SNHU Insights
06 Oct 2016

The Importance of Education

We strongly believe education is important. But why? We asked a few College of Online and Continuing Education leaders about their thoughts on the topic. Here’s what they said. Amelia Manning Executive Vice President, COCE Why is education important to individuals and to society?...
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06 Oct 2016

NEASC: What You Need to Know

SNHU is working on the self-study for its regional accrediting body, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, as part of its accreditation cycle. What does this mean for you? A breakdown: What is NEASC and regional accreditation? Accreditation is fundamentally a...
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06 Oct 2016

A Message from Amelia

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the unveiling of a new technology lab at the Mather School, which is the oldest public elementary school in the country. The technology lab, which is the result of a partnership between SNHU and the Patriots Charitable Foundation, provides...
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06 Oct 2016

From Gamer to Game Maker

Video gaming’s march into the mainstream grows every year, with major developments in digital entertainment and practical applications. For anyone who loves to bounce through Mario’s fanciful worlds, raid tombs or tackle alien hordes in Halo and Destiny, this represents an...
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06 Oct 2016

Making Connections with Student Organizations

Students Enjoy Camaraderie of Online Clubs By Hattie Bernstein Tracy Jordan wanted a bachelor’s degree and a college experience, but didn’t know until she enrolled that as an online student she could have both. “I received an initial message, ‘Join us on SNHUconnect,’ two weeks...
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06 Oct 2016

From Refugee to Graduate

Bara Alkafil ’16 was only 5 when a relief organization flew her family out of the Middle East and to America, but she has a few clear, strong memories of that time. She remembers the sky. Having fled Saddam Hussein’s reign in Iraq, her family was eventually housed in a refugee...
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06 Oct 2016

Faculty Spotlight

Excellence in Teaching Winners By Hattie Bernstein Elane Johnson teaches creative writing. Dr. David Sze teaches mathematics and statistics. The distance between their specialties doesn’t reflect what the two recipients of SNHU’s 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award have in common....
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06 Oct 2016

Flavor of New Hampshire: Firsts Across the State

By Kirstan Knowlton, M.A. ’16 New Hampshire’s most famous “first” is its first-in-the-nation primary. But the state claims a number of other firsts as well: Cannon Aerial Tramway was the first aerial passenger tramway in North America. It was built in 1938 at Franconia Notch. The...
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06 Oct 2016

Military Matters: Transition

Helping Service Members Transition By Hattie Bernstein If you’re a military service member making the transition to civilian life, you don’t have to go it alone. Thanks to a partnership between SNHU and the United Service Organizations (USO), plenty of people — college advisors,...
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06 Oct 2016

Five Questions with Devin Sipley

By Kirstan Knowlton, M.A. ‘16 Five Questions is a regular feature in which we interview a College of Online and Continuing Education staff member. In this issue we talked with New Student Advisor and adjunct instructor Devin Sipley. What do you enjoy most about advising students?...
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