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SNHU Students Respond to the High School Shooting in Parkland Florida

In response to the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a collaboration between the Office of Diversity Programming, the Women’s Center and the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) brought together a group of students and faculty to discuss the impact of school shootings and how to react and prevent the desensitization to mass casualty events. One of the
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Ninth Annual Soul Food Dinner Celebrates Black History Month

The Office of Diversity Programs’ Multicultural Student Union (MSU) in collaboration with the SNHU Culinary program hosted the Ninth Annual Soul Food Dinner on Sunday, February 18. Held in the Dining Center Banquet Hall and marked by decorations in line with the Harlem Renaissance theme, the evening featured not only food, but entertainment from SNHU students and a keynote from Jada Hebra, chief diversity
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New Leadership Program to Educate Students About Inclusion

Many SNHU students have a strong desire to increase their leadership skills. Such skills can be gained through involvement in programs and organizations on campus, such as Signature Leadership and Student Government Association (SGA). This semester, the Office of Diversity Programs is sponsoring “Inclusive Leadership,” a new program that aspires to educate students about the importance of inclusion in the workplace. Kayla Page, director
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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
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Michael Reaves Promotes Inclusion on Campus

Creating and maintaining an inclusive and welcoming environment on campus is among the most prominent objectives for faculty here at SNHU. Few individuals are more committed to ensuring this than Michael Reaves, Assistant Director of Diversity. The Office of Diversity, located in the Green Center, provides support and guidance to students of color, international students and members of the LGBTQ community. The office also
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SNHU Celebrates Cultural Diversity at International Gala

The annual International Gala, coordinated by the International Student Association (ISA) with help from the International Student Services, will take place on Friday, April 7 from 5-8:30 p.m. According to junior Mahboba Akhtarzadah, the ISA social media manager, the International Gala is about cultural exchange. “They [people in attendance] really want to share their culture, their ideas, so it’s very friendly environment,” Akhtarzadah said.
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“Shadows Fall North” Acknowledges Black History Month

The Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center and the Office of Diversity Program at SNHU partnered together to host a film screening of, “Shadows Fall North” on Tuesday, February 22. The documentary was shown at 7 p.m. in the Women’s Center.   Before the film, students were encouraged to help themselves to freshly made popcorn, bottled water and chips to enjoy throughout the event. In
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Annual Town Hall Panel Answers Student Questions

The annual Town Hall Panel, coordinated by the Student Government Association (SGA) and co-sponsored with The Penmen Press, was held in the Hospitality Salons on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. Held each fall, “Town Hall is a great way for students to voice their concerns about campus and to receive the latest information about new campus projects and initiatives,” Vice President of SGA