July 2, 2016
Jonathan Melanson '15 earned his online MBA with SNHU. He shares what led him to an online MBA program and the impact it has had on his career.
As a working professional and father to two little girls time is hard to come by, especially time away from my family. Knowing this reality, along with the "want" to pursue my MBA, the online platform was the practical choice when it came to pursuing my degree. My undergraduate degrees provided entry into the professional world, but I saw the MBA as the path to becoming a decision maker and a difference maker in a management capacity.
This is a challenging question to navigate and I am not sure I would use the word influence but rather prepare. In the various leadership-type classes I took while attending SNHU the variety of professional backgrounds brought different experience and different perspective to dealing with people and scenarios in the workplace. I would use this information as a base point when faced with similar scenarios or the management of certain individuals.
The opportunity to step away from the day-to-day "work-life" and interact with various professional from a larger perspective is something that I definitely have taken away from my time at SNHU. The perspective of others and their global view is something that I know apply to projects as a professional.
Five women pursuing cybersecurity careers left Tuscon, Ariz., feeling exhilarated and inspired earlier this month after attending the Women in Cybersecurity conference.
Tom Williams, a 21-year-old SNHU student, and liver transplant recipient, completed his third consecutive Boston Marathon yesterday, in honor of another patient with liver disease.
SNHU will celebrate its 85th Commencement May 13-14, 2017. More than 16,000 family, friends and community members will join in celebrating more than 4,600 graduates at the SNHU Arena.