebschool.org.
The New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College was established in 2001 to serve as a resource for students, scholars, politicians, and the general public. Founded on the premise that an informed and involved citizenry is an essential element of a well-functioning democracy, the institute sponsors educational programs and scholarly research designed to educate citizens about the contemporary political problems and challenges facing New Hampshire, the United States, and the larger world.
The New Hampshire Local Government Center (LGC) (www.nhlgc.org) is home to the New Hampshire Municipal Association (NHMA), HealthTrust, and Property-Liability Trust. LGC’s mission is to strengthen the quality of its member governments and the ability of their officials and employees to serve the public.
The NHMA is a nonprofit, non-partisan membership organization of municipalities, providing advocacy and legal support for municipal governments, plus educational and training programs for local officials and employees.
HealthTrust is a nonprofit employee benefits pool devoted exclusively to serving towns, cities, counties, schools and quasi-municipal organizations in New Hampshire. Its goal is to provide groups with the programs and services needed to effectively manage long-term costs, while helping to keep employees, dependents and retirees healthy and productive.
Property-Liability Trust provides property-liability, workers’ compensation, and unemployment coverage, as well as health and safety services and trainings.
The New Hampshire State House dates from 1819. The historic Senate and House Chambers are the oldest continuously used legislative chambers in America. NH’s General Court is the largest state legislature in the US and a true citizen legislature. This is the capitol where all the Presidential Candidates visit to register in the NH First in the Nation Presidential Primary.