Take Back the Night for Survivors

On Tuesday, September 25, the Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center will be operating an event called Take Back the Night on the Green Space at 7 p.m. Take Back the Night is a non-profit organization as well as an international event that is meant to consolidate participants against relationship, sexual and domestic violence in all forms. Campuses across the country organize marches, rallies and

Upcoming “Social Media, Solidarity and Safety” Discussion

The Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center, the Office for International Student Services and the Wolak Learning Center are teaming up with Global Citizens Circle (GCC) to host a program called "Social Media, Solidarity & Safety" with guest speaker Hala Al-Dosari. GCC is a “non-profit organization that aims to create open dialogue about the important, diverse social issues that society faces,” said GCC coordinator, Meaghan

A Defining Moment of the Next Generation

Gun violence and school safety have become two issues in current American society. The March for Our Lives protest provided an inter-generational opportunity for SNHU students, SNHU faculty and Americans of all ages, to voice their opinions and concerns on the two issues listed previously. During this past weekend, 53 members of the SNHU community departed campus for Washington D.C. Students were joined by

Everyday Sexism Workshop With the Women’s Center

Sexism is a problem that has occurred for thousands of years and is a worldwide issue that is still prevalent in our everyday society. However, at the Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center, Director Brooke Gilmore hopes to help make students aware of the everyday microaggressions and signs synonymous with sexism. “The focus of the workshop is to recognize how sexism persists in daily interactions

The Unapologetic Project

Students gathered in the Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center for the unveiling and final showcase of the portraits from the Unapologetic Project on February 27. The Unapologetic Project is a photographic celebration of black women’s visibility and voices at SNHU. Beginning around 5 p.m., SNHU students and faculty were welcomed into the Women’s Center with hors d'oeuvres and beverages. They were then free to

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

Women’s Center Breaks Taboo and Brings the Vagina Monologues to SNHU

Partnering with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, the Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center brought "The Vagina Monologues" to SNHU for what Women’s Center Director Brooke Gilmore believes to be the first time on Friday, February 23 from 8-10 p.m. It just so happened that this year also marked the 20th anniversary of "The Vagina Monologues." Tony-award winning author, Eve Ensler, conducted

Open Auditions: The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues are a dramatic reading and performance of collected interviews done by Eve Ensler about vaginas. Ensler is an American playwright, performer, feminist and activist, best known for her work with The Vagina Monologues. The event will be held in the Last Chapter Pub on Friday, February 23 at 8 p.m. “This performance exists to entertain as well as inform audiences about

Empowering SNHU Women with “The Empowerment Project”

On November 14, the Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center sponsored a screening of “The Empowerment Project,” a film dedicated to sharing the stories of ordinary women doing extraordinary things. The documentary follows the journey of “a crew of female filmmakers driving across America to encourage, empower, and inspire the next generation of strong women to go after their career ambitions.” The question the documentary

Women’s Leadership Conference Aims to Empower SNHU Students

This Friday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., The Deborah L. Coffin Women’s Center will be sponsoring the Women’s Leadership Conference in the Dining Center and the Green Center. The conference will consist of multiple presentations aiming to celebrate the work of undergraduate women at SNHU and to empower other women to achieve their goals through self reflection, professional and personal skill