March 7, 2012
Looking at media rankings of companies-"Most Innovative," "Fastest-Growing," or other roundups of various firms-we aren't often surprised. Take the magazine Fast Company. For this month's issue, they've listed "The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies." Dominating the Top 4 are the perennial occupants of the corporate Cool Kids' Table: Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon.
Normally, we'd let a list like this slide by without comment. But then, there's company #12: Southern New Hampshire University.
Now that's interesting. After all, it's not often we've seen a nonprofit educational institution mentioned in (almost) the same breath as some of high-tech's corporate juggernauts.
When Jason Gagnon graduated with an accounting degree to join a Manchester, N.H. accounting firm, he became part of a still-active tradition at the firm: tapping SNHU's senior's for accounting talent.
Summer is here and that - hopefully - means a few more free hours to use catching up on some reading. We asked people across SNHU what they're reading this summer and what they recommend.
Refugees are not the hopeless faces often featured on the news. They are hardworking, talented people who are smart, able, and can pursue higher education if given the opportunity.