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Harry Umen Creates New Mural In Manchester

In the heart of a working city, a new 1,000 square foot mural has been painted in Arms Park in Manchester, NH to honor and celebrate the Queen City’s history. For decades during the mid-19th century, Amoskeag was the largest textile manufacturer in the world, producing over 50 miles of woven cloth per hour.  Created by SNHU communication and design professor, Harry Umen, in
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Student Spotlight: Amanda Goyette

Amanda Goyette (‘24) has been a member of Radio SNHU for two years and has her own radio show on campus. Goyette is a Communication major and hopes to become an on-air personality after she graduates. She worked at Binnie Media over the summer as an intern, where she was able to gain more experience in the field. “I do a Disney-themed show every
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Makerspace Highlight

The Makerspace is a spot on campus dedicated to all aspects of creativity. It can be found on the first floor of the Edward S. Wolak Library Learning Commons. A variety of tools are available for students to utilize, including a 3D printer, laser engraver, and equipment that students can use to create their own podcasts. The space is open for all students, staff,
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Humanities Lab Spotlight

The Humanities Lab is a space that students can use to facilitate ideas and showcase the work that they created. It is located in the Robert Frost lobby where the former McIninch Art Gallery was located. The McIninch Art Gallery opened in 2002 and displayed artwork for two decades. In the summer of 2022, the gallery was shut down. SNHU looked for ways to
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Taylor Posik: Senior Letter

I joined The Penmen Press during the second semester of my freshman year. I remember how intimidated I was to be in a room full of people I didn't know. All I knew is that I joined to gain experience in journalism. Little did I know that I would become passionate about it and would want to go into the field of journalism for
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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
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Megan Charest: Senior Letter

Wow! What a wild ride these last four years have been. Through the ups and downs, we did it, Class of 2023! I would like to thank the incredible Communication staff that helped me achieve my goals and find my passion for writing. For my amazing staff advisor, JB, thank you for being one of my largest supporters since day one. You saw the
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Sophia Peguri: Senior Letter

SNHU has given me so many opportunities throughout my years here. One is The Penmen Press. I have been incredibly lucky to have been part of this journey in this club and would recommend it to any student thinking of joining. It has prepared me in many ways for my plans after I graduate and I will hold the skills that I gained throughout
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Penmen Press Letter to Seniors

It's too easy to look at a graduating class and see it as simply part of the four-year cycle at a university. While the traditional path of college is a four-year journey, the graduating class of 2023 is an exception. You were the last class to experience a normal senior year in high school, followed by the first COVID college cohort. As a professor,
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Alexis McLeish: Senior Letter

Attending SNHU helped me climb out of two major holes in my life. When I enrolled in the online creative writing program, it gave me a sense of direction and purpose. I decided to transfer to campus for similar reasons. After moving from Massachusetts to Colorado, I lacked direction. As my graduation came closer, I still wasn't sure what I wanted out of life.