• Sarah King '18 Represents College Nationally as Delegate and Advocate

    Saint Anselm College sophomore Sarah King was selected to serve as a student delegate as part of College Debate 2016 (a national, non-partisan program that focuses on empowering young voters). She will also serve as an advocacy ambassador for Save the Children (an international organization that promotes children's health and wellbeing).

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  • NHIOP Hosts Event on Upcoming National Conventions

    On Tuesday, June 21, the New Hampshire Institute of Politics & Political Library (NHIOP) held a panel discussion about the upcoming Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Each panelist shared stories about previous conventions and weighed in on what may happen this summer.

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  • Saint Anselm College is Center Stage at the Centennial N.H. Primary

    This election year represents a milestone in American political history, as the N.H. Presidential Primary turns 100. All the candidates and many members of the global media were here for the first-in-the-nation event, and Saint Anselm had a front row seat.

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  • Live From the Carr Center: College Hosts Republican Debate

    Saint Anselm College lived up to its reputation as "New Hampshire's Home for Politics," when last month it hosted the final Democratic Primary Debate of 2015 in partnership with ABC News and the New Hampshire Union Leader. The college hosted the only N.H. Republican Primary Debate on February 6.

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  • Students Assist with Live Broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe"

    The phrase "live from Saint Anselm College" took on a whole new meaning to nearly 200 Saint Anselm College students, faculty, and staff who watched MSNBC's "Morning Joe" broadcast live from the college coffee shop on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 6 - 9 a.m.

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  • Become a Student Ambassador

    You don't have to be a politics major to take advantage of the many events and programs held at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics & Political Library. The Institute offers opportunities for students that are unavailable at any other college. No matter how prominent the speaker, it is always a student who steps up to the microphone to make the introduction.

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Latest News

Feb 16

Saint Anselm College TV Studio Provides Unique Opportunities for Students

The ReadyCam studio, housed in the NHIOP, gives students first-hand experience working with journalists, activists, politicians, and subject matter experts who appear on major television networks. Read More

Feb 8

Student Ambassadors Attend National Campaign Conference at Harvard Institute of Politics

The New Hampshire Institute of Politics' Kevin B. Harrington Student Ambassadors Cody Aubin and Brandon Pratt attended the annual National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement Conference at the Harvard Institute of Politics (IOP), February 3-5, 2017. Read More

Jan 24

New Hampshire Institute of Politics Announces New Student Ambassadors

The New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP) is pleased to announce that 41 students have been accepted into the Kevin B. Harrington Student Ambassadors Program. Read More

Upcoming Events

“Why Presidents Fail and How They Can Succeed Again” (2/21/2017)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Elaine C. Kamarck will join the Institute to discuss her recent book, Why President Fail and How They Can Succeed Again. Dr. Kamarck is a senior fellow in the Governance Studies program at Brookings and the Director of the Management and Leadership Initiative at Brookings. She is a public sector sch...

The Trump Administration’s Campaign Promises and Policy Priorities (2/27/2017)

Monday, February 27, 2017

Corey R. Lewandowski, former campaign manager for Donald Trump and co-founder of Avenue Strategies, will sit down with the Institutes executive director, Neil Levesque, to discuss the 2016 election and the Presidents style and substance in fulfilling campaign promises and policy pledges. Mr. Lewando...

Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck Seminar Series: Session Four (3/7/2017)

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

A four-session financial education program employing anecdote, humor, and audience participation providing you with the tools to become empowered to improve your financial future. Join us for the final session titled, "Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck Capstone Course -How to Move From Income to Wealth." ...

Featured Blog Posts

Intern Insider - Matt Guzzardi '17

Intern Insider - Matt Guzzardi '17

Friday, December 16, 2016

I spent this summer collaborating with a team to develop world class software as a Technical Intern at Fidelity Investments in Merrimack, NH. As a Computer Science major at Saint Anselm, I found myself on a software development team working on a new product for Fidelity's publicly traded clients.

Lincoln's White House

Lincoln's White House

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

On Monday, December 5, the Institute hosted James B. Conroy, a Boston lawyer and author of Lincoln's White House: The People's House in Wartime.

Intern Insider - Liz Torrey '17

Intern Insider - Liz Torrey '17

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Liz Torrey '17 spent an exciting summer interning for Fox News in Washington, D.C. She was "on the cutting edge of breaking news across the country" in an especially unique presidential election year, and she has "forged some great relationships" that she hopes will help to advance her career.