Top 10 Stories of 2017

2017 was a big year for The Penmen Press, as we launched in early September and have redefined how we tell SNHU's story. As we celebrate the new year and reflect on the past one, we wanted to share's Top 10 stories from 2017! #1 Email Malfunction Leads to University Wide Chain [caption id="attachment_1395" align="alignnone" width="5132"] The initial email from Student Affairs
Arts & Entertainment

Drama Club, Office of Diversity, Generation Equality and CAPE to Produce “Rocky Horror Picture Show”

The cast and crew are ready to jump to the left and a step to the right into the world of Rocky Horror. On Tuesday October 31 at 9 p.m., the Drama Club will be preforming a live screen play in Walker Auditorium, located in the Robert Frost building, of the infamous “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” This event is free and anybody is invited

Student Government Hosts Town Hall Panel, Students Ask Burning SNHU Questions

On October 19, the Southern New Hampshire University Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the Town Hall Panel in Walker Auditorium, an event dedicated to bringing information directly to the SNHU Community from a variety of SNHU leaders. Moderated by Dean of Students Heather Lorenz, the evening featured top voices from all across campus including President Paul LeBlanc, Provost Patty Lynott, Director of Residence Life

New Online MFA in Creative Writing Launched: Interview with COCE Admissions Counselor

On October 10, SNHU launched its new Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Witting program to be added to their online degree opportunities. Unlike the previous MFA program, this online program will enable students to earn their Master’s degrees entirely online, without a residency, while also allowing students to build their craft on their interests and strengths through focuses in genre fiction. Taylor

Alternative Break Locations Revealed

The Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) released their Alternative Break trip locations today at the Involvement Fair. There will be five trips occurring during spring break this year, including four domestic trips and one international trip. The four domestic trips are to Cincinnati, Ohio; Washington D.C.; Eagle Butte, South Dakota; and Lynchburg, Virginia. The international trip will be to Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic.

How to SNHU: Finding Community Service Opportunities

The Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL), located in the the Green Center, is the place to go if you are looking to do any aspect of community service. The office has three sections to it, including Service Learning, Service Projects and Alternative Break. Service Learning is connected to classes at SNHU. Many sociology classes are service learning classes. This means that you have

SNHU Buddies Hosts a Meet and Greet

SNHU now has a new club called SNHU Buddies. The group created this club so people who are in high school or older with different intellectual and developmental disabilities can come meet other SNHU students. The purpose of the club is to meet new people, make new friends and create life long friendships.    On Saturday, February 25 from 6-8 p.m., the club held

SNHU Raises Human Trafficking Awareness

January was Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) held events on campus to bring attention to this topic. On Saturday, January 28, The Women’s Center and The Center for Community Engaged Learning held a brunch while they led a discussion about human trafficking. Held in The Women’s Center, the event drew in a significant crowd of people to hear about

National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day was on Oct. 11 and Generation Equality celebrated it with a creative photo shoot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m in the Student Center. This event featured a door frame set up which symbolized “the closet.” People could write down on white boards what they wanted to come out to the community as. Everybody had something to write down, whether