ACADEMIC SERVICE-LEARNING FACULTY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Sally Anastos, M.S., Director, Academic Service-Learning
Dale Finn, Ph.D., College of Business
Mario Gaboury, J.D.,Ph.D., Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Science
Teal Mercer, M.P.H., College of Arts & Sciences
Marty O’Connor, J.D., Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Science
Sally Anastos directs the University’s Academic Service-Learning initiative and spends most her time establishing and maintaining partnerships between faculty and community-based organizations, leading the University’s Service-Learning Scholars faculty program and other faculty development seminars, and supporting faculty in the creation of service-learning courses. In addition, Sally manages the Academic Service-Learning Advisory Board and is creating an assessment mechanism to measure the impact of service-learning on UNH students.
Prior to joining UNH, Sally worked at United Way of Greater New Haven and lead The Youth Philanthropy Project; a youth leadership program for regional high school students, managed municipal and education workplace campaign accounts, and assisted in the community investment process. She also served as an AmeriCorps*VISTA with the Massachusetts Campus Compact at Bentley College’s Service-Learning Center.
Sally has a Master of Science from The New School for Social Research in Nonprofit Management and is a graduate of Providence College with a Bachelor of Arts in Public and Community Service.
Nikki Seymour is the Academic Service-Learning Associate and an AmeriCorps*VISTA. She works with the Director of Academic Service-Learning as a resource for students, faculty, and community organizations to work together to benefit the community and enhance students’ academic learning experiences. During the academic year, Nikki will continue to grow the partnerships between the University and community organizations. Nikki will be a liaison with the Financial Aid Office and community partners to continue to advance the Community Service Federal Work Study Program. Additionally, Nikki will expand the Careers for the Common Good series to include events and workshops for students to learn about nonprofit organizations.
Nikki has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Connecticut.