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Home Away From Home in Rome

Rome or Roma is Italy’s capital. It is a cosmopolitan city with almost 3,000 years of globally influential art, culture and architecture. Some of the historical and touristic destinations of Rome are Rome Forum, Colosseum, Vatican City, St. Peter’s Basili­ca, The Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain where people throw a coin to assure their return to Rome. “When you’re living in the same city
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The Birthplace of the Renaissance

SNHU started its partner­ship with Florence University of the Arts (FUA) in 2012. Every academic year, around 50 SNHU students choose to study abroad in Florence. There are 31 SNHU stu­dents studying abroad at FUA this semester and more than 21 students applied for the Fall se­mester 2017. “FUA is SNHU’s main partner,” said Stefano Parenti, the director of Study Abroad/Exchange programs at SNHU.
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From Afghanistan To New Hampshire

“I heard Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) welcomes students regardless of their faith, race, personal beliefs and religions. When I came to campus, I found it true,” said Junior Shukria Shinwari. Shinwari is an international student from Afghanistan. She attended the first girls’ boarding school, School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) in 2011. SOLA is a nonprofit organization that helps young Afghan women to get
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SNHU Student Traveled to Africa to Give Back to Children

In her semester off of her second year of college, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) senior Ambika Menon was offered an internship in Ho, Ghana at the New Seed International (NSI) nonprofit organization. She was not only a caregiver to orphans and boarding students but also taught in a first grade classroom and volunteered in the free health community clinic. “I loved being completely
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The Study Abroad Office Answers All Questions

Are you considering study­ing abroad? Do you know how your financial aid and scholar­ships are used during that pro­cess? How do you know what classes are available abroad? The Southern New Hamp­shire University (SNHU) Study Abroad Office has answered all of these questions on their website found on the mySNHU webpage. Students can find answers to many questions there as well as through contacting
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Study Abroad Alumni Reveal Their Experiences

“The world is growing ever smaller, and we cannot continue to live only in our ‘New England Bubble’ comfort zone, oblivious to the world outside our windows,” said Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) Study Abroad Advisor Scott Snyder. Being a study abroad alum himself, Snyder currently works in the Study Abroad office at SNHU. Those who want to learn more about studying abroad can