Adam Dufault: Senior Letter

As I sit here crafting my final piece of writing for The Penmen Press, I'm reflecting deeply on my time at SNHU. I am incredibly fortunate to have found a club that has given me the opportunity to enhance my skills in an area in which I take great pride: writing. After I graduate, I plan to teach English classes at Alvirne High School

Seniors Say Goodbye to SNHU Sports

With commencement taking place the weekend of April 29, graduating student-athletes are preparing to leave SNHU athletics behind them. A catcher on the baseball team, Alex George ('23) spoke on why he chose SNHU and the impact that the baseball team has had on him since the recruitment process in high school. “I wanted to play college baseball for a team that had a

Dance Team Finishes Fifth at Nationals

The SNHU dance team participated at the United Spirit Association Collegiate Nationals on February 25-26 in Anaheim, CA. The team finished fifth in scoring. Graduate student Jackie Allen (‘23), a member of the dance team, spoke on what it was like to compete at nationals and the impact the experience had on her and the team. “Walking into nationals was surreal….There were teams there

Humanities Festival is Back Again

SNHU will be holding its second annual Humanities Festival on April 12 from 2-4pm on the Green Space. At the event, students will be provided food, games, and the chance to win prizes. Activities include the poetry slam, ethics games, art making, chess tournaments, and more. Fine Arts Intern, Samuel Befumo (‘24), discussed the benefits of attending the Humanities Festival. “Last year, [the Humanities

Intramural Sports: Always an Option

Students at SNHU are welcome to participate in intramural sports year round. In both the Fall and Spring Semesters, SNHU Campus Recreation organizes a variety of intramural sports for all students. These sports are held at Larkin Field, the Stan Spirou Field House, and other recreational facilities on campus. Campus Recreation offers sports including, but not limited to, cornhole, dodgeball, flag football, softball, futsal,

SNHU Starts Inaugural Major Ambassador Program

SNHU is beginning its inaugural semester of the new Major Ambassadors program in the Spring '23 semester. Selected majors have assigned two to three students who dedicate time towards promoting their respective programs to new students. The central goal of the program is to make younger students on campus feel more involved. Not every major is yet to have assigned Major Ambassadors. Each Major

Mens Basketball Nets Six Straight Wins

After starting the season with just four wins to six losses, SNHU men’s basketball went on to win seven in an eight-game stretch,  including six consecutive wins. Multiple players received awards for their performances within the university and the NE10 conference. Guard Ethan Okwuosa (‘25) was awarded SNHU Student Athlete of the Week the week of December 12, 2022. He spoke on what this

Women’s Volleyball Wins Regionals

The SNHU women’s volleyball team won the NCAA East Regional tournament for the first time in program history on November 19 in Springfield, MA. The championship match resulted in a win over Adelphi University after a full five sets.  With the victory, the team advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in Seattle, WA starting on December 1. The team will play against top-seeded Concordia University

Women’s XC Wins First Championship

The SNHU women’s cross country team won the NE-10 championship for the first time in program history at Saint Michael’s College on November 6. Graduate student Ashley Corcoran (‘21) and three other runners finished in the top ten of the championship race. Heading into the weekend of the NE-10 championship, the Penmen were set as the favorites to win. Corrina Obernesser (‘26), a rookie

Two Tennis Players Tally Awards

Two of SNHU’s tennis players have been reeling in personal awards upon their return to the court. Magdalena Hubickova (‘23) won NE10 Player of the Week during the weeks of September 21 and October 4. Jonathan Berling ('25) won the same award the week of September 27. Hubickova, who comes from Prague, Czech Republic, has a history of winning awards with the SNHU tennis program.