SNHU Cross-Country Journey to Celebrate Student Success

Southern New Hampshire University connects with students nationwide through a summer-long initiative to foster and recognize student success.

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The accomplishments of our students mean a great deal to us, and we appreciate this opportunity to share in their success

Manchester, NH (PRWEB) July 12, 2013

Southern New Hampshire University will embark on an unprecedented cross-country journey to celebrate student success. Traveling across the United States in an SNHU.edu bus throughout July and August, the university will meet some of the 20,000 students currently studying online and many alumni. Faculty, advisors and students will have an opportunity to connect, share their personal stories and talk about what their idea of success really is—and how SNHU can help them get there.

“As a non-profit university, our mission is focused on student success. We pride ourselves on knowing our students and what it takes to succeed when juggling busy lives full of family, work, and also education,” said SNHU President Paul LeBlanc. “This cross-country trip is commensurate with our ‘bringing education to where students live and work’ philosophy, making distance learning seem just a little less distant.”

The journey, which begins on July 15 in Manchester, N. H., will continue down the east coast toward Florida before moving across the country toward Los Angeles and back again to New Hampshire. The public is encouraged to follow the journey at succeed.snhu.edu as the university documents its travels through a daily blog and via social media using the hash tag #SeeYourselfSucceed. Students, along with their friends and families, are invited to meet up with the bus at locations nationwide and can reach out to express their interest through the blog and social media. Several celebratory events have been planned along the way, as well as many personal visits by faculty and advisors with students.

“We thought it would be fun to hit the road and celebrate our students’ success in completing degrees or even just returning to school and chipping away at their degree.” said LeBlanc. “Their accomplishments mean a great deal to us, and we appreciate this opportunity to share in their success.”

Southern New Hampshire University is the fastest-growing, non-profit online university in the country, with more than 180 online undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs. Learn more about the #SeeYourselfSucceed journey at http://www.succeed.snhu.edu. Media with an interest in learning more about the journey or connecting with those participating along the way may contact succeed(at)snhu(dot)edu.

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Southern New Hampshire University is a non-profit, regionally accredited, university with an 80-year history of educating successful professionals. SNHU has a total enrollment of over 25,000 students in more than 180 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, available online, at our main campus in Manchester, N.H., and at our regional centers in New Hampshire and Maine.

SNHU was the only university to make Fast Company’s 2012 list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies, ranking 12th overall.


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