Larissa Striga

Director of Programs

Larissa Striga is Director of Programs at New Hampshire College & University Council (NHCUC) and Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH). In this role she supports member engagement and learning among the Admission Directors, Career Professionals, Libraries, and Community Service Directors Committees and the wider membership to advance higher education in New Hampshire. Larissa also provides leadership for the Northern New England AmeriCorps VISTA program, which focuses on expanding college access and student success for students who are underrepresented, low-income, and first-generation.

Before joining CCNH and NHCUC in August 2019, Larissa served as an AmeriCorps VISTA for two years with Campus Compact for New Hampshire at NHTI, Concord’s Community College. Larissa spent her first service year coordinating community service at the college, and her second supporting diversity and inclusion initiatives and helping to lead the NH VISTA team. She has also held positions where she built skills and gained experience in human resources, digital marketing, and community outreach.

Larissa earned an associate’s degree in Liberal Arts from Suffolk County Community College and a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in human resources from Granite State College. She currently serves on Volunteer NH’s Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism Committee and is a member of the Concord Young Professionals Network (CYPN), New Hampshire Women in Higher Education Leadership (NHWHEL), and NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Larissa’s interests include mindfulness, social justice, civic and community engagement, lifelong learning, and leadership.