SNHU Welcomes the Esports Teams

This morning, SNHU President Paul LeBlanc announced on Twitter that SNHU officially has an esports team. There will be four teams to start: Fortnite, Hearthstone, League of Legends and Overwatch. SNHU is announcing the state's first collegiate e-sports team today. I'm pretty intrigued by the whole phenomenon and the meteoric growth of the industry. I need guidance on what system to order. Need to

Project Atlas Weighs on the Shoulders of Faculty

Jay Kosegarten, Faculty Senate president and associate professor of psychology, called for an emergency faculty meeting on Tuesday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m to discuss a new program called Project Atlas. The meeting lasted until approximately 5:30 p.m. Project Atlas came to light when a recruitment email was sent by Executive Director of Project Atlas Jennifer Share to education students working with Destination Imagination,

Campus Culture Challenges a More Environmentally Friendly Dining Center

Students returning to campus this semester may have noticed a change in the dining center. Dan VanAvery, the general manager of the dining center, made the decision to bring back metal utensils instead of offering exclusively plastic. The new year means a new slate. This new year, the dining center introduced 1,200 metal pieces of each utensil, offering forks, knives and spoons. Students on
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Patty Lynott: A Visionary for Change

Patricia “Patty” Lynott grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. She attended Trinity College in Illinois for her undergraduate degree and then moved on to the graduate program in Northern Illinois University before finally receiving her PhD from Loyola University in Chicago. She has dedicated more than a decade to SNHU as Provost and in November 2017 she became the President of
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Happy Newspaper in Education Week!

From March 5 - 9, we will be celebrating the importance of journalism and our First Amendment right to educate society. Newspapers and other news media are often a constant in people’s lives. People are constantly absorbing news; from long-standing routines like reading the morning paper with a cup of coffee, to more recent trends such as scrolling through Twitter during the day, journalism
Arts & Entertainment

The Best Entertainment of 2017

As studious as we claim to be, even the best of us need to unwind every now and again. 2017 was a great year in media, and our Arts and Entertainment staff picked some of their favorite time wasters of the past year. Baby Driver - Emma Sheehan [caption id="attachment_3595" align="alignnone" width="1200"] (image credit: Sony Pictures)[/caption] One of my favorite films of 2017 is Baby Driver.

Leblanc Details SNHU Improvements Coming to Campus

Beginning in May 2018, SNHU will begin construction on a new College of Engineering, Technology and Aeronautics (CETA) building, as well as a new green space in place of the townhouses and Washington parking lot, respectively. These construction projects are only a few of many that the SNHU community can expect in the near future.The new green space, inspired by the likes of Northeastern
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Where Luck and Dedication Collide: Athena Adair on Her SNHU Journey

Her official title on campus is Residence Director (RD) of Newcastle as well as Adjunct Professor. Despite only being here for two years, her responsibilities extend beyond these roles though. She is also a co-advisor for the clubs Generation Equality and SNHU Buddies and a chaperone for the Alternative Spring Break (AB) trips. As an adjunct professor, she teaches SNHU 101 courses. "The material