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SNHU Reacts to Shortened Winter Break

SNHU came to the decision to shorten the traditional three-week winter break down to two for the 2021-2022 school year. The break will begin on December 21 and end on January 3, which is when classes resume for the 2022 spring semester. "The change was a result of aligning the term start dates across the University for all 8-week and 16-week courses, both campus
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SNHU Announces Virtual Commencement for Classes of 2020 and 2021

SNHU has announced that the Commencement ceremonies for the classes of 2020 and 2021 have been scheduled to take place virtually Saturday, May 8. Joining the ranks of universities like Saint Anselm’s College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, SNHU has decided to err on the side of caution and postpone in-person Commencement ceremonies. In an email sent out to both graduating classes, the SNHU
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How has SNHU mitigated COVID on campus?

Looking back on its first post-COVID academic year, the SNHU administration and wider community have reflected on what they have learned and how effective their protocols have been in mitigating the spread of the virus. The fight to stop COVID's spread is one that involves all departments, and a lot has been learned from the hardships faced. At the center of SNHU’s plan is
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Guided Tours Return to Campus

Tours on campus have begun to return after a mandatory shutdown due to the ongoing pandemic. As SNHU continues to plan for the fall semester, protocols during tours have been modified to better suit the current world condition. Prior to COVID, tours were offered two times a day throughout the week along with select weekends. One-on-one meetings with admission counselors were offered to prospective
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How The Reduction In Tuition Will Affect Students

Changes to SNHU's tuition are being put into effect beginning in the fall 2021 semester. As stated in an email from President Paul LeBlanc in December, it informs students of new cost plans, as well as an introduction to a new program being offered. Meanwhile the cut in costs have brought up many questions regarding eligibility for scholarships.  This new structure was originally planned
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Barring the Catastrophic, SNHU Will Return to Campus in the Fall

"September." Said SNHU President Paul Leblanc, "I'm super confident we'll be back in September." While SNHU staff and faculty are working to ensure that students will be returning to campus in the fall, SNHU has yet to make a public announcement regarding the decision to return to campus. Despite this, President LeBlanc mentioned the previous statement in an interview on February 23. When asked
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Blackout Week Returns To SNHU – What Students Need To Know

During the previous fall semester, staff and students alike were given the opportunity to utilize a week off from scheduled classes. This was known as a Blackout Week but is now being called a Catch-Up Week. The upcoming Catch-Up Week will take place during the week of February 22. Just like last semester, it will not be mandated for professors. This time off will
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SNHU Reflects on Fall Semester Performance

With the fall semester now months behind us, the SNHU administration has been evaluating student performance to plan for the future. "One of the things that [was] unique about the fall is that we saw some students that were high achieving that had really low grades this semester," said Leah Richards, Assistant Dean of Student Success. Richards also chairs the Scholastic committee, an administrative
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Former SNHU Professor Charged with Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Images and Prostitution

Former SNHU Professor Joshua Harwood, 36, was arrested Thursday, February 4, on two counts of manufacture child sexual abuse images, prostitution involving a child under 18, and possession of child sexual abuse images. Harwood was employed at Concord High School at the time of his arrest, but was on administrative leave pending an investigation by the Concord police department. The investigation began on December